Merry Christmas: Spotlight Scene with Kelly Latevola

Merry Christmas Crafters! 

I was going to share this card earlier in the week but it was just just perfect for Christmas Day. 


Our Nativity Play and Christmas Pageant sets are perfect to build a scene with. I decoded to create a play recreating the reason for the season. This card went to my little's teacher along with a little gift for her.  


I stamped and masked all of my characters using copic safe ink because I knew I was going to be doing lots of coloring. Since the point of the card is to create the kids in a play I wanted a very strong "spotlight" effect. Which is easy to do with some masking paper and distress inks. 


I masked all my characters to protect them then used more masking paper to create my spotlight. I first put the masking paper o the outside of the triangle and lightly blended in salty ocean for the sky. Antique Linen and Brushed Corduroy were used to make a light ground.  

To make the spotlight really pop I removed the masking tape from the outside edge of the triangle and completely covered the inside of it. Basically all the light areas you see in the card were covered with masking paper. 

I added even more distress ink to the background in various colors creating a night sky and darker ground outside of the triangle. This way those areas would look shadowed. 


I  spattered on some white paint before I removed the masks to give it a night sky look. My characters were colored using copic markers and a white gel pen for added details. The "rope" the star is hanging from too. Lastly I finished up the card by heat embossing my sentiment in gold. 

Thank you so much for stopping by! 
I hope you are having a wonderful Christmas! 

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5 comments

  1. Loved it..it's amazing how you have created the kid's play scene and colored the card.

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  2. Wonderful card!
    Happy holidays ! 🎄

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  3. Fabulous card!! Great background and coloring!!

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  4. Fabulous fun festive card, thank you for sharing a beautiful card for today.x

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  5. Wow ! I love this card ! So fantastic !

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