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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 love snowflakes!

Snowflake dies are my weakness, I need them all.

Love the colors and the snowflake die.

Too Many COOL new dies!! Love this!

This card is totally awesome. Love everything about it. Thanks for the inspiration and also for the chance to win.

Very pretty card! I love the water coloured background you created. It really makes the snowflakes pop!

wow it's a beautiful color for a card!!!

love this gorgeous card! The unexpected colors are so refreshing & a change from the usual. Beautiful!!

Love those snowflakes against the deep purple card base and gorgeous rectangle layers!

Pretty Winter card and I love your non-traditional color scheme!

Very pretty card! I love this color palette for Christmas! Fresh and wonderful!

The watercolor paper effects are just stunning. I hope to be making card like this in a class soon. A purple Christmas card - go Huskies !

I love non traditional colors for Christmas cards.

I am a sucker for snowflake dies and stamps! I have the largest collection in the world! Thank you for some more stitched rectangle dies - they are great and they stay on my crafting table the whole year. I love purple cards!

What a fun card. I love the colors.

This is fabulous thank you so much for sharing it with us

I love these shimmering snowflake dies. The color combo is stunning.

Really really like this snowflake die and your card is awesome. Thanks for the inspiration.

Very lovely. Those now flakes are so pretty!

Your card is Beautiful! Love the colors!!

Love the colors of your card!

Very pretty card!

Bright colors as always, but looks good with the white flakes!

Love the card.

One can never have too many snowflake dies and these are just lovely. Besides no two snowflakes are alike!!!

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