Good Morning! Welcome to another Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop! I pulled out the versatile Stampin’ Up! Snowflake Wishes bundle for today’s card to show a cozy homespun snowflake Christmas card. I paired the Stampin’ Up! Snowflake Wishes bundle with the Plaid Tidings 6″ x 6″ designer series paper. You can find the supplies used to create this card at the bottom of my post along with the sizes of cardstock used.
We have a sketch challenge this week, and here is the sketch we are using:
I started by stamping the front of a Seaside Spray card base with the large snowflake cluster stamp from the Stampin’ Up! Snowflake Wishes stamp set using Seaside Spray ink. I cut a panel of the Plaid Tidings designer series paper with one of the Stitched Rectangles Dies and adhered it to a Rococo Rose mat. I popped the layered designer series paper on the card front with dimensionals.
I stamped the large snowflake from the Stampin’ Up! Snowflake Wishes stamp set in Seaside Spray ink on a panel of Whisper White and cut it out with the coordinating die. I stamped the second largest snowflake in Rococo Rose ink on Whisper White and cut it out with the coordinating die. I cut out the medium detailed snowflake from Seaside Spray and layered all the snowflakes together, adhering them with liquid glue. I added light blue adhesive backed gems to the snowflake.
I stamped the sentiment from the Stampin’ Up! Snowflake Wishes stamp set in Seaside Spray ink on Whisper White. I cut it out with the Stitched Rectangles Dies using the two step die cutting method. I adhered the label to the card front with Stampin’ Seal and decorated it with another blue adhesive backed gem. I popped the layered snowflake on with dimensionals.
I stamped the sentiment from the Snowman Season photopolymer stamp set in Rococo Rose ink on a Whisper White panel. I stamped snowflakes from the Stampin’ Up! Snowflake Wishes stamp set in the corners and trimmed the bottom with a strip of the Plaid Tidings DSP. I adhered the panel to the inside of the card.
This Christmas card reminds me of a warm fleece blanket – the perfect thing for a cold Christmas morning!
On with the Hop! Click the Next button below to visit Karen Ksenzakovic’s blog.
And just in case you get lost along the way, here’s a list of the team members participating in the hop today:
- Amy Koenders
- Mary Deatherage
- Kristi Gray
- Jaimie Babarczy
- Sue Prather
- Karen Finkle
- Akiko Sudano <– you are here
- Karen Ksenzakovic
- Julie Johnston
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Cardstock Cuts for this project:
- Seaside Spray –5-1/2″ x 8-1/2″ card base scored at 4-1/4″, 2″ x 2″ (die cut snowflake)
- Rococo Rose – 3-1/8″ x 4-1/2″ (DSP mat)
- Whisper White – 4″ x 5-1/4″ (inside panel), 3″ x 5-1/2″ (snowflakes), 1-1/4″ x 4″ (label)
- Plaid Tidings DSP – 3-1/4″ x 4-5/8″ (front die cut), 1/2″ x 5-1/4″ (inside trim)
12 thoughts on “Stampin’ Up! Snowflake Wishes for the Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop”
So cute Akiko! The plaid paper is perfect under your snowflake, love the stamped background too! 🙂
Thank you so much!!😊
So pretty Akiko 🙂 Love your colors and your snowflakes are perfect. That plaid always give me that warm cozy feeling inside.
Thank you!! 😊
Who’d a thunk that plaid and snowflakes would go together? But, surprisingly, they do. Very nice.
Thank you so much!!😊
Very pretty, Aikiko! Love that plaid for a wintery card! 🙂
Perfect colors for a winters card. Love your snowflake. TFS
Thank you!! 😊
Very cute Christmas card. The colors are so different from traditional red/green but they work really well with each other. I like the snowflake stamps.
Thank you so much!! It is non-traditional but the snowflakes in this bundle are wonderful!!😊
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