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Wednesday, 25 August 2010

Snowflake ...

... is the name of this pretty little Sugar Nellie stamp I used for my card.  Isn't she sweet? 
She was stamped onto linen effect card with black Memento ink and then heat embossed with holographic embossing powder before colouring with Promarkers and adding Stickles for extra sparkle.
The background papers are from a DCWV pad which has been in my stash for a very long time and never lets me down if I'm in a hurry or struggling to decide on colour choices.  Sadly there are only a few sheets which remain untouched now, but I really can't complain as it has served me well being one of the very first items I ever bought from QVC - believe it or not, that was several years ago.
Silver mirri card was embossed with snowflakes in the cuttlebug and then cut in half to provide the panels which sit behind the main image and a snowflake border punch helps to decorate the white spaces. 
I only own 2 of the Sugar Nellie Christmas range at the moment, but there are 4 new Christmas Mangas due for release very soon and IF Mr. Random Selector thingy is feeling really kind and chooses my entry number, then I could be the lucky winner of all of them AND a set of Spellbinders.  Isn't that a fabby prize?
If you fancy having a go yourself then you'll need to be quick and head over to Sugar Bowl Challenge 41 and get your entry in before midnight.  YES - Thats midnight tonight!
Just follow Marlene's cool sketch with the optional theme of using 'Something Old or Something New'.  My papers definitely qualify as old so perfect for this challenge extra.

7 comments:

Aquarius said...

It is good to have Christmas cards piling up and I love this one. Good luck with the prize draw.

E.T said...

gorgeous card!

Irene said...

Hello Max

Oh what a sweet and gorgeous card, I love it. The different blues with the silver go perfetly and that yummy image so wonderfully coloured in. Perfect.

luv
irene
xxxx

Rita said...

Gorgeous card Max. I love Sugar Nellie too. Hugs Rita xxx

Elaine said...

Beautiful card Max.
Very sweet image and your colouring is perfect.
Love the papers - (I'm going through a blue phase at the moment)
and your snowflake border is fab.
Thank you for joining in the Sugar Bowl Challenge.
Love Elaine xx

jackiescrafts said...

Hi Max
Awww what a gorgeous card that image is soooooo cute

Hugs Jackie x

Tasha said...

Sos so beautiful Max, the colours are fab and i love all the sparkle
love tasha xx