June 24, 2015

Muse: ChristmasVisions

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Squeaking in at the last minute with a card for this week's Muse: ChristmasVisions challenge.



I started out to create a Distress Ink watercoloured background in deeper blues and navy inspired by Betty's  challenge card. Of course as soon as I added the water to the mix it ended up rather pastel. I love the soft tones that it created. The background was created using a new technique to me after watching a video by Laura Sterckx. After the background dried I embossed the reindeer with Hero Arts White embossing powder and added a sentiment.

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22 comments :

Lynn said...

So soft and beautiful Tracey!

Julie Tucker-Wolek said...

So gorgeous! LOVING that deer!!!!!!!!

Julia Aston said...

Wonderful soft background here that shows off the embossed reindeer beautifully!

Ardyth said...

Very, very pretty! So glad you joined us at MCV this week, Tracey!

~amy~ said...

sooo pretty!

Happy Dance said...

Love this background. I'll have to go and check out the video in a minute. The reindeer is so lovely too. This is a wonderful card. Bev

Jen W. said...

Gorgeous! I love the softer blue and that HA reindeer is a gorgeous one!

laughadaisy said...

I love the colors on this card - very pretty!

Maria said...

What a lovely Christmas card, Tracey! Love the water color background and pretty embossed reindeer!:-)

Shannon McComb said...

Love it!! Your background is lovely!!

Kim Heggins said...

So happy you made your card in time....this is just so beautiful!!!

Annette Allen said...

very pretty.. i love that background..

Tenia Nelson said...

Very pretty!!

Shelly said...

This is beautiful!

Sharron said...

Your background looks fantastic! Love the cool colors with the embossed reindeer!

Lisa said...

Lovely card Tracey!

Betty Wright said...

This is fantastic, Tracey! Love the soft blue watercolor effect with the embossing. Wonderful Christmas card! Thanks so much for playing along at MCV!

Jen Mitchell said...

I love that background! It's beautiful with the embossed leaping deer!

Jinny Newlin said...

Delish! Love your color choice!

Marybeth said...

Beautiful watercolor background and card! Love this!

Deepti said...

The soft blue water colored BG is gorgeous :)

Anita in France said...

Beautiful, Tracey ... the soft watercolour wash is gorgeous behind that wonderful embossed reindeer! Hugs, Anita :)