This weeks challenge is brought to us by the talented Lesley. Here is what she says:
1. Make a project featuring "Snowflakes".
2. Or Make an "Easel Card".
3. Or "Mash it Up" and create an "Easel Card featuring Snowflakes".
I cant lie, I saw easel card and groaned. I've never made one before and I get nervous with cards that make me have to think, LOL. Luckily Lesley shared the tutorial on Splitcoast with the design team and I used that to get the easel card portion of the challenge done.
The snowflake part definitely makes me happy, as we are getting some small snowflakes falling in my area tonight! We drove to Fairbanks last weekend and I saw some snow along the way but I want it in my yard! LOL I am hoping it snows hard but I dont think its going to quite yet, we're still a tad too warm during the days, hovering around the 40* mark.
I used some of my favorite retired DSP and paired it with a set thats in the Holiday Mini called Bright Hopes. I love this set, it has such a wonderfully classic and elegant look to it. My snowflakes are popped up with dimensionals and I used Dazzling Details on them to give a little extra pop. I also used some Dazzling Detail inside the card on the extra layer that helps keep the front of the card in the easel postion. Added a little silver cord for a hanger and ribbon and voila, done!
Supplies used(all supplies SU unless otherwise noted):
Stamps: Bright Hopes
Paper: Sahara Sand, Ruby Red, Taken With Teal, Whisper White, Holiday Lounge DSP
Ink: Taken With Teal, Ruby Red, Crumb Cake
Accessories: Simply Scored, Scallop Border Punch, Elastic Silver Cord, Dazzling Details, sponge, dimensionals