Tuesday, 10 November 2015

City Crafter Challenge Blog - Die it

Our new challenge at City Crafter is to create a project using no stamping or designer paper.

This was actually my second attempt at my DT card , my first, failed attempt, is here.

I'd like to acknowledge that I took some inspiration for this card from a card by Jennifer McGuire (of whom I am a bit of a fan), but I used different materials and techniques and added my own twists.

In Silhouette Studio software, I welded a frame and some fir trees together, cut it out and made a window with snowfall acetate. I masked the moon and made an inky sky. Then I added a die-cut stag and sentiment.

I hope you will visit us at City Crafter, see the work of our DT and our Special Guest Star , Marcia Hill ...and join in the challenge.

I'd like to enter:
Crafting with Dragonflies  let it snow
Cute as a Button  winter
Natalie and Amy winter scenes
Crafty Catz  winter
Fab n Funky die cuts

15 comments:

  1. I love the background on this elegantly simple card. Thanks for joining in the fun at Natalie and Amy's this month.
    Hugs Sheryl DT member xx

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  2. A wonderful card Marina with fantastic background.

    Love Chrissie xx

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  3. It's lovely!! Sorry abut the first one ... done that myself once or twice Lol!

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  4. I remember your failed attempt, I loved it and thought that was a lucky mishap!
    This one has a totally different style, classy, traditional and I love the peaceful looking scene. And you know by now I love reindeer:)

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  5. I love the deer in front of that amazing background - it's a stunning card. Thank you for joining us at Fab'n Funky.
    Alison x

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  6. A gorgeous card, love the scene, thanks for playing with us at Crafting with Dragonflies, blessings Hilde

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  7. Fabulous card, love the scene you have created and the inking is gorgeous.

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  8. Stunning card Marina! Your blended background is beautiful and I love the sharp contrasts in color...a truly gorgeous card!! :0)

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  9. Fabulous Marina. I love the snowfall acetate. Where did you source this please? I would love some. Thank you for sharing it with us at Crafting with Dragonflies. Wynn DT

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    1. Hi Wynn. It's from Hunkdory.
      http://www.hunkydorycrafts.co.uk/luxury-foiled-acetate-snowfall-acetate-lfa110.html

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  10. Great work, love the background..
    Thank you for joining us at Cute as a Button challenge.
    Good luck and we hope to se you again!
    xx (Valentina DT team) xx

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  11. Beautiful background, I just love the cute scene!

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  12. Beautiful background, I just love the cute scene!

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  13. Marina you got me with the design and that deer:). I love it; a gorgeous winter scene and perfect for a christmas card. Wow!

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