Friday, May 2, 2014

Snow Flakes....

Hello and happy Friday to you all! The rain has gone away, it's a pretty day out (but for the waterlogged ground) and I decided to make a Christmas card! This is inspired by Sweet Sunday Sketch #217 and by Jingle Bells - All Bundled Up (use layers):


and the inside of my card:

Based on this sketch:

Yep, I did another chalkboard type card. I can't get enough of this look! All edges were inked with walnut stain before being adhered. The stamp set I've had for a few years, but this was the first time inking up this particular stamp. I also shopped my stash for those snowflakes. The blue ones are foam, and the appliques are actually iron ons that I just popped on with foam squares.

Well, that's all I've got. I hope you have a great evening and weekend! Thanks for stopping by!

Chris
Supplies:
Stamps: Inkadinkado - Holiday Words; Hero Arts - Celebrate Everyday
Ink: Versa Mark: Colorbox - Frost White; Memento - Tuxedo Black; Ranger DI - Walnut Stain
DP: MME - All Is Bright
CS: Recollections
Accessories: Grand Calibur; Std. Lg & Sm circles, Lacey Circles Nesties; Stampendous - Detail White EP; Prisma Color white pencil; Hirschberg Schultz & Co. - embroidered iron on; Michael's - blue glitter foam snowflakes; heat gun; cotton ball
Adhesives: SA by 3L - MyStik permanent, 3D foam squares; Ranger - Glossy Accents


8 comments:

Donna said...

Ohhhh lovely lovely! Great card Chris! Love the contrasting papers, the colours and the banners! Awesome job!

Barbara Godden said...

Super job on the card, a technique I haven't tried. great use of the sketch and all the layers

SmilynStef said...

Love how there are layers both inside & outside ... such a lovely holiday card design ... so glad you got all bundled-up with us at jingle belles.

Jessi Fogan said...

SO gorgeous! I love how this turned out! Those snowflakes rock.

Audrey Pettit said...

Oh, WOW! This is seriously stunning, Chris! Absolutely LOVE it!

lauren bergold said...

oh WOW! what's not to love about this gorgeous card? brilliant use of the chalkboard effect, gorgeous take on the sketch and soooooo many lovely luscious layers! thanks for "bundling up" with us at JINGLE BELLES! :)

gale said...

Beautiful!! I love that it's not your typical holiday card and the shiny snowflakes really make it perfect.

Lindsey said...

You do chalkboard so well, Chris! And now that you've discovered this is a perfect stamp for the technique, it might even get used again... :D

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