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Snowy Sympathy Card

The current DRS Designs Challenge is all about the Weather Outside.  I needed a Sympathy card so I thought it would be nice to do a peaceful snowy scene with a little sunset. 

The Snow Tree with Fence image worked perfectly - all I had to do was color the tree and fence posts with some colored pencil and sponge on a bit of orange and blue.  Then I flecked some Snowtex mixed with acrylic paint to make some snow (I mix acrylic paint with my Snowtex because my Snowtex is dried up - the paint revives it).  I added the Brush in Deepest Sympathy greeting. 

Hope your weekend was wonderful.  Mine as super busy as we did a big 80th Birthday party for my Mom.  She loved it!

Many hugz!


  1. It's a shame you had to make this type of card, but you did such a gorgeous job with this one. Thanks for the hint about reviving your Snowtex with the paint. Happy Birthday to your Mom and kisses to those babies. Enjoy the week.

  2. Gorgeous!! Love the scene you created and happy 80th to your mom!!!

  3. Love the fab image,just

  4. Sympathy card on my desk too... :( Yours is just as beautiful as it can be, so wish we didn't need them... Hugs, Autumn

  5. Your peaceful snowy scene is perfect for a sympathy card Nancy.
    I'm so pleased to hear that your Mum enjoyed her Birthday party - belated Happy Birthday wishes to her.

  6. A really beautiful card Nancy for a sad occasion
    Kevin xx

  7. Beautiful and serene! Love your shading and use of color!

  8. Sorry to hear you needed a sympathy card, but this is stunning! Love the peaceful scene with just a pop of color. Wishing you and your family a very Happy 2016!

  9. Absolutely gorgeous Nancy!! Love the texture of the snowfall! :) HUGS

  10. This is such a serene little sympathy card, complete with just the perfect amount of color too!


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