The card I have for you today reminds me of the wonderful HOLIDAY season! I created this card for the Gina K Sketch Spotlight Challenge. Barbara won this challenge with an absolutely beautiful card. Stop by and see her beautiful creation at
Card Base: Gina K Pure Luxury "Black Onyx" 8 x 5.5 inches. Score at 4.25 inches.
Base Layer: 5.25 x 4 inches
Focal Image: GKD, "Very Merry Christmas" by Theresa Momber
Background Image: GKD "Tree Silhouettes"
Ink: Memento Ink "Summer Sk", "Paris Dusk", and "London Fog"
Copic Markers C3 for shadows and any color families of your choice for bow and swag.
I used a green blending family and blue.
Optional: Embossing pen and Micro Glitter - silver for stars.
White gelly roll pen for snow on trees
I cut my oval using Spellbinder's Petite Oval Large and sponged with Memento "Summer Sky" and "Paris Dusk". I used a masking technique to create my snowline. This is a technique I learned from watching Theresa Momber's wonderful tutorials! I have seen many books with this technique but Theresa's is "over the moon"!
I used Memento "London Fog" sponged the snowbanks using the masking technique.
I moved the sticky notes and continued to sponge the snowbanks.
I stamped the background image with GKD "Tree Silhouettes" with Memento "London Fog"
Used an embossing pen and Micro Glitter Ritz for stars.
I created tree shadows with a C3 Copic marker.
The small sentiment oval was cut with Spellbinders Petite OvalLarge (I used the smallesst. I then sponged around the Nestabilities die with "Summer Sky".
I shaded my bow with Copic markers in the blue and green families. I used reds for the berries.Copics: B32, B32 BV31, R35, $32, G7, G24, G28, G20, E74,C3
I embossed the base layer of Little Boy Blue with the Cuttlebug "D'Vine Swirls" folder and assembled the layers. I popped the focal image with "Pop Dots".
I hope your enjoyed this card. I really enjoyed creating it. YOu know how I love to participate in challenges!
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