The stamp is santa's flight from a•muse studio, and the technique is Scene Silhouette from the Technique Junkies newsletter. It is easy to turn any stamp into a silhouette, and with such a dark background (in spots, I was going for an ombre effect), it helps the image stand out.
I created the background by starting with a very pale blue paper, and coloring bands with my water-soluble pastels. A little swirling with a water brush melted and blended the colors. the punched edge is a nice contrast. I added assorted bling to the stars to give them some texture.
I love to make little things like cards and jewelry, because I love to share them. I love blogging about them because I can share them with even more people. If you see something you really like, send me an
- if it isn't already promised to someone else, I will probably mail it to you.