Friday, 11 December 2015

It's A Wonderful Life


Happy Friday!

Today, I am playing along with the challenge at Splitcoast called Pick a Movie.
Since I am totally in Christmas mode, I chose my favourite movie for the holidays called It's A Wonderful Life.  For anyone that has never seen the movie, it's about a man named George who feels that his life is worthless and through the help of an angel, he finds the true meaning of Christmas is family, friends and home.  That's what I tried to depict in my card.

I began by stamping the main image and wanted to give it a hand-painted feel so I used my Brushos to paint it instead of using ink on my stamp.  I just sprinkle a bit on my paint palette then add a bit of water and apply with a paint brush.  The image is part of a larger stamp but I cut it down using the stitched frame die from MFT and pop dot mounted it over an embossed frame on the card front.
The sentiment is from Hero arts and is stamped using Memento black ink.

Adding my card to these challenges:

Little Red Wagon- SNOW MUCH FUN 

The Male Room- THEME CHRISTMAS


City Crafter- WINTER

Card Mania- CHRISTMAS

 Crafty Creations- HAPPY HOLIDAYS


Thanks so much for coming by and taking a look.  

Supplies:  stamps- Stampendous, Hero Arts/ Brushos/ paint brush/ Memento bl/ pop dots/ stitched die- MFT/ Cuttlebug

21 comments:

  1. I love this card just beautiful so classy

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  2. I love the clean and simple lines and the embossed stitching layers really makes the focal image pop. Gorgeous card!

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  3. Oh, Karen, you know I just love this image, and I love the story about the movie and totally agree! What a beautiful card and a sweet reminder of the true meaning of Christmas! Hugs, sweet friend! You are a treasure!

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  4. Your card is a perfect scene from this movie (which I also love)! Such a lovely design, too...I love how you embossed the background! Gorgeous card, Karen! Thanks so much for playing along with us this week at ATSM!

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  5. Your card is gorgeous and depicts the film perfectly! I love the the film too - it's magical and always makes me cry! xxx

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  6. Wow! Love the effect you got with that beautiful snowy scene. Cooling effect as our temp. where I live was 40c yesterday. Off to more heat next week to spend Christmas with one of our daughter's and family so would like to wish you A Merry Christmas just in case I don't get back for a little while. So loved visiting your blog this year.

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  7. Fantastic cas design, Karen! Loving that Brusho/stamp technique. Thanks for joining us at Little Red Wagon.

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  8. Saw your card in the Little Red Wagon gallery and had to pop over, Karen. This is magnificent! Love the technique and how you zoomed in on the image. It's a clean, gorgeous holiday card.

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  9. Great way of incorporating a scene into a cas card - crisp and fresh. Thanks for joining in at City Crafter. Marina DT

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  10. Stunning clean and simple card! Thank you for joining in with the 'Happy Holiday' challenge at Crafty Creations. Mia - DT Member xx

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  11. WOW, what a super card, so beautiful

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  12. I already commented for myself, Karen, but now I'm back as a team member for ATSM to thank you for entering this card in our CAS challenge. You know I adore it.

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  13. Beautiful card Karen. Love the vintage look with your gorgeous image. xx

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  14. Oh how very beautiful! Thanks so much for playing along with us at CCCB!!

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  15. I thought the picture looked familiar, I have that stamp too, great idea to cut it down like that. Thank you for sharing it with us at TMR.

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  16. Beautiful card!!! She is so very pretty!!! Thanks so much for playing in our challenge at Card Mania Challendges! Have a great Holidays!

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  17. You picked one of my favourite films. I really like your take too. Perfectly CAS card. Great work. Thanks so much for playing along with our Christmas challenge at The Male Room. Hope to see you again next year.

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