Monday, 17 November 2014

Enjoy The Beauty Of The Season

I am still continuing with my Christmas makes this week and today I am showcasing the fabulous MidWinter plate from Artistic Outpost.
I love using kraft card for my Christmas cards, I love the neutral rustic charm it gives to any design. The background of my card has been created using the background stamp from the MidWinter plate stamped with Potting Soil Archival Ink, adding highlights with a white pen for that snowy frosty feel.
I stamped the reindeer once with Potting Soil Archival Ink and then masked the image to stamp the same image two further times. Once again I also added highlights with a white pen and added a few delicate splatters with white paint. I also included Chitchat stickers for further interest, colouring with Gathered Twigs Distress Ink to coordinate with my design.
I stamped the sentiment with Archival Ink and added shading with Gathered Twigs Distress Ink. I cut two snowflakes from white card, coloured with Gathered Twigs Distress Ink and then added touches of Picket Fence Distress Paint to add to the frosty feel. I also included a few of Tim Holtz mirrored star embellishments.
Thanks so much for stopping by. Tracy x x

9 comments:

Jacquie said...

Stunning card Tracey, love the reindeer stamp and what you have achieved with it.

Love & Hugs

Jacquie J xxx
http://jewelscardcraft.blogspot.co.uk/

Yvonne Garner said...

Your Christmas Cards have been breathtaking! You continue to breathe new life into images that have been around for a while. You've made them new again! Bravo!

Marianne's Craftroom said...

Wow simply stunning. Love the rustic look

Redanne said...

I agree with the others, this is stunning Tracy. You have masked the reindeer superbly and I love how you added the white pen and splats, it looks like it is snowing - amazing work! Anne xx

Dianne said...

Okay Miss Tracy this is BRILLIANT, the colors, the double stamping, the falling snow yup, yup, yup, BRILLIANT...Hope you have a lovely week, ((( BIG HUGS )))...

Pamellia Johnson said...

What an amazing country scene Tracy! Love the white bits you added for snow! This card is like a little slice of my home town! hugs :)

Suzanne C said...

This is stunning! I love that buck and that you took and layered him was just brilliant!

Anita Houston said...

Completely stunning! I LOVE the scene, such perfect stamping!

butterfly said...

Totally gorgeous! Some of my favourite stamps, and the white highlighting against the krafty sepias is so effective and so beautiful.
Alison xx