Year End Closeouts and Santa's Sleigh!

by Joanne James5. December 2014 20:54

Friday already - where did that week go??! Before I get onto today's card, I just want to make sure you're aware that Stampin' Up!'s clearance rack has been updated with year end closeouts. There are lots of bargains to be had, so why not pop across to my online store and treat yourself - don't forget to support my business by using this month's hostess code TXNVEUX2 when you place your order.

Now onto today's card! This is another card I made with this week's colours over at Colour Me..!; I wanted to see if a sky scene card would work in Smoky Slate rather than a navy blue - here's my card:

I used a mat of Basic Grey on my Smoky Slate card base and then on my focal panel of Whisper White, I sponged a panel using Smoky Slate and Basic Grey inks, having masked off a circle for the moon using a post-it note. I also used some metallic silver Encore ink to add a sparkle to the sky, which you can just about see in the photograph and gives a very pretty sheen in real life. I then stamped Santa and his reindeer from the Holiday Home set using Memento black ink across the moon and sky and added a trail of silver stars in Encore silver ink behind. Lastly, I added a simple sentiment from the same set.

A simple card using just one stamp set and a grey colour palette that I think works quite well. I'm sure it would work in blues too; if I can find the time to experiment, I'll have a go and share some other time!

Back soon with another project; until then, happy stampin'!


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


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Comments (3) -

Karen S
Karen SUnited Kingdom
12/6/2014 8:27:47 AM #

Hi Joanne, I really like your card design, and the colours are a great combination, a sophisticated Christmas card - I love it! Karen S x


Sandy M
Sandy MUnited States
12/7/2014 12:36:57 AM #

This is gorgeous, Joanne! Love your sponged panel and the snowflake trail behind the sleigh!


Ardyth Percy-Robb
Ardyth Percy-RobbCanada
9/14/2015 1:35:10 AM #

I love how great minds think alike - I made a card like this (in colour) about 3 years ago! Love your version in grey - very atmospheric and fun!


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