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Friday, October 11, 2013

Snow One Like You Easel Card

Hi! A warm welcome to you all, and to my newest Google followers Olga, and "Crystal Dolphins". Hope all is going well in your neck of the woods.

Maybe Autumn has finally arrived in Florida! The mornings have cooled to the 60s (upper teens C).

Today I have a simple A2 size easel card using Sparkle N Sprinkle's cute new sets "Snow One Like You" and "Flourishes One". Smaller cards are difficult for me.

For complete directions to make a card like this, please visit my SNS Gallery here.

I like the tiny Prills in the centers of all the flowers - so pearly!

The image and sentiment are stamped directly on glitter, and colored with Copic Markers.

The background features the pretty, large flourish from the Flourishes One set. Included on the set are the single-word expressions Friend, Happy, Love, Life which are often say-it-All on a card front.

Except for dimensionals, I used Brushable Glue in adhering all the glittery layers to afford a little wiggle room.

The Velvet Glitter was adhered with Super Adhesive Sheets. It is very thin, so my Spellbinders dies cut right through it, even with the protective layers in place.

TIP: in the corners, Mediterranean Star EP was applied. Before heating, a little Diamond Dust Chunky Glitter was sprinkled on top. When I heated the EP from under the card, rather than above, the melted EP firmly adhered the Diamond Dust Chunky Glitter in place.

I'm playing in three great "Anything Goes" challenges:

4Krafty Girlz Challenges - #3 Anything Goes - Oct 17
Sweet Pea Stampers - "Sparkle and Shine" - Oct 23
Addicted to Stamps - #66 Anything Goes - Oct 16

SNS Stamps and Products:
Snow One Like You #515
Flourishes One #516
Brushable Glue #540
Super Adhesive Sheets SAS02
Lifestyle-Sticky Thumb Dimensionals L-DIM000
Mediterranean Star EP429
Ice EP250 (on snowman embellishment)
Cloud Nine Microfine Velvet Glitter GM2000
Diamond Dust Chunky Glitter G1116
Inks: Tuxedo Black Memento, VersaMark, Azure Staz-On, Adirondack Pool
Copic Markers

Other products:
SB Big Scallop Oval LG
SB Classic Ovals LG S4-110
SB Floral Ovals S4-356
SB Mega Curved Rectangles S5-006 (smallest 3)
MS 3-in-1 Hydrangea Punch
Mini Pearls Prills
CS: Vellum, White, Turquoise, Aqua
Optional Lace, Snowman embelly and Ribbon

Thanks for stopping by today!
Snowy Hugs,


Brenda said...

Another FABULOUS creation!!! Love the colors and just love that Diamond Dust too.... so many things to look at - :)

Reusing with Quilling said...

You said a warm welcome..but I have started feeling chilly after seeing the sparkling snow :D !! Wonderful card..I loved the diamond dust effect !!

Shona Erlenborn said...

Oh yes I see - a "very simple easel card"!! You're so funny! There is snow much eye candy packed into this little creation. From the Vellum frame to the prill flower centers, to the beautiful background flourishes. Just gorgeous Donna!

KarinsArtScrap said...

wow what a gorgeous card love that glitter.
and what great you can stamp on these and coloured with copics too.
I don't think we have that here in holland.

greetings karin

Barbara Bruder said...

Donna, you card is so "cool". Love all the elements you've used. The card looks so snowy and wintery. LOVE IT. TFS

Pat K said...

Gorgeous card Donna. Love the cute image and all that glitter is fabulous. TFS your tips on adhering the chunky glitter...will give that a try. Enjoy your weekend. hugs, Pat K xx

April said...

Oooooh, so frosty and beautiful! I love all the sparkle. Great job, Donna!

Paper Creations by Shirley said...

Gorgeous easel card Donna, love all the glitter and that is my favorite shade of blue. The layers of die cuts is so wonderful. Have a great weekend, Shirleyx

Kat W said...

A really gorgeous frosty card with such elegant details, and the easel design is fab! I'm pleased to see all the sparkle present and correct too :-)
Hugs, Kat x

Sue said...

This is gorgeous Donna. I love the cute snowman and the wonderful swirly background. The colours and sparkle are so beautiful.
hugs Sue xx

cotnob said...

This is a gorgeous card Donna, an adorable snowman and brilliant design. I love the colours and wonderful sparkle - you always pack so many fabulous details into your cards.

Silvis Kreativstube said...

Hallo liebe Donna,
ich kann kaum in Worte fassen was ich empfinde wenn ich deine wunderschöne Karte sehe.
Diese Farbe, der Glitzereffekt, das wunder, wunderschöne Motiv. Alles genau mein Geschmack. Ich bin begeistert von deiner liebevollen und sehr detailierten Gestaltung. Ganz liebe Grüße Hugs Silvi
Ich muss noch einmal rasch einen Blick auf das verträute Gesicht des Schneemannes werfen......hihihi

Shirley Chillman said...

Mr Snowman would melt anyone's heart Donna how cute does he look.

Crafty hugs from Shirl x x

Sylvia Meppen-Rentenaar said...

Hi Donna, This is a fab easelcard! I love the colors, the shimmers and the way you colored Mr. Snowman! Thank you for playing along with Sweet Pea Stampers and we wish you good luck with the draft. We hope to see you again. Sylvia, DT Sweet Pea Stampers

Olga said...

I love this, all that wonderful glitter, fantastic card!!!

pam said...

beautiful Christmas card Donna, love this cute image and gorgeous embellishments, with all that glitter and bling

McCrafty's Cards said...

Hi Donna, I love this card the snowman is sweet I love all the sparkle the embossing the fabulous colour and the lace.
Kevin xx

Fit Kitty said...

