Nov 10, 2014

Little Snowflake Dancer

Good Morning and Happy Monday!

I just couldn't wait to use this adorable stamp illustrated by Sylvia Zet. It was one of the new releases this month, available in red rubber from Whimsy Stamps.
I created a stage around her by cutting out some "curtains". I simply used an oval die and then cut it to shape the curtains. Since my paper was double sided, I had to cut out two ovals, but if your paper has the same pattern on both sides, you can just use one oval. For the valance I layered some lace, a punched scallop border and then added the snowflake border. As tiebacks I used snowflakes and some black gingham ribbon. The image was stamped onto copic blending card and colored with copic markers. 


Here is a view of the inside of my card. This is how I usually decorate my insides, just a little bit of stamping and a bit of matching designer paper. Other than that I like to keep lots of room for writing on the inside. I used an older snowflakes background stamp randomly, and then in the corner I stamped one of the sentiments from the new set "Bracket sentiments".
Product list:
copic blending card, recollections 110 lb card stockstock, SU designer paper
gingham ribbon, glitter
*NEW Snowflake Dancer - Click Image to CloseGirl Talk*NEW Winter BracketsSnowflake BackgroundLayered Snowflake DiesSnowflake Border Die 

I would love to play along here:
Challenge Up Your Life- ANYTHING GOES
Crafty Catz -  Ribbon & Lace (lace is placed behind the punched scallop border in valance - a little hard to see, but it's there peeking out)
Really Reasonable Ribbon - Winter Holiday with Ribbon or Trim
Stempelsonnen Challenge - t's Winter

Thanks so much for visiting!
 I hope you're having a good week and stay warm!

11 comments:

  1. Sehr schön. Eine ganz tolle Karte. Danke daß du bei der SsC mitmachst.
    LG Dreja

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  2. Such a pretty image and love how you created the stage, very clever, thanks for joining us at Crafty Catz this week, Jac x

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  3. What a sweet little stamp Ellie and love the stage you have created for her - so pretty x Susan x

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  4. Aaaaah what a little sweetie, Luv Sam x

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  5. Gorgeous card Ellie. Love your colour choice too
    Anne x
    Craftyanny’s Koolkardz

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  6. Oh my, such a lovely and soft card! This image is too cute :) Thanks for playing with us at Challenge up your life! Love, Manuela

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  7. Such a sweet card. So soft and pretty!

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  8. What a sweet card! Love the snowflakes! Thanks for sharing with us at Really Reasonable Ribbon!

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  9. Tolle Karte. Vielen Dank für die Teilnahme an der SsC.

    LG, Claudia

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  10. Such a sweet little image and I love the snowflake border on top! Thanks for joining us at Really Reasonable Ribbon.

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  11. Oh how GORGEOUS! Love how you made the stage for the image and tied the curtains back with the snowflakes.

    Jocelyn x
    Instead of Ironing Blogspot

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