Tuesday, 24 September 2013

Frostyville Christmas Card

Good morning everyone! I hope everyone is well.

When I was down in Canberra it was great to catch up with my crafty friends. Mum and I always exchange bits and pieces from our stashes. It's a great way to try out different papers, inks and embellishments. 

I had afternoon tea with Phillipa and Trudi right at the end of my stay in Canberra. Phillipa and I did the same thing - Phillipa was lovely enough to give me some cardstock and I had some dies that Phillipa liked, so we spent some time cutting them out so she could have some. Now, Trudi isn't a 'crafty' person and was very patient with us while we did all this. Yay, Trudi!! lol.

Yesterday I received a package in the mail. Phillipa had put together lots of die cuts for me. It was such a lovely surprise and of course I had to start playing with them. 

Here is a card that I have made with the Frostyville Border die that was in my package.


With the package of dies that Phillipa sent me was a printout of a card that used this particular die and a die that I already own - Pine Tree Border. You can see the original card HERE. It was wonderful inspiration.

Once I had cut the Pine Tree Border, I embossed it with my Perfect Polka Dots folder to give the effect of snow.

The sentiment has been stamped with Versamark and embossed with silver embossing powder.

I would love to enter this card into the following challenges.

This Pine Tree Border reminds me of the Christmas Trees that would be cut so you could have a real tree.

Make My Monday - Flowers or Trees

613 Avenue Create - Anything Goes or create your own colour combo

I sorted through all my Christmas cards yesterday and still have so many to make! I had better get my skates on.

Thanks so much to Phillipa for my goodies!! xx

Thanks so much for looking xx


Supplies Used
  • Cardstock - Brights cardstock stack, Whisper White (SU)
  • Stamps - Heard from the Heart (SU)
  • Dies - Pine Tree Border, Frostyville Border
  • Perfect Polka Dots Embossing Folder (SU)
  • Silver Embossing Powder (SU)
  • Accessories - Versamark Ink, Heat Gun, Dimensionals, Double sided tape





17 comments:

  1. Beautifully composed and executed! I love the aqua and white, it is just stunning! Great CAS design! Thanks for slipping this beauty under our door here at 613 Avenue Create!
    Hugz,
    Chana, Owner

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  2. Love the colour and the layout of your card and the sentiment fits so perfectly with it.
    Hugs
    Margaret M

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  3. Hi Kylie, I saw this on my dashboard before I saw it on our blog at 613 Avenue Create. I am in total awe over its beauty - its such an elegant card! Thank you for entering it in this weeks challenge - and please come back soon! Regards and "Hugs" Renata

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  4. This is stunning Kylie - a truely beautiful card - thanks for joining in this week at 52CCT - Jacqueline xx

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    1. ooops didn't read it properly - thanks for joining in at MMM too!!!! xx

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  5. wow Kylie, this is stunning. I love the border and pine tree die. Great new look to your blog x

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  6. Wow this is a stunner, I love the idea behind creating a snow flaky sky :) gorgeous!

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  7. Super card Kylie - aren't crafters just the most generous people? Love what you've done with the embossing.

    Karen x

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  8. Absolutely fabulous! Love the cool colour and all that lovely texture with the die cuts! Thanks so much for playing along with 52CCT this week!

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  9. Oh how lucky you are to get such a nice gift in the mail Kylie. These dies are fabulous and you've made such a stunner of a card with them. So glad to see you at 52CCCT this week. Hugs D

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  10. LOVE this card. The blue textured paper is GORGEOUS and perfect with the white dies and embossing. Love blue and white - perfect for a wintery card. Loll xx

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  11. SO pretty! I love both of those fabulous dies--I think that I "need" them! ;) LOVE the simplicity and the texture! Thanks for joining us at 52CCT! :)

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  12. Fabulous Xmas card Kylie - the die-cuts are soooooo beautiful. Love the wintry blue and white combo.
    So pleased that you are back home safely - hope you are well now.
    Hugs, Sylvia xxx

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  13. Those are absolutely fabulous dies! Love the design of your card too Kylie and the cool colours. In fact, I love everything about it!

    Louise xx

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  14. This is stunning Kylie, I love the gorgeous dies and the deep blue against the crisp white! Thanks so much for joining us at 52 {C}CT, please come back soon! Ruth x

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  15. Wow! I love that the design of the card is CAS but those fabby dies (especially the snowflake border one) keep the card from looking simple. I really like the heat embossed sentiment on the textured cardstock, too. It's good to see you at 52{C}CT this week - I hope you'll join us again soon! :)

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  16. A really lovely card. Thanks for joining in with our MMM challenge.
    Fliss x

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