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2 cards for the Simon Says Stamp Blog Party Today…

Welcome to the party! I have two cards to share with you today. I have some new Simon Says Stamp Christmas dies and a few older  that I decided to use for this post. yay!

As I’m typing this, it’s rainy and cold!  Feels a bit like Winter! April Fools! haha

I made this card with the Winter Foliage Frame die cut in green and parts in red and inlaid. The Winter Wishes die cut in red and white. Circle Basics die set for the brown center circle. The May Christmas sentiment is from the Inside Christmas Greetings stamp set.

I cut a green panel ⅛ inch smaller than the A2 white cardbase.  I adhered the frame with glue in the center, then mounting tape to adhere the Winter Wishes circle.  A little white pen for the berries.

I like it!  Festive and bright!

More Christmas cheer on this card! I used the Holly and Berries Tag die, cut in greens and red but I tried to put a big eyelet in the hole and messed it up so now it’s not a tag!  I trimmed that part off.  I didn’t want to start over!  😀

I die cut three RyLynn Snowflakes in my A2 kraft card panel, then die cut three white ones and inlaid them in the kraft panel, taping them ‘in’ on the back.

I stamped the sentiment from the Fa La La stamp set in the bottom corner.

Die cut the Fa La La die in red and white cardstock and adhere together with Tombow Mono Multi liquid glue.

That’s it!  It was fun to get back into some Christmas colors and now I have two cards ready to send! Win!

The list of party participants is on the Simon Says Stamp Blog HERE.  So glad you stopped by my blog!

ttul, ❤

Products I used from Simon Says Stamp on my cards today… thank you for shopping through my affiliate links.  I appreciate it so much!

Simon Says Stamp WINTER FOLIAGE FRAME…
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Simon Says Stamp WINTER WISHES CIRCLE…
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Simon Says Clear Stamps INSIDE…
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Memory Box CIRCLE BASICS SET Open…
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Simon Says Stamp HOLLY AND BERRIES…
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Simon Says Stamp RYLYNN SNOWFLAKE…
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Simon Says Stamp FA LA LA Shadow…
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Simon Says Clear Stamps FA LA LA…
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Bazzill PEPPERMINT Card Shoppe Heavy…
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Neenah Environment 100 LB SMOOTH…
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Neenah Classic Crest 110 LB SMOOTH…
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Bazzill APPLE CRUSH Smoothies Paper…
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cards · CAS · Christmas · Die Piecing · Inlaid Diecutting · Memory Box · Winter

Memory Box Snowflake Card Series Day Six…

Hi cardmakers and friends! Here we are on Day Six of this 2019 Snowflake Card Series!  Typing 2019 and thinking it’s November makes me say to myself, I am not ready for 2020!  I’m not ready for Christmas either! lol

I’m sharing two cards today…both CAS but a little bit technique-y!  ‘Collage’ and Inlaid die cutting anyway!

This first one is with the Starlight Snowflake Collage die… I think I overlooked it when it came out! :O I don’t remember using it but I forgot to search here, to see if it came up.

I saw a card on IG that I loved but I didn’t have a die that would do the cuts so it looked right.  While looking through dies, I found this one and tried it and fell in love with it’s pure CAS-ness.  Once again that pop of white!

Silent Night is from the Typewriter Holiday Sentiments clear stamp set.  I heat embossed it in white on the label that falls out of the new Antique Label die sets.


My next ‘blue’ card, I hope you can see.. the inlaid Bauble Snowflake Corner die and the inlaid Bauble Snowflake down in the right bottom corner. I think it will show for sure in the video tomorrow.

I die cut five of the Bauble Snowflake from the Bauble Snowflake Frame die set, glued them together and stuck a little silver brad in the center.  Oh yay!  One more brad used out of the million or so! haha  Then I glued that in the center of the inlaid Bauble Snowflake Corner die.

Before you think, NO WAY,  I’m here to tell you, inlaying this was very simple!  Just be sure you have a pick up tool!

Maybe you can see better in this close up.

The sentiment is from the Mistletoe Swag clear stamp set.

I did some spattering with white Gouache and a little white ink blended around to give the look of some snow flurries!

All this snowflake posting has made it cold here in Iowa!  I know, I’m rolling my eyes too. 😀

I’ll finish up and take myself off to bed!

