Friday, October 26, 2012

Christmas Cheer Card - Freshly Made Sketches

Today's card is another one of those that I love! It's a non-traditional Christmas card, made from non-traditional colours. I decided to go with a snowflake theme today since the sketch called for a circle and I just didn't feel like circles this morning... I love blue and silver together and the touch of glitter just added the perfect touch. However, now there is glitter on everything as anyone who works with glitter knows... It is impossible to work with "a bit of glitter" and not end up with it on your nose, your clothes and on everything else! The pigment inks were perfect for colouring the snowflakes because then they could be embossed with clear detail embossing powder to give them that extra intense colour. I just love those ink pads!


Supplies are all Close To My Heart

Paper: Magnifique Paper Pack (ret.), Pacifica Cardstock, White Daisy Cardstock
Stamps: Very Merry Christmas
Inks: Pacifica Pigment Ink Pad, Sky Pigment Ink Pad, White Daisy Pigment Ink Pad
Accessories: Snowflakes Dimensional Elements, Silver Embossing Powder, Clear Detail Embossing Powder, Heat Tool, Prisma Glitter, Boutique Assortment, Foam Tape, Silver Shimmer Trim


Casandra Bennett said...

Very pretty, Alyson. I miss Magnifique. It is one of those paper packs that I actually used up. :)

Narelle Farrugia said...

lol - I steer clear of glitter for that very reason! I just love your card Alyson and the elegance of those colours together. Thanks for playing along with my sketch at Freshly Made Sketches this week!

Jen Brum said...

Such a pretty card Alyson! I love all those sparkly snowflakes! What a great clean and simple card! Thanks for joining us this week at Freshly Made Sketches!

Linda Callahan said...

Love the big bold snowflake with all of the sparkle! Pretty card!

Karen Clark said...

I love blue and silver for Christmas. Great choice for a beautiful card!! I'm sparkling too right now. ;)

Maureen said...

Alyson, I wasa nominated for the Liebster Award and have nominated you. I'm a long time follower (mosmojo65) and think your work is stunning.

I hope you will accept my nomination. Please see my blog for next steps.
Thanks, Maureen

Maureen said...

Alyson, thank you for accepting the Liebster nomination! I am glad that you can accept it now. Through your layouts, I've seen how you made your weight goal and also the recent homage that you paid to your beloved pet. I am so sorry for your loss.

Your work is inpiring and you are an inspiring person as well.

Thanks, Maureen

Tui Nathan said...

Great card .... love the snowflake and love the sparkles!!!
Thanks for joining us this week at Freshly Made Sketches!!!

Ann Schach said...

Beautiful! I love the touch of bling! Thanks for playing at Freshly Made Sketches!