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Tuesday, 7 December 2021

Snowflakes at Try it on Tuesday


Snowflakes is our last challenge of the year at Try it on Tuesday - where has this year gone!

Another Christmas card for me, I used texture paste through a TH stencil, sprinkled with white EP and left it to dry before heating with a heat gun.  I used Speckled egg distress spray for the background, I like to dab with kitchen towel to move the ink, but it still retains that sprayed/mottled look.  I heat set white EP as an edging for my panel and then sprayed Shimmer spray for a gorgeous sheen, which of course doesn't show in the photo!

 I cut two snowflakes - one glitter card, the other from silver Angel fibres that I'd stuck onto pearl card and slightly off set them to add some depth and added a large crystal.  'Believe' was originally cut in white glitter card, but didn't show well, so I rubbed it with glue and added blue glitter, the little snowflake was cut with off cuts from the large snowflake.  This card has 

The rest of the DT have some fabulous inspirations, so please pop over to the main blog to find out what they've been up to.  Details of the challenge and some dates for your diaries are also included.

Thanks for visiting, I do appreciate it,

Have a great day, Avril xx


Valerie-Jael said...

Your card is fabulous! Have a great Christmas and a happy new year, stay safe! Hugs, Valerie

Janette said...

Beautiful card Avril, love the large snowflake and all the sparkle, gorgeous.xx

Helen said...

This is just so pretty Avril! LOVE the embossing on the texture paste! Have a fabulous Christmas and the very best for the New Year! ((HUGS)) Helen

My name is Erika. said...

I am loving this big snowflake. What a pretty card Avril. Hope all is well and I bet the twins are getting a little excited for Christmas. They may not fully get Santa yet (or they may) but I bet they love the lights and sparkle of the season. Enjoy. Hugs-Erika

crafty-stamper said...

Beautiful card love the stencilled/embossed background and large focal snowflake
Carol x

Sandy said...

We all love snow flakes just as long as they are in your yard and not mine!!
Your card is gorgeous - love the background and the big flake is perfect!!
Sandy Claus xx

pearshapedcrafting said...

This is such a beautiful card Avril. Great stencilling, I find it so tricky to be neat! Hugs, Chrisx

Bleubeard and Elizabeth said...

You have created the absolutely perfect snowflake card, Avril. I adore that background and I love how the snowflake is raised with the texture paste. Beautiful!

sirkkis said...

Beautiful, elegant card.
Have wonderful December xx

Anke said...

Your snowflake card is so beautiful, Avril.


Tammy said...

What a gorgeous card Avril, I love the embossed background and that large snowflake is stunning! Wishing you a Very Merry Christmas and blessed New Year.
Hugs, Tammy

Tracy said...

The texture paste on your snowflake looks fab, a gorgeous creation Avril,
Happy crafting
Tracy x

Meggymay said...

An awesome snowflake card Avril, its a super embossed background as well.
Yvonne xx

Linda said...

I do love a snowflake, and this one is stunning! Great texture from the paste and embossing powder.
In case I don't get chance to pop by again before the big day ..... have a wonderful Christmas and lots of love and best wishes for 2022! xx

Mrs A. said...

Super effect on your background. Brilliant idea too to put glue on the sentiment and rub over with the glitter. I have not had a good year health wise and have spent most of it being transferred round the various departments at the hospital whilst they try and work out what is wrong. Presently with Rheumatics and awaiting yet another appt. Have been told that I have Raynaulds phenomimum which is playing havoc with my fingers so hence not much blogging done. Hope we all have a better yr for 2022. Hugs Mrs A.

NatureFootstep said...

Hi Avril, thanks for the visit to my place.
Love your snowflake, you made it look like being a chilly, almost sunny day.

Lowcarb team member said...

A lovely snowflake card.

All the best Jan