Christmas in July? (Okay, August :-))
I really enjoyed playing around with this! The background is acrylic (my own mix of blue and white) paint on a random piece of laid textured paper. The die cuts were free via Cricut.
I’m entering it in the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge Blog.
This was the 2nd piece I made. While looking through the Cricut image library for free images, these carolers caught my eye and I knew I wanted to make a cute scene with them.
The background is again acrylic paint and the same snowflake turned stencil. I like this technique and kept many of the negatives of the die-cuts I used for my Christmas gifts to use as future stencils.
I was disappointed by how much the paper curled while creating these pieces. I’ve considered buying artist’s stretched canvas for creating stuff like this, but I never felt worthy of even such a relatively minor expense (Michaels often has a very good deal on them). With as wonderful as these turned out, I feel that I’m ready to upgrade my materials a bit.