Monday, November 14, 2011

White Horse Inn

There is just something about this frosty night scene that
draws me right in.The moonlit evening,the silently falling snow,
 the  ride down the winding snow covered lane through the
rustic little village to the White Horse Inn.
 A server greets you with a warm beverage, maybe
hot buttered rum, or some warm spiced wine.

Snow scenes are probably my favorite kind of paintings.
I have often practiced painting by looking at other interesting
paintings and trying to do them in my particular style.
 (whatever that is).

This painting was inspired by a card that someone gave me a
 long time ago. It was so intriguing to me that I had to try to paint it.
 I have changed many of the subtleties on the painting,
 but have kept the general thought.

I have printed my painting onto heavy,
feather edged cardstock cards. They are all blank inside
and come with matching feather edged envelopes.
I have added lots of ultra fine crystal glitter to add to
the frosty moonlit look.


For a while, I tried to find out who the original artist was, because
I loved their style and wanted to look at other of their works.
I never did discover the artist, if you know, please let me know.

These cards and many other all occasion cards are
available at my ETSY store.

15 comments:

  1. this reminds me of the beautiful Christmas cards my mom used to send, complete with a glittery snowfall. Really lovely painting

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  2. Beautiful!
    Happy Thanksgiving!
    Hope to see you on my blog:)

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  3. Just beautiful. Hope you had a happy Thanksgiving.

    - The Tablescaper

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  4. Another beautiful painting! They make great christmas cards!

    Thanks for linking to a Round Tuit!
    Hope you have a great week!
    Jill @ Creating my way to Success
    http://www.jembellish.blogspot.com/

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  5. You've done a marvelous job! That really is a gorgeous card...and I love the glittery touches. Your light shining from the inn onto the snow outside is so warm and inviting! Lovely job! Thanks so much for joining my party for Pearls and Lace Thursday! Hope your Thanksgiving was marvelous!
    Blessings, Doni

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  6. These is so pretty...love how the glitter shimmers :)

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  7. These cards are beautiful, Kathi! I just visited your Etsy shop and was so impressed with what I saw there. I loved it all!

    Thanks for linking to Time Travel Thursday. Be sure to stop by tonight, and see yourself featured. ;)

    Blessings,
    Liz @ The Brambleberry Cotttage
    http://thebrambleberrycottage.blogspot.com/

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  8. these are beautiful Kathi!!

    Thanks for linking up to Serenity Saturday!!
    Hope to see you there again tomorrow!
    www.serenityyou.blogspot.com

    Natasha xxx

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  9. I love this. You have such beautiful designs!
    Thanks for linking @ This Week.

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  10. Your work is lovely and perfect for the holidays. Happy Seasonal Sunday.

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  11. Terrific! Your card is another reason I wish I could draw/paint. That is just not one of my skills!

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  12. This is stunning --- you have such a talent, thank you for sharing it with us!
    Blessings, Becky
    www.fromgentogen.com

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