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Sunday, January 1, 2017

So Suzy Themes and Techniques January Challenge

Hi Everyone,

Happy New Year to all of you!

We have a new feature at So Suzy Stamps called

Themes and Techniques
and for January its going to be seasonally appropriate:

  • Theme: Baby It’s Cold Outside
  • Techniques: Vellum (use vellum in your project)

My stamp supplies:

I decided to combine the theme with the technique.

I started out with heat embossing the Blowing Snowflake Tree stamp with ultrafine white embossing powder.

Added the sentiment, using my Misti - 
I want a good black impression of that, which means repeat stamping.

Sponged distress ink around the tree and added punched out vellum snowflakes - the vellum I had colored with alcohol inks, but it did not work... got really crumply and I did not like it

Still wanted something else, so I die cut a Memory Box border die with vellum and added it to the top of my card

To give it some sparkle I added Stickles. 

 It turned out a little busier than I normally like my cards...

Go and check out all those fabulous inspiration cards our talented DT made!

Linking up with:
QKR Stampede - snowflakes or snowman
Shopping our Stash - Winter Wonderland (Memory box die is old)
Memory Box - Winter Blues
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Rosmarie said...

Wunderschön, wie der Spruch die Karte wiedergibt - oder umgekehrt!
Was mir auch sehr gut gefällt ist die aus Pergament gestanzte Bordüre, sie wirkt hier so federleicht!
Happy New Year!!

Mac Mable said...

So pretty and loving the layering of the elements. Interesting about the AI on teh vellum..Beautiful card, thanks for sharing...Happy New Year x

!neke said...

Beautiful Cornelia !!!!

Waving My Wand said...

Busy or not, it's adorable!

Bobby said...

Brrr. It really does look cold with the blue inking, Cornelia.

lauren bergold said...

absolutely stunningly GORGEOUS! wow!!! thanks for SHOPPING YOUR (wintery!) STASH with us this week! <3

wannabcre8tive said...

A very pretty card. I love the soft blue and white colors, so perfect for your wintry card. Thank you for joining us for the QKR Stampede challenge this week. We hope to see you again soon.

NanaConnie said...

I love that fabulous sentiment, Cornelia! Beautiful card. Thanks so much for joining in and giving us a bit of inspiration at our "Snowmen/Snowflakes" challenge at QKR Stampede this week. Good luck.
NanaConnie DT

Tiggerscraps said...

This is adorable! I'm so glad you linked up with us at QKR, can't wait to see your next project!
Marji DT

karalschuknecht said...

Beautiful card. The sentiment is great too. Thanks for joining us this week at QKR Stampede.
Karal DT

Nora Noll said...

Oh I LOVE that sentiment!! Your used of the stamp and the ink blending is really cool!

Kim Heggins said...

Fabulous card and I just love this sentiment! So sweet.

Anita in France said...

Shimmery, crisp and so deliciously frosty, Cornelia ... and such a fabulous sentiment ... so lovely! Hugs, Anita :)

ElizStewart said...

Cornelia...this is just beautiful!