Thursday, 2 October 2014

Rustic Christmas

Today I am showcasing the fabulous SNOWY WOODS plate from Artistic Outpost to create a rustic Christmas card.
I began by die cutting a tag from kraft card using the tag and bookplate die and then adding embossing paste through Tim Holtz Holiday Knit Layering Stencil and allowing to dry and then applying Vintage Photo Distress Ink around the edges to add a little warmth to the design.
'CHRISTMAS' has also been added again applying embossing paste through  Tim Holtz Christmas stencil and adding Vintage Photo Distress Ink around the edges. I stamped the focal image onto white card and then coloured with Vintage Photo Distress Ink and then flicked water onto the background to give a distressed feel.
A snowflake garland trim has been added to the bottom of my image to add further interest, I love adding different layers and textures to my designs.
I also included two dimensional flowers and added Gesso to the edges of the petals to give a snowy feel to the design. I also included a mini tag stamped with the 'snowy' sentiment from the same stamp plate. For the finishing touches I added natural twine and a Christmas token, along with Remnant Rubs.

Thanks so much for stopping by and leaving a comment. Tracy x x



12 comments:

Cath said...

This is stunning Tracy..I love it!! Xxxx

Rita said...

Oh Wow Tracy. This is fabulous. Love it. Hugs Rita xxx

Naomi said...

Tracey, this is beautiful.

Dorthe said...

Amazing Tracy, love it!!!
Dorthe,x

Dianne said...

WOWZER Miss Tracy you are making some of the MOST BEAUTIFUL CHRISTMAS CARDS anywhere, show cased to perfection as always my dear, thanks for all the inspiration you spread around the world, hope you have a wonderful week, ((( BIG HUGS )))..

Astrid Maclean said...

Another wonderful Christmas make! Love the way you have used the Tim Holtz stencil too, very effective!

Redanne said...

An absolute vintage delight Tracy, I love the contrast between the white and the Kraft and Father Christmas looks amazing! Love the rustic bow at the top too. Anne xx

Mona Pendleton said...

Stunning Tracy! I love the rustic vibe! The vintage Santa is beautiful as well as your flowers! Happy October!

Ana K. said...

Really gorgeous, Tracy!

Annie said...

Love the traditional feel to this card Tracy. The tag background looks amazing and I love Santa.

TFS and best wishes
Annie x

Gaby Bee said...

It’s been awhile since I've been over. Where has the time gone?
Love this Christmas card - and the one from the previous post too! Beautiful!

butterfly said...

Christmas in neutral - my favourite… love the rustic look of this - just beautiful.
Alison xx