Wednesday, May 11, 2016

Snowy Woodgrain


Hi everyone.  Today I made a card for the Merry Monday challenge #204 hosted by Deanne.


I used a technique by my good friend Karen (Snippets) to create this woodgrain background.  Click HERE to see Karen's tutorial --- so fun!

Then I tore a piece of white card stock to create my snowy hill, cut out the deer using my Silhouette Cameo (sponging kraft ink over top), and stamped a simple sentiment.

I hope you'll come play long.  There's still lots of time to play ... challenge closes Sunday, May 15 at noon (PDT).

Edited to Add:  Heading over to join in the fun at CAS-ology where the Cue Card is "Tear".  Thanks for the heads up Jules! :)



... and I just saw that this week's challenge at ATS&M is Holiday! :)









Stamps:  Sentiment - Christmas Bell Medley (dee's artsy impressions sold at STAMPlorations)
Paper:  White (Neenah)
Ink:  Distress Inks:  Brushed Corduroy, Vintage Photo, Walnut Stain (Tim Holtz); Baked Brown Sugar (SU!)
Accessories & Tools:  Scoring tool, Silhouette cameo for cutting my deer, sponge

Challenges:
Merry Monday #204 - Woodgrain, Kraft and White
CAS-ology 197 - Tear
ATS&M #193 - Holiday

30 comments:

  1. Love your dark wood grain, Loll! And that deer prancing (or is he dancing) in the snow makes me smile! Thanks for sharing him with us at Merry Monday!

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  2. great card Loll - and love the perky deer! and that is a neat way to do woodgrain!

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  3. Adorable scene! Love the great wooden fence, coloration of the deer, and the torn cs really looks snowy!

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  4. Love this Loll, such a great design. Why don't your tear across to CASology as well. :)

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  5. Beautiful card Loll...CAS perfection! I love that woodgrain piece and will definitely have to check out that link! :0)

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  6. Love how you colored the deer against the the darker wood grain background. Deer make such nice, nature based Christmas cards.

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  7. I've seen that tutorial and Karen's wonderful versions and keep thinking that I must give it a go, but never get round to it! Your example here is just fabulous and I might just get round to it now! Thanks for the inspiration! Have a lovely day! Hazel xx
    My Card Attic

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  8. Lovely card Loll for this week's Merry Monday. Thanks for joining us this week at Merry Monday.

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  9. A lovely card and the deer looks so cute. Must check out that woodgrain tutorial as it certainly looks great as a background.

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  10. Love the wood graining...looks very real too. The highstepping deer looks like a wood cut, so great shading on that as well. See it is a Silhouette cut, thought at first it was the TH Sizzix one. An amazing look. Will check out the tut, so thanks for the link. TFS

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  11. That deer looks so cute dancing in the snow and I love the woodgrain background. xx

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  12. I love this Loll!! Fab card and your woodgrain turned out fab.
    Thanks for linking it up to my blog.
    hugs mf.
    K

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  13. It has been sheer nutty madness here and am playing catch up. Can't believe how many awesome creations I have missed Loll.. the roses below are so beautiful and I simply love the Brushos with Bleach. Still trying to come to terms with the Brushos here!
    Fab woodgrain here too - am deffo going to give this technique a try - if I can stop meeting myself coming back! x

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  14. This wood grain technique just amazes me each time I see it Loll. I love this card, it is great as a masculine card and as a Christmas card. Love, love, love! Hugs, Brenda

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  15. Your scene is just beautiful, Loll...the deer image is so elegant and what a great background for it! Thank you for joining us at Merry Monday!

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  16. Your woodgrain is so beautifully done and the perfect backdrop for your deer! I tried this and did not succeed but would love to try it again! Terrific card!

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  17. I too love this card and the woodgraine! That dear is perfect for a masculine card!

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  18. What a wonderful card Loll. Your beautiful design always hit the right spot!
    Hugs
    Carol x

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  19. Superbe et très élégant comme toujours Loll, biz

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  20. Super masculine Christmas card, Loll. I love your torn snow. :) Thanks for playing along at ATSM.

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  21. Just love your deer with the woodgrain behind, Loll!!

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  22. Gorgeous, Loll! Love the texture on the deer and the fabulous woodgrain! Thanks for playing along with CASology this week!

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  23. Wow, that is a cool woodgrain technique (just checked out Karen's post about it, very cool!). I really love the torn paper edge for snow, a very cool effect! Thanks for joining us at CASology this week!

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  24. Your woodgrain background is amazing, Loll! I love how you tore the paper to create snow, and the deer is just beautiful inked in Kraft...WOW!

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  25. This is so pretty!
    Thank you for joining us at ATSM!
    Lilian
    The Leaf Studio

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  26. What a lovely project! Love that woodgrain panel. Thanks for joining us at ATSM.
    x Asha

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