Friday, October 6, 2017

prussian blue and copper...

...are my new favorite xmas colors. i mention this because i've built this week's ♥JINGLE BELLES♥ grungy, sparkly embossed snowflake card around them. (we're still celebrating all the different kinds of embossing, though you only need one to play along!) weirdly enough, i've used the same embossing folder as last week, but the results couldn't be more different, lol.

snowflake embossing folder and dies: tim holtz/sizzix; colorburst pigment powders: ken oliver crafts; pitt artist pens: faber castell; snowflake dimensional sticker: american crafts/dear lizzy; watercolor paper: strathmore; pale blue glitter paper: core'dinations; embossed faux croc glossy paper: the paper co; adhesives: elmers brand glue tape, 3m foam tape, sewing machine 

i started off the same way as last week, too: i embossed the snowflakes on plain white watercolor paper, then added color to the design. but whereas last week i added a little bit of gelato crayon, blended it softly, and called it quits; this time i went crazy with prussian blue, cerulean and even a little bit of turquoise colorburst.

when it was completely dry, i outlined the flakes with pitt artist pens to make them stand out even more-- and even messier, lol. then i added a big stack of snowflake diecuts, including some cut from sparkly copper glitter paper, on top. definitely not a mainstream card, but it was loads of fun to make and i have exactly the right person to send it to!

stephanie has once again gone above and beyond in the call of embossing duty, why not head on over to ♥JINGLE BELLES♥ and see what she's made this week?


  1. Gorgeous card, beautiful mix of colours. since my dt card for Tuesday is done I can play the embossing game and enter again.

  2. This is a fabulous explosion of blue and copper colors! I love how you made all those snowflakes and layered everything! Fantastic card!!

  3. They should be your favorites...fabulous combo...silver is often the metallic choice for blue but the warmth of your gold is fabulous with it. Love.


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