* Let it Snow * * *

We are having record cold in the Midwest this week, but alas, no snow. Here is a card I made that reflects my love of both snow and skating.

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Supplies

  • 80# paper in white, pink and brown. I prefer paper from The Paper Cut – www.thepapercut.com. 
  • Pink envelope
  • Clear acetate. I used acetate from The Paper Cut – www.thepapercut.com. 
  • Pink glitter paper
  • Bone folder – my favorite is Martha Stewart’s
  • Paper trimmer – my favorite is, Fiskars 12” ProCision Rotary Bypass Trimmer – www.fiskars.com. 
  • Spellbinder 3.25” circle die
  • Lawn Fawn, Let it Snow die. Lawn Fawn – www.lawnfawn.com. 
  • Die cutting machine. I prefer Tim Holtz Vagabond 2 die machine. Tim Holtz – www.timholtz.com. 
  • Impression Obsession, Skaters Silhouette. Impression Obsession – www.iostamps.com. 
  • Pink Ink Stamps, Pair of Ice Skates. Pink Ink Stamp Company – www.pinkinkstamps.com. 
  • Snow stamp by StampinUp. StampinUp – www.stampinup.com.  
  • Tim Holtz Distress Oxide Inks – Spiced Marmalade, Warm Lipstick, and Peeled Paint. I also did some backgrounds in Warm Lipstick and Broken China. Tim Holtz – www.timholtz.com or Amazon – www.amazon.com. 
  • Tim Holtz blending tool and separate foam pads for each Oxide color. Tim Holtz – www.timholtz.com. 
  • StazOn black ink. Tsukineko – www.tsukineko.com or Amazon – www.amazon.com.
  • Memonto Luxe ink in Wedding Dress. Tsukineko – www.tsukineko.com. 
  • Misti Stamp Positioner – www.mysweetpetunia.com. 
  • Stampendous, Shaved Ice glitter. Stampendous – www.stampendous.com. 
  • Adhesives – Towbow adhesive runner – www.tombowusa.com, double sided foam adhesive and Tombow liquid glue – www.tombowusa.com. 
  • Fan brush
  • White acrylic paint
  • Water
  • Small white cotton ball 
  • StazOn All Purpose Stamp Cleaner
  • Swifer

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Steps

  • Cut white, pink and brown papers and acetate to size. White base cut to A2, pink 4” x 5.25”, brown 3.75” x 5” and another white 3.5” x 4.75”. Clear acetate cut to 3.50” x 4.75” .
  • Die cut circle on brown paper and cut out Let it Snow on pink glitter paper.
  • On smaller cut white paper, create a sunset by blending Tim Holtz, Oxide Inks. 
  • Stamp Skaters using StazOn ink. A stamp positioner is very helpful to get a crisp and dark image. Stamp snowflakes on acetate with white ink. Stamp skates on pink envelope. I used Tim Holtz, Walnut Distress Ink for the skates, but you can use any color.
  • Adhere pink layer to white base and skaters to the pink layer.
  • Outline the edges of the skater paper with double sided tape. I used a sheet of double sided adhesive and cut 1/4” strips on my paper cutter.
  • Adhere snowflake stamped acetate to back of brown paper.
  • Sprinkle Stampendous Shaved Ice glitter on top of skaters. Place brown paper with acetate on top of double sided adhesive. Make sure that there are no gaps at the corners.
  • Adhere, Let it Snow die with Tombow liquid glue to front. Adhere cotton ball.
  • To create snow on the pink envelope (the Memonto ink did not show), dilute white acrylic paint with water and flick on the with a fan brush.

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