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Sunday, July 19, 2015

Frosty Love at Anything But a Card, #49

It's getting hotter here in Colorado so I decided to get a little frosty.  A local stamp store just had a tremendous sale on Memory Box dies and I got a bunch for a really good price (thank you Cathy at Simple Pleasures!) so I decided to get to playing with my toys right away.

This project was really simple to make and this is how I did it:
What I Used to Make my Project:
Scrap Wood 7x7
Red Glitter Paper
Red "Suede" Paper
Memory Box Snowflake Heart Die, #99031
Silhouette Cameo
Cut File "Love with a Flourish", Silhouette Store, #55227
Silver Cardstock
Oblong Piece of Red Cardstock

I have had this piece of scrap wood for some time and when I saw Challenge #49 at Anything But a Card was Anything Goes I knew it was time to use it. The hardest part of making this was folding the glitter paper. I used a generic manufacturer and I don't know if that had anything to do with the troubles I had, trying to fold the paper around the wood and get it to stay glued was quite an ordeal.  Fortunately, armed with my bulldog clips and waxed paper I got the job done.

The next step was die cutting the heart - I even saved all the little snowflakes! I used suede paper (sometimes called velvet paper) to make the heart. I trimmed around the heart and them mounted it on an oblong piece of scrap red paper, then mounted that onto the glitter paper.

Then I used my Silhouette to cut out the Love word out of of heavy silver cardstock and placed that on the piece.  Once that was dry I was done :) I felt like I bit into a York Peppermint Pattie - hehehe! I hope you enjoyed my "Frosty Love" project and that your summer (or winter) is going well. Hugs. Christi   
Another look
I am going to enter my Frosty Love Project in the following challenges:
2 Creative Chicks - #28, Anything Goes (July)
Decorate to Celebrate - #104, Anything Goes
Crafting with an Attitude - #5, Anything Goes
Simply Papercraft - #9, Anything Goes
Cut it Up - #75 Use a Word or Phrase With a Die Cut

12 comments:

  1. What a beautiful sparkly clean design! Looking great!!

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  2. Soooooooooooooo glittery and lovely! I can see why you would have snapped up those die cuts.

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  3. Such a sweet card! Thanks for playing with us at Crafting with an Attitude :) xx Mari

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  4. Pretty card. Thank you for joining us over at Decorate to Celebrate.
    Hugs,
    Norma

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  5. That's very, very pretty. Those colors are striking. It'll sure warm up your winter table!

    Thanks for joining us for our Word challenge at Cut it Up!

    Evelyn
    http://mylittlecraftblog.wordpress.com

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  6. Christi what a beautiful recycled piece.... Those dies are gorgeous !!!!

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  7. Thank you for sharing your lovely project with us at Simply Papercraft - hope to see you again soon
    Lyn - DT

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