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Thursday, October 29, 2015

Winter Wonderland

Hi and welcome to my blog! It feels like Spring here instead of winter, but I want to show you a winter card I made with a Penny Black stamp called Snowy Park. After I stamped I sponged on pink, purple and blue Distress inks for the sky. The background was made by applying a blue gray chalk ink pad to the smooth side of a snowflake embossing folder, placing my white card stock inside and running it through my vagabond. I patted the raised snowflakes with Versa Mark ink and added sparkly embossing powder to them.

I cut snowflakes using a cuttlebug die and added sparkle embossing powder to these also and placed them behind the image that I cut out by using the Spellbinders Labels 8 die. My card was layered on a piece of black glossy card stock that I had smooshed some blue Inka Gold on.

Thanks so much for stopping by! I hope you are having a good day!

Challenges entered:

Penny Black:  Embossing
Scrapy Land: Embossing 
Simon Says Wednesday Challenge:  Anything Goes


  1. A lot of steps but it is so magical in sparkle and snow. My eye saw pink sky first. Great job of snowy scene on this warm day.

  2. This is a very beautiful card, very well done. I live in Upstate SC as well. It is a great area, isn't it?

  3. Yes, Lucy, It is a beautiful area and I love it!

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  5. Love the embossed snowflakes on your beautiful card! That image is gorgeous! Thanks for playing along with us at Scrapy Land Challenge #28!

  6. How gorgeous! I have that stamp, too, April, and it never looked so pretty as yours does! Thanks for joining us in the Scrapy Land Challenge! Hope to see your pretty projects again.
    happiness and hugs,
    {Creative Smiles}

  7. very nice, and appreciated your explanations of the steps. Does look like a winter afternoon.

  8. Love your attentions to details! The background inking is gorgeous! Thanks so much for playing Simon Says Stamp Wednesday “Anything Goes” Challenge!

  9. Very pretty April. Love the scene dappled with the pink and blue hues. Really is very realistic!

  10. Hi April, Love your scene and all the sparkle. Thank you for joining us at Scrapy Land.
    Hugz from Wisconsin, Patricia
    Scrapy Land Store
    rubber stamping is my game blog

  11. The background turned out fabulous! What great sparkle!

  12. Gorgeous card - what a beautiful image!
    Thanks for playing at the Penny Black Saturday Challenge!
    Helen x


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