Thank you so much for joining me here for Day Six!  I’ll see you again tomorrow…a festive card and the promised video! (nothing fancy)

Links to see and shop for the products I used to make these two cards…

Memory Box – 99883 Starlight…
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Memory Box – CL5225 Typewriter…
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Memory Box – 94336 Bauble Snowflake…
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Memory Box – 94314 Bauble Snowflake…
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Memory Box – CL5247 Mistletoe Swag…
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Liquitex Professional Acrylic Gouache
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TE Premium Ink – Full Ink Pads
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Ranger Ink – Archival Ink Pad – Jet…
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Sizzix – Big Shot Machine – White and…
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cards · CAS · Christmas · Inlaid Diecutting · Memory Box · Winter · Wreath Building

Memory Box Winter Greenery Meets Wreath builder and Snowflake Marquee Cards…

A little more festive to share with you today! One of the smaller branches in the NEW Winter Greenery stamp set was calling my name, wanting to become a wreath! I love how it worked out!

Using the MISTI and the Wreath builder template this is what I came up with.

I stamped the branch around with Taylored Expressions Peapod Premium Ink Pad on Neenah 110# Solar White Cardstock.

Then I stamped with an acrylic block, the set of three circles from the NEW Mistletoe Swag stamp set, with Versamark ink and Judikins gold embossing powder.

The sentiments I stamped in the MISTI and gold embossed also.  I really like this card…my first try, I made the circles red and that’s pretty too! lol  Me and red berries lately! lol  I love that it’s festive and flat for mailing!

 

This glittery, festive card is flat also!  Great for mailing! I tried to capture the sparkle of the glitter cardstock but even though it’s sparkly here, it is so much more sparkly in real life!

I die cut the NEW Marquee Snowflake die in both colors, inlaid the pieces, taped it on the back, die cut the panel with the Memory Box postage rectangle frame and glued it to the red glitter A2 size panel.

The word die Peace Cheshire Script is layered three times and I gold heat embossed the sentiment from the NEW Tidings Wreath stamp set on a strip of vellum.

I love this NEW Snowflake Marquee die…gotta see what else I can come up with using it!

Thanks for stopping by!  Links below to what I used for these two cards…

Memory Box – 94286 Snowflake Marquee…
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Memory Box – CL5245 Tidings Wreath…
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Memory Box – 94017 Peace Cheshire…
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American Crafts Glitter Cardstock -…
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American Crafts Glitter Cardstock – Gold
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Memory Box – CL5235 Winter Greenery…
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Memory Box WINTER GREENERY Clear…
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TE Premium Ink – Full Ink Pads
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Memory Box – CL5246 Merry and Bright…
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Memory Box – CL5247 Mistletoe Swag…
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Ranger Ink – Inkssentials – Clear…
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Lawn Fawn – Stamp Shammy
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Neenah Classic Crest 110 LB SMOOTH…
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Sizzix – Big Shot Accessory – Tool…
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Sizzix – Big Shot Machine – White and…
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Sizzix Cutting Pads – standard
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Sizzix – Extended Magnetic Platform…
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Sizzix – Accessory – Cutting Pad,…
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Sizzix – Accessory – Magnetic…
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Sizzix – Big Shot Plus Machine -…
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Sizzix Big Shot Plus CUTTING PADS…
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Sizzix – Big Shot Plus – Accessory -…
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We R Memory Keepers QUICKSTIK…
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Tool Basics Flush Cutters – 5 inch…
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Retractable Paper Piercer / Pick -…
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Simon Says Stamp SMALL TEFLON BONE…
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EK Success POWDER TOOL Applicator…
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Embossing Powder Prep Bag…
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Hero Arts – Wagner – HT400 Precision…
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EK Success – EK Tools – Small…
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Tonic Studios Tim Holtz 8.5 Inch…
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Tonic Studios – Tim Holtz – 12.25…
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Tonic 12 INCH WIDE BASE GUILLOTINE…
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Sizzix Big Shot Sticky Grid 5/Pkg,…
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Tonic Studios – Tim Holtz – Travel…
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Mini MISTI – Most Incredible Stamp…
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MISTI Stamping Tool – The Most…
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Simon Says Accessories MISTI GRID…
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MISTI CREATIVE CORNERS Positioning…
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Scor-Pal – Scor-Pal Eighths Measuring…
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Scor-Pal MINI SCOR-BUDDY Scoring…
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Scotch ATG – Adhesive Applicator Gun…
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Scotch Adhesive Refill for Pink ATG…
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Tombow Mono Multi Liquid Glue
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adhesive pick-up square
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3M Scotch DOUBLE-SIDED FOAM TAPE…
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Scrapbook Adhesives 3D 217 WHITE FOAM…
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Scrapbook Adhesives THIN 3D 217 WHITE…
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Avery Elle Stamp & Die Storage…
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Avery Elle EXTRA LARGE Stamp and Die…
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Tonic 14×14 inch Easy Clean Craft…
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