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Saturday, 10 August 2013

Different Christmas colours by Miranda

Hi there,

It's strange to work on the Christmas designs while the Summer is very hot here....but I've enjoyed working with these stamps, they are beautiful and the Big bold backgrounds are very versatile to use. You can use them with more difficult stamping techniques but also with very simple and quick ones. Glenda has already showed them in the Monday Mojo which can give you much inspiration.

Here is the first one, I've used Distress inks and Distress markers.(Bundled sage-Forest Moss-Tattered rose-Victorian Velvet and a bit of dried Marigold)

First I've used the Big bold shadow snowflake background with the acrylic bloc technique (look at the Monday Mojo post) with Distress inks and water misting on aquarel paper. After drying I've used the Big Bold Outline snowflake background partially and coloured them with colour pencils.
I've coloured the ribbon with the same colours. The angel is from the Gothic angels sheet and has been coloured with Distress markers and blending with water. 

The 2nd card is more simple, only using the same background and technique and adding some fibers, an embellisment and the word Noel.

Hope to have inspired you and keep watching the DT blog for more inspirations!

creative greet



  1. Wow, they're beautiful.

  2. Wow, they are beautiful! Sandra

  3. Love the colours, so different!

  4. Delightful colours to both of these & I absolutely love the first one & the way you've hightlighted certain elements of the background. A super illustration of the acrylic block technique too which I'm going to have a play with.
    Paula (PEP)

  5. Beautiful as ever gorgeous in fact :)
    Happy craftin

  6. Gorgeous cards I especially lbe the second one and that colour scheme really works


  7. Looks great! Like the not so "normal"colours for X-mas a lot!

  8. Jou are the greatist artist I know and i love it!!
    Groetjes, Anja

  9. You are so gifted and creative! I love these colors!


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