Day 3 Smeared and Smudged 12 Days of Christmas

Fireplace Canvas Day 3

Thanks for stopping by and all the lovely comments. Today I have a 4×4 in canvas fireplace. I used white cardstock in the Tim Holtz Bricked embossing folder, then inked the raised edges with Whispers Dye Ink in Rich Plum followed by Tsukineko VersaMagic Dew Drops in Red Brick, Jumbo Java, and Gingerbread inks and trimmed to a fireplace shape. Under that I placed a cardstock that had been smudged with VersaMagic Pumpkin Spice, Gingerbread and Jumbo Java with just a hint of the Red Brick, then embossed with the same folder. Attach that to the canvas. Add some real tree bark bits (can you tell I’ve never laid a fire?).  Trim that embossed image to fit and make a mantle from the scrap & color it up. Use pop dots to add the facade of the fireplace. The stamps are Inkadinkado clear in a Christmas set stamped with Stazon Forest Green and Royal Purple. Trim those out and attach. Hope you like it! Happy Crafting, Paula

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14 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Jessica
    Dec 05, 2010 @ 13:37:04

    Love the layers and details…the logs are such a great touch!

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  2. Jane
    Dec 05, 2010 @ 13:50:31

    Love this the colours are and details are fantastic
    Luv Jane xxx

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  3. Alison
    Dec 05, 2010 @ 13:50:52

    Wow! This is really cool! I love the embossed bricks and the logs. Fab card!

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  4. Donna Mundinger
    Dec 05, 2010 @ 17:38:01

    Fabulous! It looks so real! xxD

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  5. Alex
    Dec 05, 2010 @ 20:00:57

    This is so cool! What a fabulous idea and what detail. I love it girl!!!

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  6. Tami
    Dec 05, 2010 @ 20:36:06

    those stockings just look so wonderfully delicate over that brick facade.

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  7. Steph
    Dec 05, 2010 @ 23:55:29

    Fabulous card, love the bricks and the colors you choose are perfect. I like that you used real bark and those stockings are precious.

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  8. kapree
    Dec 06, 2010 @ 01:16:27

    great card! I love that you used that brick embossing folder! such a great idea!

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  9. Meredith Winston
    Dec 06, 2010 @ 16:30:35

    love the brick fireplace!!! sooooooo cozy!!

    Hugs!
    Meredith

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  10. Linda H
    Dec 06, 2010 @ 16:58:55

    Like you said, “Great minds think alike!” lol Love the back of your fireplace! Didn’t think about running mine through the texture fade until after I starting gluing the logs down. Fabulous idea using bark for the logs, wish I had thought of it! lol

    Linda

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  11. deniserows
    Dec 07, 2010 @ 10:58:04

    ahoy..nice brickwork. the logs lood so real

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  12. Carol
    Dec 08, 2010 @ 13:41:00

    Love the fireplace! too cute!

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  13. lisa
    Dec 21, 2010 @ 07:53:26

    wonderful job with the colors and the layering! cute card!

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