Dazzling Diva #51

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

It's time for another Dazzling Diva Challenge brought to you by Add a Little Dazzle.  Here's our beautiful inspiration for the week:

Every time I looked at the inspiration picture, I kept focusing on the wooden sign hung above the mantle and the deer to the side of it.  Can you tell :)

I masked off the areas to divide the sign into three as in the picture.  Then it was stamped with the woodgrain image in Archival Ink.  Next I sponged several colors of Distress Inks over top. Once that was done, I heat embossed the sentiment and the little pine sprig.  Then I smudged some white pigment ink randomly on the panels also.

The reindeer has been die cut from the reverse side of a sheet of craft metal, adhered to the panel and then I added a little bit of Xmas Red Stickles for his nose.

Here's what I used:
Paper:  Bazzill Marshmallow
Ink:  Coffee Archival Ink, Hero Arts Unicorn, Weathered Wood, Walnut Stain and Gathered Twigs Distress Inks
Stamps:  Tim Holtz Woodgrain stamp, Clearly Besotted Most Wonderful and an old PSX pine sprig image
All the other stuff:  Big Shot Pro, Penny Black Leap of Joy Christmas Reindeer, die, sponges, Hero Arts white embossing powder, heat tool, sponges, Xmas Red Stickles, masking tape

Challenges entered:
Virginia's View:  all things metallic

Would love to see you join us for this fun challenge!  Use of AALD craft metal sheets is not a requirement to play along, but we'd love to see you use them! There is a $15 gift certificate up for grabs.  Add a Little Dazzle craft metals sheets are available here.

Back soon with more my sweet friends...


  1. Gorgeous card Lee-Anne ... and perfect interpretation of the inspiration photo. LOVE the silver reindeer ... gorgeous die-cut! Loll xx

  2. A super beautiful card and a great implementation of photo inspiration.
    Greetings Gundi

  3. This is so pretty! I love the silver reindeer!!

  4. This is beautiful! I love your reindeer.

  5. Stunning! Love how you have made the reindeer silver and the background brown - instead of the other way around.

  6. Oh my!! this is such a stunning beauty, love that die cut deer over wood grain BG, awesomeness !!

  7. Wow, Lee-Anne! I totally forgot this was yours and it just popped off the page at me. Really beautiful


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