Wednesday, 22 October 2014

Green Snowy Trees

Stepping up the Christmas card making now!

I was inspired by a card by Tracey Metcalfe in the November issue of Making Cards (pg 79, if you've got it). However, I used quite different materials and methods to get a similar look.

The background is alcohol inks and I stamped two triangular Hero Arts trees with green acrylic paint. Then I stamped the 'snow' with white ink and a Bo Bunny distressed dots stamp, and embossed it with glittery embossing powder.

I'd like to enter:
Artful Times - Green
Stamplorations stamps and embossing
Fashionable Stamping Challenges weather forecast
City Crafter a piece of sky
Addicted to Stamps  holiday

13 comments:

  1. I love your abstract focal point and it really stands out against the crisp white card base. Thanks for joining in at ATSM this week, Anita x

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  2. This is a very well thought out card Marina--I love the white border to show off the artwork

    Love Chrissie x

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  3. This is so lovely!! Thanks so much for playing along at CCCB!!

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  4. Wonderful, thanks for playing along with us at CCCB!

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  5. A modern take on the traditional Christmas card. Thanks so much for sharing with us at ATSM this week. :)

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  6. So different and so modern but it captures the feel of Christmas so well. I love it Marina.
    Thanks for joining us at Artful Times
    Hugs, Neet xx

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  7. Beautiful card ! Thanks so much for sharing your talent with us at CCCB :-)

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  8. Beautiful! I love the sparkly dots over the top of your trees. How clever! I must give that a try! Thanks for playing along at ATSM. :)

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  9. Beautiful! I love the sparkly dots over the top of your trees. How clever! I must give that a try! Thanks for playing along at ATSM. :)

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  10. Love the glittered snowflakes. And a fab idea to use glittered embossing powder. Thank you so much for joining us at CCCB!

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  11. Those dots make for great snow. Love the arty feel! Thanks for joining us at ATSM this week. Monika

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  12. This is fabulous and so very unique
    :) thank you for sharing with STAMPlorations!

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  13. What a cool abstract Christmas card. I love how you made that scene "happen". Thanks for joining us at STAMPlorations this month.

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