Friday, November 16, 2018
Hello there and a very happy Friday to you! I hope this post finds you doing well! Today I have a quick card to share with you for Power Poppy's Friday post. I chose to use the new stamp set Grandma's Snowflakes!
I started my card by trimming a piece of rustic white card stock to 3 5/8" x 5". Next I stamped various snowflakes from the set using Going Gray ink from Stampin' Up! Some were first generation stamping and some were second generation stamping to allow for some depth. For the large snowflake that is behind my sentiment....I inked it up and used a sponge to take some ink off of the stamp before stamping it on my cardstock. I wanted a slight fade where the sentiment would be so the sentiment would be really clear. After inking up my sentiment with Memento's Rhubarb Stalk ink, I dabbed some Scarlet Jewel ink from Papertrey Ink on part of the sentiment then stamped it. I really like how it turned out...kind of like it "glitters and glows"! :)
Next came the strips of patterned papers (I used pinking shears to give a decorative edge for one of the papers) and some stitching. After adding some distress ink around the edges, I added some shimmer with a clear Wink of Stella brush pen then tied on my ribbon and added a little charm. All that was left was to adhere my panel to a card base. The finished card measures 3 5/8" x 5".
My goodness, how precious are these little crocheted snowflakes?! I love the memories these sweet images evoke....I'll bet many of you either had or still have some of these precious hand made jewels in your Christmas treasure trove. :) Did you happen to notice that there is not a speck of coloring on this card? I think it's a Christmas miracle! This would be an excellent set for some quick, assembly line style, last minute, gotta get them in the mail now cards!
So that is all for my card today, but please make sure you check out the cards lovingly created by some of my Bloomie sisters for your inspiration and please leave a little blog love when you visit. :) Also make sure you check out the Power Poppy blog for all of the latest goings on at Bloom Central. I thank you so very much for your visit today and I hope you have a great weekend! I also hope you will stop by again soon....until then, take care!
Katie Sims <------You are here