Friday, 20 September 2013

Cottage in the Snow

Hi all, Jennifer here again,  

Hope you have all had a good week and  are looking forward to the weekend.   Now that
our beautiful Grandson is back to school, I am managing to fit in more crafting time !!   I'm a very happy little bunny lol.  I just love to get in my craft room and just play and let my imagination run wild.   I have done a little clearing up in there but not a lot as when I tidy up I just cannot find anything lolls !!   it's true, believe me !    

As we are all beginning to think of Christmas, I am showcasing a Christmas card which I made for Sue and Harvey of Imagination Craft's in 2012.

Use a white base card and colour the edges of the card with Promarkers.   Lay the stencil over the card, choosing part of the stencil only and colour that part with a Promarker pen, moving the stencil each time around the card so that the same part of the stencil is around the edge of the card, use a contrasting colour to  the background, around the edges.

Matt a piece of purple card onto this, slightly smaller than the base card.   Onto this matt some gold card, again leaving a small border.

Take a piece of white card, smaller than the gold.   Colour the edges with distress ink.  Lay the stencil on the card and colour the stencil design using Promarker pens.   Do this a further two times, each time slightly moving the position of the stencil, so as to get a shadow effect using two more paler colours.   Fix this to the base card.

Take some white card and stamp the main image from the border cottage stamp set, five times using the Dusty Concord Distress Ink.   Colour with Promarkers.   Cut out and 3D.   Cut out the chimney only from the fifth image and cut a slot
in the roof at the base of the chimney on the main image and insert the cut out chimney.

Fix the stamped image onto some gold card slightly larger than the stamped image.   Fix this to the base card.   Glue some blue rhinestones in position, tiny ones in the sky and larger ones around two of the scrolls on the background.

Well that's it finished,  hope you like it.   Have a good weekend everyone and I'll be back soon with another creation.

Love and rainbows,
Hugs Jennifer 


  1. lovely card jennifer - love the background and the image is fabulous too xx

  2. A beautiful card Jennifer. Love how you have used your promarkers through the stencil. Will definitely be giving this a go.

  3. Hi Rachel and Mags, thank you both for your lovely comments. I was quite pleased with the shadow effect on the card background as the colours I used were quite pale but I think it looks ok. Hugs xx

  4. Beautiful card Jennifer as always.

    Linda xxx


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