Monday, 24 October 2016

Celebration

 The chill is in the air.  We may have flurries tonight.
Time for another Christmas card.

Today, I am playing with some new snowflake dies called Snow Time from Penny Black.  
I wanted to make some silver snowflakes but I didn't have any silver paper so I made my own.  
I rubbed Versamark ink over a piece of white cardstock, added silver embossing powder and heat embossed.  This is a great solution if you need some shiny paper and don't have any on hand.

For the side panel, I stamped the Tall Timbers from Penny Black with Versamark and heat embossed with white embossing powder.  I then rubbed Salty Ocean and Peacock Feathers Distress inks over the panel as a background for my snowflakes.  
I stamped the sentiment from the Yuletide Sentiments set by PB with black Memento ink and added my snowflakes with a blue jewel in the center.




 Adding my card to these challenges:

AAA Cards- MASCULINE

Sunday Stamps- SKETCH 


Allsorts Challenge- SPARKLE AND SHINE


Have a great week and thanks for the visit.

Supplies:  stamps- PB/ snowflake die- PB/ ink: Versamark, Distress, Memento/ wh embossing powder/ blue gems


21 comments:

  1. Gorgeous card for our current challenge of 'SPARKLE AND SHINE', such a cute image too...love the papers...Thanks for joining in.
    [aNNie DT for Allsorts Challenges]

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  2. Simply stunning! I love your sparkly blue snowflakes and the embossing on the background is just beautiful. Thanks for joining us at Sunday Stamps, hope to see you again soon!

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  3. Love your homemade silver cs for the snowflakes - great idea. And lovely frosty strip on the right.

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  4. This is gorgeous! I love the colors, the snowflakes and that beautiful sentiment. I have that sentiment set as well and am using it on my cards too!

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  5. Great job making the snowflakes. I've tried that before but when I cut the die the embossing powder cracked and flaked off. Your card is quite lovely and peaceful, perfect for the first snowfall of the season (eek).

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  6. Super pretty card, Karen. Love the silver snowflakes!

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  7. This is beautiful, Karen! Love the sentiments you have been using and think I may have to have them! Thanks for introducing techniques that we all can try with out purchasing so many more supplies! Love the idea of the side panel, one I never think to use!

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  8. Very clever idea making your own silver paper, and your card is just absolutely beautiful. The sentiment is delightfully worded.
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  9. A super Christmas inspired creation, many thanks for joining our 'Sparkle and Sine' theme at Allsorts challenge this week.

    B x

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  10. Beautiful, Karyn! I love the embossed timbers on the side panel. great masculine card! Thanks for playing along at AAA Cards.

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  11. The embossed Tall Timbers give a chilly look to your lovely snowflake card, Karen.

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  12. So beautiful, my friend! Love how you've done the snowflakes and the design the tall timbers made for your emboss resist!

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  13. Absolutely gorgeous. I love the shades of blue, silver and white - very chill! The silver snowflakes are so beautiful. Thanks so much for playing along with 52CCT this week! Deborah, DT.

    PS We had a few flurries of snow north of us too! I'm hoping it doesn't come south!

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  14. Greta card with gorgeous colors! :)
    Thanks for sharing it with us at 52CCT! :)

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  15. This is so pretty! Lovely snowflakes and background.

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  16. this is gorgeous, luv the blue and silver! I am so glad you played along with us at
    sunday stamps!


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    ig-2klines

    sparkle & shine, kindness *~*

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  17. great way to make silver card stock an love the way you used the PB tall timbers stamp. awesome card

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  18. This is a lovely card, great job with the sketch!

    Thanks for playing along with us at Sunday Stamps!

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  19. Very pretty and yet stylish and cool colors for a masculine christmas card. Thanks so much for sharing at AAA Cards. Jenny x

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