Sunday, January 21, 2018

AAA cards challenge #107: chilled, with video

This fortnight the theme of AAA cards challenges is: chilled. Our sponsor is CAS-ual Fridays. And you could win a $25 dollar gift certificate.

I am using their set Must love snowflakes, sadly it's discontinued, but now they have snowy sayings and bring on the snowflakes as well as some snowflakes dies.

For the card I cut a kraft base into a panel. I didn't realize it, but it turns out it's not exactly A5 sized...should have measured!

I started by stamping the thank you with Simon  Says Stamp's you  matter set in embossing ink, and then used the Wow metallic silver regular to emboss the sentiment.

Then I placed all the snowflakes from CAS-ual Friday's must love snowflakes on acryllic blocks. I stamped a variety of sizes and colors using Memento inks (gray flannel and Paris dusk and also embossing ink)

The little star is from Simon Says Stamps (birthday balloons) and I used it as an embellishment instead of rhinestones or alike.

Adhered the panel to a cardbase with tape runner and cleaned up the size difference.

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7 comments:

  1. How special are those silver snowflakes embossed onto the kraft card base and I adore that big loopy font on the greeting. Super little video of your process too, always enjoy watching your clever hands creating and listening to your hints and tips!

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  2. Wow Maaike, your card is wonderful! I love the look of silver against kraft, how fab! Thanks for having me as a Guest Designer at AAA Cards!

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  3. Love this card, Maaike! Perfect for the challenge them! I don't think Ive tried the silver embossing/kraft combo before.... not sure why I haven't, it's fabulous and I will definitely try it now!

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  4. Your card is lovely, Maaike! Perfectly CAS and I love the silver embossing.

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  5. I just love how you have made the silver work on kraft. All that silver embossing adds such an elegant touch. lovely card

    Hugs
    Bharati

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  6. Great card Maaike, lovely stamping and love the silver on the kraft colour too ;) Viv xx

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