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A snowy scene and a completed stitch!

No, the snowy scene isn't real life (pity, I  love snow) but it is a card. I decided to do another aperture card. I started by embossing the card with a snowflakes folder, and rubbing a gold ink onto it gently using my finger.

For the inside I used blue distress ink and a piece of card to make a snow scene, then stamped some trees and a deer (stag technically) onto it. Finally I cut some cabins out and foam padded them onto there for a little dimension. The cabins were coloured with pro-markers, and a little flowersoft was added at the bottom so that it merged with the card. I also stamped winter wishes at the bottom.









The distress ink (chipped sapphire) didn't work as well as I'd have liked (can never seem to do it like they do in the demos) but it adds to a stormy night effect quite well.

Also today, I've finished the sewing room stitch!!!! Almost three months of work, and a couple of times I was sure I'd run out of certain colours (tbh it would have taken less time and less threads if I could count properly) I've already started my next project, two wedding samplers for two unnamed couples. After that I'm not sure whether I will go back to the Holiday Village, or start the Disney one. I'm slightly reluctant to do the Dimensions ones at the moment, as they seem to be relatively stingy on threads.





 
This is the first one I've done with charms attached. It's quite a nice little extra to them.
 
Happy crafting
Ems

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