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Snowflake Seasons Greetings Card

Description

Five blue snowflakes are stamped down the left-hand edge of a white greetings card. On the right is a square of dark blue card then a smaller square of white card stamped with a shadow background of soft stone and then a blue snowflake. Season's Greetings is stamped below the square in blue ink.

Materials used

  • White deckle edge greetings card 104mm x 152mm (4¼ x 6 ins)
  • Piece of white card
  • Piece of blue card
  • Rubber stamp Hero Arts A212 Solitary Snowflake
  • Rubber stamp Hero Arts B1918 Background IV
  • Rubber stamp Hero Arts LL513 Season's Greetings (set of 3 stamps)
  • Memories dye ink pad for shadow stamping soft stone
  • Crystal glitter glue
  • Tombow brush pen in blue
  • Adhesive
  • Scissors

Method

Take a piece of white card and stamp a background square in shadow soft stone. Ink up the snowflake stamp with a blue Tombow brush pen and stamp it in the centre of the square. Cut the card to a square a little larger than the background stamp.

Take a piece of dark blue card 55mm square and mount the white square in the centre of this, securing it with adhesive.

Glitter glue detailDraw a vertical line of glitter glue 30mm from the left-hand edge of the greetings card. A ruler can be used to guide the glitter glue nozzle providing the edge is raised from the card surface.

Stamp five snowflakes down the left-hand edge of the greetings card in blue Tombow brush pen ink. They are mid-way between the line of glitter and the fold of the card, see the illustration as a guide to vertical position. Add glitter glue to the snowflakes.

Mount the square of blue card mid-way between the line of glitter and the right hand edge of the card. The top edge of the blue card is 35mm from the top edge of the greetings card.

Ink the Season's Greetings stamp with a blue Tombow pen and stamp it below the blue square.


Snowflake Seasons Greetings card made by Shirley Little and reproduced with kind permission.

Hero Arts rubber stamps A212 Solitary Snowflake, B1918 Background IV, & LL513 Season's Greetings reproduced with kind permission of the copyright owners Hero Arts.

This project was originally published at Card Inspirations. It is reproduced here here with kind permission. Card Inspirations are sponsors of the Card Making Inspirations web site.


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