Saturday 7 November 2015

Snowy scene

Good morning all. Another Saturday and it's getting nearer to Christmas.
 It's kind of snuck up on me as October whizzed by!
I've just realized that this is also my 500th post, my hasn't that caught me by suprize!
Anyway, down to business. Over at Fantasy Stampers we are asking you to get in the mood for Christmas with our latest challenge, which is


A great way into your Christmas card making!
Here is my DT inspiration.

For this scene, I used a stamp I bought earlier this year from Heartfelt Creations, Magnificent Spruce Trees.
The technique is one I saw quite sometime ago and as usual I can't remember where, sorry, I thought it made the scene a little more special.
I placed a stitched circle die cut with a circle cut out of a Post it over the main panel and attached it with a small bit of double sided tape to keep it in place while I inked the sky with a mixture of DIs in Stormy Sky, Chipped Sapphire and Weathered Wood. Removing the Post it circle to reveal the moon, I then stamped my trio of trees from the set in Black, Chipped Sapphire and second generation Memento Nautical Blue  across the middle of the base card. When I was satisfied with the trees I popped the large circle up on pads and added some torn card snowdrifts and a sentiment. The snow was twinkled up with a little bit of Stickles and some dots of white Cosmic Shimmer PVA were added to the sky. Job done.
So now it's over to you. We'd love to see what scenes you come up with but please remember to use good old fashioned stamping as the main focus of your card. Check out the rest of the DT's fab inspiration here.

I'd like to join in over at-

Christmas Cards All Year Round
Oh Christmas Tree

Leaves and/or Trees

Take it, it's yours
Getting Ready For Christmas


  1. Gorgeous colours and very atmospheric card. The blending on the sky and the moon is so perfect and sets the scene beautifully. Love how you've popped the circle up on foam pads and all finished off with some glitter, just so gorgeous x

  2. So beautiful! Just had to hop here and take a closer look, thanks for the "how to" part.

  3. Hi Jules such a beautiful card love the image you have used. Alison x

  4. WOW!! I just love this creation Julie! Gorgeous wintry scene!! :)HUGS

  5. Hi Julie,
    what a very super card with such a wonderful winter scene you have created.
    I really like you fab design of this it's wonderful.
    Very clever the stitched circle in the middle and so perfectly done too.
    Thank you for joining the MAWTT challenge.
    Lots of crafty love, Jenny L. DT.

  6. Another fabulous design Jules, spookily I made some along similar lines yesterday. Shopping was quite successful but we did get rather wet...on the plus was empty!! xx

  7. Congrats on your 500th post, Jules! And wow...I love the snowy scene you created in this card -- wonderfully designed. Hugs!

  8. Amazing Card Jules - I just love you blending of colours for the skys and tree line, Stunning

  9. So beautiful and serene, thanks for joining us at MAWTT, xxx

  10. What a beautiful card!! Thanks so much for playing along at CCCB!!

  11. That's lovely, mum. Very atomspheric.

  12. It is beautiful. I love what you did with image. Thank you for joining us at Christmas cards all year Round this month.
    I have blog candy until the end of the month
    Cindy at Cre8ive Cindy Blog


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