Sometimes it's good to lean back. Imagine chilly winds, while hot sun streams through studio windows.
demo prodded me to test watercolor effects with stamping. This was the best result, worked on smooth Bristol. Spritzing the tree stamp before printing gave the image a kind of mystery glow. So I moved the scene to night, using silver embossed snowflake images as resist for night sky watercolor layer. At the center, JOY and the wee feather stamps, from Papertrey. The tree image is from Indigoblu. And of course, a deer, standing in the snow.