Hello there!  It’s time for this month’s theme challenge at 52 Christmas Card Throwdown.  This week we’re asking our challenge participants to create Christmas or wintry cards featuring landscape scenes.

I’ve used the timeless classic row of trees image from one of my oldest Stampin’ Up stamp sets.  I stamped the image with Versamark ink and heat embossed it onto shimmery white cardstock.  I made a mask to separate the ground from the sky, and I also punched a circle to use as a mask to make a moon in the sky.  I scribbled Gelatos in two shades of blue for the sky, and blended them with a wet paintbrush.  I used a Gelato color called Fig to add a little shading to the ground.  I matted the image onto some black cardstock and chose a purple that coordinated with the fig color for my card base.

52CCT 06-18-2016

Be sure to check out all the gorgeous cards the rest of the design team has made!  Then share your own Christmas/winter landscape card with us at the 52CCT site.  You have until 7:00 p.m. Eastern time Friday, June 24 to link your card.  Thanks for stopping by today!

Stamps: Lovely As a Tree (Stampin’ Up)
Cardstock: Perfect Plum, Basic Black, Shimmery White (SU)
Ink: VersaMark
Other: white embossing powder (Stampendous); Gelatos (Faber Castell)

2 Responses to “52 Christmas Card Throwdown – June theme challenge”

  1. Absolutely stunning! I love the colours you’ve used and the trees are just fab! xxx

  2. Ce tampon est intemporel et toujours magnifique pour les scènes hivernales, j’adore Patricia, biz

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