Less is always more in my creative book and that probably explains why I adore tone on tone designs in card making. For this project I die cut some pretty white snowflakes for the background and then added a beautiful holographic one as a focal point.
Use whatever snowflake or mandala dies you might already have, or, even old school cut some out by hand from a folded piece of lightweight cardstock. Have fun!
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Snowflake Panel: 3 ½” x 4 ¾”
Silver Panel: 4″ x 5 ¼”
Note: I used the Gemini electric die cutting machine, with the plastic and metal shims, to cut out these very intricate snowflake dies. If you’re using a manual machine, use the available metal shims and/or make sure your plastic plates are new(ish). This helps ensure a good cut.
- Sophie Snowflake die
- Daphne Snowflake die
- Mini Snowflake Mandala die
- Neenah Classic Crest 80# card stock
- Holographic card stock – Assorted Aqua
- Gemini electric die cutting machine or,
- Spellbinders Platinum 6 manual die cutting machine
- Retractable craft pick
- Craft foam – White
- Guillotine paper trimmer
- Artist- Tac dry adhesive 5.5″ x 9″
- Xacto knife
- Connect liquid glue
- Metal tips for liquid glue
- Silver Service – card stock pack
- Neenah Classic Crest 110# Cardstock (25 sheet pack) (card base snowflakes, and sentiment)
- Neenah Classic Crest 110# Card stock (125 sheet pack)
- Mini Scoring Board
- Teflon Bone Folder
- Purple Tape
- Scotch Advanced Tape Glider
- MISTI stamping tool
- Christmas Silhouettes stamp set
- Anti-static powder bag
- Versamark embossing ink
- Deli Wrap Sheets
- Embossing powder – Metallic Silver
- Reverse tweezers
- Wagner Heat Tool
- Sentiment Labels die set
- 3M Foam Tape
- Tim Holtz Craft Shears – Small
- Acrylic Stamp Blocks
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Remember, if mailing a card with layers and embellishments in the United States, be sure and buy “non-machinable” postage so your cards don’t get smooshed in the USPS postal machines.
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One thought on “Christmas 2020 – #10 | Happy Tone on Tone Snowflakes”
These look so professional and beautiful! How do you do it 🙂
p.s. I started my own blog recently I hope you check it out!
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