Thursday, December 8, 2011

Winter Joy Holiday Card


I was finally able to set aside some time for creating.  The holiday rush is really cutting into my craft time!  This is my entry for the Mojo Monday Sketch Challenge.  This card includes many of my favorite items: Cricut Art Philosophy, Wonderland Paper Packet and Designer Rhinestone Brads.  Here is the original sketch from Mojo Monday-


This card only looks complicated, it comes together easily with the Cricut Art Philosophy Cartridge.  Those layered snowflakes add soo much to any project!  All supplies by Close To My Heart except where noted:

Z1686 Cricut Art Philosophy Collection
X7146B Wonderland Level 2 Paper Packet
C1468 Winter Joy Stamp Set
A1115 A Holiday Stamp Set
Z2160 Twilight Ink Pad
Z2190 Gypsy Ink Pad
Z891 Versamark Ink Pad
Z821 Clear Detail Embossing Powder
Z270 White Grosgrain Ribbon
Z1360 Rhinestone Designer Brads
Z1263 Bitty Sparkles
Smooch Spritz by ClearSnap
Die-namics Icicle Border by MFT



A better view of the added Spritz Spray.
Design Tips-The white grosgrain ribbon is laid down in two rows with the Let It Snow trim added on top.

I stamped my images with Twilight & Second Generation Gypsy Ink, then applied Versamark Ink on top, then clear embossed.  After embossing, I sprayed the stamped panel and Snowflakes with Smooch Spritz to add sparkle to the card.

I have entered this card in the following challenges:
Crafty Card Makers-Heat Embossing
Hooked on Craft Challenges-Winter Wonderland
Lady Bug Crafts-Snowflakes & Sparkle
Sweet Stampin-Snowflakes
Sweet Stamps-Christmas Bling 
The Pink Elephant-Snowflakes & Sparkle
Top Tip Tuesday-Let It Snow
Whimsical Designs-Winter w/Sparkle

21 comments:

helloholley said...

Such a peaceful beautiful card! Thanks for playing along at SSCB!!! ;)

Josephine said...

Beautiful Christmas card! Love the wintry sparkle.

Thanks for joining us at Crafty Cardmakers this time.

mixamatoasties said...

Great card.

Thanks for joining in at Sweet Stampin this week.

Susan x

Kristina said...

What an impactful snowflake, looks great!

Visiting from Mojo Monday
xo, Kristina
Please stop by and say hello!
www.pearlgateway.com

Wedgie said...

Pretty card - love that snowflake! Thank you for sharing at Sweet Stampin this week, Wedgie xxx

GiGi said...

This is so pretty! I love the layered snowflake and that beautiful brad center! All the little gems add such great sparkle. Thanks for playing at Whimsical Wednesdays!

Shell Shearer Swinscoe said...

Gorgeous card, love the snowflake its stunning!

Thank you for sharing with us at Crafty Sentiments this week, good luck!
Hugs Shell xx

Mandy said...

Beautiful card,great image and I love the snowflake..Thanks for joining in with us at Hooked on Craft...
Mandy x

Julie said...

Thanks for joining the LCI challenge this week,it's been lovely getting to see your gorgeous card and check out that sneaky peek of the inside.... looks as spectacular as the front! Have a great weekend,Julie.xx

Stephanie said...

Such a beautiful card. Great colors...love that it is not the typical "Christmas Colors". That snowflake is fantastic, and has so much dimension. Great image too..kinda has a vintage feel to it. What a great job combining so many challenges:) Thank you for joining us over at Whimsical Wednesdays! Have a great weekend.

Cindy said...

Great job with your BEAUTIFUL card,I LOVE the big snowflake!,Thank you so much for playing along with us at Whimsical Wednesday!:)

DesignerDiva said...

Wow Allisa that snowflake is AMAZING gorgeous gorgeous card

Thanks for joining the Ladybugs at LCI this week and good luck with Lisa's challenge
Hugs Laurie x

Dawnll - Dawn's Craft Place said...

This is so pretty with the snowflake-love the colors.
Thank you for sharing with us this week at
Sweet Stamps Challenge
Have a sweet week.

Hazel (Didos) said...

Great card, Love the snowflakes especially that huge one, Thanks for playing on Crafty Sentiments this week , Hazelxox

Flutterby Trina said...

Your snowflake is amazing! WOW! thanks for playing along this week at Top Tip Tuesday with our 'let it snow challenge, good luck! x

Paper Creations Ink said...

Thank You For Joining Paper Creations Ink; We Always Enjoy Seeing Your Creative Talents! Have A Wonderful Holiday Season!

Princess4Wiz said...

Great Christmas card, Allisa. That snowflake is stunning!

Thank you for joining our challenge at Crafty Cardmakers.

Beth. xxx

shelly said...

your card is lovely just the perfect amount of sparkle :) thanks for sharing with us at WW :)

Margie said...

Allisa, your card is so pretty and I especially love that big snowflake! Thanks for playing along with us at Whimsical Wednesdays!

Heather said...

Lovely Project!!!
LOVE snowmen and that gorgeous layerd snowflake :D

Thank you for playing along in our MONTH LONG PRIZE CHALLENGE : Christmas theme

Heather D.
www.freshbreweddesigns.com

Karen Hasheck said...

Alissa-
Very beautiful holiday card! Love the image and all the bling! Thanks for sharing it with us at Paper Creations Ink and Happy Holidays!

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