Hello once again. I have a card to share as part of the Design Team inspiration for the new challenge beginning at The Holly and Ivy Christmas Challenge.
Our first challenge of the year, and the theme is – as always – anything goes as long as it’s Christmas related – that also means anything other than cards – boxes, tags, bookmarks, etc – so I hope you can come and join us.
I tried to capture the shine and shimmer on this card, but it wasn’t easy:
I used a new stencil from Funky Fossils Designs as I was inspired by some of the creations on Instagram. I don’t use stencils very often, and yet have many of them just laying around in one of my craft drawers.
Having just received one of the Tonic Craft kits, and some glacier paste I ordered – I decided to have a play. This stencil had just arrived, and was laying on my craft table waiting to be used, so I went with it.
I think I;m out of practice with stencilling, and perhaps I over scrape – there is a little snowflake that looks a little, erm, blurred (!!) – but I like how this turned out – the colours and shine in particular.
The glacier paste from Tonic is truly a very shimmery and shiny paste when it dries, and so I thought the sentiment needed to shimmer and shine too. I heat embossed the sentiment on vellum, to allow the snowflakes to still shine through, and attached to the back of that piece of card before sticking it to the base card.
I hope you can come and join us, and I look forward to seeing what you create. xx
I shall be entering the following challenges:
Give a Crafter a Cookie – Photo Inspiration
Merry Little Christmas Challenge – atg Christmas
Christmas cards all year round – atg Christmas
11 thoughts on “Stencilled Snowflakes”
Beautiful!! Thank-you so much for participating in our IF YOU GIVE A CRAFTER A COOKIE… challenge. Hope to see your beautiful creations in our next challenge!! Have a happy crafty day!!! Sorry so late for commenting, but life has been a bit tough for me lately. I want to take a moment today to tell you that you are an awesome artist!
Deanne at A Little Bit O’ Paper
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I’m a sucker for snowflakes anything! Love this sooo much!! Thanks for sharing with us at CCAYR.
Thank you Cindy xx
Wonderful classy Christmas card! Thanks for joining us at MLCCB
Thank you Tina xx
I love your card!! I have lots of stencils and never seem to remember to use them this way. I love the shimmer and, even though you say some came out “blurred”, I think that adds to the card. Thanks for joining us over on the If You Give A Crafter A Cookie Challenge Blog!!
Thank you very much xx
The shimmer and shine is very beautiful. I glad you shared over at CCAYR. Martina – DT
Thank you Martina 🙂
Love the shimmer and shine and the colours you have used are lovely. Love Dawn x
Thanks Dawn xx