Miscellany

Depth of Winter Card

By  Suzanne Czosek 

Sparkling winter imagery accents an inspirational sentiment on this elegant, embossed greeting.

  • Depth of Winter Card

Materials

  • White cardstock
  • Clear adhesive gems

Tools

  • Die-cutting system and Spellbinders Shapeabilities Fancy Tags Two Dies
  • Provo Craft Cuttlebug Winter Wonderland Embossing Folder Set
  • Stamps: Hero Arts Dazzling Snowflake (S5605), Artistic Outpost Midwinter Set
  • Ink Pads: Ranger Tim Holtz Distress Salty Sea; Tsukineko StazOn Azure, VersaMark
  • Clear embossing powder
  • Ranger Inkssentials Blending Tool & Foam
  • Tonic Studios Tim Holtz Paper Distresser
  • Adhesives: tape runner, clear dots

Basic Supplies

  • paper trimmer, scissors, ruler, pencil, spritz bottle with water, heat tool
  • 1. Make 5-1/2"x5-1/2" white top-fold card. Sponge edges with Azure ink.
  • 2. Cut 5-1/4"x5-1/4" white cardstock panel. Emboss with snowflake texture. Distress paper edges using distressing tool. Adhere panel to card.
  • 3. Use VersaMark ink to stamp snowflake onto white cardstock; heat emboss with clear powder. Trim image to size and sponge panel with Salty Sea ink until desired color is achieved. Spritz ink lightly with water to create speckled finish; let dry.
  • 4. Distress snowflake panel edges and sponge with Azure ink; adhere to card. Accent snowflake with clear gems.
  • 5. Stamp Azure sentiment onto white cardstock; trim to size.
  • 6. Die cut fancy label from white cardstock, cut in half, and adhere to sides of snowflake panel. Adhere sentiment strip over label halves.
  • Tip
  • 1. This design would also make a lovely winter "thank you" or "happy birthday" card.