Monday, 2 September 2013

Snow and Ice - CCM DT.

Weeks are going by and before we know it Christmas will be here!! I though am still sorting out my holiday clothes - not many sleeps left really - only a couple of weeks and I shall be lazing about in the sunshine again!
Before then though Josephine set us a wintry challenge over at Crafty Cardmakers of 'Christmas Snow and Ice'.
Am grateful really as this is the first Christmas Card of 2013..... whether it galvanizes me into making more instead of leaving it till last minute as usual remains to be seen!  
We are sponsored by DI'S DIGISTAMPS with a $10 GIFT VOUCHER this time.

I opted for a CAS design and got out my Snowflake dies and 'Diamond' Stickles.

The card is made with the same White Centura Pearl that I used on the wedding card and this was the left over! Matted onto a silver holographic card before being layered onto white base.

I used trusty swiss dots embossing folder for the top and a snowflake border folder for the bottom, covering the join with some shoestring white ribbon.

All the snowflakes have been cut from two different types of snowflake dies, layered and liberal helpings of stickles applied and each has a tiny sparkly in the centre.

The sentiment was a freebie and I printed it out onto vellum. I may add a few teeny sparklies to the sentiment at a later time!

Hope you can pop along and join us for our wintry challenge - please go to the blog and check out the rules and of course - all the fab projects done by the rest of the DT!

Challenges -
Pixies Snippets Playground
Christmas Card Challenges - Something New (ANOTHER snowflake Die! LOL)
Glitter n Sparkle - Anything Goes
Red Carpet Studio - Anything Goes
Fashionista - Christmas
Creative Creations -Early Christmas
Lothian Crafts - A/Goes with Dies
ALBC - CAS
Created with Love - Snowflakes

Have a great day! x

43 comments:

  1. Hi Viv
    Fabulous xmas card.... Love the sentiment....
    Hugs Sylvie xxx

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  2. Hi Viv

    This is an absolute winner I love it! It made me shiver when I saw it! LOL! You have reminded me I have some Stickles somewhere :)Memo to self to dig them out. So where are you off to then??? Do tell!

    Crafty Hugs
    Heather xx

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  3. This is gorgeous Viv. I love the white embossing with the silver matting and the snowflakes look beautiful.
    Sue xx

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  4. Beautiful card,love the all white.xxx

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  5. A stunning white on white Christmas card Viv...love that snowflake die

    Anne

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  6. The snowflakes are lovely great card. Thanks for joining us at Lothian Crafts.

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  7. This is beautiful - i love the white on white look xx

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  8. A stunning card! Like you I leave my cards to the last minute and have to rush to get them done. Thanks for joining in this month.
    Pamela
    DT member for Lothian Crafts.

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  9. Very Elegant. Thanks for sharing at RCS.

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  10. Beautiful Viv, i love all the white x

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  11. so beautiful viv.gorgeous white on white design and the snowflakes are really pretty :D

    xx coops xx

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  12. I do love an all white card Viv and the snowflakes are great. Xx

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  13. Love the white on white. Looks elegant. Thanks for joining our Christmas Snowflakes challege at Created With Love Challenges

    ~~Chris

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  14. Absolutely stunning - so elegant with the 'all white' look!

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  15. Gorgeous card, love the elegant design.
    Yvonne x

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  16. Another lovely card Viv - love the sentiment on vellum. Snowflakes in winter, butterflies in summer - just can't have too many of either! X

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  17. This is beautiful and love the snowflakes . Thanks for sharing at glitternsparkle hugs trisha xx

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  18. This is a beautiful and elegant Christmas card. Awesome work

    Shelby

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  19. Just secured my order for the flourish die from Maddylisa so it's off my list and on its way! Thanks again Viv and for all your inspiration you share with us. X

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  20. Gorgeous snowflakes! Love the white on white! Thank you for joining Christmas Card Challenges! Karen N, DT

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  21. Wow (literally!) Viv - this is absolutely beautiful. LOVE the layered snowflakes, embossing, gorgeous sentiment and the end result is amazing.

    Hugs, Di xx

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  22. Hi Viv

    A really beautiful Christmas card.

    Love the dimensional snowflakes with their delicate sparkle.

    Great sentiment too.

    Have a good week.

    Love Jules xx

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  23. Love your gorgeous snowflake card.
    luv
    Debby

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  24. Stunning card Viv, love the simplicity but beauty of it, awesome embossing too.xx

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  25. WOW love this one It is so elegant and so simple what a beautiful card!
    Thanks for joining in the fun at Created with Love Challenges.
    Linda K. DT

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  26. This card is so elegant! I love the snowflakes!
    Thanks for playing with us at Christmas Card Challenges this week!
    Monica - CCC DT

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  27. A lovely ice and snow feel to this Viv. I can say that whilst it is still nice and warm outside!! Hugs Mrs A.

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  28. Gorgeous Viv!! I love the snowflakes, they are amazing and with just the right amount of sparkle.
    Cheers,
    Beccy

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  29. Hi Viv, loving this gorgeous wintry card.
    Hugs
    Caz x

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  30. Gorgeous card Viv, love the white on white and the detailed snowflakes look awesome :) Cathy x

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  31. Oh I just love this! Thanks for joining us at Lothian Crafts.

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  32. Oh the wonders of internet shopping! My corner flourish die arrived today (Wednesday) and it is FAB - I'm going to put it to good use asap. X

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  33. Wow, this is gorgeous. Thanks for sharing with us at Lothian Crafts.
    Mags
    x

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  34. Just beautiful! Thank you for linking up at Glitter n Sparkle Challenge Blog - good luck in the draw!

    KT Fit Kitty, DT Glitter n Sparkle
    http://ktdesigns2013.blogspot.ca/
    P.S. I have candy on my blog :-)

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  35. A fabulous Christmas card Viv - the snowflakes are awesome! The Swiss Dots EF is one of my all-time favourites - perfect for a snow scene.
    Hope you have a great holiday - I only have 4 sleeps to mine now - Yaaay!
    Hugs, Sylvia xxx

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  36. wow i just love your card
    Thank you for linking up at Glitter n Sparkle Challenge Blog

    lindyloo x

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  37. Gorgeous snowflakes, gorgeous card and sentimen!

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  38. Hi, stunning christmas card in White, love the snowflakes and all the glitter! Thank you for joining us at Fashionista Challenge this time!
    hugs Charlotte

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  39. Gorgeous! Love the elegance! Thanks for joining us this week at Created With Love Challenges for our Snowflakes Challenge!
    DawnD

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  40. Love, love, love this card! It's so elegant and beautiful.

    Thank you for joining us over at ALBC. Good luck.
    xx

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  41. I love white on white and you have it off to perfection here Viv!

    Thanks for joining us with your gorgeous sparkly creation

    Lin xx
    Lothian Crafts Online

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  42. Ooh gorgeous WOW card! Thank you for joining us at A Little Bit Crafty, hope to see you join in again soon :-) Elaine DT -xxx-

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