Saturday, February 1, 2014

Speedy Fox & Friends - Gesso

Happy Saturday everyone!  I hope you are enjoying this first Saturday in February!  We weathered Snowjam2014 and are still here to tell about it!  :)  It was quite the adventure.  My husband's commute home was quite tense as cars crawled and slid.  His 45 minute commute ended up taking him 4 hours!  Which in no way set any records in Atlanta.  Most would say he got off easy as many were stuck in their cars 12 - 21 hours! 

All the excitement is behind us now and things are getting back to normal just in time for this week's Speedy Fox & Friends Challenge.  This week we are going to use Gesso or white paint on our cards.  I chose one of my favorite techniques: Gesso Resist to create an interesting backdrop for the swans. 

For the inside I kept it very simple with one swan and a sentiment.

To see the beautiful projects my teammates have created this week and to find out how you can enter Speedy Fox & Friends challenge click HERE!

Thanks for stopping by today!


  1. Gorgeous. Great colours and love the branch with blossoms to frame the card.

  2. Good job . Lovely color........Lis

  3. Angie--this is just beautiful! I love the background you created! Just wonderful! TFS

  4. Absolutely gorgeous. I need to learn that technique.

  5. A beautiful card and it did make a wonderful back drop. I will have to see if I can find a tutorial for the gesso resist. I wondered how you all faired with the bad weather. Glad your dh made it home okay.

  6. WOW, that is a beautiful bg, Angie!! Love the peaceful scene with the swans and the sweet blossoms!! Great!!

  7. Gorgeous card Angie! Love the pretty background and the beautiful blossoms!


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