Okay, I said I wouldn't post another Christmas card until the new year. But I just HAD to play in a couple of challenges and try out some new goodies! :-). I got my order from Simon Says Stamp a little while ago and in it was my new Wink of Stella pen. Can I just say, amazing! I love this pen. So awesome! So glad I decided to get it. I also got the falling snow stencil I see everywhere (I have yet to play with this), some heirloom gold Perfect Pearls mist (so beautiful!) and a SSS ink pad (sea glass). The other goodies I got were from Neat & Tangled. Got some stamps and sequins. I love new crafty stuff! :-)
Okay onto the card! Apparently, I'm on a one layer trend as I seem to want to make them lately. Guess I'm just getting into the groove for my new Design Team over at One Layer Christmas Card Challenge
. (yes, it is a shameless plug for the blog. So there!). :-). Take a look...
You can see the Wink of Stella glitter a bit better here.
I masked off my area and then created a snowy hill mask and sponged brocade blue (SU!) ink. Then I stamped my tree (from Neat & Tangled, Winter Wishes set) in mellow moss (SU!) and forest moss distress ink. I repeated this step several times. I splattered some white paint for snow. It's a little hard to see as it turned out more subtle than I intended. Then I added some Wink of Stella to the hills. I removed the mask and created another for the small strip on the one side where I sponged the green inks in a ombré look. I stamped the sentiment (from the same set) in forest moss distress ink and then added a cute little snowflake sequin (also from Neat & Tangled, winter wonderland mix). I really like this little scene.
I'm going to link up to the following challenges:
- cue card is Snow.
CAS on Sunday
- challenge #51 Bling Bling. I've got that with the Wink of Stella glitter and the snowflake sequin.
Merry Monday Christmas Challenge
- create a winter themed Christmas card.
Well, I don't know if I'll be posting again before Christmas so I'll wish you all a very a Happy Holidays and I hope Santa brings you lots of great crafty goodies! Thanks for stopping by! :-)