Thursday 8 December 2016

Snowflakes are winter's butterflies

Evening all.
Just popping by to announce the start of a brand new challenge over at Happy Little Stampers.
As usual it's -


Here is my card which apart from the stamped sentiment is all made from die cuts.

I started off by sing a Sizzix die cut plate, Confetti, mounting the resulting panel on a black base card,  stamping and embossing the sentiment with white EP. The snowflake die set I used is from IO and here I used 4 of them, plus a large freebie die to cut out a variety of snowflakes in white, silver glitter and crystal glitter card. The really small ones I cut with an assortment of punches.  I arranged the snowflakes across the panel, some in the recesses and some on the circle die cuts which I popped up on pads, it gave dimension and interest without too much detail to detract from the snowflakes.
So that's it from me. Please check out the rest of the team and join us.

I'd like to join in over at -



  1. So shimmery and gorgeous. You make black and silver look oh-so-chic!

  2. Gorgeous card, Julie! Love your glittery collection of snowflakes and the sentiment is awesome. Thanks so much for playing along with us this week at The Paper Players!

  3. Very nice, Jules! Love the dimension and great use of dies. Thanks for sharing with the Paper Players this week.

  4. Jules, this is gorgeous! I love the shimmery snowflakes on the black! Stunning! Thank you for joining us at The Paper Players this week! XX

  5. Ooh, fabby make - looks fabulous on the darker background.

    Thanks for your visit to my own blog this morning ... re: 2017's HLS retreat - maybe not, the dates aren't looking favourable with my other commitments, sadly, but I haven't QUITE given up hope yet


  6. I love the impact that the snowflakes have on the black background. Such a stunning card. Thanks for playing along with us at AAA Cards!

  7. What a great way to showcase your shimmery snowflakes - they look so dramatic against the contrasting black background. Thanks for joining us over at The Paper Players this week!

  8. Oooh! love the bold look on black here Julie and full of frosty, festive, ice fun!
    Thanks for sharing with us at AAA Cards this week.

  9. Love this! But then what's not to like about silver, sparkle and black!

  10. Stunning card! Love that color combo!

  11. This is beautiful Julie and one of my favourite quotes too!

  12. Such a beautiful and festive card with all those snowflakes! LOVE it!

  13. Lovely elegant card!
    Fabulous make for the Happy Little Stampers!
    Calling All Crafters! – My personal Blog!

  14. What stamp set is the sentiment from?


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