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Saturday, 5 February 2011

Glitter Snowflake Aperture

Here is the next in the line of Christmas cards from the 2010 collection!!!

I was rather pleased with these designs. I like the effect of the aperture in the shaped panel.


A panel was die cut from white card using the Labels 8 Nestabilities die and a snowflake, using a Marianne Creatables die, was die cut at the top of the panel.

The sentiment, from the Dovecraft Studio G Snow Words stamp set, was stamped at the bottom of the Label die cut using Versafine Onyx Black archival pigment ink.

A knot was then tied in a length of green gingham ribbon and wrapped around the die cut panel.

A small panel of silver mirror card was adhered to the card blank and the die cut panel matted over the top with the mirror card showing through the aperture.

The snowflake and the sentiment were then highlighted with Craft Planet Iridescent glitter glue.

I also made this card in a red colourway, using deep red organza ribbon, Anita's Lime Green pearlescent paper behind the aperture, and DecoArt Crystal Glamour Dust to highlight the snowflake and the sentiment.

4 comments:

kay said...

great cards kathleen,have a fab weekend,x

Aquarius said...

love this idea for Christmas cards. Thanks for your kind comment on my card which was posted by Ikki - the Nestability is a new one - Labels A. It was featured with three other new ones on C & C before Christmas 2010 and I'm afraid I was tempted to ttreat myself!!

Teresa said...

I love all these christmas cards you've made Kathleen. Also just been having a good nosey round your blog and its wonderful. Take care. Teresa xx

Eisbärin said...

Gorgeous cards, especially love the last one!
Hugs, Alex

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