Sunday, 29 April 2018

Nordic Village

Great inspiration from Merry Monday this week:


It immediately made me think of my Crafters' Companion Nordic Village stamp.


I watercoloured it in similar colours to the inspiration photo, trying to keep the watercolouring loose and rustic.  A simple sentiment, die cutting with a wonky stitched rectangle, a very thin black border, a bit of glitter along the snow lines, and fun foam behind to add dimension.

And finished just in time for the Merry Monday cut-off time.

It's also perfect for the SCS April Christmas Card Challenge where the optional theme is houses or buildings.





Supplies:
Stamps - Crafters Companion Nordic Christmas, Penny Black sentiment
Ink - Archival Jet Black
Paper - Crafters Companion white watercolour paper, white cs
Size - A2
Accessories - Gansai Tambi watercolour paints, MFT wonky stitched rectangle die, glitter, fun foam



12 comments:

  1. Beautiful, Susan! You nailed it and captured the inspiration photo perfectly! Beautiful loose watercolouring and the thin black border frame is a great way to highlight this cozy little scene. xx

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  2. Love your quirky village scene, Susan. Such a perfect take on the inspiration photo.

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  3. This is such a colorful and pretty village, Susan! I love those brightly colored houses!

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  4. Fantastic coloring and a pretty row of houses! Thanks for playing Merry Monday Challenge with us!

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  5. This is such a sweet warm card, definitely a northern town. Loving the harmony in the colours and the watercoloring style. Definitely home for me, beautiful Susan! Warm hugs xx

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  6. Beautiful water colored village Susan! The colors are perfect with the inspiration photo and I love how you kept the card CAS! Thanks so much for sharing this beauty with us at Merry Monday!! 😊

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  7. Beautiful water colored village Susan! The colors are perfect with the inspiration photo and I love how you kept the card CAS! Thanks so much for sharing this beauty with us at Merry Monday!! 😊

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  8. What a fantastic stamp to use for this challenge, Susan! It's perfect and your coloring is divine!! Hugs, Darnell

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  9. Susan this is adorable! I love your little houses!

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  10. Simply beautiful watercolored houses, Susan. Love your wonky die cut stitching too. TFS my friend. Hugs..
    We will be home tomorrow:-)

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  11. Sweet! Love this adorable village and the way you've watercoloured it Susan. Great work! xx

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  12. beautiful village scene and perfectly watercoloured :)

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