Sunday, January 17, 2010

A Wintry Mix

We have a wintry mix of snow and rain and ice on the way later today so I guess this is a good time to share this card--a wintry mix of ice and snow. 

I made this one for the smART-Word challenge at smARTworks.  Each month, one of the design team members chooses a word and the challenge is simply to make something inspired by that word.  I chose the word this month, which is "ice".  The challenge is open to anyone and you can use any stamps you like so why not join us?  The details are all posted here.

For my card, I used the smARTworks Star Flowers set and a variation of a Technique Junkies tutorial called Oh So Fru-Fru.

Here's what I did.
My version uses Buffalo Snow flakes instead of Fru-Fru flakes.  I stamped the flower onto a piece of acetate with Brilliance sky blue ink.  Then, I applied sheet adhesive to the acetate piece and a piece of white cardstock.  I sprinkled the Buffalo Snow on the cardstock piece, shook off the excess, and put the acetate piece on top so that the snow was sandwiched between the two layers of adhesive.  I tried to cut my circle with my Cuttlebug and a Nestabilities die, but the die wouldn't cut through the acetate layer.  It did emboss it, though, giving me a guideline to cut the circle with scissors.  The touches of glitter you see are Ice Blue Stickles.

Have a great day!


  1. Another beauty! You never cease to amaze me.

  2. This is so gorgeous!!! I'm still reading your blog, but have just been too lazy to leave many comments...sorry! I need to do better! Keep up the great work my friend!


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