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Monday, November 2, 2009

Silent Night

I hope you are having a great day...

Just sharing something I played with yesterday. Still felling a little blah so I pulled out this card from my scrap pile that had the trees stamped across the front. I decided to use a little white crayon resist on the tree branches.


Sorry about the color. I took the pictures 3 times and it still looked like this. My lights must have been at the wrong angle. Anyways...
I sponged the background using 4 different Ranger Distress Inks. (Faded Jeans, Broken China, Peeled Paint, Shabby Shutters)
The sky was the most fun as I added snow using my gel pen.
The trees (Hero Arts) and sentiment (Hero Arts - Silent Night) were stamped using Versafine Vintage Sepia. I added color to the tree trunk with my colored pencils.
So simple and easy. Felt like I should have mounted the picture but I was using it as an entry into the Hero Arts Blog challenge which was simple holiday cards.
Thanks for stopping by... Have a wonderful day!
Suzz

9 comments:

  1. such a beautiful card Sue, so tranquille!

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  2. Very very pretty! I have been playing with my old stamp piles lately too!

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  3. Love the look you got from this one Suzz. Crayon resist is such an easy technique - I keep forgetting to do it, but you certainly made it work well for you.

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  4. It looks wonderful to me, it really has that magicla effect with the crayon technique you used, brilliant look on the trees!

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  5. I LOVE everything about this Suzz. It's spectacular!

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  6. beautiful and serene scene, Suzanne! I love crayon resist and your results are amazing!

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  7. This is such a beautiful card- love the crayon resist. You have created such a pretty, peaceful scene!!

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  8. Fabuloso trabajo, como siempre me dejas con la boca abierta, la escena es tan real que parece un cuadro, precioso.
    Bss.

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  9. I like the color resist that creates the snow on your branches. Great winter scene.

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