Wednesday, October 22, 2008

New Images

I am really excited about a new release coming up for CHF.  I spent a couple hours over the weekend stamping with the images and fell in love!  The images in the new line (called Scene It) are just that... scenery and sentiments that just speak to my heart.

The first peek at the set is a card I did in about 20 minutes.

You Are My Rock

To create the image for this card, I started with glossy cardstock.  I brayered the background with Denim ink to create the water.  Then, with a circle punch and a post-it note, I added the sun as a mask along the water's edge.  I brayered Red Pepper and Terra Cotta ink over the mask.  I removed the mask and brayered over the whole sky with Butterscotch ink.  To give the water some interesting depth, I brayered over it a second time with Denim ink and while it was wet, I used my finger (in a napkin) to smear around a bit.  I think this really looks like brush strokes.  I love how textured this looks.

Once the color was layered on the paper, I stamped the images with Jet Black Stazon.  Because I wanted the images to pop against the background (and not have the boat be the same color as the water), I painted in the lines with Copic Opaque White.  After adding a bit of white to the water (whitecaps), I stamped my sentiment.

I think it took me longer to outline the steps than it did to create it.  LOL!

Friday is release day and the entire CHF team has been creating with the set.  Be sure to check in the gallery for more inspiration with Beacon of Hope.

Thanks for stopping by,
-Beacon of Hope (Scene It) by CHF

-Jet Black Stazon by Tsukineko
-Denim, Butterscoth, Terra Cotta, and Red Pepper Adirondack inks by Ranger

-Sunflowers Medium, Intense Orange and Glossy cardstocks by Prism

-Brayer by Ranger (Small)
-Copic Opaque White
-small sable brush
-1-1/4" circle punch by EK Success
-tape (to exclude larger bird)

-Brayered background


  1. Beautiful card! Oh my I love it! Can't wait for this set to come out!

  2. This is beautiful Lisa! You have made it sound so easy!

  3. I can't begin to tell you how much I loved this one when I saw it in the CHF gallery and seeing it again has made me smile - the textured look of the waves, the intensity of the colours, the shimmer across the water from the sun...*sigh*