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Snowflakes on red

Another pair of cards using the red Christmas masterboard. This time I added an extra layer of stamping on the background and then decorated it with die cuts. These were both assembled from things already in my stash. I had die-cut some sentiments and snowflakes at the same time I made the masterboards. I just… Continue reading Snowflakes on red

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Christmas: Snowflakes and tag

In an attempt (surprisingly successful this year) to avoid panic-making cards just before Christmas, I usually create a couple of small batches of cards; this was my first for this year. I keep the batches small and swap out the colours so that none of the cards created are identical. How: I cut some white… Continue reading Christmas: Snowflakes and tag

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Xmas card: Santa and snowflakes

What: My Create A Smile snow dance kit finally arrived! I can only assume the postman was jealous and wanted to hold onto it for an extra few days before delivering it. How: This card looks like there’s a lot going on, but it actually came together quite quickly; for once I had an idea… Continue reading Xmas card: Santa and snowflakes

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Christmas cards: Embossed snowflakes

What: A trio of Christmas cards that developed from the simple idea of heat embossing snowflakes onto patterned paper. How: I started by choosing a wintry blue patterned paper and white heat embossing a random covering of snowflakes of all sizes onto it. Then I die cut some different shapes from it (still with no… Continue reading Christmas cards: Embossed snowflakes

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Xmas cards: Shiny snowflakes

What: Two simple Christmas cards inspired by some shiny wrapping tissue I picked up. How: My starting point was wondering how well the shiny “tissue” would work for snowflakes, so I die cut several of them after first backing the tissue with Stick it. I also die cut one from a circle, leaving the negative… Continue reading Xmas cards: Shiny snowflakes