Watercoloured Christmas tree

I love cards made by Dawn Woleslagle - she's such an amazing artist!  I don't have nearly as much patience as she does, though, but I thought I'd give her technique of watercolouring from a stamp a go.
I don't have a wreath stamp like she used in Day 3 of the current Online card class, so I pulled out my Snowy Tree cling stamp from Hero Arts, which I thought would be good for this technique.
Well, it took me a fair amount of time (I don't know exactly how long, as I didn't time myself, but significantly longer than I usually spend on one image), but I am really happy with the result.



 I'll be sharing this card over at Virginia's View for her "All things metallic" challenge.
http://virginiasviewchallenge.blogspot.ca/2014/11/virginias-view-challenge-9.html
As well as to 52 Christmas Card Throwdown
http://52cct.blogspot.com.au/2014/11/november-colour-challenge.html
And to the Tree-mendous Tree Challenge in the Moxie Fab World
Thanks for visiting :)
Teresa (Smeared and Creased) said...

It is so beautiful Michelle, you have done an amazing job!! Love it!

Margaret said...

Your effort with the Christmas tree were well worth it and the sentiment on the vellum.
hugs
Margaret M
PS Lovely day here in Tassie.

Anonymous said...

The time you spent was well worth it - this is simply beautiful, and so much more than a Christmas card - it's a wonderful keepsake to be treasured. Thanks for sharing your gorgeous card with us at 52 CCT this week. Hugs, Gill xx

Deborah Frings said...

This is stunning! I love the watercoloured Christmas tree, it really is a work of art. Fabulous embossed sentiment too. Thanks so much for playing along with 52CCT this week!

Tenia Nelson said...

Gorgeous!!

Virginia Lu said...

Classy and elegant, Michelle! The gold-embossed sentiment on vellum is perfect! So glad that you join the fun over Virginia’s View “All About Metallic” Challenge!

Shelly said...

This is beautiful! Love the watercolor!

fabiola jaques said...

très charmante et jolie création Michelle, merci de jouer avec nous chez 52CCT, biz

Patricia Hays said...

WOW. The watercolored look of your card is amazing! The elegant font for the sentiment goes so nicely with the traditional tree image. I totally love this card! Thanks so much for sharing it with us at 52{C}CT! I hope you'll join us again soon for another challenge. :)

Kelly Latevola said...

It was time well spent this is beautiful!!

Ksenija Rizova said...

Michelle, love your traditional design with this modern water-coloured twist :) Sweet Kobylkin

Danielle Vincent said...

Time well spent as it is gorgeous!! I love your gold banner sentiment too. Thanks for joining us this week at 52CCT.

Shabby Baker said...

I have two words for this card. Stunning and Gorgeous! I super love it. Thanks for sharing inspiration. I am also making my own Christmas greetings and this really inspire me. Have a great holiday!

Anonymous said...

So pretty, Michelle!

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