December 3, 2011

12 Days of Christmas, Day #3!

Serene Snowflakes to go with the snowflakes we received last night and Serene Snowflakes on non-traditional Christmas colors are todays projects for Day #3 of my 12 Days of Christmas. Good morning! I hope you are enjoying my projects so far. If you haven't visitied Days 1 & 2, make sure you keep scrolling down to catch up!

Purple for Christmas......yes, it does work!


All of my snowflakes are embossed in White Embossing Powder & Pewter Embossing Powder. I snuck in 2 snowflakes created with Vellum Cardstock & cut out with the Northern Frost Decorative Strip Die. I added Glimmer Brads in the center of both snowflakes to match the ribbon:


I rounded only the 2 bottom corners of my card front, with the Corner Rounder Punch. The DSP used is the 2011-2013 In Color Pattens Paper Pack. I even used a sliver of the DSP to create the banner for my sentiment:


Isn't this a cute little goodie box? It is cut out with the Bitty Box & Envelope Die. Cut it out, fold on all the score lines, glue a few folds and all that is left is to decorate the outside of the box:


Project Supplies:
  • Cardstock: Concord Crush, Vellum Cardstock
  • DSP: 2011-2013 In Color Pattens Paper Pack
  • Accessories: Glimmer Brads, Pear Pizzazz Seam Binding Ribbon
  • Tools: Heat Tool, White Embossing Powder, Pewter Embossing Powder, Corner Rounder Punch, Bitty Box & Envelope Die, Northern Frost Decorative Strip Die
  • Inks: VersaMark
  • Stamp Sets: Serene Snowflakes, Come to Bethlehem 
If you have any questions on the projects I've shown so far, please feel free to contact me and remember, home-made cards are so appreciated by the recipients and it is still not too late to order to create your holiday cards!
Happy Stampin'!

7 comments:

  1. YES, it does work, your card is beautiful! I never would have thought of it on my own. Thank you for getting me to think outside the box!!!

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  2. I love the color combination! Great card

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  3. Hi Debbie - so glad Ann Schach told me to subscribe to your blog. This project is perfect for a coworker - she loves purple. I punched a snowflake out of the front of the purple card and then glittered the snowflake for her tree. This will be really bright and adventurous. Maybe a few punched snowflakes with purple glitter to put in the box? I normally would just use something safe like a silver or white but maybe I will mix it up this year with some pear pizazz! I need to put in an order anyway! Thanks for the inspiration!

    Chris R. from Iowa

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  4. Glad to see you use purple for Christmas.....I made one a few days ago for one of my granddaughters'

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  5. Beautiful, Debbie! I love the embossed snowflakes! Great job, as always!

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  6. WOW...absolutely love the colors and the various textures...beautiful!

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  7. I love the variety in the snowflakes on this! Never thought about using two different colors to emboss... Beautiful card and the gift box is so cute!

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