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Saturday, June 23, 2018

Swirly Snowflake Christmas


Happy Saturday, peeps!  Today is feeling more like fall than summer in SE PA!  Chilly rain and winds!  A perfect day to stay inside and clean my stamp room!!  We'll see if that actually happens!  I do have a Christmas card for the Jingle Belle's challenge this week, which is White Christmas.  My card is almost all white, I did add some Crumb Cake for contrast:


These Swirly Snowflake dies were on my wish list for a long time, but I felt they were probably too intricate and fussy, but when I saw they returned in the catalog this year, I decided to go for them!  They are just beautiful and not difficult to use at all, especially using the Die Brush to poke out all the little pieces!  I cut one layer of the intricate snowflakes, and another of the outline and layered them together, then placed them on a card I had embossed with a Darice snowflake embossing folder:


The sentiment from Better Together was stamped in Soft Suede and diecut with a Stitched Shapes circle die.  My only other embellishment was a white ribbon!  Easy peasy!

Some reading time with Grampy:


Did you know that dragons like tacos?!  According to the book, they do!  Enjoy your day and be blessed!

Project Details—All Products SU! Unless Otherwise Specified
Stamps Better Together
Card stock & Papers     Whisper White, Crumb Cake
 Ink Soft Suede
Accessories Whisper White Classic Weave Ribbon, Dimensionals
Tools     Big Shot, Swirly Snowflakes Thinlets, Stitched Shapes Framelits, Snowflake Embossing Folder (Darice)

7 comments:

JoAnn said...

Beautiful card LeAnne. Love the beautiful die cut and embossing. The Crumb Cake is a nice contrast.

Vickie said...

Very nice LeAnne. I love the Crumb Cake with the white...different for Christmas...but I love it crisp yet soft...Good job...
Lovely pic of Cassidy and Grampy....

Kampin' Karen said...

Absolutely love this card! Does John have a tomato sandwich?

SmilynStef said...

Love the sentiment and all of the wonderful texture and detailed die cuts ... thanks for ringing in a WHITE Christmas with us at Jingle Belles.

Lisa Elton said...

Oh goodness do I ever love this! The crumb cake really kicked this up a notch. Beautiful card LeAnne!

lauren bergold said...

there's not one single thing i don't LOOOOOOOOOOVE about this, missus! total perfection... and that layer of crumb cake MAKES it! thanks for helping us rock the white xmas at JINGLE BELLES! ♥

ps: OF COURSE dragons love tacos... EVERYONE loves tacos... :) :) :)

Linda Callahan said...

Beautiful and elegant! Emma loves those dragon and taco books too!