Monday, August 28, 2017

Embossed Angels



I dug deep into the stash for this card. The angels are one of the first Christmas stamps I ever purchased; the swirl stamp on the watercolored strip is equally as old, and the acrylic blocks with the letters on them can't be much newer.  (Yes, they do look a little yellowed, though I feel like they always had that look.)

The angels are gold embossed and colored with pencils (robes) and Wink of Stella (wings), with a little gold glitter on the stars. For the strip, the swirls were white-embossed, and  then I did a watercolor wash using the same three colors as the robes. (the angels and their colors were inspired by the Victorine Originals mood board.)

This card is for these challenges:
Rudolph Days -- Christmas
Victorine Stamps #9 -- on wings
ABC Christmas -- P is for people (I hope angels qualify) 
Word Art Wednesday #296 -- anything goes




10 comments:

  1. What a pretty and ethereal card, love those angels and the sentiment is perfect! Thank you for joining us at Victorine Originals
    ~DT Heather

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  2. WOW this is soooo beautiful . Love the swirls and how they match so perfectly with the angels
    Thank you so much for joining us at the Rudolph Days Challenge!
    Rudolph Days Challenge DT
    Dr Sonia

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  3. So Pretty... lovely angels... thanks for playing along with us over at Victorine Originals! :)

    Theresa (Victorine Originals DT)
    Theresa’s Crafty Creations

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  4. This is such a pretty non traditional coloured Christmas card. The angels are so pretty and I like the white embossed and then water coloured strip!Thanks for taking part in the August Rudolph Days Challenge.

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  5. This card is lovely! Thank you for joining in our "Wings" challenge at Victorine Originals! Your card is a perfect match to the challenge board.

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  6. Beautiful take on the Inspiration Board at Victorine Originals Challenge Blog. Thanks for playing along.

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  7. What a fun card! Thanks for joining us at Victorine Originals!

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  8. Lovely card with lovely colours and image. Thanks for joining us over at the winter wonderland.
    Love n hugs Marie

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  9. Wonderful card, thanks for joining us at ABC Christmas Challenge.
    Lisa DT xx

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  10. Lovely card. Thank you for joining in the Anything Christmas challenge at CHNC Extra for August.

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Thanks so much for taking the time to comment!