Thursday, 3 November 2011

I will make a mid week card!

I have been doing little bits of this card since Tuesday and I was determined to finish it today.
It is an easel Christmas card. I brayered a background with Eggplant and Peach Bellini Adirondack inks before stamping in Memento Paris dusk. The lovely cottage is Art impressions (T-1221), The fence is from a set by Lindsay Mason called 'Build a snowy scene' and the Fir trees are from Inkylicious. I added a few highlights and shadows with promarkers, white gel pen and glitter.
Here is a close up of the scene...
and here is the poinsettia 
I'd like to enter this into the following challenges:
Allsorts - Christmas easel cards
Ladybugs crafts ink challenge - Non-traditional Christmas colours

Thanks for looking! Don't forget there is still time to pop a comment on my candy post here

20 comments:

  1. Sally this is just gorgeous, I love the scene you created and the embossing is so crisp.
    Lynn x

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  2. Such a gorgeous scene, the house looks so welcoming.
    Thank you so much for entering our challenge at ALLSORTS this week, good luck & hope you’ll join us again!
    Hugz Fleur xXx

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  3. Stunning card Sally, I really like the colours and your brayering is just perfect :-D

    Thanks for joining us at Ladybug Crafts Ink this week, hope to see you again soon!

    Sue xx

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  4. Wow! A really stunning scene Sally and the colours and stamping are so gorgeous. Love the poinsettia embellie too.
    Hugs, Fliss xx

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  5. Very pretty, it looks like a nighttime scene. Thanks for playing along this week at LCI!

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  6. You are a dab hand with that brayer Sally! This is a gorgeous winter scene. Vx

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  7. Wonderful christmas card Sally.

    Hugs
    Anke

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  8. you always choose wonderful cominations of stamps and ink colours - fab xmas card!

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  9. This is absolutely beautiful Sally. It's really atmospheric and I love the 'light' you have in the windows. I agree with Paula, you do choose perfect combinations of stamps and colours to build up your lovely scenes.

    Hugs
    Lesley XX

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  10. Ohhh Sally, this is just stunning. I love how you've created the little scene and that house is gorgeous. I could just move in.
    Is Egglplant your new favourite!!!
    Have a great Bonfire Night.
    Hugs Lisax

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  11. Hi Sally,
    What a wonderful christmas scene. A fabulous card - so many details.
    x

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  12. Sally this is a beauty and another gorgeous scene you have created for us,I love your mini works of art and you should frame them all.

    Marie

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  13. oh wow this is gorgeous ... i love that scene .. would be perfect for Halloween too ( you know i am obsessed!)
    LOve the poinsettia
    Thanks for joining us at LCI this week
    Lisa x

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  14. Stunning work, I love your scene and the brayered background, the colour combo is beautiful!
    Thanks for entering our Christmas Easel challenge over at Allsorts this week and good luck!
    Love Nicola xxx

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  15. You know I will just love this one Sally, but a bit of panic licked in...........I don't have peach bellini..........well now in an inkpad anyhow, althouhg M&S do a rathr nice version.

    Thank you for sharing with us at Allsorts this week.

    B x

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  16. Wow Sally its absolutely stunning. What a gorgeous scene! Thanks for joining us at LCI this week.
    Pinky

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  17. This might be a really stupid question: how do you brayer ink onto a background? Do you just let the brayer pick up the ink? How do you clean the brayer then? Just like a rubber stamp? And how do you get this lovely blended effect? The background looks wonderful and I really wonder how you did it.

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  18. Beautiful card, I love the blue embossed flowers, hugs Vicky x x

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  19. Wow! I love this scene, it looks amazing! Thanks so much for sharing with us at LCI this week, hope to see you again next week for a our blog hop! Pami x

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