Merry Christmas! My project today was made for the Splitcoaststampers Technique Lovers Challenge to use some type of spraying. I decided to pull out my color spritzing tool which has only used once or twice ever. You know we just have to have something and then when we get it we never seem to use it? LOL!
I started by creating a hand cut mask for the ground area and a punched circle for the moon and secured them onto my watercolor paper with repositionable adhesive.
I applied the faded jeans distress ink to the sky area with my ink blending tool and smoothed to even out the color. I removed the moon mask, left the ground mask on and spritzed the sky area using my spritzer tool and faded jeans distress marker.
I used my marker to apply ink to one tree at a time so I could place them around in the scene the way I wanted them instead of in the straight line border. I used a tiny brush and a rich mixture of reinker and water to paint and fill in the trunks of the trees.
I finished the scene by adding the tree shadows using a dry brush wiped directly across the ink pad and applied with a stippled motion. I completed the card by mounting a double matted frame to highlight the scene. It sure looks cold but I love the crisp and calm feel of this scene. I thought it was perfect for Christmas day.
Thank you for stopping. I hope you are enjoying a wonderful and blessed day with your family and friends. Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!
Stamps: Impression Obsession Small Tree Border Paper: Cream, Not Quite Navy, Watercolor Ink: Distress Ink Faded Jeans Accessories: Inkssentials Ink Blending Tool , SU Color Spritzer Tool, Spellbinders Large and Small Labels, Brush , Mounting Tape , Hand Cut Paper Mask, Circle Punch , Glue Glider and Repositionable, Distress Marker Faded Jeans
15 thoughts on “All Is Calm, All Is Bright”
Very cold looking card indeed….lol… I loved the card and I wanted to be sure to wish you a very Merry Christmas and to thank you again for all of the ideas you share… you truly are a special lady….
As always a superb card thank you for the wonderful inspirations that your cards give me and many other folk hope you have a lovely Christmas and a Happy New Year and look forward to seeing more of your wonderful work.
Thanking you Fran(from the land downunder)
Beautiful as always,you do awesome work love it,May God Bless you and your family with a very Merry Christmas andBlessed New Year…
Merry Christmas! Love your card!
So serene…and lovely. I can remember nights like this while growing up in Vermont. The snow blanket makes the whole world still…beautiful! Merry Christmas!
Pretty card! May all the love and joy you give, return to you today! Merry Christmas, Kittie! 🙂
Oh yes… It turned out beautiful and gives a wonderful feeling of cool, snow, twilight and depth.
We have a scene like this out our patio, but it’s soooo cold, brrr.How beautifully you adapted it to a work of art. Merry Christmas to you and yours and blessings for
sharing your talents.
BEAUTIFUL very lovely night scene, looks so real, well done thanks for always sharing and have a very Merry Christmas
Another gorgeous card Kittie.
It’s beautiful … thanks for the tutorial and double-frame examples in your link. Merry Christmas to you, and thank you for all the inspiration and ideas throughout the year.
This is gorgeous, Kitty! I may not have commented much but I’ve enjoyed all your cards. Thanks for the inspiration! Merry Christmas to you.
Gorgeous! Merry Christmas!
Merrychristmas. Beautifulcard thank you for all your inspiration this year.
Потрясающая открытка! У вас все работы великолепные!