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Tuesday, January 15, 2013

Snow Much Fun at Heart 2 Heart Challenges

When I saw the theme of the first Heart 2 Heart challenge of the year was snow, all I could think was "Seriously?!  Do you know how many snow flakes I made leading up to Christmas?  Well, my nephew's birthday card has penguins and snow, I can enter that."  After having to rethink my husband's birthday card, I was left with this embossed piece of Close to My Heart's Outdoor Denim cardstock that had a sprinkling of pearl embossing powder in the negative space.  As part of exploring what I can do with my new Cuddlebug (Again, thanks, Tim!), I lightly sanded it and found myself thinking of swirling wind, so I combined that piece with White Daisy cardstock by CTMH and metallic silver paper I bought at Michael's, used the CTMH Art Philosophy cartridge to cut the snowflakes, embellished it with a snowflake brad from the retired Mistletoe mini medley set that was featured in "While Supplies Last" over the summer and attached the result with pop up foam.

I could save this for next Christmas, but I think next time it snows I will send it to one of my Yankee friends who likes to complain about our lack of snow.  You know who you are.  ;)   Thank you, as always, for stopping by.  Until next time, Hansi


  1. This is just beautiful, Hansi (coming from the land of ice and snow...!) The sanded flourishes really do look like swirling, snowy wind, and the colour combo is perfect for a wintry look.

  2. very pretty! thanks for playing along with H2H again!

  3. Your card is beautiful! The snowflake is the perfect accent for those pretty swirls. Thanks SNOW much for joining us @ H2H!

  4. This is just beautiful, makes me chilly just looking at it! I love the embossed piece!