Tuesday, October 29, 2013

Mosaic Reindeer

Hello, friends.  Today's card was inspired by the "12 Days of Christmas" challenges going on at Mark's Finest Papers.  I followed the tutorial on faux stained glass (mosaic) found here.   It's the first time I've tried this technique, and I'm very happy with the result. 


I was also inspired to create a matching envelope by A Blog Named Hero's Embell-Ope challenge.

Coordinating Envelope
To complete the faux stained glass challenge, I needed a homemade mosaic stamp, which my BF Brian kindly created for me - thank you, Brian.  Here's what it looks like:


Here are the other supplies used:
  • Stamps:  Reindeer, snowflakes (Hero Art Christmas Reindeer), sentiment (Plaid), homemade mosaic (Brian)
  • Ink:  Versafine Onyx Black
  • Coloured pencils:  Prismacolor
  • Cardstock:  Recollections
  • Patterned paper:  Lawn Fawn
  • Accents:  Snowflake, gems (Dollarama)
I would like to enter the following challenges:
  1. A Blog Named Hero #34 Embell-Ope UE C5
  2. Hero Arts Holiday Challenge Favourite Stamping Technique (colouring with pencils, also this mosaic technique may become a favourite) UE
  3. MFP 12 Days of Christmas Day 2 Faux Stained Glass (Mosaic) 5E #1
  4. Send a Smile 4 Kids Early Holiday Wishes 4 Kids 3E #2
  5. Stamping for Pleasure Rudolph Day 1E C6
 
 
Thank you for looking at my card - I enjoy reading your comments.  Have a wonderful day!

5 comments:

  1. Oh this is COOOL! And I LOVE the little reindeer in his Chrimbo jumper! Great technique.

    Thank you for joining in with Rudolph Day.

    Hugs
    Sarn xxx

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  2. What a fun card, Love Rudolph of course and how diligent to even do the envelope.

    Great technique too - I'm off to check the link!

    Hugs, Di xx

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  3. Totally fabulous, Kitty and a fabulous technique, must give that a go, thank you for sharing, love and hugs my friend xx

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  4. Interesting technique...makes a great card...like cracked ice!

    Love the inside of your card too!

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  5. What an awesome technique! Love how it turned out! And the reindeer is so cute decorating the envelope too ;-) Thanks for playing along at A Blog Named Hero!

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