Peaceful Place Well Defined Winter

by Joanne James4. December 2021 20:00

Today I have a card that was inspired by this week's Color Throwdown colours that finally gave me the opportunity to get out on paper an idea that's been floating around in my head for a while:

 

The Peaceful Place designer series papers have some great designs that are perfect for adding colour to or creating scenes and the grey and silver were perfect with the addition of some Polished Pink to create a scenic Winter Wonderland - take a look:

 

Here's the low-down on today's card:

Peaceful Place - One of the designs in the Peaceful Place pack comprises 4 6"x6" designs of a landscape of snowy trees. I cut the sheet into 4 then cut the bottom off each square and using a blending brush, I added some Polished Pink ink to the outer edges of the panel. I also added some stamped pink snowflakes, before flicking the paper with water then Frosted shimmer paint for splatter detail. I added another contrasting piece of paper for a border along the bottom of my card, along with a double ribbon bow.

 

Well Defined - I split the 'winter' sentiment in the 'Well Defined' stamp set and added the first part to a label on the front of my card, with the remainder on the inside to complete my sentiment:

 

I carried the winter wonderland theme over to the inside of my card, adding a strip of the sparkly snowflake paper along with a couple of fussy-cut trees and a sentiment from the 'Snowflake Wishes' stamp set.

I liked this card so much I made a second one at the same time - here's a shot of them both together:

 

I made two of these in the same colours to save time, but I think it would look great in other colours too. I think I'm going to cut up more of my paper and make some with Balmy Blue ink next.  

I'm also linking today's card up for a second entry into the current Christmas challenge over at SUO Challenges.

Here is the visual summary of the key products used on today's project for you to pin for easy reference:

 

You can see all of my Product and 'How To' summaries on my 'How To - Tips and Techniques' Pinterest board in case you've missed any. 

Enjoy your evening; I'll be back tomorrow with another project using these papers, this time for our new challenge over at The Paper Players. Until then, happy stampin'!

 

Stampin' Up! Supplies Used: 

Table built using Product Table Builder by The Crafty Owl - Independent Stampin' Up! Demonstrator.

Comments (5) -

Heather Heroldt
Heather HeroldtUnited States
12/5/2021 6:18:36 PM #

Wow, Joanne, I can't believe how much I love this with the polished pink added - so unexpected and pretty!  You have a great hand at adding color this way, it's perfect!  Thanks so much for playing at SUO!

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Angel Shaver
Angel ShaverUnited States
12/6/2021 8:55:44 PM #

The ink blended polished pink sky looks a bit like a gorgeous sunset with a snowy scene.  Gorgeous!!!

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Jan Clothier
Jan ClothierNew Zealand
12/6/2021 9:44:27 PM #

This is so lovely! The sponging and stamping of the paper transforms something that was already pretty up another step!

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Broni Holcombe
Broni HolcombeUnited States
12/7/2021 3:16:16 AM #

What a pretty and fun card, Joanne!  Thanks so much for joining us this week at the Color Throwdown!

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Natalie Arnold
Natalie ArnoldUnited Kingdom
12/7/2021 2:47:53 PM #

Oh wow I'm so glad you got to put your idea from your head onto paper, your cards are beautiful absolutely love the colours and all of the detail with the stamping of snowflakes and flicking with water and then shimmer paint - stunning! Thanks for taking part in the Suo challenge hope to see what ideas you have next time x Natalie

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