Tuesday, 18 September 2012

Whiteout

I fell in love with this Gorjuss snowman at the weekend, and luckily the challenge at CASology this week is white, so I had the perfect excuse to ink him up.


I wanted to keep the card as white as possible, i.e. without any other colour, so I just used Memento London Fog to ink him up so that the outline wasn't too harsh, then used a very light grey Tombow for the shading.  And you know how every snowflake is different?  Not these, they're all exactly the same, courtesy of a Cuttlebug embossing folder.  The sentiment is one of those dial-a-stamp thingies from EK Success (like those date stamps you used to get in play Post Office sets.  Hmm, wonder if that's where it all started?).


I stamped the snowman onto card and cut him out, embossed the dots leaving a margin at the bottom, then stuck him on at the bottom with double-sided tape (if you look closely you can see the join), and added a pop-dot behind his nose for a bit of extra dimension.

Gorjuss, isn't he?

10 comments:

  1. He is definitely gorjuss! :) LOVE this wintry scene! Seeing that sweet lil' snowman almost makes me want it to snow...almost.
    Thanks so much for joining us this week at CASology!

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  2. Truly gorjuss! (I've never heard of them - have to check them out!) I love his long scarf - seems to practically be holding him up! lol! Thanks for joining in with CASology's White challenge!

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  3. Shirley I love it! What a fantastic image and design. Thank you so much for joining us this week at CASology!

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  4. He's a very elegant snowman...I love how subtle you have kept him!

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  5. Mmmm, he's lots more than just gorjuss, Shirley! He's whimsical and unique and stylin', and full of colorful personality even without a single stroke of color. You never cease to amaze me.

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  6. so cute, shirley!! a really fun take on the challenge!! thanks so much for playing along with CASology this week!

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  7. Cute, cute card...love your take on the white theme!

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  8. love your Gorjuss snowman! great take on the white challenge!

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  9. Wonderful infusion of embossed dots behind the snowman!

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  10. Such a cool snowman image! (Pun totally intended...) Love your shading and that perfect embossed background. Thanks for playing along with CASology this week!

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