Wednesday, 16 August 2017

Salted Sky

Time to remind you about the CAS Watercolour challenge that closes on August 24th!


I find the salt technique is perfect for snowy / frosty / wintery looks so went with a Christmas card:


I did a very wet blue watercolour wash and sprinkled with lots of salt, then left it overnight to dry.  After I brushed off the salt, I had a lovely pattern to use for my frosty sky.  I used a simple die cut to lay over it, adding a tiny scrap of gold cs into the house's window.  My sentiment is stamped and heat embossed, and the panel cut out with a stitched die and popped up on fun foam.

Please come and join us with your clean and simple card that uses watercolour and salt!





Supplies:
Stamps - Rubber Soul sentiment
Ink - ColorBox Sapphire Silk
Paper - white cs, watercolour paper, tiny scrap of gold cs
Size - 4.75" square
Accessories - blue watercolour paint, clear embossing powder, Memory Box die, Lil Inker stitched square die



11 comments:

  1. Susan your salted sky makes for a very frosty image. I love the little scene and also love it on a square card.

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  2. Love your frosty snowy salt background, Susan for your die cut wintery scene. Sweet light in the window too:-) TFS my friend. Hugs

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  3. That frosty looking sky is just perfect with the pretty scene over the top Susan and the gold card is great for a lighted window effect. A beautiful card. x

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  4. What a beautiful snowstorm, Susan! Love the tiny house with the golden glow in the window! Such a cozy scene!

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  5. LOVE that frosty snow sky, Susan. Just the perfect colours of blue and love the bursts which looks like snow falling. Amazing!! And so sweet with this adorable die-cut. xx

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  6. What a gorgeous sky! I love the elgance of this card and the BG makes it so unique!

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  7. That salt technique really does lend itself to winter scenes and your card is proof of that. Amazing x

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  8. Beautiful, Susan. The salt technique created the perfect frosty sky for this super little winter scene. Love it.

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  9. Great salt results, Susan! Lovely salty sky you created. This snowy scene looks like a snow globe. Hideko

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  10. great card...love your results...so peaceful looking.
    xx Karen

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  11. Very inspired by your gorgeous card Susan, thanks for your comment. Following you now...
    [aNNie]

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