Saturday, 17 December 2016

Textured Snowflake

Happy Saturday!

I bought the Tim Holtz embossing folder this year and wanted to see what it would look like if I inked it up.  So, I inked it up with Memento red ink and ran it through my Cuttlebug to transfer the ink.
There were a few places that I touched up with more of the red ink but I love the design it left behind.
Then....what to do with the inked piece?

Well, I had a negative snowflake piece on my desk and decided to see what it would look like over the embossed, inked piece.  The red showed through beautifully and my card was born.
Cut out the card front using a stitched die and stamped the sentiment from Kaisercraft then added a red pearl in the center.  
The red and white is so festive I think.



Adding my card to these challenges:

Simon Says Monday- LET THERE BE SNOW

Little Red Wagon- CHRISTMAS CAROLS/SONGS
(Let it Snow, Let it Snow, Let it Snow)

Alphabet Challenge- 'U' USE SOMETHING RED

Craftaholics R Us- FOR THE GUYS/CHRISTMAS

Cute Card Thursday- SNOWFLAKES


Have a great weekend and thanks so much for coming by to take a look.

Supplies:  stamp- Kaisercraft/ eb folder-Tim Holtz/ snowflake die- SSS/ ink- Memento/ red pearl/ Cuttlebug



19 comments:

  1. Beautiful and very striking too! xxx

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  2. Oh how cool this is! Love the sweater knit behind your negative snow flakes die! What a pretty card, Karen and love this idea!

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  3. Super cute!!! Thank you for joining us at Craftaholics, good luck!!! Amy DT

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  4. What a beautiful way of using a negative. I have to try and remember to make my dies in the middle of a larger piece so that I can get another design using the negative in such a way as you did. This is gorgeous!

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  5. What a clever idea for adding the 'texture'! Lovely card. I have enjoyed your wonderful creations for so long...have a blessed and merry Christmas!

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  6. wow such a beautiful and elegant card Karen....love how you created the snowflake...thank you so much for sharing with us at Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge...hugs kath xxx

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  7. This is beautiful! Thank you for sharing with us at LRW.

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  8. Don't you love it when the pieces on your desk just kind of fit together? What a pretty pattern behind that snowflake cut out! Very festive!

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  9. Such a pretty card and I love how you've created the snowflake! Thank you so much for sharing and for playing along with us over on the Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge Blog! :) xx

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  10. This is a cool card Karen. Nice embossing folder.

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  11. Such a cool design. You are always thinking outside the box and have the best designs Karen. LOVE it! xx

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  12. Such a striking card! The patterned paper looks fabulous behind the cut!

    Thanks for joining us at Little Red Wagon this week!

    Kate
    Small Bits of Paper

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  13. Talk about serendipity. Everything came together just as it should, Karen, and resulted in this wonderful festive card.

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  14. Love this idea! It looks like a real sweater peeking through the snowflake cutout. So warm and cozy!

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  15. This is so very pretty Karen, love the idea.

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  16. This is such a creative design Karen!! I love the pattern behind the snowflake!! Thanks for sharing your creation with us at Cute Card Thursday! Hugs & Smiles - *Vicki*-DT member

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  17. A striking card. Love the design and the use of the snowflake die. So sorry for the delay in commenting. Thanks for joining us at Alphabet Challenges. Caz DT

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