Wow - This is absolutely stunning - a showstopper! I love it! All that glitter - I don't know how you do it. So impressive.

maria's knutselplezier said...

How beautiful can a snowman be?? I really love this glittering card a lot, great design!!


Mayra Duran-Hernandez said...

Donna, another stunning and beautiful card ! Always feel inspired by your beautiful art !


Ab Fab Designs said...

Donna well what can I say ,this is lovely as always ,loveing the glitter looks so classy Fab Dahling
Hugs xxx

sue jones said...

what a fab card! It certainly does sparkle. Thanks so much for joining in at the "sparkle and Shine" challenge at Sweet Pea Stampers.Sue .

Avril Ann said...

Donna, what a fabulous card, I did not realise you could print onto glitter card, then colour, what a fabulous idea, xxx

Donna Maligno said...

This. Lovely card just screams "winter is here" with all that great glitter and sparkle. It is as elegant as you, my friend!

Gerlinde said...

What a gorgeous card! Love those corners with the EP and Diamond Dust (I knew I forgot something on my last order) Of course, the cute little snowman is adorable in all his glittery goodness. As usual, you've outdone yourself!

Stampsnob said...

Oh the detail I aspire to be you ..........Lis

Tracey said...

This is absolutely beautiful Donna, I love the sparkle :o)

Anne Temple said...

Love the colors of this wonderful easel card. Great tip about adding the Diamond Dust too.

Karen Petitt said...

Forgeous sparkly snowman Donna, lovely and frosty x

Berni Cuttino said...

Oh DE this is a work of art, awesome beauty, lovin the glitter and spark, so elegant, beautiful colors reflecting the image and dies. I was at the scrapbook expo yesterday and stopped by the Sparkle & glitter booth, Marie sends her hellos.

Kylie said...

All this sparkly goodness!!! Wonderful!!! Thanks so much for playing along at ATSM xx

Kym's Crafty Cards said...

What an amazing glittery snowman card you have made. Thanks for taking part in the Sweet Pea Stampers Challenge this month of “sparkle and shine” and best of luck. We hope to see you back again very soon. Best wishes, Kym, Sweet Pea Stampers Design Team xxx

Anita Scroggins said...

Donna thanks so much for stopping by my page and participating in our blog hop at Frosted Designs! Your card is beautiful! Love all the layers.

Eret said...

Hi Donna. Finally after weekend I'm able to visit your blog. Ooh, how marvelous card youe have made. Love all the blue and this amazing sparkle. Your cards is magnificent!

aussie aNNie said...

Beautiful creation Dee, lots of glitter and sparkle and love the pearl paper for the

Monica said...

Hello Donna,
Another beauty from you and wow to the fact the you stamped on to the glitter!!!!!! Love every bit of it. It is more like a framable, Donna. Those flowers are divine and the sentiment just so coooool. SUPER creation!
Lots of love,

Sue said...

Donna, you are the glitter QUEEN! Another wonderful snowman, what soulful eyes on this one. Beautiful frosty look you achieved with all that sparklyness!! Love it.


Leslie Miller said...

A dreamy, sparkly winter wonderland and sweet snowman with his pretty poinsettias. Those flower centers are perfect. Love his sweet expression. Every detail is exquisite. The frame looks like some kind of special ultra-pretty vellum. Just love that! I'll have to remember about the EP and chunky glitter combo. Oh, and I never would have thought to stamp on the glitter. You're just full of beautiful and fabulous surprises!

Deepti Stephens said...

Oh wow! I absolutely love this beautiful shimmery card.. Really beautiful. Thank you so much for playing along with us at ATSM. Good luck.. :)

Hazel said...

What a gorgeous easel. Thanks for sharing your lovely card for The Sweet Pea Stampers sparkle and shine challenge - hope to see more of your lovely crafting soon - Hazel, Design Team - you could also enter this into my CHNC challenge extra for October - I'd love to see it there too. x

Danielle Vincent said...

Oh my goodness Donna - this is truly wonderful! I love the main snowman image and the gorgeous blues. Thanks so much for joining us this week at ATS&M.

Jill Jacobsen said...

Beautiful card Donna!! Love the coloring on the Cloud Nine and the distressing with the Diamond Dust! The swirl background is perfect...and the colors so pretty:)

Dawn said...

Stunning card Donna! So much to admire here - the beautiful sparkle, cute image, gorgeous dies... I love it all!

This is the time of year where I get to start being jealous of your gorgeous weather. I have been waking up to frost most morning with early temperatures hovering right around freezing. First snow expected in about two weeks. Hubby dug out the snow shovel already, but on the bright side, it is quite a good work out :)

Hugs, Dawn

Anonymous said...

Wow! What a stunning card with lovely embellishments, Donna! The glitter is so beautiful with the colour.

America said...

Fab monochromatic card. Lovin' all the sparkle.

Alica Ziakova said...

beautiful! Love the sparkly snowman and the design too!
Thanks for joining us at Sweet Pea Stampers!

Hugs, Alica :)

Carol (Gingerbeary8) said...

Now that is some snowy glittery goodness right there girlfriend. This snowman is precious. I love the blues and the Poinsettia are precious with those little pearl centers. Boy you must have some great tweezers to pick those babies up and place them so perfectly!!! I would probably have them all over the place. Just yesterday I got home from work and found a piece of foam tape on the bottom of my foot. I was in the shower and everything and never noticed it. Had to laugh about that. It was a backing from a Jolee Flower I removed-I ended up wearing
Bear Hugs,

Shirley said...

Really in love with this one. Gorgeous snowman and the card sings Beautiful Winter too!!


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