Saturday, August 23, 2014

One More Winter Stream

 Winter Stream Stamp Set #601 is one of my favorite stamp set. It is so beautiful and peaceful scene.


You don't need much to make a stunning card with it. As you can see, I didn't used any embellishments, just two embossing powders and two glitters.


Icicles are colored with Versamarker pen and heat embossed with Sparkle EP. I love this faux ice look you can achieve with this embossing powder. All the snow on the ground is covered with Sakura Glue Pen and Crystal Ice Glitter. It would much quicker to use SNS Brushable Glue but I always forget to wash the Brush after use.


Snowcaps on the trees and on the rocks are covered with SNS Dimensional Glue and Crystal Ice Glitter. I drew some lines to the water with Sakura Glue Pen and covered them with Waterfall Glitter.


Card base is cut with Spellbinders Radiant Rectangles dies. I inked the card front with VersaMark ink and heat embossed with Blue Silver EP. I adore this EP. It's so pretty and sparkly.
A little tip for you: Don't cover center of the card front with EP. You can save the EP this way :) OK, the real reason is that foam tape will adhere better to the plain cardstock then it adheres to the melted embossing powder.


Inside of the card is made out of two die cut layers. They are adhered together with 1/2" Double Sided "Tear-ific" Tape. I placed the tape in the way that it shows through the holes. Revealed tape is covered with Crystal Ice Glitter.


You can make most out of your dies by using them as a template, like I did on this card. I placed the die on top of the stamped image, traced the inner frame to the cardstock and cut it out with the scissors. Then I used the same die to die cut a matting layer for the image.


Materials used:
Stamp credits: Winter Stream #601
Embossing Powders: Blue Silver (EP446); Sparkle (EP107);
Glitters: Crystal Ice (G1058);  Waterfall (G1071);
Dies: Spellbinders (Radiant Rectangles);
Coloring Medium: Promarkers;
Cardstock: White


Thank you for the visit!
Hugs & smiles,
Eret

8 comments:

  1. Peaaegu hakkan juba talve igatsema! :D Nii ilus kaart!

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  2. WOW! Fabulous card and design! It definitely doesn't need any embellishments at all. I bet it is even prettier in person.

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  3. Eret - what an elegant and delicate card!!! Love the beautiful frame for the pretty scene - glittery and fabulous!

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  4. So lovely! Looks like a Winter Wonderland! xo

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  5. Oh, Eret! All I can think of is how exquisite this is, and how amazing it musts be in person! Great color details, and wonderful textures and dimensions! WOW! Very pretty! hugs, de

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  6. Another beauty Eret so elegant and the frame is gorgeous
    Bettyxxx

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  7. Hi Eret, had to rejoin your blog but am here now and love your creation....need to keep in touch with you.xxx
    ♥aNNie


    The Journey is the Start

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Thank you so much for your comment. It is always so nice to read them. Hugs and smiles. Eret

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