Tuesday, November 10, 2009

Digi Stamps - MMSC27 - Winter Cardinals

Hello and Welcome to Week #27 of Midnight Madness Sketch Challenge. This week our sponsor is Michelle Perkett. Thank you for being our sponsor again. All month long our sponsor is Michelle's Scrapbooking & More. Be sure to check out both sponsors and the wonderful items them have to offer!

This week I used my new digi Winter Cardinals. I was trying to create a wintry window view from a comfy couch. :) I have the beautiful birds outside the window on the snowy trees, the beautifully framed window, 2 kinds of wallpaper separated by the wooden chair rail and then the 3-D Christmas Tree off to the side. I could have made the tree bigger but I didn't want it to be the main focal point.

Yes, I put acetate in that window to make it look real. This window frame was really quite simple to make.

A closer shot of the real wood window frame and chair rail. I used 3 different kinds of wood pre-cut strips and 4 different sizes. For the window frame I used 1/2" Hickory and for the chair rail, I used 7/16" Walnut, 9/16" Hickory, and 3/4" Birch precut strips.

I will be posting a 2 part tutorial on how I made this scene.
  • Part 1 on Wednesday - Printing and Coloring Digi's on Designer Paper
  • Part 2 on Thursday - Creating a Real Wood Window Frame

Be sure to check back and have a WONDERFUL day!

Stamps: McMahon Five Designs - Winter Cardinals
Inks: Printer, Copics G28, R27
Papers: Georgia Pacific White, SU Close to Cocoa, DS Papers,
Accessories/Embellishments: Sewing machine, Snowflake embossing tinsel, White Seed Pearls, SU Scallop punch, Crafting Blade, Black Dots, Blue Fibers, Star Dust Stickles, 1/2" Hickory 7/16" Walnut, 9/16" Hickory, and 3/4" Birch precut wood strips.


Carol said...

Sue, I just love this scene you have created here. That Cardinal digi is the bomb!!! Wow, I just love it. Your frame is spectacular and the wood is outstanding. I will be back for your tutorials. Congratulations on your Digi Line adventures-I took a peek and loved what I saw. You are amazingly talented.

Bear Hugs,

Sandee said...

Sue how pretty this is! I love your window! And the papers you used for 'wallpaper' are perfect! Very beautiful card!

chercroppin said...

This is pretty cool Sue, love your scene you've got going here! The wooden frame-window is fabulous, as is that lil tree in the corner...very clever girl! ; )

Shawne said...

picking my jaw up off the floor...this is SPECTACULAR!!!!!


Diane Davies said...

Gorgeous card!! Just saw some of your new releases. So fun! Love the little skating girl. Your new vintage image artist is awesome too! Hope business is good cuz you've got some great stuff. : )

Yvette said...

Sue, this is just beautiful! I love your window frame and your cardinals are gorgeous! Your card is very well put together!

Denise @ kc242 said...

Sue, I just love your cardinal card. Your window frame is spectacular. Each week that you use your wood paper is such a treat! Love it! Wow!

Lori said...

Super cool card! I especially like the dp you chose for the "outside". The wood is amazing, can't wait for the 2 tutorials.

Anonymous said...

This is so cool! I love all your new stamps. Especially the skater girl. And that wood I must have it.

I eagerly await your tutorials. You rock, girl.

Chris Olsen, Glowbug said...

Gorgeous Sue!! I just love your window frame with the wood papers, the windows you created with the transparency, and the gorgeous cardinals!! I love everything about it my friend!!

Sue said...

STunning card, Sue. Love the glittery snow and those beautiful red cardinals. Very nice.

Anonymous said...

Sue your wintry scene sends me right into the Christmas spirit! Your attention to detail is superb!


Michelle ~ daydreams505 said...

Sue, you have some of the most original ideas! I love this window and chair-rail you've created with your wood paper. The cardinals are stunning and I love what you did with Carol's tutorial by making a Christmas tree. You are always thinking outside the box! :)

Priscilla said...

alway love your wood work :) the digi, wood, colors, your talent..all so perfect together. You have a hit with this card :)

cabio's craft corner said...

I am amaze with your ideas Sue. What a delightful to give or to receive for Christmas. Lovely window scene!

designsfromwithinbycharlotte said...

Sue, this is such a gorgeous window scene...love those cardinals and the snow...absolutely beautiful. You always create such pretty, back to nature cards... Love it!

Lovely Linda said...

Hello Sue - what a precious gift you have with your art - always something beautiful and this is no exception! I love the images and that great window! What a great take on this weeks sketch! Your colours are gorgeous and I love all of the texture that you have happening - fabulous! I love learning from you - so much to see! Thanks for sharing! God bless you! {{{hugs}}}