Merriest Frames Snowy White Velvet Christmas Card

by Joanne James12. December 2022 09:00

Today I've a quick post to share a card for the current challenges over at Time Out where the theme is 'Winter/Holiday Season' and at SUO Challenges where the theme is Christmas:

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I love to make an all-white card and I hadn't made any this year, so I decided that the theme of 'Winter' along with the sub-zero temperatures here in the UK  - and waking to snow on the ground this morning were the perfect inspiration - take a look:

 

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

I used some retiring favourites for today's card: Snowy White velvet sheets and the Merriest Moments stamp set and hybrid embossing folder. I went with some simple layers: First I ran a piece of velvet paper through with the embossing folder, then added this to my card front. Then I used the embossing folder with the embossing die to cut the large base foliage design out of white glimmer paper and adhered it to my cardbase. I then added another diecut and embossed foliage layer, this time using the smaller detailed foliage die and Snowy White velvet paper. I cut a rectangle of white glimmer paper and used this to back a diecut stitched rectangle of white cardstock, onto which I heat-embossed my sentiment in silver: 

 

I added a trio of opal rounds to complete my design. This is a card of many layers and wonderful texture, but was actually quick and easy to execute. I will miss Merriest Moments for sure!

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 'How To' summaries on my 'How To - Tips and Techniques' Pinterest board in case you've missed any. 

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

 

Comments (5) -

LeAnne Pugliese
LeAnne PuglieseUnited States
12/15/2022 5:03:40 PM #

I believe you have outdone yourself here, Joanne!  This is just breathtaking!  A beautiful way to highlight that bundle as well as the pretty paper!

Cynthia Stevenson
Cynthia StevensonCanada
12/15/2022 9:53:42 PM #

So soft and beautiful. I love it.

Heather Heroldt
Heather HeroldtUnited States
12/18/2022 8:47:00 PM #

Dang, Joanne, this is just stunning.  I think the most amazing white on white I have ever seen, lol.  What a glorious design!  Thanks so much for playing at SU Only!

Angel Shaver
Angel ShaverUnited States
1/2/2023 4:37:48 AM #

This card is stunning!!!  I love the use of so many different textures/types of paper and yet all are white.  Gorgeous!!!  The embossed layer, velvet, sparkles, etc add the perfect touch of elegance.  I love your silver heat embossed sentiment as well.

Christy Stanford
Christy StanfordUnited States
1/3/2023 9:33:45 AM #

Wow Joanne, that is a stunning card!  Whenever I attempt an all-white card I absolutely ride the struggle bus, they are so difficult for me, but you've made this look absolutely marvelous!  Thanks for playing along with us at SUO Challenges!

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