MAKE A SCENE! by Morag Cutts

Hi friends! I mixing up the seasons this week and using the new Stencil #24 to create a sweet snow scene background.

To begin with, I lightly drew a pencil line across the page to help me line up the stencil. I did use some washi tape to help secure the stencil in place. Using a circular motion, I blended Distress Oxide (Peacock Feathers) ink through the top 'hill' layer. I moved the stencil and repeated it on the left hand side to match the right. You can then line up the bottom 'hill' with the top - I used the same colour.

I added my pine trees next using Pine Needles Distress ink. There are a few cute trees and houses to add to your scene. You can also add the snowflakes - move the stencil around so you can add snow randomly and as much as you wish.

I used some water colour paint to lay down colour under my photo and embellishments. I then used Stencil #25 with Pine Needles to create those beautiful holly clusters. Outlining the leaves with a light grey fineliner adds just the right amount of definition. The stencil also has little berries that can add a lovely pop of colour!