Monochrome Christmas with Snowflake Sentiments

Snowflake sentiments monochrome

Hi there!
Today was a good day, I spent the morning trying to tire out my two year old and was rewarded with him taking a nice long nap, which meant I got to play!

I still need to make a lot more Christmas cards and time is running out, but the card I created today is really easy to mass produce but is still one of those cards I would be happy to give as a “special” card.

To start, I stamped and heat embossed the snowflake from Snowflake Sentiments in white onto a piece of scrap card, and then blended Smoky Slate ink over the top.  I sprayed this with water to create a textured look, and then wiped the embossed image clean to make sure it stood out in crisp white.  I die cut this piece and then set it aside.

The sentiment was stamped and embossed in silver onto vellum, and then I used the tag punch to cut it out.  I used some silver washi to frame the sentiment, and this was also a way of hiding the dimensionals I used when assembling the card.

I then simply embossed the card front with the gorgeous snowflake embossing plate from Stampin’ Up! and adhered the circle die cut in the middle, then popped up the sentiment tag as discussed.

Products used:

Stamp set: Snowflake Sentiments (144820)

Inks: Smoky Slate (131179); Versamark Ink (102283)

Cardstock: Whisper White (106549)Whisper White Thick (140490)Vellum (106584)

Extras: White Stampin’ Emboss Powder (109132)Silver Stampin’ Emboss Powder (109131)Winter Wonderland Textured Impressions Embossing Folder (144686)Everyday Label Punch (144668)Year of Cheer Speciality Washi Tape (144644)

If you would like to purchase any of the products used just click on the indivdual product links above or click here to be taken straight to my Stampin’ Up! store.

As a bonus, I had made some tags previously that I think go really well with the card:

snowflake sentiments and tags

Thank you for taking the time to read my post, if you like what you see, or if you have any questions, leave me a comment below.


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