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Monday, 23 April 2012

Snowflakes at 52 (Christmas) Card Throwdown

Evening All
The Theme challenge this week over at 52(Christmas) Card Throwdown is Snowflakes.
As you know I have been making Christmas cards this weekend, so this is one of them which included some snowflakes embossed with Stampendous Frantage Aged Gold Embossing Enamel which I bought at SirStampalot.
The snowflake stamp is also an old design from Stampendous M122 Snow Swirl which I bought on Saturday at Davina's. I'm sure that I probably have this stamp somewhere but as she has 50% off all of her wood mounted stamps at the moment it was easier to buy it than spend hours wading through my stash.
How naughty is that!! Still I will find it a good home if I do discover that I already have it, so someone will benefit.
The mouse on the bauble is an image from my stash but is by Great Impressions and is called Franklin Hanging On.
I used it for a magazine article some years ago but it has remained a favourite of mine. It is available from Horseshoe Craft.
The card base is made using a combination of scalloped and plain circles cut using Grand and regular size nesties. I sponged a little Stormy Sky distress ink around the edges of the white card.
I hope that you like it and that maybe you will be inspired to make a couple of Christmas cards to add to your   stash for this year.

I would like to enter this into a couple of other challenges
Lexi's Creations - Use your Punches and Dies
Paper Sundaes Challenge - Lets get Cute

Hugs Kimx

17 comments:

  1. Hi, Kim! Gorgeous as ever and I LOVE the different textures! LOVE this! Thanks for joining us again at 52CCT! :)

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  2. Oh this is simply lovely! Very cute indeed. Thanks so much for sharing with us at Paper Sundaes. Jenny x

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  3. Hi Kim
    Christmas again, you are so naughty!! Joking aside, this is a lovely card, the mouse stamp is so amusing and I like the shape of the card. Will be re-visitng these pages when I am ready to make my own Christmas cards - great inspiration. Anne x

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  4. Hi Kim, love this beauty ! What a stunning design and the colours are amazing, once again a real beauty.

    Marie

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  5. Gorgeous circle card. So cute. Thanks for being a Cutie Pie this fortnight. Hugs. Craftybirdlisa xxx

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  6. Gorgeous circle card. So cute. Thanks for being a Cutie Pie this fortnight. Hugs. Craftybirdlisa xxx

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  7. Gorgeous Christmas Card, Love the Snowflake Swirl embossed with the Frantage Embossing Enamel, very sparkly!
    Thanks for joining us at FSC
    Avril

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  8. Oh my goodness, this is adorable, I LOVE IT! What a fab shaped card! Ruth x

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  9. very sweet! thank you for joining in with the cutie pies xx

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  10. Christmas is coming soon ;) A beautiful card. Thanks for joining us at Fashionable Stamping Challenges this fortnight.

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  11. Such a cute image! Love your card! Thank you for joining us at Lexi's Creations this time!

    Chrizette
    DT Member
    Celestial Things

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  12. This is just gorgeous. Good luck with the challenge. Hugz, Janice

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  13. Awww... beautiful Christmas design ;) Love the embossing!

    Thank you for joining our Fashionable Stamping Challenge ;). Hugs, Joanna x

    Ps. Please come and join my 2nd Blogaversary candy ;-). Hope to see you there and good luck!

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  14. Gorgeous card, fab shape and image, too!Thanks for joining us at Lexi's Creations this time and good luck!
    Jo x
    DT

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  15. This is lovely. Thanks for joining the cutie pies this time. Becky (DT)

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  16. Beautiful Christams Card ! Thanks for sharing it with us at the FSC. Sue C x

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  17. Hi
    This is so adorable.
    Thank you for sharing with us at FSC.
    Wishes
    Lynne

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Hugs Kimx