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Saturday, 30 January 2016

in the night garden

 Sometimes I do have to wonder if I am a total idiot - why, when the stamp so obviously shows a hot summer day scene, do I want to try a night version, and even worse, a snowy one?
Anyhow, here are the results, so you can judge for yourselves!


Another brick in the wall garden stamped onto grey card using black Memento ink, coloured with a mix of promarkers and pencils. I was trying to get the impression of light seeping out through the shutters.
Black matt onto a white15x15cm base card
Same stamp, this time stamped in brown ink onto kraft card, coloured with pencils.
Mostly I just used white pencil , with brown and green for the foliage and the shutters. I also used a white chalk marker pen to add the snow highlights.
Again a black matt and a 15x15 white card base

Thanks for looking, (even if you do agree that I am mad!) and keep checking for the more normal posts from the rest of the girls.....and there are some beauties coming up......

Veronica

7 comments:

  1. No you are not mad, what great ideas. Love the light peeking out of the shutters and the winter scene just needs a Christmas greeting and you have great quick batch making cards for next Christmas! Really like both versions.

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  2. I love your two different ways of using this scenic stamp Veronica and both have worked beautifully. x

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  3. Excellent versions of using this beautiful stamp in two different ways Veronica and I think you succeeded in your mission perfectly. Love the effect of the white on the Kraft card!

    Hugs
    Lesley Xx

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  4. Certainly not mad Veronica, and they are beautiful cards, and so clever to show how differently they can be used, great inspiration, Kate x

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  5. That grey one would make a great Halloween background (it's not that far away :)

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  6. Both so beautiful and what a difference the BG-colour makes!

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  7. Not mad at all - inspired is a better term ;)

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