Thursday, 8 December 2011

Snowflake Sparkle

The theme this week at Simply Stampin' is 'Snowflake Sparkle'. I had to think about this one as I don't have very many SU snowflake stamps in my collection - I had to dig deep and rootle out a couple of retired sets - take a look


The base card is 5" x 5" square and is stamped with a snowflake stamp from the Snow Flurries set using Ballet Blue ink and a touch of glitter. I also stamped a sentiment from the Wondrous Gift set.
I then took a piece of Ballet Blue card stock and scalloped the bottom edge. On to this I stamped some fir trees from the Lovely as a Tree set - they were heat embossed with white embossing powder and a few more were stamped in blue in the background. I then found in my stash my Bird on a Branch set so he was added to the scene too along with a few snowflakes just beginning to fall.
A strip of white organza ribbon just adds the final touch.
See you soon - Jacqueline xx

9 comments:

  1. Very sparkly Jaqueline. Thank you for joining us at Simply Stampin' this week. A xx

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  2. This is beautiful Jacqueline. Love the white on blue which looks gorgeous.
    Hugs, Fliss xx

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  3. Gorgeous card ! I love some of the old SU colours and this blue is just lovely against the white embossing !
    jane x

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  4. What a gorgeous card! LOVE the use of different sets--fabulous! :) The white on blue is perfect!!!

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  5. Lovely - ingenious use of various stamp sets to achieve the overall winter sparkle

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  6. This is absolutely beautiful Jacqueline, I love the addition of the bird on a branch - inspired!
    Makes me think of a silent snowy scene, just lovely!
    Ruth x

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  7. I think this may be my favourite of all this weeks entries Jacqueline, it's beautiful!
    Thanks for joining in the Simply Stampin' Challenge.
    Kelly xx

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  8. Gorgeous Jacqueline! All snowy and glittery and a perfect sentiment! Vx

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  9. Fabulous - so pretty - just love this.
    Hugs
    Valxx

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