Wow cant believe how fast October is going, time for another new challenge over at
With the theme for the next two weeks being:
Use One or More numbers
I decided to go with a Christmas card and dig out an old Tim Holtz Vintage Noel bigz die, but ive also used a number stencil in the background for a more subtle use of numbers.
A5 White cardblank. I first used texture paste to stencil my numbers onto a piece of card just smaller than the cardfront. Once dry i used green, blue & purple imagination crafts starlight paint to build up a dark sky for my scene - sponging on a couple of light layers of paint works better to blend the colours than one thick layer. When the light hits the paints and the texture paste it really shimmers. I added the panel to my cardfront and then die cut a curved border from white card and added to the base as a snow bank for my characters.
I stamped the characters with black archival ink on my usual craftUk white card and then coloured them with alcohol markers. I added glossy accents to their eyes, touches of glitter glue and enamel drops to embellish them. I added them to the card front, i added a touch of shadow under them on the snow.
I then die cut the greeting and number 25 from white card, covered with white glitter and then added to the card front.
Paperartsy Zinski Art stamps ZA19
Tim Holtz bigz die 'Vintage Noel'
Concord & Ninth season of cheer die
Stitched border die
Imagination crafts starlight paints - blue, green, orchid
Silver gilding wax
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I hope you all survived the awful weather at the weekend. Rather wild and windy. I hope you all have a good week. Emma