Thursday, January 4, 2018

Christmas cards 2018-jan-04

Hi craft friends,

Today I share my first Christmas card of 2018.  Last year my resolution was to make ahead my holiday cards and it proved to be extremely helpful during the busy holiday season, so I'd be doing the same this year.

I am playing along a few challenges with this card.  Originally I wanted the string of snow flakes to be the connection of the front panels, but I miscalculated the width of the gap and the snowflake  barely connects them, so I added a piece of vellum in the back for support.  Also I glue two times the die cuts to make it thicker.


Merry Monday Christmas Challenge #271 - Embossing

Poppystamps Challenge #40 - Snow Day

Simon Wednesday Challenge - Something New (my new item is the embossing folder)

Word Art Wednesday Challenge #316 - 317 - Anything Goes


Poppy Stamp Cutting Dies - Frozen Flakes
Cuttlebug embossing folder - Swiss Dots
Hero Arts Stamp and Cut - Woodland Set by Lia
Hero Arts Clear Stamp - Frosty Wishes
VersaMark Watermark Ink Pad
Silver embossing powder
Ranger Stickles - Star Dust


Linda W. (ScrappinBari) said...

So pretty, Cindy - just love the snowflakes on vellum! So glad you could play along with us at Merry Monday!!

Judy1223 said...

Hi, Cindy! Happy New Year! I saw your pretty card over at Merry Monday and had to come say hello. I love the intricate snowflakes and the pretty embossed background on this clean and shiny and true to falling snow! Love this!!

Betty said...

lovely start for your 2018 Christmas card stash, Cindy!

Patty Tanúz said...

Love it, elegant and wonderful!!!! Kisses from México, Patty Tanúz, DT Poppystamps :)

Kelly Lunceford said...

This is so beautiful! Great job! Thanks for joining us this week at Merry Monday!

Unknown said...

Those snowflakes are completely wonderful. Beautiful card!

Betty said...

wonderful card, Cindy - looks like a winner to me!

Susan Joyce said...

Stunning design, love every detail. Thanks for playing at Merry Monday.

Kara Lynne said...

Gorgeous, Cindy! What a beautiful design and how wonderful that you made your goal! Happy New Year to you!

Teresa Kline said...

sweet CAS card, luv the embossing and mostly white! I am so glad you played along with us at simon says stamp wednesday challenge!

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Lady Joyful said...

Gorgeous CAS card. I love the touches of sparkle, and you showcased the embossing beautifully. Love it! Thank you for joining us at Merry Monday Christmas Challenge - Charlotte/Lady Joyful, GDT

Robin said...

Beautiful CAS card, Cindy! Thanks for participating in Poppystamps Snow Day Challenge!

pam said...

Beautiful elegant CAS card Cindy.

Thank you for joining us over on Poppystamps Challenge blog.
Pam x

Jeanne J. said...

Swoon! I'm loving the silver emboss, the glitter, and the delicate snowflakes on vellum!