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Friday, November 18, 2011

Ready, Get Set, Snow!

I had snow much fun creating this card. And it just so happened we got our first real snow the same day. Not much—just a dusting, but snow nonetheless.

Actually, my inspiration for this card was the desire to use our Glimmer Paper for my class. Since it's a large class, I didn't want use a very big piece for each person, which limited me somewhat. I love the result!

The trick to cutting that perfect triangle is to use a square punch. You can't really see it in this can of the card, but the snowman wears a coat of Moonlight Smooch Pearlized Accent Ink—just over his snowy face and body, not on his scarf and hat. And I can even use this design for one of my December or January birthday cards.

Merry Winter stamp set, W 122700, $19.95; C 122702, $14.95
Teeny Tiny Wishes stamp set, Wood mount only, 115370, $36.95
Marina Mist card stock, 24 sheets, 8½" x 11", 111352, $6.95
Whisper White card stock, 40 sheets, 8½" x 11", 100730, $8.50
Silver Glimmer Paper, 2 sheets, 12" x 12", 124005, $4.95
Moonlight Smooch Pearlized Accent Ink, 119969, $4.95
Snow Burst Textured Impressions Embossing Folder, 124096, $7.95
Basic Pearls, (150 Jewels), $4.95
Word Window punch, 119857, $16.95
Scallop Oval punch, 119856, $16.95
1-3/8" Circle punch, 119860, $15.95
1-3/8" Square punch, 119877, $16.95
2-3/8" Scallop Circle punch, 118874, $16.95

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