I used Hero Arts Snowy Tree color layering set for my featured tree. First up is a CAS monochromatic card. I was going for a serene scene.
A reverse circle mask was die cut off the edge from masking paper. Stamped the solid tree image first with Charcoal ink. Next inked the second layering image with VersaMark and heat embossed with white embossing powder (ep). Then went back to the first image which was left in the MISTI, and re-stamped with VersaMark and heat embossed with clear ep. This will protect it from the ink blending.
Tore a couple of hill masks from labelling tape then added Soft Granite ink with a blending brush to create the scene. The Holy Star and Peace sentiment were each die cut from white twice and once from silver foil paper and stacked for dimension. Added some falling snow with a white gelly roll pen to finish.
In contrast to the first card, I went for a colourful Northern Lights scene for my second. Masked off the bottom, then stamped each tree as described in the first card, but used black ink for the first solid image. Created the Northern Lights with Twisted Citron, Mermaid Lagoon, Wilted Violet, Blueprint Sketch and Black Soot distress inks. Added falling snow again with a white gelly roll pen. Will spritz it with a Sparkle spray for some shimmer when I get home. Black heat embossed the sentiment to finish.
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