Tuesday, December 17, 2013


Hello crafty friends,

On Sunday evening I agreed to make a card for a teacher that needed to be dropped off Monday morning! So I had to work fast! Fortunately Kim from "Art Keeps Me Sane" posted a snowflake card that was exactly the inspiration I needed! Thank you, Kim!

I had to make a big card 8.5" by 5.5". The stamp set is a discontinued one by Stampin' Up but I still like it a lot. I rubbed Metallic Gelatos on the stamps and spritzed them with water before I stamped them to get a watercolored look. They shimmer very nicely. Then I added a lot of Stickles for extra sparkle.

Just realized that it's not too late to enter it into the Simon Says Wednesday Challenge "Let It Snow".

It's also time to welcome a new follower - hurray! Mrs. A. from "It's an Alien Life". She is a seasoned blogger and crafter. You should check out her self imposed challenge to make a card for the 12 Days of Christmas. She is hilarious! 

The quote to welcome Mrs. A. is from Picasso:
"Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life."

If I don't have time to blog before the Christmas I wish you all a wonderful holiday! 
Thank you for your visit! I hope you will stop by again!


Stamps: Stampin' Up (retired)
Other: Metallic Gelatos, Stickles


Mrs A. said...

Thank you for my warm welcome and I love that quote. This card has the wow factor. I like those large snowflakes very much. Happy Christmas to you .
Trying to keep sane amongst all the chaos here at home! hugs Mrs A.

Kim M said...

Beautiful, Susanne! Love the way you used the gelatos and those SU! Snowflake stamps are great! Love the Stickles sparkle too. Thanks for the mention. Your very welcome! :-)

debby4000 said...

Love your beautiful snowflake card.

Lorraine A said...

Gorgeous card Susanne :-) the icy blues and whole design is fabulous :-)

thanks for joining us on the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge
Lols x x x

Darnell J Knauss said...

This is a shimmery delight, Susanne!! Metallic Gelatos, eh? I've got to check into those, you enabler, you!! I wish you the happiest of holidays! Thank you for your online friendship and support this year!! Holly Hugs! Darnell

Dora B. said...

I see you are really liking those gelatos and you have made a beautiful card in my fav colors with them. Am I going to break my New Years resolution before New Years and buy more stuff before my room is cleaned up??

Sian Ridley said...

Good quote and a beautiful card...I love the simplicity of it that let's the snowflakes shine and sparkle uninterrupted! ;) happy new year to you and thank you for your kind words on my blog ;)

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