Saturday, December 3, 2016

Season of Joy

This is my Craft-astic Connoisseurs creation for the Imagine That! digis by Kris December blog challenge.  Using the provided photo, I was inspired by the wood, window, small white tree, and trim on the fireplace.  This time around I chose to hand color the digi image with watercolor pencils for a soft effect.

Here are some challenge details from the Creative Playground


THEME:  Joys of the Season  December 3 - January 6

With the holiday hoopla in full swing, now is the perfect time for doing a holiday inspired picture inspiration challenge.  The wonderful thing about pictures is that one person can be moved by one particular aspect and another individual may see something completely different.  So, whether you are inspired by the colours, the shapes, or the objects themselves within the following picture, it doesn't matter.  Just be sure to let us know what elements from the picture inspired you in your design.  Looking for some images or papers that would fit nicely with this picture?  

You can find quite a few in the STORE; so, be sure to stop by.

This month it is all in the eye of the beholder!

Sets from Imagine That! digis by Kris used for my card:

Soft Florals digi pape

Woodlands Digi Paper

Snow Mice

Other Materials:
Poppy Stamps, Inc. Grand Madison Window die
Stampin' Up Whisper White card stock
Stampin' Up watercolor pencils
Prima Julie Nutting Watercolor Pencils Hair and Skin Tones
Water blending brush
varioius Sakura glaze and metallic pens
Marvy Snow Marker
Stampendous Crystal Snow
Wink of Stella silver
Tim Holtz Ideaology Boxwood Twine
white crochet tree from stash
EK Success Jolee's Boutique Baby Patches crochet bows
Prima Finnabair Art Basics Heavy Body Gel Transparent
Finnabair Art Alchemy Acrylic Paint Opal Magic Aquar/Rose
STAMPlorations CUTplorations die Magical

Entering these challenges:

The Card Concept:  #63 Love and Joy
Style: It started out Clean and Layered but ended up with a touch of elegance and shabby chic--so it's my own style
inspired by the pinkish red, green, white and beige colors, as well as trim on the fireplace  I'm #12; challenge ends Dec 12; winner announced Dec 14

Aud Sentiments:  #169 Anything Goes + a Sentiment  I'm #153; x

Creative Knockouts #170 Festive Fun (Winter Wonderland theme?)
can enter up to 3 times but cannot combine with more than 8 other challenges
I'm #9.   x

The Sisterhood of Crafters:  Use Some Pearls  I'm #45  x

Time Out: #71 Christmas with option of glimmer/shimmer (glitter and shine on outdoor snow scene and tree topper) I'm #165 Closes Dec 7

Try It On Tuesday Layer It Up I'm #64.  Closes Dec 5

OUTLAWZ ning site (must sign it): a few challenges:


sentiment must be on outside

if use twist, name entered twice; can only add 2 entries

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