Tuesday 6 June 2017

White Christmas

Hi everyone, I hope you are well. I had fun creating a Christmas Card this morning. Happy Little Stampers Christmas Challenge is now live for June and I wanted to play along. I had this idea for a few days and finally sat down to create.

I started by die cutting my curved edge and used a pencil to trace where it would sit on my card. This gave me an indication of where I needed to blend my background and place my trees.

With my die cut piece, I decided to use 'True Snow' paste. I applied it quite 'roughly'
 using a palette knife, sprinkled on some sparkly glitter, then set it aside to set.

I die cut my trees. I wanted a random snow look for my trees. I pounced my versamark ink pad over the die cuts then sprinkled on some Shabby White Embossing Enamel and WOW Mint Macaroon embossing powder. I held each tree with tweezers and heat set the powders from underneath. When using the enamel, it is best to heat underneath first (make sure your heat gun is warm) so you eliminate lots of flyaways.

I sponged some Broken China Distress Ink onto my back panel and used my MISTI to stamp my sentiment. I really liked the Mixed Media feel to my card but keeping things still looking quite simple.

I would like to enter my card into the following challenges

The 12 Months of Christmas Link Up - Anything Goes + option of Fur, Fluff, Feather, or Fins
The Merry Christmas Challenge - Anything Goes + option of Snowmen
Christmas Card Challenge - Anything Goes + option of Photo Inspiration
Allsorts Challenge - Christmas in June
Crafty Hazelnut's Christmas Challenge - Anything Goes + option of Winter Fun
Mix it Up Challenge - Anything Goes + stamping

Here are the HLS products I have used for this card -
Thanks for popping in today. Will see you again soon! xx


  1. What a gorgeous winter wonderland, Kylie ... delicious shimmery blanket of snow ... and those snow laden trees are just fantastic ... I want to shake them to make the snow fall!! Hugs, Anita :)

  2. A really elegant Christmas creation, many thanks for sharing with us at Allsorts challenge.

    B x

  3. Stunning Christmas card, love the design and the winter scene does look magical, so you picked the perfect sentiment too!
    Thanks so much for joining us this week at Allsorts challenge!

  4. Thanks for entering your lovely crafting for CHNC challenge 336 – you could also enter this into my CHNC challenge extra for June - I'd love to see it there too x

  5. Beautiful! Thanks for sharing at The Merry Christmas Challenge.
    ~Owner/DT Janis

  6. Super cute!!! Thank you for joining us at TMCC, good luck!!! Amy DT

  7. Beautiful card- very pretty.
    Thank you for sharing at Allsorts challenge this week and good luck x Susan x

  8. Wonderful, I love the sentiment! Thank you so much for entering our challenge at Allsorts this week.

  9. WOW! A gorgeous shimmery wonderland; the trees are especially stunning! How did I not know you carry tree dies in your shop! On my wish list!

  10. You created such a beautiful and peaceful Christmas scene here Kylie and the embossed trees are just magical!
    Thanks for sharing with us at Happy Little Stampers Christmas Challenge and I hope you will join us again soon.
    Carol x

  11. This card is gorgeous! Such a beautiful scene you have created, and the sentiment really pops off of the card! Thanks so much for sharing with us at Christmas Card Challenges! -Lori DT

  12. Such white snow holidays I remember from childhood. How nice to get back to those moments with your card Kylie! Great card, I love every detail of it.

  13. Wow Kylie this is gorgeous. Love how you made the snow and the trees look soooo real. Truly a white Christmas.


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