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Green Snowman

>> Friday, December 11, 2015

by Julie Warner - The Write Stuff

Happy Friday! 
I hope your week has gone well! Hmmm...I'm thinking this snowman would have a real hard time staying frozen since pretty much the entire country is warm. I mean crazy warm for the 2nd week of December. Feels more like September just about everywhere. So maybe he fits in since we're on our way to a green (instead of white) Christmas. 

Everything was stamped w/ the fresh greens rainbow pad onto water color paper (that’s why it isn’t bright white). For the snowman, I used a water brush to drag the color in for shadows then dried it & over stamped w/ the same ink to sharpen the details again. The panels were all die cut & I used the same inks & water brush to add color to the edges. 
I used 3 small images to make the large circle & a small greeting to make the border. I just eyeballed the placement & it worked out pretty good. A little stickles was added along w/ a glittery round embellishment I colored green w/ a Copic (it was clear).

The inside is a little simple since I didn't have any leftover anything.
Thanks so much for stopping by! Have a great weekend!
Supplies:
ink: Kaleidacolor fresh greens
paper: watercolor
accessories; Spellbinders pierced rectangles, circles & pierced circles dies, stickles, water brush, glitter gem


7 comments:

Robin Clendenning said...

This is so cute! Love the greens you used, it is so festive! Love the design you made with the repeated stamped image in the circle too!!

Diane said...

Clever laying and good use of small stamps. Color choice is unusual and refreshing.

Gail said...

Wow Julie -this is an amazing card - I like the green and the stamping over after the watercolor - TFS Merry Christmas!

Janett Ray said...

Great card, the green really pops.

Shelia said...

What a fun and festive card. I like the green and how you pulled the color into the snowman.

nwilliams6 said...

Love the greens! What a pretty effect with that stamp pad and some shading. Brilliant use of ink, images, and details. Love this!!! It has been very warm this year - we may have to make mud snowmen or something. LOL. Hugz

Karin said...

The greens are so bright and cheerful! And the creative wreath is simply awesome :)

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