Sunday, 5 November 2017

Snow folk!

Our November challenge over at STAMPING SENSATIONS is now up and running and this month it's all about

 This month we have an amazing prize up for grabs
In fact a first and second prize sponsored by

This month I got my Spectrum Noir Sparkle pens out again to do a bit of watercolouring for my background. I am not one for doing single layer cards so this was a challenge but I did enjoy getting messy again.
I stamped my Molly Blooms snowmen stamp using memento black ink then carefully added my blue spectrum noir glitter pen around the edges of the stamped area.
I spread the blue glitter pen ink, using a broad brush soaked in water, across the card to the edges. I then added splodges of water while the ink was still wet and after letting it soak slightly I mopped up the excess with a paper towel, which gave me the lighter parts. I filled these with hand drawn snowflakes using a white gel pen.
The snowmen have been coloured using my promarkers and a bit of glitter glue.
I then finished the card with some faux stitching using the white gel pen.
What you think? I'm pretty pleased with it. I do love this technique which I saw Sheena Douglas do.

I am entering this into

Right that's me for a few days. Hope you get time to enter our challenge this month.
Enjoy your day.


brenda said...

What a happy band of snowmen Pinky, such a fun and cheery card. I think this one has been a test for all of us but that's the challenge.

B x

coldwaters2 said...

Hi Pinky I love this vibrant colourful, fun festive creation those snowmen are FAB, love the one layer theme
lorraine x

Alexander Kretschmann said...

This is just beautiful.

Thanks for playing along with us at our present challenge at Craft Rocket and good luck! Hope you will join us next year again.

Your card would fits our theme at Do-Al(l) Kreatives, too. Would love to see you there again.


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Joan said...

Oh what fun, love that stack of snowmen and your lovely card, I see you have also decorated the inside beautifully too, love it


Wishcraft said...

Super cute snowmen and a fab card :o) Hugs, Lisa x

Chrissy said...

I love your background Pinky..FABulous and I love the stack of snowmen and your fabulous colouring..wonderful single layer card..


Marlies said...

A beautiful bright and cheerful Christmas card with adorable snowman! Marlies x

Sandma's Handmade Cards said...

What a wonderful stamp, your little snowmen look like they’re about to burst into song! It’s a fabulous card Pinky and I really like your background too. Lifting a little of the colour out gives a lovely effect. Crafty hugs, Sandra x

Sally H said...

I LOVE your card, Pinky! Gorgeous! The background is really effective, especially with your lovely hand drawn snowflakes x

Marianne's Craftroom said...

What’s better than a snowman, lots of snowmen, fun card

Jane Proffitt said...

What a fun card. Love those snowmen! Thank you for sharing with us over here at Classic Design Team Open Challenge and best of luck with your entry.

Jane DT for

Viv's Visuals said...

A real fun Christmas card Pinky - the snow folk are brilliant against that lovely background. x

Berni Cuttino said...

Loving your watercolored background. Simply striking with so many details, that are eye catching. Thanks for joining in on the fun at Tuesday Throwdown. We look forward to seeing you again.

Tracy said...

Aww Pinky this card made me smile, I love your snowmen, and your design. Very striking!
Happy crafting
Tracy x

Michelle Windsor said...

This card is fabulous just love all those snowmen Thank you for sharing with us over here today at the Classic Open Design Team Challenge and best of luck with your entry.

Michelle DT Owner/Admin for

Dora said...

Beautiful wintercard. Great done with the snowman's, so funny too.
Beautiful background.

Let's Art Journal said...

What a beautiful Christmas card! The way you created the colourful blue background is amazing and the snowmen look so cheery too 😁. Wishing you a Happy November! J 😊

Rae Ann said...

The background you created is so awesome! The doodled stitches are a great detail.

Thank you for playing along at Li'l Patch of Crafty Friends for our Add a Bat challenge.

Srebrnolistka said...

Amazing artwork, I love colors :)
Thanks for playing with us at CardMania Challenges :)

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