Saturday morning means
Today I was inspired by a few challenges and ended up with a night sky and northern lights. I seem to be on a night sky inspiration streak after my night sky and feathers card yesterday. My first inspiration was the sketch over at Freshly Made Sketches. I was also inspired by the colours over at The Friday Mashup, and thought they would be perfect for some Northern lights. I was also inspired by the Silhouette theme over at House of Cards, and the 'No White Paper' theme over at Shopping Our Stash. Last, but certainly not least I'm playing along with the fabulous Darnell's 6th NBUS challenge. My NBUS is the lovely Tree Silhouettes stamp set from STAMPlorations.
I started by inking some Neenah Solar card in Tim Holtz Peacock Feathers, Victorian Velvet, Spun Sugar and Picked Raspberry. Then I added Black Soot ink to create the night sky. I used a Lawn Fawn Stitched Rectangle die to cut the background. Next, I stamped the pretty Tree Silhouettes in black to the bottom of the night sky. Last, I die cut some vellum using the Lawn Fawn Puffy Cloud Border dies, stamped a sentiment in Versamark and heat embossed in white embossing powder. As a last touch, I added some start with a white gel pen, and a few rhinestones, and attached everything to black card.
Card: Black 300 gsm card, Neenah Solar card, Dovecraft premium vellum
Ink: Tim Hotlz Distress Inks Peacock Feathers, Victorian Velvet, Spun Sugar, Picked Raspberry, Black Soot and Tsukineko Memento Tuxedo Black and Versamark
Stamps: STAMPlorations Tree Silhouettes
Dies: Lawn Fawn Stitched Rectangle dies, Puffy Cloud Border dies
Other: White gel pen, Papermania Seafoam White embossing powder, adhesive rhinestones from my stash
A really beautiful card!
Great take on the colors by doing the Northern Lights technique! In my part of Alaska we get mainly green aurora, it's a nice treat when we have the pink and purple aurora show up!
I had to giggle when I saw that you spent all night reading Traveling to Infinity. I was the exact opposite...I literally had to force myself to finish that book, I thought it was awful LOL I always say that I don't know how they made such a wonderful movie based on that book.
Thanks for playing along with us at The Friday Mashup!
Beautiful night sky, lovely card.
Wow, your night sky is amazing! I can never quite get the hang of that! The vellum layer really complements the look. Thanks for joining us at Freshly Made Sketches!
Gorgeous scene!! Thanks for sharing and for playing along with the crew at SHOPPING OUR STASH this week for our "White Out" challenge!
beautiful lights in the night sky, great card!
I am IN LOVE with this amazing creation! I adore the fun technique--and the vellum clouds are so dreamy! Thank you for joining us at House of Cards! Sending HUGS! :) Mynn xx
Gorgeous card, lovely technique, Thanks for playing the White-out challenge at Shopping Our Stash.
Oh wow this is just stunning! What a gorgeous and detailed scene you've created. Thanks for joining us at FMS this week!
Wow.. gorgeous card..
Thanks for sharing at House of Card.
No, seriously, you printed that off the computer, right?! It looks like it could be an award-winning photograph, Pink! I am smitten and in awe of your talent!! Thank you so much for playing in my NBUS Challenge #6!! Enjoy your day!! Hugs, Darnell
WOW, this is a stunning card!! Thank you for joining us over at Friday Mashup.
What a gorgeous background!
Thank you for sharing with House of Cards!
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