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Thursday, November 26, 2020

{Spotlight Project} Shirley Creates A Snow Storm



Hello Peeps! I've got two cards for you today made from one background panel. I made a full snowy sky panel then decided I could get double the mileage out of it by cutting it with the Stitched Snow Hills die and pairing it with white card.


Once I'd cut the card I lined one half up on white card to get the die in exactly the same position before cutting.


That gave me one panel with a low horizon which would work well with branches and one panel with a high horizon which would work well as a hill.


For the low horizon, I stamped some twig images from Deepti's Wooded set. I added snowy highlights on the branches with a white Posca paint pen, which you can see on the finished card.


I stamped and coloured an owl from Big Owls and a hat from Baa Baa, fussy cut them and sat the owl on the branches. I added a few snowflakes with the Posca pen to give a bit more depth of field, and finished the card off with a gold Merry Christmas diecut.


The next card is self-explanatory. The sleigh image is from Joyful.


Here's another look at the two cards together. I hope I've inspired you to get more mileage out of your backgrounds when you're making your Christmas cards.


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Wooded  |  Joyful  |  Big Owls

   

9 comments:

  1. Lovely designs to get two cards from one panel.

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  2. Gorgeous snow scene!! I have this die and thank you for the inspiration!!!

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  3. Wonderful use of two pretty sections to make two cards! Great cards

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  4. Great way to make
    the cards and I
    love the owl!
    Carla from Utah

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  5. Awesome cards! I love the way you cut the panel to make 2 cards! Love the owl and the sleigh... great images!

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  6. I like how one panel gave you two snowy scenes.

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  7. Great way to make the panels. Nice use of the sets.

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  8. Such a neat way to make these adorable cards you did amazing on them

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