Friday, November 16, 2012

A Frosty White Christmas

When Brandy and I attended this spring's CK scrapbook convention in Mesa, AZ, we took a Heartfelt Creations called 3D Card Creations. As a bonus of attending this class, everyone received a free stamp from Heartfelt Creations booth at the vendor faire.  I promptly picked this Shepherd Scene stamp set.  I was so inspired by some of the examples in the booth with this small tin being primary that I quickly made my selection.  I used their white shepard scene example to create these cards.  The image is embossed using silver embossing powder onto a frame cut from Cricut's Accent Essentials.  I used a premade card set from Michaels as my base, so I had to use my Cricut Design Studio to alter the frame to fit appropriately onto the card base.  The embossed frame is adhered to the rectangular piece of white cardstock using foam squares to create some dimension.  The rectangular piece of white cardstock is also adhered to the card base using foam squares.  I used a $1 ribbon spool from Michaels to finish the look.  The bow was tied independently of the card and adhered with a glue dot.

You can see that different ribbon does create a slightly different look.  At first I really liked the snowflake/star patterned ribbon better.  There is glitter in the snowflake/star that I thought really looked nice.  However, this shiny, simple ribbon has grown on me and maybe this is my favorite now.  I had intended to sell these cards at a craft fair at my church.  Alas, said craft fair was less that successful (probably more to do with small quantities of foot traffic), so I brought these home.  I think I'll donate them to Operation Write Home and/or the lady at my church who takes cards to local nursing homes for the residents who can't get out.  Seems like a lovely use for these beautiful cards.  I surely did have fun making them.



  1. I adore that stamp, your embossing is fabulous and love the white on white:-) Beautiful and have a great weekend Andie.

  2. Beautiful card! That stamp set is so pretty! You did such and AWESOME job embossing your image! I can never get my embossing to look that good.

  3. Hi Andie - thought I would just pop back in to thank you for the wonderful comment you left on my blog yesterday - thanks so much for your continued support and encouragement my friend :-) Have a great week. Hugs, Karon


Thank you so much for your kind words. Isn't it fun to encourage one another, even from a distance?