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Wednesday, 26 August 2015

Frosty Heather Christmas Card

Good Morning Everyone,

It is overcast here in Nottingham so a good time to spend the day in my craft room.

Once again I have had received some lovely comment on my previous blog and I thank you all so much.


On with today's card:

Products used:- (which are also links to Phill's website) :-)

8 x 8 Card Blank
Frosty Christmas Holly Paper pad
Frosty Heather Gilding Was by Phill Martin
Frosty Heather Twinkles by Phill Martin
Frosty Heather P.V.A. by Phill Martin
Frosty Heather Colour Cloud Blending Ink
Christmas Holly Verse Stamp Set A5
Embossing Folder Snowflake Lattice
Sue Wilson Die - Caribbean Island Collection, Border Accent & Tag
Silver Embossing Powder
Dazzlers
Seam Binding
Stick pins


The first thing I did before creating this card was to cut a piece of White Seam Binding, enough to make a triple bow and swags. I then coloured it with Frosty Heather Colour Cloud Blending Ink.

1st Layer
I cut a piece of plain white card to 7.75 square, then I used Frosty Heather Gilding Wax  around the edges.

Using a sheet of Frosty Heather Christmas Paper I cut this to 7.5 square and then attached both layers
to the main card.

Next I cut 2 pieces of plain white card to 2" x 7.75 then using the Border Die I cut them both out before Embossing them with the Snowflake Lattice Embossing Folder. I then attached both to the card.


Sentiment

For the Sentiment I used a Verse from the Christmas Holly Verse Collection and heat embossed it using Silver Embossing Powder.
I then attached this to the card using pads.



Finishing Touches

I added Frosty Heather P.V.A. Pearls to the centre of the snowflakes, and Frosty Heather Twinkles to the edges of the border and around the edges of the sentiment.
Then making sure the ribbon wad dry I made a triple bow with swags and added this using a large Dazzler.

Finally I added a matching insert form the Christmas Holly Paper pad insert.


                                                                Happy Crafting








11 comments:

  1. Yet another lovely card Barb, x x

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  2. Absolutely beautiful. I was lucky enough to win one of Phill's cards on C and C this week. It is the lovely holly one using the frosty blue accessories. Gorgeous. x

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  3. Hi Barb
    Lovely card, I think the PVA drops on the background look stunning.
    Love Angela x

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  4. Hi Barb,
    Really pretty card, love the heather colour.
    Love Janet x
    from Wakefield

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  5. Very pretty card, love the colour. Linda.

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  6. Love frosty heather and what a lovely card you have made using this colour Barb. Only 4 more sleeps to Sunday. Excited!! SueL x

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  7. Lovely card Barb, them new frosty colours are just so pretty. Take Care Melody xxx

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  8. Hi Barb and Phill, such a beautiful card today, I would love to make something like it at our craft group if you would give permission please, you would of course get all the glory, I would never dream of saying it is my design. I wish I had just a small piece of your talent.

    Enjoy Thursday, stay safe, healthy and happy, hugs, June Smith xxx

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  9. Hi Barb! Beautiful card x I love the Frosty Heather and the snowflake EF I would love to own....I also love how you have cut and embossed two borders and put them on each side of the card. It's really effective and so lovely when everything comes together xx Love Karen xx :)

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