Monday, December 1, 2014

Snowy Scene

I do a swap with Technique Junkies every month because it's a chance to try a new technique.  In TJland, this technique is called monochromatic silhouettes, although I think I'd go with ombre silhouettes.

I started with a bunch of snippets in various shades of blue, cutting them a uniform size, assembling them temporarily, and stamping the image. I made it especially difficult on myself by embossing the image rather than just stamping it, so the snippets blew around a little during the heat gun part of the event. After embossing, I reassembled the pieces on their permanent mat, adding a little space between each element.

A snowy ribbon seemed like the perfect embellishment.

I'm playing in these challenges
Papertake Weekly -- Take your Pick (I did the color challenges, blues/greens or in this case, just blues)
Catch the Bug -- Leftover paper
Simon Says Stamp Monday -- Holiday cards
Pixie's Snippet Playground #153 -- snippets

7 comments:

  1. Beautiful card Sandy and thank you for joining us this week at 'Papertake Weekly'...
    Hugs,
    Marjorie DT xx

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  2. Oh Sandy, this is really lovely! Beautiful blues with the gorgeous stamping and ribbon. Sorry but I did giggle about the snippets flying about during the heat gun process :))

    Hugs

    Di xx

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  3. If this isn't the funnest idea! I have sat here for minutes just staring and reading and getting it straight in my mind how you made this terrific snippets card, Sandy! I love it and have put it straight into my to-CASE folder ~ thank you!! Hugs, Darnell

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  4. Love the different shading of the blue snippets and that ribbon could have been made especially for your card. a perfect match. Hugs Mrs A.

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  5. This is a fun card! I thought you had used paint swatches at first. Remember when those were big?

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  6. Super elegant and beautiful! Thanks so much for joining us at Bugaboo for our 'STUFFED' challenge, Holding thumbs that your name comes up in the draw.
    Love
    Jen L
    Bugaboo DT

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  7. stunning card!!! Thanks so much for joining us at the Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge Blog! Happy Holidays :) - Ashli

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