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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!



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

Wow, these colors are awesome together! The deep but bright purple with the awesome colors of the frame you created, wow. Love this card! Thanks for sharing.

Katie B.

Great card. I love the colors you used.

I am a snowflake fanatic so I always enjoy seeing new ones (dies) coming out.

Love how you framed the snowflakes and the nontraditional colors.

Sympa cette carte! Bises

Very pretty!

Let it snow, let it snow. Fun card!

Beautiful card - and I love snowflakes! Thanks so much for the chance to win!!

Missed viewing this card on the day you posted. It is stunning and another reason the new dies are so exceptional.

Very cute card!

These snowflakes are very pretty. They would make a pretty Christmas card. I like the colors you've used too.

Beautiful color combinations I love it, makes those pretty snowflakes stand out looking so crisp. Joy! good choice, we need more of it, so let whole world know by send a beautiful card such as this one :-).
All the best,
Ellen :-)

Oh, the shimmering snowflakes is one of my favorite dies, really loving all of the new dies, very beautiful card.

So pretty. Love the CAS style. The snowflakes are so beautiful. Hugz

Lovely simple stunning design, beautiful colour combo, love these little snowflakes : )

Love the snowflakes and the joy die! And the color combo!

Love, love the background paper on your card, so beautiful. The card is amazing and so are those snowflakes.

Shimmering Snowflakes die? YES, please! Beautiful.....

Gorgous snowflake dies and a fabulous card design xx

Love these unusual colors for the holidays! Beautiful card. Thanks for a chance to win.

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