Feels Like Frost Split Panel Christmas Card PP518

by Joanne James22. November 2020 09:00

Today it's Sunday and time for this week's new challenge over at The Paper Players! It's the turn of the amazing LeAnne to host this week and she has my favourite, a sketch challenge for you to work with:

    

My card is all about the winter blues today - perfect for the Double D challenge (thanks for the heads up on this one LeAnne!) I really liked LeAnne's sketch layout this week and decided to use those panels to highlight one of the photographic images in the Feels Like Frost designer series paper pack - take a look:

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

I chose a lovely image of frosty seed heads against a blue background and cut out the panels using my Rectangle Stitched Dies before piecing back together to create the finished layout:

I brushed the frosty elements with my clear Wink of Stella brush which is difficult to see in the photo but give it a lovely subtle sparkle in real life. I added a sentiment from 'Snowflake Wishes' and a mat border of silver glimmer paper and finished off the inside with a sentiment from the same set:

 

The most tricky part of today's card was cutting the stitched rectangles and aligning them to the image. Otherwise, a pretty straightforward card!

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Enjoy your day; today is officially 'Stir up Sunday', an old tradition when home cooks spend the last Sunday before advent 'stirring up' their Christmas pudding and in modern times their Christmas cake and homemade mincemeat too.  The day gets its name from the beginning of the collect for the day in the Book of Common Prayer, which begins with the words, "Stir up, we beseech thee, O Lord, the wills of thy faithful people". We had a day of preparation yesterday and made a batch of mincemeat and some mince pies; today we are making Christmas puddings and cake - yum! I'll be back tomorrow with another project. Until then, happy stampin'!

 

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Donna Wakefield
Donna WakefieldUnited States
11/22/2020 2:34:44 PM #

This is a gorgeous card. I have this same sheet of paper from my Feels Like Frost packet. Thanks for the inspiration.

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Linda Callahan
Linda CallahanUnited States
11/22/2020 11:12:54 PM #

Gorgeous!  I too have one sheet of that paper left - I will CASE this and add to my holiday stash!

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Allisa
AllisaUnited States
11/23/2020 4:02:47 AM #

So gorgeous, your paper choice was perfect for the sketch!

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Darlene Pavlick
Darlene PavlickUnited States
11/23/2020 9:14:35 AM #

WOW what a fabulous design ... absolutely beautiful!  Thanks so much for joining in the fun at our Double D ‘Winter Blues’ challenge!  Good Luck and we hope you’ll come back often.
Darlene
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Deborah Wheeler
Deborah WheelerUnited Kingdom
11/23/2020 9:58:56 AM #

beautiful.  I love the way you've cut one picture up into the various pieces - so effective

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Donna Phelan
Donna PhelanUnited States
11/23/2020 11:43:59 AM #

Spectacular!  Love the pretty silver sparkle frame!  Beautiful picture from a garden view!  Love it!  Thanks so much for playing along with us at The Double D, Winter Blues Challenge, Donna, DT Member.

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Laurie
LaurieUnited States
11/24/2020 2:39:48 PM #

Just beautiful! Love the silver touches!!

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LeAnne Pugliese
LeAnne PuglieseUnited States
11/25/2020 2:23:03 PM #

Oh, what a great idea to use these papers AND the stitched rectangle dies..now why didn't I think of that?  A beautiful way to highlight this gorgeous scene!

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Ann Schach
Ann SchachUnited States
11/26/2020 3:06:41 AM #

Beautiful, Joanne! I struggled with this sketch, and you nailed it perfectly. I love the frosty touches of silver glimmer paper. What a wonderful way to showcase this paper!

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Mary Deatherage
Mary DeatherageUnited States
11/26/2020 8:42:48 PM #

Wow - this is so elegant and gorgeous!  Love the serene winter scene.  What a fun way to use the sketch! Smile

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Jan Clothier
Jan ClothierNew Zealand
11/27/2020 4:12:25 AM #

This is such a great way to use the paper - some of which I still have. It's a fantastic way to use the sketch. I've been trying all week to get to my room to play along at PP but have now missed the boat.

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Stef Perry
Stef PerryUnited States
11/27/2020 6:42:46 PM #

Joanne, this scene paper was perfect for use with this sketch! Love the glitter layer under the blue panel and the wonderful sentiments inside and out! Totally gorgeous, my friend! Loved reading about the Stir Up day, that's a wonderful tradition and I hope all the goodies turned out well!

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Anne Marie Hile
Anne Marie HileUnited States
11/28/2020 6:37:39 AM #

Oh my goodness, such a beautiful way to showcase this DSP and the pop of sparkle is the perfect finishing touch. Such a gorgeous card, my friend! WOW!

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Jaydee
JaydeeUnited States
11/28/2020 3:54:03 PM #

Joanne, this is just gorgeous.  The glimmer paper panel border is the perfect finishing touch - and I love your montage with that paper is simply genius.  Oh... and I'd forgotten about Stir Up day!!!!  
hugs
jaydee

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