Christmas cards by Marianne

Hello there and Merry Christmas!

Marianne here today and I’m hoping you had a beautiful Christmas time together with your family and loved ones!

Today I’m showing some Christmas cards and also featuring some of the new Art Anthology products, as gold and diamond colorations inks and also the smooth paste! Awesome products as always!

I made some small steps for the cards and here they are:

First I started with a craft cardboard and added some of the smooth paste.
Next I used one of the cool tools to make a pattern.
Then added some of the Diamond mist. In fact, it’s not easy to see, but I wanted to test how the Diamond mist would be on white medium.

Nest step is colors and here I used Studio Blue and Peacock Feathers

Here is the finished card.
As you see, I also used the stencil with stard combined with the Smooth Paste. This paste is just fabolous and almost looks like plaster when dry.
Just remember to stir before use!
I addes some stars embedibles and lots of flowers.
The flowers has a coat with Art Anthology Gesso random places.


The second card, on black bazzil (back side)
Here I also used the smooth paste, Gold and  Diamond  Colorations.
Used a credit card to just drag the paste out
After dry, (it dries very quickly) I added the diamond Colorations. Not very easy to see here so I decided to use the Gold Colorations instead.
Much better and the Gold is really cool on black!!


So here is my artsy snowman-card.
Really loved how the gold looked here together with the black cardstock and the white smooth paste!
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I worked with several cards at the same time and here is a third card using Gold colorations and the cool stencil with stars

On the last photo under here,  your see one card with stars and the other is just the stencil filled with Gold Colorations pressed on the cardstock as a mopup.


I decided to use some Metal effects Gold on the embellishmenst on on of the cards, so here is both the chipboard and flowers dipped in Gold metal effects
The finished card with golden flowers:

I added a coat of Sorbet Frost on top of the image, just to get some effectIMG_7588 IMG_7589

The last card, very simple with simple effects
Here I also added Gold metal effects on the chipboard and the embedibles stars
Some gold tape and a white ribbon
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Art Anthology products used:
Smooth paste
Metal effect Gold
Sorbet: frost
colorations: gold , diamond, peacock feather, studio blue, raider
Art Anthology embedibles and stencils

Hope you liked what I made!

And so I want to wish you e very happy new year.

See you in 2015!

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