Monday, August 24, 2009

A Winter Welcome

This is one of the newest Christmas and Winter digital illustrations from Mo’s Digital Pencil released within the last week.There are several that I’ll be coloring and making into cards. The details in her illustrations are amazing and this reminds me of a New England winter… hot chocolate, peppermint schnapps, fireplace…well, you get the picture.

I made this card for the Christmas Stampin’ All Year Long Challenge #31 at Paper Craft Planet. This week our hostess, Sankari, put out a challenge to create a card in any shape except our normal 4”x5” card (A2 size).

Door Welcome

I stretched the image so I could create a card that would fit into a #10 business envelope (4 1/8 x 9 1/2”). I love this classic and clean look. 

Thanks for stopping by.. enjoy your day, and be safe in all you do.

Details: I used liquid appliqué and SU’s iridescent ice on the snow, and crystal effects to create icicles on the doorway and on the shovel to give it a metallic look. The poinsettias are made using a Punch Bunch punch. Colored this with prisma pencils.. ribbon from DeNami. Cardstocks are red linen, 80# white. I used a gold pen to outline the edges of the white cardstock.

13 comments:

eiyiyi said...

Looks like you could just walk in and sit down by the fire! Another beautiful job. eileen xoxo

Scrapping Julie said...

just beautiful. wont be too much longer before that kind of weather gets here.

Gina said...

Oh wow, this is so pretty, love the way you colored everything!

Jennifer Scull said...

how 'bout I come over and we'll have all of those things together while we color Mo's wonderful holiday images?!?!? wouldn't that be great fun?! too bad I live so far away.....

but I know that I would be welcome anytime 'cause you made a beautiful door and mat to greet me! :)

Andrea said...

A wonderful card - luv the color an the details.
Many greetings
Andrea

Leigh Ann Baird said...

Winter? What's that? LOL I hope we get some real snow this year...for my kids of course.

This is a beautiful card!

Melody said...

What a great card! I love the long shape, the snow, and you do beautiful colored pencil work!

Karen from PA said...

This is a great card. I love all the little details you added to make it come to life.

coldwaters2 said...

Oh wow this is fabulous you are awesome with your colouring you seem to make things come to life and I am in awe.

Hugs
Lorraine x

Scrubbybubbles(sue) said...

Oooh...this is lovely! what a great card for the holidays. TFS!

Sankari W. said...

ooooO!!! LOVing the long look and that image is simply beautiful!!! Totally puts me in the mood for some xmas cheer!!! Beautiful card!!! Thanks so much for playing along with us over at Christmas Stamping All year Long!!!
Hugs,
Sankari :)

Mel M. M. McCarthy said...

What a great idea to stretch the image. Perfect size for a card! Gorgeous--as usual. :o)

Maria said...

Wow, I love how you stretched the image.. .that's the beauty of digital images, huh? They're very versatile. I love the clean look to your card. . .it gives it a classic look! Beautiful job as always. I'm glad to see you back playing in the challenges again!!!

Maria

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