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Monday, 26 December 2016

Snowy Cottage (posted by Claire)

Good morning and Happy Boxing Day everyone! I hope you're all having a wonderful Christmas break and now the big day is done hopefully we'll all have time to relax and enjoy some crafting time.

For my project today I've made a Christmas card using one of my favourite stamps, this one is 'Snowy Cottage'. I stamped the image onto glossy card using Black Memento Ink, the glossy card gives a lovely crisp image and is perfect for brayering. I masked the moon and brayered the sky using a dark blue dye ink. Next I added some shadows by misting the blue ink on my  brayer with water and applying the diluted ink with a paint brush. I added a little dark green to the trees and bushes and then lots of glitter. I used a white pen to add some falling snow. I die cut an aperture in a linen card blank and outlined it with a black pen and to finish off I stamped the sentiment.

Thanks for visiting, keep checking back as my teamies have lots of inspiration for you 
Claire xx


  1. Absolutely beautiful Claire, lovely the dark sky and the image just pops out as it's a cas design, love it, Kate x

  2. I absolutely adore this pretty scene Claire and I love the colour blue for the sky and the shadows and the glittery roofs, and the added falling snow using a white pen. What a great idea also to make an aperture to view the scene through and highlight it with black pen. I hope you are having a wonderful Christmas too Claire. x

  3. This is just amazing! Love the paceful scene you have created, great sky with your brayer, the moon looks great and love the snow added. A great card!

  4. What a lovely card, just love sparkly snow. This is the scene we woke up to this morning, was quite a shock since it was so warm here yesterday. Hope everyone is having a lovely festive time.

  5. What a beautiful scene, just how Christmas should look ;)

  6. Beautiful colours; a silent world...


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