Tuesday, December 9, 2008

Festive Holiday Home


This Home for the Holidays add on set from Papertrey Ink sure is a lot of work, but soooooo worth it! I really didn't think I'd use it much, but when the end result looks so good...I just have to! Lots of cutting out tiny fences, windows, and the snowman, but I just wouldn't be able to get this effect from a one dimensional house image.

The cutting was the hardest part though, coloring it all is the fun part. After it was all colored in I simply used vanilla scented embossing powder to put the icicles along the eaves of the roof. Perfect finishing touch! This set is a lot of fun, I highly recommend it.

Till later!

Stamps: Papertrey Ink, SU

Ink: Perfect Match, Palette, Distress, Versamark

Paper: Hot press w/c paper, Cosmo Cricket, PTI, Worldwin metallic

Accessories: PTI ribbon, Watercolor markers, Copic Spica pen, Sakura glaze pen

7 comments:

  1. Wow yuor colouring is just amazing. I love this card, the house is fabulous. kim

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  2. I only found your blog yesterday Katarina and I can't believe what I've been missing!
    Your creations are all gorgeous, and none more so than this fabulous card, I just love it!

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  3. This is terrific. I just love all the work you put into this wonderful image. It must take you a long time to complete just one card. Hope your day is wonderful. Thanks for sharing.
    Dawn B.

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  4. I have just discovered your blog through the Inspirational site. Congratulations on being featured...so well deserved.
    Your work is just totally awesome.
    I just love the Primitive designs.
    You are so going into my favorites........I may well become a stalker....lol!!!
    Keep up the fantastic work.
    Hugs
    Sheila-x-

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  6. I found you through waltzingmouse makes... (Claire Brennan)'s blog. I have this stamp set and I think this may be one of the most fabulous uses of it! I love it...its warm, Christmas-y, and I just keep staring at it!

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