Monday, 4 December 2017

Wintry scenes simply stamped

Hello friends, thanks for dropping in during this busy time of year. I really appreciate it!
Today I have a selection of simple stamped cards to share, susing Penny Black and Inkilicious stamps. This one was inspired by the work of Jill Foster, who is one of Penny Black's designers and she does fantastic  tutorial videos on youtube under the label PB & J.
The same stamp but using different colours, - I also added a couple of die cuts to this one.

Another Penny Black stamp, again with a few die cuts added to finish it off.
And here the last one, kept mostly in sepia ones again, using an Inkilicious stamp.

Well that's it for now, - hope your holiday preparations are going well. I am determined not to get stressed this year, which is a lot easier to do when you are retired.... :o)

Thanks for dropping by like always!
xxxxx

19 comments:

Meggymay said...

A beautiful selection of cards Astrid. The stamps you used are lovely.
Yvonne xx

Patty O'Malley said...

Fabulous cards, Astrid! The coloring is awesome. Love the moon on the cards.

Valerie-Jael said...

Gorgeous cards! Hugs, Valerie

Annie said...

Beautiful wintery scenes Astrid xx Love the stamps you have used on all your cards xx Great to hear you are enjoying your retirement xxxxx
Hugs Annie xx

Maryann Laursen said...

Oh my goodness, they´re all soooooo beautiful as usual Astrid. You really know, how to put a smile on my face with your gorgeous work here. Stunning creations once again sweet lady.

Margaret Mifsud said...

Hi Astrid! Your cards are gorgeous!! Such beautiful winter scenes and I so love the sepia tones. The stamps are so lovely and your colouring is stunning!! I must check out those videos too. Really, really love all of these! hugs xx

butterfly said...

Ahhhh... deep sigh of pleasure - these moon cards are my favourites so far, I think, especially with the trees. So atmospheric, beautifully stamped, and with that special glow which I always associate with your work.
Alison x

Dorthe said...

They are so gorgeous, Astrid, so love the first one, with the snowy trees , so filled with quiet beauty. The next using more colors and same stamps, is just the daylight inviting to more details, and the two last ones are so very b eautiful, too. Love the birds stamp. Thank you for the wonderful inspiration, dear Astrid.
Hugs, Dorthe , x

Redanne said...

These are gorgeous Astrid, the trees are stunning and I love how you did the moons - such wonderful scenes and the pine cones are beautiful! Wonderfully inspiring cards. Hugs, Anne xx

Angela Radford said...

Beautiful cards Astrid. The moons seem to give real life to the composition, love them. Happy creative week, Angela xXx

Helen Wallace said...

Gorgeous cards Astrid, perfect for the Northern Hemisphere, where is snows and and has those trees. Love the big moon and your shading is impeccable. TFS

Team Clark said...

This might just be my favorite set yet. So different, but incredibly beautiful. I have watched many a Jill Foster videos, but have never quite been able to replicate her techniques. I blame it on not having a MISTI, but who knows?! LOL! I truly love these!

Mrs.B said...

A beautiful selection of cards Astrid, great stamps and beautiful colours.
Avril xx

Coco said...

How fabulous... I love these cards and scenes so much!!!
Great take on Jill Foster's videos... I absolutely need to have a try on them too ( I think I quickly watched at least one of the videos you are speaking about, producing an amazing card, I remember my awe!) and your own samples really give me the desire to play with my inks and Penny black stamps tomorrow morning!!
Thank you Astrid. I'm here by chance, but such a beautiful walk tonight on your blog... :)
Coco xx

Sara Barker said...

Oh, yes, this is what it's all about! Astrid, you have done a fabulous job with these designs! You have really captured the soft winter light and shadows, so much so, I expect to look out my own window and see snow! Oh, how I wish I could walk through your wintry wonderlands! Hugs!

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Anita Houston said...

WOW, stunning to say the least! I LOVE the brown one so much!!!

Anjas-Artefaktotum said...

Adorable art works and amazing winter scenes.
Hugs Anja

Julia Aston said...

Such beautiful cards with the PB stamps Astrid - thank you so much for sending me the beautiful blue one with the pine cone branch for Christmas! It is just gorgeous!! Julia xx

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