Friday, October 7, 2022

Northern Lights Technique with Campology for As You See It #285


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I can't believe it's been 2 weeks since I posted something. I have been busy but that's a long time to go. It's not like I don't have anything to post either! I will try to be more frequent. It's time for another As You See It Challenge and this one is one of my favourites, a colour challenge, and just look at this beautiful challenge banner:

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Some beautiful bright colours contrasted with black but with kind of an airy feeling to them. It made me think of the aurora borealis, so I decided to have another go at the Northern Lights Technique. And for a silhouette against the backdrop of the northern lights, I chose the trees from the Campology stamp set to emboss in black over that technique.

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  • With Basic White cardstock and Blending Brushes, I gradually built up Mango Melody, Parakeet Party, Starry Sky and Black ink in the design you see in the photo, with the black going around the outside.
  • With that done, I took white kraft ink and dissolved it in a little water and use a water painter to flick it on the paper to form stars in the sky. 
  • I used Versamark ink to stamp the large pine trees stamp a couple of time along the bottom of the page, covered with Black Embossing Powder and heat set it. This gave the best 1 step coverage.
  • The sentiment from the Regal Reindeer stamp set, was stamped on black cardstock, and embossed in White Stampin' Emboss Powder. It was die cut with a flag from the Stylish Shapes Die set.
  • I layered the card front with Parakeet Party and Basic Black layers on a Starry Sky card base and added some silver Festive Pearls as an embellishment.

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  1. That's so gorgeous Heather. Love the effect you've got in the sky

  2. That's a gorgeous effect, Heather. I'd love to give it a try sometime. It looks so serene and majestic!

  3. Thanks, Jan & Deborah! It was an experiment as I went along, so I'm glad it turned out as it did!

  4. Love this card! A celebration of the northern lights which are so spectacular! You blew this one out of the water (or sky as it were!)

  5. This is absolutely stunning Heather and just beautiful in these colours!! My attempts at this kind of thing always look a hot mess - this looks amazing!


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