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Archive for January 9th, 2012

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For my winter card, I used this wonderful Tree Branch and stamped it with indigo ink on the slate blue c/s. I shaded it just a bit using Tombow markers and added snow with a white gel pen. The two sizes of Flurry snowflakes were stamped in indigo and also denim inks. I added a few of the smaller flakes stamped and embossed with white embossing powder. More highlights were added with the white gel pen and the centers dotted with a Viva Decor Pearl Pen.

The greeting was also white embossed on a gold flecked navy piece of c/s. I attached it on top of a sentiment frame and colored in the dots. The finished card is 6.50 x 5.00.

Just for fun, I thought I’d show you my color inspiration for this challenge. I had this snowflake dp and while I was hunting for c/s to go with it, I found this Martha Stewart paint chip in my stash and those are the colors I used. This is a page in my little 9.5 x 7 notebook.  I keep little leftover paper and ribbon swatches and bare bones notes on the card. It helps me remember what I did and what I used. I don’t know how many of these I’ve gone through, but they’ve really come in handy plenty of times and I don’t have to guess what I used.

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Thanks so much for stopping by! I hope to see your creation for our Monday Challenge and please stop by and check out the details on all of the DT’s cards.

Jenny Gropp
Kecia Waters
Lisa Silver
Sue Kment

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Jeanne Streiff




Stamps: OutlinesTree Branch G-37, Flurry lg C-820, Flurry sm B-821, Shower C-424 (for the sentiment frame), Tiny With Warm Wishes AA-864
Paper: white, vanilla, slate blue, gold flecked navy, dp (Anna Griffin Christmas stack)
Ink: Ancient Page indigo, Adirondack denim, Colorbox frost white pigment
Accessories: Tombow markers (lt sand #990, tan #942, deep blue #565),  Viva Pearl Pen ice white, embossing powder, snowflake punches (Paper Studio, Marvy, Michael’s), Snowflake border punch (Martha Stewart), white gel pen, snowflake ribbon