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Friday, 13 December 2013

through the window


  This is one of my personal favourite Christmas cards that I have made this year and it is going out to a friend who i know likes it.
To find out how I made the gelli brick wall you can look at my previous post here.
Then I started working on central scene. Using the rolling hills section of stencil in lesson 22 I created sand dunes with the clarity brushes and distress inks: mustard seed, tea dye and rusty hinge. By the way I masked off the sky.
Then I masked sand dunes and coloured in sky with tumbled glass, stormy sky and faded jeans. Next I stamped the 3 Kings , palm trees and nativity star from Claritystamp in black archival ink. I embossed star with stardust powder.
Finally it is simply put on brown base card with finished dimensions 8x8.
Well seeing that i have actually created a scene I would like to enter it into the Claritystamp Challenge.


 This is another version that sprouted from same idea of brick wall. This time I used hills as hills and stamped sheep and shepherd in the foreground and the small nativity in background. I masked off star on this little stamp so i stamped a bigger nativity on top.

 This is yet another version of window. This time i created a snowy background and planted some trees in different sizes to create perspective. I stamped and embossed small robin and flowers from lesson 22 in foreground. I colored them using promarkers and added glossy accents to flower centres and robin's eye and finished landscape with some glitter.

 This is my final version which is homework i sent in.

Well i hope you like what I created and don't forget to leave a comment, Theresa xx





9 comments:

  1. I can see why the first one's your favourite, Theresa. The Gelli print wall is great and I love how you've use that stencil to create the sand dunes. Loving the linking too. Thank you for entering the Claritystamp Challenge. Good luck. x

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    1. all thanks to you lynne now i can link! thanks for the comments xx

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  2. Such a clever card and looks even better in real life. Good Luck in the Clarity Challenge Theresa xxxx

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  3. Fabulous entry for the Challenge Theresa and how versatile that you can change the scenes in your "aperture". I also love the way you've blended a darker colour around the arch which makes the wall look curved.
    Thanks for entering and very Good Luck x

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  4. Wonderful Theresa, love the one you have entered and and other are great too. So glad you have entered the challenge and good luck.

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  5. These are all lovely Theresa! Such special Christmas cards. xxx

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  6. Well I am gutted I thought I had been here and left you a comment these are all lovely Theresa but I can see why the first one is your fave. good luck with the challenge x

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  7. These are very lovely and I had a look at your instructions which were great. I had a go myself and I can see me using the wall with the arch for so many different scenes. Thank you. Lx

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  8. I love your entry and all the others you made from this idea. Wonderful inspiration Theresa. Best of luck in the challenge xxx

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