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Sunday, November 16, 2014

Snowy Postcard...





Well I'm a day late with my Sweet Stampin post!

What a week I have had, to start off with was a bit under the weather, then Thursday into Friday my heating and hot water packed in...jeezo it's baltic!  The gasman was here yesterday but needed to order a circuit board...he's coming back tomorrow to fit it....keep your fingers crossed for me to have hot water and heating tomorrow!!

So this weeks challenge theme is "to die for" do I love my dies so perfect theme for me!

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Who are offering a super duper $10 voucher to the store!

So for my card I used distress inks to colour the image and the backing.  First I stamped the stamp twice onto white card stock and cut out the centre oval, I then inked both of these up and then layered them together.  The backing was also inked up and also used cardio stamps to randomly stamp around the edges as I felt it needed something other than just the ink.  The snowflakes are from my die-namics Let it Snowflake set (love them) and the tiny poinsettia die is from poppy stamps.  I also added a bit of ink to the die cuts too.  I added an organza bow and and I made and organza rose for the centre...I added pearls to the centres of the snowflakes and to the corners of the layers....finished with loads of glitter....hope you likey!


challenges:
Bunny Zoe - snow
Crafty Calendar - christmas
Crafty Catz - Christmas
Crafty Ribbons christmas
Deep Ocean - handmade flowers

Fi
x

11 comments:

Ellie said...

What a stunning creation, really loving the stamps and your card is amazing!

Chris said...

That's gorgeous, Fi! love all the stamping, inking and distressing!
Chris
x

Wendy Nicola Jackson said...

That's so beautiful Fi! I love the layering and the extra stamping on the background. That lil' poinsettia is gorgeous as is your organza rose. Gorgeous card. Hugs, Wends x P.S. I hope your heating is sorted soon. It's been really cold here and we don't have central heating (not common in NZ), I'm willing Summer to arrive! xxx

Marianne's Craftroom said...

One of my fave stanps and love the colours you chose. Hope you are feeling better now and hope that heating gets sorted x

Tracy said...

I likey very much. Wonderful frosty tones and then it's all pulled together with the image and your snowflakes and poinsettia. Lovely Fi. Hugs!

Cindy said...

Beautiful card. Love all the inking and details. Thanks for joining us at Crafty Catz this week. Cindy-DT

Planetsusie said...

This is such a love Christmas card Fi, I love the colours and the layout, there is such a frosty feel to your creation - thank you so much for entering the Crafty Calendar (All about Christmas) Challenge this month, lots of luck to you.

Hugs Sue Pxxx DT

Marianne's Craftroom said...

Back with my DT hat on to say thanks for playing at crafty ribbons

Juls said...

love the vintage feel :-) xx

Lea Brawn said...

Wow I absolutely love this. It is amazing. X

PaperDaisies said...

Such a great card design. I love the pretty scene you have created. Thank you for sharing your talents with us over at Crafty Catz. Hugs Nina