Snowflake Splendor Sparkling Snowflake Wishes TTT90

by Joanne James12. November 2020 17:00

A busy couple of days but it's Thursday and time for a new challenge over at TicTacToe! It's the turn of Team X to host this week and the lovely Ashwini is our featured designer this week. This is the fun board that we are playing along with: 

    

I decided to go down the centre column with blue, holiday and sparkle/shine and am sharing a clean and layered snowflake card with you today - take a look:

 

Here's the low-down on today's card:

True Blue - The main blue that I chose to feature on my card today is Pacific Point - one of the first three ink pads I ever purchased when I started stamping (along with Real Red and Old Olive, in case you're interested!) and whilst, like my other initial purchases, this is a colour that is still going strong, it's also one I don't use as frequently in my general crafting. So you can imagine how pleased I was when I saw it feature as one of the colours in the Snowflake Splendor patterned paper - I knew it would be the perfect opportunity to give it some love!

Snowflake Splendor - There are so many beautiful patterns in the Snowflake Splendor papers it's difficult to choose just two, but choose I did! I went with a couple of complimentary patterns, both of which feature Pacific Point, to bring out the bold blue colour. I used white mats on my project, which is something I don't often do but is a great way to showcase a stronger colour such as Pacific Point. 

Glimmer and Sparkle - Pacific Point is not the only blue that I showcase on today's card though; the Balmy Blue glimmer paper is so full of sparkle I couldn't resist adding some to my festive snowflake showcase and I think it compliments the other elements beautifully. I also added a sprinkling of sequins for a little more shimmer; along with my sparkle-filled sentiment I think this card is perfect for the current Time Out challenge too, where the challenge word is 'festivals' with the option of added shimmer/glitter - yes please!

Here is the visual summary of the key products used on today's project for you to pin for easy reference:

 

You can see all of my Product and 'How To' summaries on my 'How To - Tips and Techniques' Pinterest board in case you've missed any. 

A tictactoe board offers so many creative possibilities - how does this week's board inspire you? Why not have a go? We would love to see you in the gallery and who knows - you might be selected for Designer's Choice and be eligible to be a guest designer on a future challenge. 

Enjoy your day; I'll be back tomorrow with another project. Until then, happy stampin'!

 

Stampin' Up! Supplies Used: 

Table built using Product Table Builder by The Crafty Owl - Independent Stampin' Up! Demonstrator.

Comments (5) -

Jan Clothier
Jan ClothierNew Zealand
11/12/2020 9:59:27 PM #

Simply lovely! This layout showcases the gorgeous papers, while the wee white mat stops them competing with each other. The glimmer paper adds sparkle and elegance.

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Joyce
JoyceUnited States
11/13/2020 1:05:06 AM #

Your card is so pretty.  I love all the different shades of blue you used.  Thanks so much for playing along at Time Out.

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Deborah Wheeler
Deborah WheelerUnited Kingdom
11/13/2020 9:05:47 PM #

this is beautiful!  will be playing with these once my stamps arrive

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Vicky
VickyUnited Kingdom
11/14/2020 5:27:13 PM #

What a fabulous sparkly card Joanne! Love those blues and the different snowflakes Smile
Congratulations on winning at CASE This Sketch - that fabulous card had 'winner' written all over it (although not literally of course lol!) Vicky x

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Gerrina
GerrinaNetherlands
11/20/2020 3:55:05 PM #

Festive and I love the lines you created on this one! Thank you for joining us at TIME OUT!

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