Friday, July 31, 2009

Peace & Love


Here is the first in a series of cards I made with the new stamps from Serendipity Stamps. I have a lot of new Inkadinkado stamps to play with too, so now I will get busy with those.

I have always loved the look of mountains in backgrounds (especially in real life!). I stamped all three of these stamps on one piece of paper (can we say simplify?) to create a scene and the verse all together on beige cardstock. I simply (catching a theme here?) tore paper to make a mask and then airbrushed the layers with Copics. Yes, I could have used chalks or inks stippled but the airbrush is so quick and I have it handy, so it is my first choice. I added eyelets and some black button thread on the side, layered it on a couple of pieces of cardstock and it was done. I did add a few leaves with a marker.

So many of the cards we see on blogs have layers on layers and intricate work....not this one. The airbrushing gives you depth and a look of layers, but this was one of the quickest and most simple of the fourteen I made with the new Serendipity stamps and I think it is one of my favorites.

This has me in the mood to see some mountains, so I am heading to the cabin, but I will post all the cards before I leave. Thanks for visiting!
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7 comments:

CelticWoman said...

Holly it is beautiful and yes you do get that wonderful feel of dimension without paying for it a the post office. Sandi

Becky said...

Holly, I so enjoy your blog and your creations! From the photos you post of your surroundings to the creation of your cards. Everything is so in depth and appealing. I am always inspired after looking at your posts!

nise said...

Pretty card! And I like the simple concept. Hope you have a simply lovely time at the cabin.

Sandy Hulsart said...

Very lovely, great airbrushing. I love the mountains too, especially the Great Smokey's. Went there often as a child. Enjoy your time away.

Ida P. Krause said...

What a beauty this card is. You could just frame this and send it to me if you so feel the need.

leenda said...

Absolutely GORGEOUS! Thanks for the inspiration & the enabling....!

Jan Castle said...

Where were you Holly last week when I had to do a "one layer" card????? This would have been perfect to say the least!!!! It's absolutely beautiful. For some reason I had a mind block about one layer...guess it's because I always do "lyaers". I will definitely give this a try...thanks for the idea, even late!
Jan