Friday, 21 February 2014

Forest Snow


     I am falling behind on my Christmas cards so I have made a concerted effort this week to join in with my favourite challenges. Snow, trees and landscapes are all running at the moment so I got to use one of my favourite stamps to bring it all together.
     I have used a Crafts Too embossing folder, Snowflake Banner, on Centura Pearl white card  and trimmed the edges. Penny Black's Snowy Park has been stamped in Cobalt Blue Archival ink, then covered with a layer of double sided sticky sheet and run through the same embossing folder. This gave me a line to cut to so that the image plate would fit into the framed area. Once cut out I then peeled off the top to reveal the sticky layer and covered it with clear glitter.
     I wanted to add some ribbon along the banner but also wanted to keep the frame intact so I cut along the edge of the frame with a sharp knife to make a slot for the ribbon to pass through, the ribbon now passes behind the image panel and frame. My embossed panel is mounted on to dark blue card that matches the ribbon and then on to a white card blank.
     For a finishing touch I have added some tiny clear gems to the centre of a few snowflakes, giving it a little dimension but still flat enough to post.

I would like to enter this card in the following challenges:
52 Christmas Card Throwdown - Christmas Landscape
Holly Jolly - Snow Much Fun


14 comments:

  1. elle est superbe cette création Rocky, très joli paysage d'hiver, poétique et charmant, merci de jouer avec nous a 52CCT, a bientôt, biz

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  2. This is such an elegant card, Rocky, and I love the glitter snow on the image. Such a clever idea to use double sided adhesive for this. Thanks for joining us at Holly Jolly Christmas.
    Hugs
    Carol x

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  3. This turned out gorgeously, friend!!! LOVE the fabulous scene and I adore how you framed it with beautiful embossing! Thanks for joining us at 52CCT! :) HUGS and happy weekend! Mynn xx

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  4. Oh this is absolutely gorgeous! I love the shimmer of the card, the lovely frosty scene and the textured snowflakes. Thanks so much for playing along with 52CCT this week!

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  5. What a beautiful and elegant card Rocky, The embossed snowflakes give a wonderful texture, and I love all the glitter and rhinestones. The person who receives your card is very lucky!

    Thanks for joining us at 52CCT.

    Hugs
    Gill x

    52CCT Design Team

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  6. Absolutely gorgeous Rocky, such a crisp and elegant card! Love the touch of sparkle! Ruth x

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  7. What a gorgeous creation, thanks for sharing with us at Christmas Card Challenge. Hugs x

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  8. Gorgeous Rocky! Love the embossing especially. Thanks for joining us this week at 52CCT.

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  9. lovely card, you use the same image as I, thanks for enjoying us at http://thegloryofchristmaschallenge.blogspot.de/, hugs patty

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  10. I like the idea of how the stamp fills the central shape.. may have to have a play with idea I think! Lovely card.

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  11. Rocky, Beautiful card. I really like the embossing folder you used. The landscape graphic is lovely. And who wouldn't love the clear gems! Very nice Thank you for entering the Sparkles Christmas Challenge...Good Luck!

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  12. Thanks for entering The Glory of Christmas challenge 27: snow with your lovely card , Glory of Christmas DT x

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  13. A very elegant card and a nice layout! I like the framing of the landscape.
    Congratulations for the well deserved HM at 52CCT!
    Rosi x

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  14. Beautiful card - very elegant,

    Thanks for joining us at The Glory of Christmas Challenge.

    Helen x

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