While I love snowflake cards in blue, purple is my favorite non-traditional color for Christmas cards. In my book, snowflakes can be any color of the rainbow! My card is based on the sketch challenge this week at Mojo Monday. I flipped the sketch to accommodate my snowman. Here is the original sketch design-
Check back this weekend for a Valentine card based on the sketch with the upcoming Whooo’s Your Valentine kit. I did my first take on the sketch featuring a snowman to enter the snowmen challenge at The Paper Players–
My card is really simple, just a few layers with a lot of bling to jazz it up! The little details add so much to your finished designs.
When I am pressed for time, this is my go to design for the inside of my cards. A strip of shimmer tape or pattern paper across the bottom and a stamped sentiment. I love the Merry Christmas sentiment so much, that it has earned a permanent spot on my desk, at least for the holiday season!
All supplies by Close To My Heart, except where noted:
D1520 Ornamental Cheer
C1506 Flakey Friends
1385 White Daisy Cardstock
1386 Black Cardstock
Z2410 Gypsy Markers
Z2190 Gypsy Ink
Tuxedo Black Ink by Memento
Z1801 Alcohol Blending Pen
Z2427 Autumn Terracotta Markers
E25 Copic Sketch Marker
Retired Dimensional Elements-Snowflakes
Z1313 Stardust Glitz Gel
Z1752 Clear Sparkles
Retired Black Grosgrain
Z1799 Shimmer Tape
Polka Dots Embossing Folder-Provocraft
I have also entered my card in the Snowflake Challenge at Simon Says Stamp.