Saturday, December 29, 2012

Snowflake Soiree Christmas

Well I've been taking a break from blogging this Christmas season, but that doesn't mean I wasn't still busy working on things.  This is one of the cards I made when my dad came to me a week or so before Christmas and asked if I would make a card for my mom, and I said I'd be glad to.  I actually didn't procrastinate too much on this one either...amazing!  Since her favorite color is blue I decided to use a few different colors of blue and blend (sponge) them together using the emboss resist technique.  I've already done a couple of cards with this technique lately, but really liked a card my stamping friend Christi made and wanted to add some "swirls" in with a darker blue like she did.  I love how it turned out!    



I'm also entering it into the Friday Mashup challenge #90.  This week's theme is "Snowflakes" and/or colors Whisper White, Pool Party, Midnight Muse and Basic Black.  Super close on the colors for making the card over a week ago!  



Thanks for looking and have a great day!

Stamp Sets:  Snowflake Soiree & Everything Eleanor
Card Stock:  Midnight Muse & Whisper White
Classic Stampin' Pads:  Midnight Muse, Island Indigo & Pool Party
Punch:  Scallop Trim Border
Stampin' Emboss Powder:  Clear
Ribbon:  5/8" Organza in Whisper White

5 comments:

  1. Hey! Thanks for the link!! I like it too that you changed your typing to black instead of blue, easier on these old eyes to see!!

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  2. I like the combo of the swirls with the snowflakes... kinda reminds me of a blustery day, i.e., cozy inside! Thanks for joining the Friday Mashup this week.

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  3. Oh, that is gorgeous! I am sure both parents were very happy with it!

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  4. Very pretty card, thanks for sharing it with us at The Friday Mashup.

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  5. Such a pretty card! Those embossed snowflakes look great in the background, and the swirls bring everything together. Thanks for playing along with us at the Friday Mashup this week.

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Thank you for your comments. I read everyone! If you ever wonder how I've made something I'd be glad to let you know! Sara

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