Sunday, 8 October 2017

Vintage Winter Sports

The new Christmas Card Throwdown challenge is "Winter Sports".  And the SCS Inspiration Challenge is to find inspiration at the Victorian Trading Company website.  It's a great website. I went through their Christmas section and found this image of skaters and this one of kids sledding and thought about a great stamp I have of old-fashioned winter sports.


I stamped it on the smooth side of watercolour paper, watercoloured parts of it, bordered it with black cs, popped it up on fun foam, and added a bit of fun flock to the pom pom and brim of the girl's hat.






Supplies:
Stamps - Inkadinkado
Ink - Ranger Archival Jet Black
Paper - watercolour paper, white and black cs
Size - A2
Accessories - Gansai Tambi watercolour paints, fun foam, fun flock



7 comments:

  1. I love this scene, Susan, and how you've colored highlighted parts! The black mat is perfect! Another fun vintage Christmas card!

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  2. Susan, what I love about your cards is your variety of styles! I just love this vintage image and the tasteful way you colored it. I'm still in awe of you being able to create day after day and never without a new and fresh idea. Great card!

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  3. Quelle magnifique scene Susan, jolie ambiance vintage romantique et poétique, merci de jouer avec nous chez CCT, biz

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  4. A lovely vintage image, I'll have to go and have a look. It's very pretty with the highlights of colour.
    Thanks for playing along at Christmas Card Throwdown.

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  5. This is so sweet Susan. Great watercolouring on this vintage stamp image. The black framing is perfect. xx

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  6. great vintage scene and love the touches of watercolouring. Beautiful card :)

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  7. A great choice of vintage style stamp which suited our winter sports challenge perfectly. I love your delicate water colouring too. Thank you for joining us at Christmas Card Throwdown. Gill DT

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