Lovely as a tree …

Hello and welcome to my blog. This week’s theme challenge at 52 Christmas Card Throwdown is the wild woods, so I turned to my old faithful Lovely as a Tree stamp set from Stampin’ Up to make my Design Team card …

Lovely as a tree

I used masks for the moon and hills and brayered in the wintery sky – I love the soft, air-brushed effect the brayer makes…

Lovely as a tree-r

I stamped the trees with full strength and second generation ink, masking off different areas to create height and depth. Snowflakes were stamped using my Gorgeous Grunge stamp set from Stampin’ Up …

Lovely as a tree-close-up

And, I was inspired by Deborah, one of my Design Team colleagues, whose cards are always so beautifully finished, both inside and out, so I added some stamping to the inside of my card too …

Lovely as a tree-inside

I hope you like my card for this week. The Design Team has created lots of lovely wintery wood cards to inspire you, so I do hope you pop over to 52 Christmas Card Throwdown challenge blog to take a look.

I love receiving your messages, so if you have any questions, or you just want to say hi, do please leave me a comment.

Thanks for dropping by today

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6 Comments to “Lovely as a tree …”

  1. Gill – this is fabulous. There’s so much depth to your beautifully snowy wood – looks amazing. And I love that you’ve done the inside too! I was inspired to do the insides of cards when Ruth was on the team. xxx

  2. This is just Lovely! Thank you for sharing this card~ I just may have to CASE it!

  3. Just gorgeous, it’s a beautiful card x

  4. C’est magnifique Gill, j’aime cette ambiance paisible et reposante, biz

  5. love your fabulous wintery scene and the color combo is just beautiful

  6. Wow! How lovely!
    Thank’s for sharing

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