Saturday, May 28, 2016

NATIVITY

This week the challenge at Merry Monday is to use a nativity scene.  Right there was a huge challenge for me as I own nary a stamp or anything with a nativity and was not going to even enter this week.  Then yesterday happy mail arrived from Linda with these silhouettes.


Linda had cut them in black, so I smooshed them with Versafine and embossed in gold.  I made a background by dabbing frost white ink on cs and then when it was dry going over it with salty ocean distress ink.  I just used a brush to paint more ink on the bottom portion to mimic a snow bank.  Put it all together with the silver frame, stamped "believe" in gold and popped it up with foam tape.


Thanks for stopping by and love to read your kind comments.


 

12 comments:

  1. What a great friend Linda is! So glad she sent you one of her die cut Nativities and I love the gold embossing and beautiful FMOP background! Thanks for sharing with us at Merry Monday! (Hope you had a good time shopping today!)

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  2. Oh my goodness--what a great coincidence! Beautiful card, Betty!

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  3. How nice of Linda to send these die cuts to you! Absolutely gorgeous Nativity scene, Betty! I love how you created your background...such a clever way to blend your inks, and your gold embossed images are just beautiful!

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  4. Wow Betty - you made an elegant card with my humble offerings! Just love the beautiful background and gold embossing!!

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  5. I am pleased you entered this week... Your background is lovely and impressed with the quality of the gold stamping on the frame...

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  6. What a beautiful design Betty! I LOVE that background you have created! I hope you're having a lovely weekend! Hazel xx
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  7. I think there would have been a public outcry - if you had not submitted an entry - lol!
    Three cheers for Linda, and what a beautiful and elegant card!

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  8. You certainly can say Linda is a true friend. You used these figures perfectly. The frame, the background, just everything is perfect for this card.

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  9. Wow, Betty, I am so glad you had a friend that so conveniently thought of you and sent off a little package...who knew how handy it would come in. I love how you altered the images and made the background. it is awesome, Thank you for joining us at Merry Monday!

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  10. Such a gorgeous seen you created! Love the sky!! Thanks so much for playing along with us at Merry Monday. Thanks so much for playing along with us at Merry Monday.

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  11. What a totally awesome idea to emboss the scene in gold. And how timely Linda came to your aid!

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  12. How fortunate that they arrived timely. Great transformation Betty!

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