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Friday, 11 November 2016

Another One for the Box

Hello, and thanks for popping in.  I've had another play with the Tim Holtz Textured Snowflake, cutting a few in Acetate and Vellum.
The background was cut from a masterboard that had been dipped in various blue inks with some random music script stamped in Chipped Sapphire. I randomly stamped a snowflake with Versamark and brushed on some Perfect Pearls -very difficult to see in the photo, before matting on silver card.
I used my finger to spread adhesive on the acetate snowflake before covering with a filament type glitter that has been in my stash for ages, this was attached to another cut from vellum.  I added a self adhesive rhinestone to the center, which when I've looked at the photo has disappeared! (this card was a nightmare to photograph, so I won't edit it).  The sentiment was cut from the Tim Holtz Holiday words.
The weather forecast isn't too good for the weekend, so hopefully I'll get some more Christmas cards in the box.

I am entering this at ABC Christmas Challlenge - W for Wishes

Have a great weekend, whatever you're doing.
Avril xx

18 comments:

Valerie-Jael said...

Beautiful card, love the icy colours, have fun making cards at the weekend, hugs, Valerie

Sandma's Handmade Cards said...

This is gorgeous Avril. Love the icy blue background with subtle snowflake stamping and the large snowflake really does like it's made of ice. Such a beautiful card for you collection. Hugs, Sandra x

sirkkis said...

Lovely card and gorgeous snowflake.
Have a happy weekend ❤

Little Artbee said...

A very nice and frosty Christmas card. The big shimmering snowflake looks so good. I love this card much.
Habe a nice weekend.
Greetings
Sabine

Meggymay said...

The snowflake looks gorgeous Avril, it seems to glimmer and shine. Its a great card.
Yvonne xx

pearshapedcrafting said...

Oh wow! This is so beautiful Avril! The snowflake looks so delicate and icy cold too! Hugs, Chrisx

pearshapedcrafting said...

Oh wow! This is so beautiful Avril! The snowflake looks so delicate and icy cold too! Hugs, Chrisx

Brenda Brown said...

Love the soft yet icy snowflake and the beautiful effects you have achieved Avril xxx

sally said...

Such a pretty snowflake had to be worth popping in for! However I'm hoping that they stay up on the hills for a while longer in my neck of the woods! Hope you have a crafty weekend.

Sallyx

chrissie said...

Terrific idea for the card and a great snowflake image Avril

Love Chrissie xx

Janette said...

Very pretty Avril, love what you've done..xx

Christine L said...

Absolutely STUNNING Avril!! Enough said!

Hope you're well..

Christine x

Mandy LaCroix said...

Very nice! :)
Thanks for sharing it over at ABC Christmas Challenge!

Astrid Maclean said...

That snowflake always looks so impressive, - a real beauty of a card!!

Caro´s kreative Welt said...

Wow, this is a very nice card. So wonderful frosty.
Hugs Carola

chrissy xx said...

A Gorgeous 'ice' cold Snowflake. Thank you so much for joining us at
ABC Christmas Challenge.
Chrissyxx

Lisa S. said...

Beautiful card!!! Thanks for joining us at ABC Christmas Challenge.
Lisa

Sue said...

Hi Avril,
this is a beautiful card. I love how you have coloured the background and added that striking snowflake die cut with the gold sentiment. Thank you for joining us this time at ABC Christmas Challenge.
Sue...xxx