Friday, October 23, 2009

Smooch + Crackle Accents = Icy Goodness!


This card was a total blast to make!!!! I've been trying to figure out a way to get the shimmery look of an icy pond.....with three easy steps, I "got 'er done!!" Please see the Product Review for Ranger Crackle Accents HERE on the Our Daily Bread Designs Blog for the whole enchilada! I started with watercolor paper, sponged night of navy ink, painted half of it with Moonlight Smooch, then coated the "Smooched" area with Crackle Accents. I also painted the trees and ground with Smooch for some extra shimmer and dotted it to make the snow as well. The designer paper I chose is Basic Grey "Marrakech" and the pearls are Basic Grey Opaline Pearls, which come in many gorgeous colors! This scene and sentiment are from the October ODBD release called "With Deepest Sympathy". Once again I'm going to mention how versatile the stamp sets are from Our Daily Bread Designs....I have made several non-sympathy cards from the new sympathy sets this month. Kelley does such a fabulous job at choreographing each set!!

Thanks for stopping by today!!! Stay tuned next week for some November sneak peeks!!!!

14 comments:

Chris Olsen, Glowbug said...

Wow Angie!! I know I commented on this on the ODBD blog too but I just had to come here as well too to let you know what an incredible job you did with the stampset and technique to create this fab winter scene!! Gorgeous my friend!! Love that cracked ice look!
hugs,
Chris

Sabrina aka okimom2girlz said...

Goodness, Angella, this is breathtaking!!! I am blown away at the realistic look this has. The coloring is stunning (still gotta learn how to make my stuff look good ;D)WOW, I am at total awe!!! Hugs and blessings, Sabrina

jdmommy said...

Angella, you sure got the look you were after!! Icy looking indeed!! I love the whole card....the snowy trees are beautiful, and this layout is gorgeous!! You really ROCKED this one, GF!!

Stacy aka Twinshappy on SCS said...

Beautiful wintry sceme, very very cool Angella.

Natalie said...

Angie!! Wow, that is incredible. I saw the tutorial and review over at ODBD and was so impressed! Beautiful card, needless to say! (lol)

My Paper Adventures said...

This is just so amazingly GORGEOUS!! I even had to give it a "Shout Out" on my blog post today! You are on FIRE with the ODBD PR's! You totally put me to shame! I bow down to the QUEEN!!

Amy Sheffer said...

INCREDIBLE!! I love the way you've used the crackle medium! And the colors and layout are perfect!

My Paper Adventures said...

Just back to tell you that I meant to say I gave you a shout out on my new post today for SFYTT...and to say again...I LOVE THIS CARD!!

Lisa Foster said...

This is amazing!!! What a gorgeous, peaceful scene! Love the crackling!
Hugs,
Lisa

Kelley said...

Yes, all you people, admire this beautiful card all you want...but I have it!! Woo hoo!! GORGEOUS!!

Kim said...

Oh Oh Oh!! This is too cool, Ang!! That "ice" makes me shiver!

KathyJ (Wattle) said...

SIGH! Absolutely STUNNING my friend!!!! WOW!!! That icy pond is incredible - such a beautiful scene and one I can only dream about since nothing ever freezes over here!!

Crystal said...

Oh, wow ... this is gorgeous , Angela ! Love that crackled snow and ice !

dini said...

beautiful - love this!!!