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Wed 15

Shimmering Snowflakes on the Holiday Blog Blitz



It's the midpoint of our 2015 Holiday Blog Blitz and we love sharing our newest dies - and ideas -with you.  Hope you've been inspired to get started on your holiday cards with these great new designs.    Jean Okimoto here - with a sparkly Shimmering Snowflakes design for you.

Memory Box Products

  • NEW Shimmering Snowflakes Die Set 99274
  • NEW Sketchbook Joy Die 99242
  • NEW Open Studio Pinpoint Rectangle Layers
  • Violet Notecard

Imagine Crafts Products

  • Memento Grape Jelly Inkpad
  • Delicata Golden Glitz Inkpad

Spritz watercolor paper with water and brush several shades of teal, blue and purple Peerless Watercolors onto the damp paper.  Air-dry it.  Press the Golden Glitz Inkpad onto an acrylic block and spritz it with water.  Press the diluted ink onto the watercolor paper.  Dry the ink.

Diecut it with two of the Pinpoint Rectangle Layers.  Ink the edges of the rectangles with Grape Jelly.  Diecut two sets of Shimmering Snowflakes from watercolor paper.  Layer them - slightly offset for dimension - and attach them to the background.

Cut "joy" from gold mirror cardstock.  Assemble the card and add opalescent purple sequins.

Want a chance to win the Shimmering Snowflakes Set?  Just add a quick comment to my post - and you'll be entered for a drawing.  It's a great, classic design you'll be able to use throughout the holidays  - and for after-Christmas thank you cards too!

Be sure to add your comments to each designer's post throughout the blitz - from July 13th thru July 17th.  The entry deadline is 11:59 PM EST on Sunday July 19th.



Special thanks to everyone who took last weekend's Die-Versity and Summer Bliss classes at Impress.  Hope you enjoyed the classes - and the techniques we used.  

Impress is celebrating their 28th Anniversary this weekend - stop by to wish them a Happy Birthday, and enjoy at special 25% discount on Saturday July 18th.  Join us for the Holidays with Memory Box Class on Sunday July 19th - lots of techniques and great ideas featuring our new release.  It's air-conditioned too - come for the AC, stay for the class!



I really like the Shimmering Snowflake Die set and am getting anxious to start my Christmas cards.

The snowflakes are lovely. You always have an interesting color choice, but this looks great!

What a lovely way to get us ready for the holidays!

lovely card, getting me ready to get started on my Christmas cards.

Very cute card! Thanks for the chance to win!

Love this card. The color effect on the rectangles is fantastic and I love the gold "joy".

I cannot get enough snowflakes- I think I am addicted! These snowflakes are a "must haves"

What a beautiful card!. Stunning color and balance. Can't beat Memory Box dies!!

awesome card.. loved it... love to win...this Christmas want these snowflakes on my cards..

Great card! Great release!

Love the new snowflake dies!

Such bold Shimmery Snowflakes!!! Lovin' the die! I also LOVE how you colored your Pinpoint Rectangle. Your card is amazing and just vibrant with color!
Thanks so much for sharing with us! So very nicely done!

Snowflakes are always lovely on a Chrstmas card
Thank's Jean for tis good idea and the chance to win

Gorgeous colors on this pretty card! Love the delicate snowflake dies! The gold 'joy' and the pretty sequins add a great look with their sparkle!

Beautiful card! Love the colors and layout. Lovely.

Such a beautiful card, loving the snowflake dies and the new release!

Soooooo pretty and simple. Love your choice of colors. So dramatic!

Just love this card! Stylish and beautiful!

Lovely Snowflakes, very delicate! Great technique with the watercolour mat.

Love the simplicity of the card which brings out the snowflakes as the focal point of the card! Love it!

I love how you've created the watercolour background...the snowflakes look wonderful against it.

Love the card color, brings out the flakes.

Beautiful card, gorgeous snowflakes!

Love your card! Beautiful!

STYLISH card creation,wow! Love the colors you used and how you placed the snowflakes,wooh!

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