Monday, November 13, 2017

O Christmas Tree

It feels so good to finally feel up to being in my craft room!  Four weeks of recuperating from surgery is not my cup of tea!

I was so glad I saw the inspiration at Inspired by All the Little Things and will enter this card.  Their challenge #72 is this inspiration photo:
Click HERE for the challenge info.
I think this photo is so pretty with the gray and white color palette and clean lines, which is what the inspiration for this card is.   I used a die that I bought a LONG time ago and then couldn't think of what to do with it when I got it!  Was so glad to use it for the clean lines.

I edged each layer of the tree, and the hill, with white Nuvo drops then sprinkled on some sparkly glitter.  The background is a piece of gray card stock from my stash that I inked with some gray and black inks and added white pigment ink around the edges of the tree.  Splashed on some white acrylic paint spatters for a snow effect.

This was a huge challenge to photograph and get remotely close to how it looks in real life!  Makes me wish I knew how to use a real camera!!


Thanks so much for taking a look!

Supplies:
Dies:  Dee's Distinctively Christmas Stacker Tree; Simon Says Stamp Stitched Slopes and Hills
Stamps:  Concord & 9th O Christmas Tree
Inks: Hero Arts Soft Granite; Distress Oxide Black Soot
Miscellaneous:  Nuvo Crystal Drops gloss-white; Art Glitter Crystal ultra fine transparent; Ranger Glacier White acrylic paint





10 comments:

  1. wow!! what a gorgeous take on the inspiration photo!!!

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  2. This is beautiful! Wonderful take on the inspiration photo!

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  3. Holy Tannenbaum, Carol, you came back with a BANG! This is GLORIOUS!! It truly reminds me of the hush of fresh fallen snow in the dark of night. All the details are amazing! I love it and truly think it's a winner!! It was lovely to hear from you at my place and come over to see that you were up and around and back in the craft room and posting! Welcome back - now don't overdo it!! Hugs, Darnell

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  4. WOW, love how you inked behind the tree in white. Super fabulous. Thanks for joining us at Inspired by

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  5. What a great take on the inspiration, Carol! Super!

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  6. Gorgeous card and I love how you captured the glow of the tree! So glad you joined us at Inspired By.

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  7. Gorgeous! Love the glow on the tree. Thanks for playing with us at the Inspired By challenge.

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  8. Gorgeous. Congrats on your shout out.

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