Monday, 22 December 2014

Peace on Earth


Peace on Earth.  
Isn't that a wonderful wish for the holidays in these troubled times.

I am back to my blues again which I love when making snowflake cards.  I took a piece of white cardstock and stamped the snowflake from Hero Arts.  I inked the stamp with my 2 most favourite colours of blue Distress inks; Peacock Feathers and Salty Ocean, sprayed with water and stamped.
When that was nice and dry, I added some little white dots using my Signo pen then cut away the panel on either side of the stamped snowflake.  The card front was too plain, so I placed my paper into a Swiss Dots embossing folder, got out my trusty rubber mallet and hit it for some randomly placed embossing.  I added 2 scored lines under the snowflake for interest.
I stamped the sentiment from Hero Arts then mounted the card front using pop dots over the sentiment.

 I am adding my card to these challenges:

Little Red Wagon- CHRISTMAS THEMED

Simon Says- WINTER INSPIRATION

CAS on Sundays- CHRISTMAS

Time Out Challenge- WORDS INSPIRED

The Male Room- MASCULINE CHRISTMAS


 Thanks so very much for coming by to take a look.

Supplies:  stamps- Hero Arts/ Distress inks/ Signo wh pen/ pearl/ Cuttlebug EB folder/ rubber mallet/ ScorPal/ silver twine

16 comments:

  1. Another stunning card from you! Gorgeous snowflake and I really want to try this technique of cutting around an image! Merry Christmas to you and your family! And you are right, we could use some Peace on this Earth...

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  2. I LOVE blue and white Christmas cards, so this caught my eye straight away!! The design is fantastic and love the embossed dots. I have the same silver twine at home, isn't it brilliant??! Thanks so much for joining us at TIME OUT and hope you have a wonderful Christmas and New Year.

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  3. Lovely card, Karen! I love that rubber mallet/embossing folder technique, it looks way cool. Thanks for joining us at Little Red Wagon.

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  4. Love the random embossing and cut away around the snowflake - such clever techniques and a beautiful CAS design! Thanks for joining us at Time Out and best wishes for a very Merry Christmas :)

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  5. love the subtle texture on the back and a big fan of snowflakes :) pretty card!! thank you for playing along with us at simon says stamp!

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  6. Another lovely card, love how you've cut away the panel. Hope you and your family have a great Christmas. Karen x

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  7. There is so much to enjoy about this card, Karen. I just kept looking at all the little details you added without making it look cluttered. Merry Christmas!

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  8. Stunning card Karen, such a beautiful CAS design, love the blue and white together :) Donna ♥ x

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  9. So lovely with the pop of color against the white! Thanks for joining in at TMR~

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  10. I really love this. And, an awesome sentiment of good wishes too. That would be wonderful if all had Peace and Joy this time of year.

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  11. Beautiful CAS card. Beautiful colors.

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  12. Gorgeous card, Karen! I love the split panel bridged by the distressed snowflake. Hope you had a wonderful Christmas, too! Happy New Year and all the best for 2015!!

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  13. Such a gorgeous card really love it. Thank you very much for joining us over at CAS on sunday.

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  14. I really like the design of this card. It is CAS but makes a big impact!

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