Paper Morsels

Paper Crafts and Sweet Morsels from life.

Some Things Old, Some Things New

 

Christmas has gone by, and I only got half the cards out that I’d hoped.  In this New Year, one nice thing is that we are just seeing our first snow here. I think snowflakes work out great for thank you cards for those holiday gifts!  This is one I’ll be sending out soon.

For this card, I dug out my vellum and embossed my new Crystal Flurries stamps by The Ton stamps on it with some glittery blue embossing powder I have had in my stash a long while.  I adhered the vellum down just under the snowflakes, so it looks like a loose overlay around the edges.  I just love the new DCWV Glitzy cardstock I received as one of my gifts!  The glitter doesn’t come off at all and the sparkle is awesome!   I used a cute die cut from Simon Says Stamp.

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Products used:

  • Stamps:  The Ton – Crystal Flurries
  • Cardstock – Neenah Solar White
  • Metallic Cardstock  – DCWV Glitsy
  • Embossing Powder – Stamp-n Stuff Blue Tinsel Translucent by Stampendous
  • Die:  Simon Says Stamp Small Hello Craft Die

Challenges:

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Crystal Flurries

 

As my obsession with snowflakes continues, here is a card I made with my new Crystal Flurries set by The Ton stamps.  I embossed the flakes with Ranger Platinum embossing powder and then water colored the paper.  I embossed the edges of the white cardstock with the same embossing powder so that it would match the stamps.  The vellum banner is hand stitched with a silvery thread I found in my cross stitching stash.

 

The ton flakes

Products used:

  • Stamps:  The Ton – Crystal Flurries
  • Watercolors:  Sakura  24-Piece Koi Assorted Water Colors Field Sketch Set
  • Cardstock – Neenah Solar White
  • Watercolor Paper:  Strathmore
  • Embossing Powder – Ranger Liquid Platinum
  • Metallic Floss – Unknown

Challenges:

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