Thursday, December 12, 2013

Chalk Art Christmas Cards

  Once I learned how to do the Chalk Art technique I thought how pretty it might be on a card.  Well, 3:15am I woke up with this card all mapped out. Getting inspiration is great however in the middle of the night it can be hard to go back to sleep.  All I want to do his head into my craft room and build.  The Writing Desk die is a great Christmas card in the making.
 
The torn edges edge die works in harmony with the writing desk die.  I used "both" edges.
 
 
I have the old Christmas stamp which is perfect for the this technique and die.
 
 
 I created this eroded metal on the jar using black soot and antique bronze.  I cut mini holly and inked with distress paint pine needles.  After I painted pewter for the pen nib I added a little dab of black soot.  Then everything is coated in clear rock candy paint.  CRACKLE!!!
 
 
A simple piece of cream and stamped with a sentiment from Old Fashion Christmas.

 
Two pieces of 12x12 gives me 6, 4x6 cards.

Seventeen cards down...too many more to go.  I hope you like my writing desk card using the chalk art technique.  I love how these early morning cards worked out!

Did you miss in the Victorian Carolers?  Click HERE to see them.  More Christmas cards coming.  Maybe they will inspire you:)

3 comments:

  1. I love! I had no idea what direction you were going when I saw your first photo but this wasn't what I had in my head! I like the antique look of this card,,, very old world, old school feel! Awesome job! :)

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  2. Another great card :)
    Great technique, looks like you have it mastered :)

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