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Tuesday, 7 January 2014

Festive Flurry Winter snowflakes



Wishing you all a Happy New Year and hope 2014 is all you'd wish it to be. 

I'm joining you finally today as I'm trying to follow my New Year's resolution to be more organised around the home and therefore have more time to be crafty.  Unfortunately crafting has had to take a back seat lately and I've missed it so much!  So it was with happy delight I disappeared for a while today and made this card.

Now you can't be more organised than this.  First Christmas card for next year, I mean this year!  I must say I'm not really over Christmas yet.  I was quite sad to take all our decorations down.  No more sparkly lights to brighten up the dark nights. :( 

I've used shades of blue to fit with the Less is More colour challenge this week.  Festive flurry is stamped in Night of Navy, Tempting Turquoise and Soft Sky.  The sentiment is from That's the Ticket stamped in Tempting Turquoise and punched out using the Ticket Duo Punch. I used silver card stock as mats and added some silver ribbon to "hang" my ticket from.  I added some extra sparkle with 3 Basic Rhinestones of differing sizes.  I corner punched the main panel to reflect the ticket sentiment. 

I'm also going to pop this into Merry Mondays which now has it's own blog.  This week you have to add twine or ribbon. 

So I know I said this before, but in my defense Christmas came along, hopefully this is me back on track! 

Looking forward to catching up with you all. 

Take care, keep cosy and happy crafting!! x

Supplies Used
All Stampin' up! unless otherwise stated

Card - Night of Navy, Whisper White, Silver
Ink - Night of Navy, Tempting Turquoise, Soft Sky
Stamp - Festive Flurry, That's the Ticket
Punch - Ticket Duo, 1/2" Circle
Ribbon - Silver Taffetta
Other - Basic Rhinestones

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 direct to your home in the UK, Deutchsland, France, Nederland or Osterreich.









10 comments:

Shelia said...

What a pretty snowflake card you've created! I really like the colors you used and the little tag on the ribbon.

Bonnie said...

Hi Aileen! It's been ages since I visited. I hope you had a wonderful Christmas and will get lots of crafting time in 2014! Love these snowflakes and the silver ribbon! Thanks so much for sharing them with us at Merry Monday!

Valerie-Jael said...

Nice to see you around again! Valerie

Jacqueline said...

Hi Aileen - Happy New Year, what a great card to start the year with, I love that set - Jacqueline xx

rhondalovesstamping said...

Hi Aileen :) I'm an SU demo too.. and British living in Canada thought I'd pop over to say I love your card for the challenge :) Will be adding you to my list of blogs to follow. Happy New Year!

Debbie Henderson said...

I really like how you punched the corners of your layers. Great card! Thanks for playing Merry Monday this week!

Wendy said...

How pretty, Aileen! Love the colors, your snowflakes and that sparkly ribbon! Thanks for playing along with us this week over at Merry Mondays! :)

Chrissie said...

This is great Aileen...we've missed you!
Thanks so much
Chrissie
"Less is More"

Susan Joyce said...

Pretty snowflakes and ribbon Aileen. Thanks for sharing at Merry Monday.

Linda said...

Hi Aileen,
Happy New Year!
Love your snowflake card, pretty colour combination. I've just found the MM challenge, so I've no excuse for not being on top of my festive stash for this year.xx

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