Monday, 13 November 2017

Monochromatic Christmas

Good morning, Kirsten here, I hope you had a nice weekend. Lisa and I really enjoyed the Christmas Workshop in Grove Green yesterday, thank you very much to everyone who attended. The workshop projects have been added to this album on the Lisa B Designs Facebook page.
 I've two cards to show you today, samples I made for the recent October classes in Maidstone. Apart from the Hobby Art Nature Trail stamp set, everything I used on these cards sold out at the classes and, as it's so close to Christmas, Lisa won't be restocking them, but maybe they'll give you some inspiration........



I created a simple background with Hickory Smoke Distress Ink on white card and I glittered the white circle by covering it with double-sided adhesive, then adding loose glitter on top............



I coloured the snow people with Hickory Smoke and Spiced Marmalade Distress inks used as watercolours. The trees were cut from Joy Crafts' Happy Holidays Pine Trees cutting dies.........




I didn't have a greeting small enough for the top right corner, so instead I stamped the branch and bird from the Hobby Art Nature Trail stamp set and coloured them as I had the snow people................







The background for this card was In The Navy Infusions from PaperArtsy, sprinkled onto wet watercolour card, dried then covered with double-sided adhesive and loose glitter as above. 

 I created a background as above and die cut a large circle then placed it on top of the glittered piece of card...........




Before covering the hills the same way I blended a tiny amount of Hickory Smoke Distress Ink on the tops and used Distress inks as watercolours on the snow people..............



The greeting is a Woodware stamp from the Christmas Cheer stamp set, stamped with Versamark and heat set with WOW! Metallic Gold Rich embossing powder.

 Nature Trail HASnowman Family - NEW!!!    Christmas Cheer - NEW!!!  Infusions - In The Navy     Double Sided Adhesive Sheets A4    
Hickory Smoke - MiniMetallic Gold Rich WEP   Happy Holidays Pine Trees


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That's if from me for now, have a great week.

Kirsten




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