Gods blessings

vintage cityscape Heather Telford

It’s time for a card with a vintage feel; you know they pop up here from time to time. I began with a watercolour panel splattered in a fine spray of masking fluid which results in tiny dots of white to represent snow. As with past cards in this style I used vintage photo distress ink which blends very nicely with water. The smoky black areas were added with black soot distress ink as well as an elegant writer pen. I can’t remember whether I stamped the buildings over a mask or just partially inked the stamp, either way the result made the skyscrapers appear to behind a snowbank. I blended the ink with a paintbrush above the snowbank and later, once the buildings were dry, painted the ice and sky with turquoise brusho.

Gods blessings Heather Telford

To frame the scene I ran the vintage photo ink pad around the edges of the panel then attached it to a cream card base.


Stamps:  Skyline, Woodland Beauty, Holy Night(PB)
Inks:  Versafine vintage sepia ink (Tsukineko) vintage photo, black soot distress inks (Ranger) Elegant Writer (Speedball)
Paint: Turquoise brusho
Cardstock: Fabriano cotton hot pressed watercolour paper

5 Comments on “Gods blessings”

  1. Pat says:

    This is fabulous Heather and the vintage tones suit it so well, and it looks as though the sun is shining on the buildings and love that pretty blue sky and the blue reflections in the snow. x

  2. creatingincolors says:

    What gorgeous colors. This is a beautiful card with a beautiful message.

  3. memalagene says:

    GORGEOUS! Your creations amaze me!

  4. Susie Williams says:

    How did I miss this treasure. Heather this is so beautiful, it’s how I imagine NY to look in winter.

  5. […] We adore the vintage style of this card by Heather. […]

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