Saturday, December 6, 2008

My Fave Christmas Tree Stamp


I really, really love this stamp from Penny Black! Everytime I use it, I love how it comes out. I wish you all could see the berries on the tree branches, IRL they are sooooo pretty! I watercolored them, then went over it with a clear Copic Spica pen, then went over all of them with some clear dimensional glaze. It's a product I've had for years, by Folk Art, called Papier. The berries have a subtle shimmer, and look round because of it. Juicy enough to eat! Anyway, I love how this card came out, and I'm going to be listing some more on Etsy, because.....drum roll please...I sold all of my cards I had listed on there! I was so excited, I couldn't believe it! Apparently, I was chosen for a 'Sneak Attack' by a website called The Handmade Movement. where they choose someone from Etsy to feature. WoW! I am so flattered! Thanks Handmade Movement! I needed that!
So, now that I've had a healthy boost to my confidence, I'm off to post some more cards!
Stamps: Penny Black, Papertry Ink
Paper: Hot press w/c paper, Cosmo Cricket, PTI
Ink: Palette, Distress
Accessories: Martha Stewart branch & snowflake punch, buttons, Tombow/SU markers, Folk Art Papier, gold brad, glass glitter, Copic SPica pen, raffia

5 comments:

  1. Hi there
    Have just been browsing your blog and would love to feature you on Inspirational! We feature some of the best art and crafts from around the world.
    (http://inspirationalcraftblogs.blogspot.com).
    If you agree could you E-mail me(details on my profile)
    Hope to hear from you soon!
    Dawn
    Inspirational Team Member

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  2. This is so pretty. I too love the whimsical feel to this tree. How fun it must be to color. Great job. Congrats on being featured. I am not surprised at all. Your stuff is awesome....
    Dawn B.

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  3. Congrats, Katarina!! I wish I'd known you had cards on Etsy, I would have bought some!! I currently sell on Ebay, but might switch over to Etsy after the holidays. I used to get such good prices on Ebay but now, not so much. Etsy is much cheaper so that may be the place for me!!

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  4. Your card is really beautiful

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  5. Beautiful card. Just happened upon your blog. You do really great work.

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