Wednesday, 16 November 2016

More Trees and a Super Moon!

Hello to you all from a very wet and windy north west of England! Not too warm either!
Have had a couple of free days since my last post - but went to a meeting yesterday -my train was delayed and the very unhelpful Virgin man said I couldn't transfer to another train and had to wait for the delayed one (which was over an hour late). Got myself agitated as I didn't want everyone else to be hanging about waiting for me - eventually managed to get myself on another (quicker) train with the help of a lovely man from Trans Pennine and arrived only 15 minutes late. Unimpressed with the Virgin employee and have complained about him!
Meeting over, uneventful trip home then into PJ's and the craft space for chill out.

Still have a bit of an inky fest going on - so here's another offering.
This time I used a Penny Black stamp called Christmas Park and embossed in white. Running out of White am using it that much at the moment!

Masked off the 'super' moon (actually it's a £2 coin) and underneath the top of the first white boundary line then out with the ink dusters.
Inks were - Spun Sugar, Picked Raspberry and Milled Lavender.   Wasn't too sure about pink sky but I quite like it.
The 'pathway' was watercoloured with Pumice Stone

I used a 'hill and mountain' acetate mask for the bottom, lightly dusting the Tumbled Glass DI on the little mounds randomly.
Added a wee bit of glamour dust for sparkle.
Was a bit unhappy about the sentiment - opted to use a grey ink instead of black - it's not quite as sharp as I wanted it but overall am not too upset!

Challenges -
CAS Mix Up - Stamp and Mask
Sparkles Monthly - Christmas is Coming
Cardz4Gals- Contemporary Christmas
Inky Chicks- Winter Wonderland
TIOT - Trees

Thanks for visiting me today - have a lovely day whatever you're doing. x


SARN said...

I think this is a beautiful card Viv. LOVE the pink sunset. Personally I like the sentiment colour, because black might've been a bit too harsh!

Hugs, Sarn xxx

Desire Fourie said...

A wonderful project.
This will also be perfect for one entry as an anything goes creation for our challenge below.
{ATG with a CREATE WITH TLC Element}
{Doing Life – my personal blog}

Gibmiss said...

Hi Viv
Stunning card... love the Trees... and the background colour... fabulous
Hugs Sylvie xx


Beautiful Christmas card Viv
Dianne xx :)

Pia S said...

Ah! Beauty! You're crating master pieces with your inks and embossing powders!

Carole said...

Oh you are on a roll Viv! Stunning card! xx

Linda said...

Beautiful sky and moon. Love the colors and great masking. Thanks for joining us at CAS Mix Up. Linda, GD.

Meggymay said...

A gorgeous card Viv, love this colour combination
p.s. This would fit out current challenge at TioT's if you would like to join in.
Yvonne xx

Sian said...

Wow! This is absolutely beautiful. I love it.

Loll said...

This is so beautiful Viv!! Love the soft pink sky. Adding the gray walkway colour and a little bit of blue at the top of the snow mounds is genious. I think the gray sentiment works perfectly with the soft colours you've used. Thanks so much for sharing with us at CAS Mix Up! xx

Bonnie said...

What a beautiful scene, Viv! I love that pink sky and we see it often here in the winter! Your trees look very icy and serene! Thanks so much for sharing this with us at CAS Mix Up!

Dora said...

This is very beautiful!!

Stamps and Paper said...

LOve the colour of your beautiful card Viv


chrissie said...

A beautiful card

Thank you for joining us at TIOT

Love Chrissie xx

!neke said...

Gorgeous card !!!!!!!

Margreet said...

xxx Margreet

Babs Watson said...

This is absolutely stunning, such a lovely stamp the colour really is beautiful..thank you for sharing with us at Sparkles Monthly, good luck with the challenge, hope to see you again next time..

Hugs Babs x

Suzan said...

Beautiful card!
Greetings Suzan

Rosina said...

A beautiful nice
Hugs Rosina

Yvonne van Bruggen said...

Love your card, beautiful background..
Thanks for joining the 52 Weeks To Christmas challenge!
Christmas-greetings, Yvonne

Cazro said...

So enjoying seeing your inky-fest products. This card is beautiful, gorgeous non Christmas colour. Thank you for joining us for our Contemporary Christmas challenge at Cardz 4 Galz Caz DT.

Julia Aston said...

what a beautiful white winter scene! love the pink sky - and masked moon! thanks for joining us in the CAS Mix Up challenge Viv! Julia xx

Mrs A. said...

I love the soft colours on this super moon card. Just perfect. Has been wet and very, very windy here to day. Sat with a rug wrapped round my legs at the moment. Must remember it's there when I try and stand up! Hugs Mrs A.

Jo Manna said...

Beautiful, those soft colours capture our own northern Canadian skies ;)
Your ink blending is so clean, great job! Great composition too, LOVE it
Thanks for sharing at the CAS Mix Up Challenge, Hugs, Joanna

Joan said...

Wow Viv, its stunning ! love your colour scheme.


Nancy Soetaert said...

love your card, great sky, ...

Margik said...

A gorgeous winter scene! The colours and trees are very beautiful. Thank you for joining us at Try It On Tuesday.
Mar x

Amy Ottmers said...

Super cute!!! Thank you for joining us at Cardz 4 Galz, good luck!!! Amy DT

froebelsternchen Susi said...

Lovely and beautiful! Thank you for joining TIOT!

aussie aNNie said...

Fabulous creative card, love the colours and image. Have a lovely weekend.xx {aNNie}

Lia said...

I love this technique and your card is superb!
Lia DT 52WTC

Diane said...

Really gorgeous colors, technique and design Viv.

Hugs Diane

Basslady said...

wow...i love your atmospheric style on this card!

thank you so much for playing along with us at Sparkles Monthly!

hugs and kisses from germany,
silvi xoxo

Pat said...

I think this pink sky is very pretty against the white trees and masked moon Viv, then the pumice pathway. I also love the little touches of blue and the glamour dust is a beautiful finishing touch. A very atmospheric card. x

zandra said...

So pretty, and thanks for playing with us at TIOT.
Hugz, Z

Magic Flying Boots said...

Wow, stunning!