Remember when you were a kid and you had to make your own snowflakes with paper and scissors instead of a punch or die. Well, I had no punch or die for this so I had to go old school. Same with the trees. The snowflake is covered in MS glitter, the trees are covered in Flowersoft. There is white mulberry for snow at the bottom and some bling for falling snow. The senti is unknown SU.
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Date: Tuesday, July 31, 2012 GMT Views: 594
Registered: October 21, 2010 Location: in the okanagan in b.c. canada Posts: 11105
Tue, Jul 31, 2012 @ 1:09 PM
I was in the gallery and saw this fun blingage...:0)...neat shaped card...like a snowglobe and it has its own sparkles...I like old school too at times its still the best...:0)...sweet sparkly lil trees and cool snowflake...one way to cool off in this summer heat...TFs..:0)
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Registered: December 4, 2009 Location: Southern Utah's Dixie Posts: 18510
Tue, Jul 31, 2012 @ 2:01 PM
Jamie, your "old school" card is cool!! I love the silvery snowflake and your snow covered trees!! With all the heat that's across the nation, wouldn't an icicle be a nice treat! I love the juxtaposition of the cool card and the warm stamp!
Registered: March 24, 2006 Location: Deep in the Heart of TEXAS Posts: 16128
Tue, Jul 31, 2012 @ 2:33 PM
Jamie, I remember well cutting thousands of snowflakes out of paper!! Loved doing that and rows of trees too! Great card!
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Registered: July 27, 2007 Location: Dublin, Ireland Posts: 74391
Tue, Jul 31, 2012 @ 2:50 PM
There's nothing wrong with old school!! I think we can get too caught up with all the modern fancy things.
Your write-up reminds me of one of the Peanuts films, when Charlie Brown (of course) is having a terrible time cutting something (could be a heart, it might be the Valentines show), and Snoopy turns out a virtuoso one.
The mulberry tissue makes a great snowy foreground, I must think of that!! You're on a roll with your Christmas cards, aren't you :D.
Registered: February 24, 2009 Location: New Jersey Posts: 6505
Tue, Jul 31, 2012 @ 5:45 PM
How clever AND resourceful! What did we do before we "had a tool for that"?...exactly...we made it with our own hands! Awesome blingy snowflake and lovely snow covered trees~ Great job with the challenge!