Friday, 1 December 2017

Christmas !

Hello everyone,

and welcome to the new Challenge over at Country View Challenges. The theme this month is Christmas with optional green, red and rust. I am a very non-traditional person and I am also not all that keen on Christmas so I made an art journal page in non traditional colours with some traditional elements.


And here is how I made it.. 


I started with a piece of Pattern Paper by Basic Gray; I had this for years and I am not even sure whether Basic Gray even exists anymore. Anyway it is a warmish grey/green. 


I used a snowflake stamp by Stampendous with VersaMark and WOW Embossing powder 'Atlantic Seaspray'. It is a light blue with gold in it... very pretty. 




Here is the result... 


Next I stamped the snowman. He is old too and by Gorjuss; Odd because I really do not like Gorjuss stamps usually but I thought this snowman was cute!  I made him sit on a snowbank by added some doodles with a black Copic friendly pen. I then coloured him with my Copic Markers and cut him out. 


I tried to make him look somewhat dirty... 


Here's a closer look ! 


Next I stamped the sentiment, which is by PaperArtsy,  on white card stock and used the same blue Copics as I used on the snowman's shawl to colour the word strips. 


And here is the finished result. I did add some white pen around the words and some white splatters with a paint pen.. 


Here you see the gold in the embossing powder ... so pretty ! 

Anyway, we hope you will play along with our Challenge. You could win a GBP20 voucher to the shop. Just make sure to read the rules first. You'll find them HERE

Thank you so much for stopping by today ! 

11 comments:

  1. The shine from the Wow EP is stunning! You are right this snowman is cute and is different too (from the traditional snowmen)

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  2. A fun piece Corrie and the sentiment made me smile. Merry Christmas! x

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  3. He seriously is adorable . Love your card Corrie and gorgeous background. Tracy x

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  4. This is gorgeous! The snowman really 'pops' against that stunning background, Jo x

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  5. Stunning card, Corrie!!! I love the background with those shiny snowflakes!!! The snowman is lovely and beautifully coloured!!! Happy Christmas!!!

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  6. Geweldig ik koop ook nooit Gorjuss. Hoewel ik ze wel grappig vind. Maar deze zou voor mij ook de uitzondering zijn. Echt een leuke kaart met deze stempel. Groetjes Janny

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  7. I love this Corrie, such a cute snowman. I hope you have a very Merry Christmas, Sue xx

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  8. I keep looking at that background - it's totally fabulous with all that stamping. It's a wonderful non-traditional card. You'd never know you're not a fan of the season! :D

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  9. This is wonderful Corrie! I love it!

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  10. So fun, Corrie! I like the snowman and the sentiment is great =)
    Have a wonderful christmas time!
    xx

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  11. Oh, how I love this! the background snowflake embossing is FABULOUS and inspiring! (And don't we all have some BG stash?) I am not typically a 'cute' kinda girl, but this snowman really speaks to me! How fun and a wonderful AJ page! Merry Christmas to you and yours! Hugs!

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