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Wednesday, 19 September 2012

Baby it's cold outside with Stampin' Up!'s Snow Flurry

Christmas card using Stampin Up Snow Flurries Die

Well it's not really.  We've had some lovely sunshine this week but CASology are looking for white on their cue card.  So snow came to mind.

I recently purchased Stampin' Up!'s Snow Flurry die from the Autumn/Winter catalogue and thought it was about time I had a play with it. 

My first card uses two of  the die cuts layered up with some sparkly Basic Rhinestones to add a little glimmer.  A strip of Whisper White embossed with Perfect Polka Dots sits behind it.  I added touches of blue to my card because I always love it when you get a crisp snowy day and it's so white you can see a hint of blue.  Merry Christmas from Stampin' Up!'s Petite Pairs is stamped in Bashful Blue and the mount is also Bashful Blue. 

Here's a second card using the full snowflake all layered up. 



Again I've given it a little bling with a large Basic Rhinestone in the middle and dots of Dazzling Details Silver Sparkle.  Also in the Autumn/Winter catalogue.  I'm loving this new catalogue, my wish list is huge from the suppliment alone!  The snowflake is attached to a panel of Bashful Blue then onto a second panel of Whisper White. 

These were so quick and simple to run up.  Perfect for making a batch of Christmas cards. 

If you would like to get in touch to discuss your wish list then please email me on ails300@btinternet.com.  There's lots of ways you can spread the cost.  One of them is to join Stampin' Up! as a demonstrator and earn the discount for yourself. Get in touch if you would like to discuss this further.  Alternatively another way is to join my Stampers 6 club starting in October.  Only 1 place left.  Have a look at my Virtual Hostess Page.  

I'd like to extend a lovely warm welcome to Natali.  Thanks so much for deciding to follow my little blog. 

Hope it's not snowing where you are but lovely and sunny instead!  Hee Hee x 



Supplies Used
All Stampin' Up! unless otherwise stated

Card - Card base from my stash, Whisper White, Bashful Blue
Ink - Bashful Blue
Stamp - Petite Pairs
Die - Snow Flurry
Embossing - Perfect Polka Dots
Other - Basic Rhinestone, Dazzling Details Silver Sparkle

If you would like to order any of the above or the other supplies from the current catalogues then please get in touch either by e mail ails300@btinternet.com or call 07827923123.  I would be delighted to help you with your crafty projects.  A parcel of lovely goodies could be winging it's way to you direct to your home in the UK!  

Get in touch now to join my Stampers 6 (look at the Virtual Hostess Page for details) starting in October, only 1 place left!! 

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13 comments:

sally said...

Lovely snowflakes Aileen! Looks like you were dreaming along the same lines as me for this one... I'll need to do some tweaking before I post! :-)

Sally

craftattack said...

Gorgeous card, love the dotty embossed strip! And it's sunny here, rather chilly but pleasant! Valerie

Ardyth said...

Oooh! I love that snowflake! What a wonderful card for CASology's White Cue card - thanks for playing along!

Suze Bain said...

Ooh, that's a fab die Aileen. Two super festive cards. xx

Vicky Hayes said...

Just love that snowflake die and the way you've used it here Aileen. Won't be long before it'll BE snowing! Vicky x

Vicky said...

So gorgeous hun...and loving that amazing snowflake too...:o)

big hugs Vicky xx

Bonnie said...

I love the sweet simplicity of these cards! Isn't that Bigz die great!

laurie said...

i just ordered that die!I knew I had to have it as soon as I saw it. I'm so glad I did after seeing your cards, too..I love them!

Sigrids kreative ART said...

Simple but GREAT! Love the snowflake.
Sigrid

Gay Peplow said...

Gorgeous! Love the giant snowflake in fact they're all really wonderful :0) Gay x

Annette said...

Wow. Lovey cards Aileen. I especially love the one with the embossed polka dots. Such a fresh, clean look to them both.

Rosemary said...

beautiful cards, aileen.. so perfect for the CASology challenge! thanks so much for playing along with CASology each week!

Jen W. said...

Love the touches of blue in the mat and the sentiment. Thanks for playing along at CASology this week!

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