I am excited to share with you today’s card which uses some of the limited edition products from the just released Snowflake Showcase. The star of this card is the copper embossed snowflake tree from the Snow is Glistening stamp set. I may have gone a little overboard heat embossing today but I just love the look and texture of the raised images. I even heat embossed the snowflake trinket!
I love how this stamp set coordinates with the gorgeous Joyous Noel Specialty Designer Series Paper from the Holiday Catalog. This DSP and the Merry Merlot & Copper Reversible Ribbon I used on my card are from the Joyous Noel Suite (which is one of my favorites). I love the copper foil accents.
This easel fun fold is quick & easy to create! The Sahara Sand cardstock is cut at 4 1/4 x 11 and scored at 2 3/4 and 5 1/2. I adhered a 2 1/2 x 4 1/4 piece of DSP just below the score line. The tree is heat embossed on Merry Merlot cardstock that measures 2 1/2 x 4 and layered on Copper Foil that is 2 5/8 x 4 1/8. The layered image is adhered to the DSP only. *Don’t adhere the top portion as you want it to stand up when opened.
I wrapped the elegant ribbon around the card and tied a bow. I secured the bow at the base of the tree with a glue dot. Here’s a look at the card when it’s closed.
I love the inside of the card as much as the front! I cut the Merry die from the Merry Christmas Thinlits Dies and heat embossed the greeting.
You can heat emboss sentiments in any color by simply stamping the sentiment in Versamark first, then ink, then sprinkle with Clear Embossing Powder. I love to watch the magic happen with the Heat Tool. *Don’t forget to use the embossing buddy on the cardstock before you stamp to prevent the embossing powder from sticking to other areas of your card. I used Merry Merlot ink for the greetings. I wanted the snowflake to be copper so I put a glue dot on the back and used my paper piercing tool to hold it as I stamped it in the Versamark, then dipped it in the Copper Embossing Powder and heat set it with the Heat Tool. The raised snowflake holds the easel card up.
I usually play around make more than one card when I’m creating and this was no exception. I decided to switch up the sentiments and try the Merry die at the bottom.
I think this card would look pretty on a mantle or side table.
Which one do you prefer? I’d love to hear from you. Please leave a comment below.
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24 thoughts on “Snow is Glistening Fun Fold Card”
Good Morning Jeanie!
I like the “Merry Christmas” inside. It really looks like a decoration.
Have a blessed day!
Oops, I mean I like the “Merry Christmas” showing when the card is on display.
Me too Nancy!
Holy Moly BATMAN…..this is just a Jeanie Card all the way around and I bet you were making this while we were counting sheep and knowing you…..it was killin’ you that no one was up to share the beauty if it!
Just beautiful and the colors and textures just scream a special holiday! Way to go – just wonderful and YEP….I was enabled by my Stampin’ friends……it will be coming my way soon!
You know me too well! I work best when the rest of the world is quiet! (No distractions!) LOL
Absolutely stunning! The color is perfectly paired with the vanilla and thanks for the tip for embossing the snowflake. Way to go, Jeanie!
Thanks Mary Ann! I love to make everything match…a girl’s gotta do what a girl’s gotta do! LOL
Gorgeous, stunning, and just beautiful. This took my breath away. Be still my rapidly beating heart with joy. This is what I was trying to picture in my mind for this set. But, I was just not sure how to showcase it. Well, you took care of that. I would be just overjoyed to have either one to showcase in my home. Our drapes are almost the same color. I have heat embossed trinkets before and it is so fun to do. I could see the card on the right and then putting the sending a blizzard ….. on the envelope. I don’t know but this is just the BEST!!! I have a pack of this paper on order, I hope they get some in to fill all the backorder. Thanks for making my day.
I should be thanking you for making my day! You are too kind! My family room is a burgandy red, copper, and teal. 🙂
Absolutely AMAZINGLY spectacular Jeanie!!! I LOVE it!!!!
Thanks Ramsey! Reds are your colors! 🙂
Oh, Jeanie, these are A.Maz.Ing. Love both cards but I lean toward the Merry Christmas one. Thanks for the unending inspiration. A brilliant project.
Both cards are awesome but I am drawn more to the simplicity of the Merry Christmas card !
STUNNING!!! Just a beauty in every way. I love the Merry Merlot/ Copper combo this year. Would you mind if I CASE your gorgeous creation?
Oh my goodness! This is absolutely stunning! I definitely feel a CASE coming on! I like the Merry Christmas sentiment for its simplicity, to let all the focus be on that gorgeous tree. I think the SU! Copper embossing powder is the smoothest ever. TFS. So glad to see your creations again.
Well I can’t say anything different but AMAZING, STUNNING awesome card!! Love the colors I’ve never made a card with this technique but I’m sure going to try it now!!
Belle réalisation avec ces couleurs de noël.
Your card is gorgeous!!! The colors are so rich & the ribbon is amazing!! I’m not sure which card I like the best. At first, I thought the big Merry Christmas detracted from the tree but I do like the large statement. Feel free to send me either one!! hahahaha!
Just saw this post. Lovely card!
So elegant. It was perfect – the colors, the fold, and the final look.