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Thursday, November 5, 2009

Snowflakes and Sparkles

I don't know what it is about snowflakes and me this week likey! I am totally lovin' Close To My Heart's Dimensional Elements Flurry Collection (as you can see, I've been using them all week). You get 10 chipboard snowflakes, 3 rounded negative snowflake images, and about 25 small stars and circles, all for $4.95 (Dimensional Elements Flurry - Z1225). Not bad at all.

Today's card was inspired by this week's sketch over at 2Sketches4You (#38). Thanks for another great sketch, guys! Both Laura and Kazan (the 2sketch ladies) ALWAYS come up with awesome ideas.

The focal point of this card, the large dimensional element snowflake was made by sponging the chipboard snowflake with twilight ink. Then I used some stitch and cross stitch rubons from the new "Across the Board" pack (Z1231) to make it look as if I stitched all over it. After that, I added some of our clear sparkles. Pretty darn cute if I do say so myself!

Close To My Heart products used: Jingle Borders Stamp Set (D1225), Versamark Pad (Z891), White Daisy Embossing Powder (Z673), Aspen Level 2 Paper Pack (X7103B), Twilight Stamp Pad (Z2160), Round Sponge (Z679), Flurry Dimensional Elements (Z1225), Designer Ribbon Rounds Creme Brulee Collection (Z1131), Across the Board Rubons (Z1231), Clear Sparkles (Z1104), Snowflake Buttons (retired), Corner Rounder (Z578)

Non-CTMH products used: Martha Stewart Snowflake Punch, Marvy Circle (2 1/2 and Scalloped Circle (3") Punches

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karlak said...

Love all the bling and dimensional elements of this card!

Sue Laufer said...

I likey too! Way pretty. You inspire me.

Jamie Harder said...

LOVE this!!!

Cheryl Nelson said...

How fun and fabulous is this?!! LOOOOOOOOOVE the colors and everything else about this!

Crystal said...

It's beautiful! I just got the snowflake DE and haven't had a chance to play yet...but now you've inspired me!

Big Red Scraps said...

Beautiful card! The snowflakes and all the's perfect.

Laura Davis said...

This is a beautiful card! I am in LOVE with that color combo :)
Thanks for playing at 2S4Y!

Melanie said..., this is SOOOOO not fair to see all this GORGEOUS artwork you keep pushing out! OMG! My project list is GROWING!!! LOL

Thanks as always for sharing your artwork. I LOVE IT! You are an amazing & inspirational creater! :)

Allison said...

lovely card

Brenda said...

I had to look at this card for a long time because you've so beautifully added so many elements! I love it, Karen - you rock!

Joyce said...

Love the card! I missed you last week. I also took the week off from blogging and I wish I could say that I too was cleaning. Instead I spent time on jury duty.
stamping hugs,

Melissa Laverty said...

man, I need that snowflake punch! What a crazy cool card.

Laurel said...

This is gorgeous Karen!

Nicole Norris said...

I love what you did to the snow flake! so cute I will have to try it.


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