Saturday, December 6, 2008

Chocolate Snowflakes!

I made this card for SCS Limited Supplies Challenge 197: Let It Snow~

Only snowflakes, only one word, and bling!
Our cards were also supposed to be monochromatic and I loved this Basic Grey Wassail DP, so my snowflakes followed in the same color scheme. I stamped them on Very Vanilla and then cute them out so that they would be at different angles in the 1.5" squares. The ribbon is the last piece of have of this pretty, shimmery, chocolate American Crafts ribbon, so I will be on the lookout for more of that!

I used my scallop decorative scissors to cut the border under the main panel. The sewing was done on my Janome. A little bling, a little sponging, and voila! Chocolate Snowflakes!

Now for a totally different subject, I am THRILLED (and I mean that literally!) that I have the opportunity in January to attend a watercolor class taught by Jerri Kay Jimenez. I am attending the CHA Show in Anaheim and am really looking forward to watching Jerri Kay work! She is a master at making her watercolor just come alive on the page. In fact, today, she has an incredible post about Christmas placecards - it's worth it to stop by to see that and her gorgeous dining room!! I will also be meeting several design team and SCS friends, and am looking forward to that as well.

Thanks for stopping by today! Our family is working on decorating the house, so it's time for some cocoa and Christmas music!

Stamps:
Graceful Words (SU! retired), CTMH New Fallen Snow

Paper:
Basic Grey Wassail DP, Kraft, Very Vanilla

Ink:
Chocolate Chip, Close to Cocoa

Accessories:
American Crafts chocolate shimmer ribbon, crystal gems, scallop scissors, sewing machine, sponge dauber

14 comments:

Betty Wright aka gbedwright said...

Oh, I do love the rich chocolate snowflakes!!!! Great layout and sparkle. Love how you arranged the snowflakes on each panel. Great card, Judy.

Bev said...

Lucky you-I love Jerri's work-always so elegant.

Love your snowflake card-neat layout. tfs

Riley said...

Wow, this is gorgeous!!! love it!

Holly aka Toy said...

Ok, first.....the card is drop dead gorgeous! 2nd.. I am loving your new blog look!! Right on, girl!!

amazingpapergrace.com said...

Wow Judy!! I love your snowflake card!! The DP is fabulous!!
--Becca

Jessie/knightrone said...

This is so pretty!!

SmilynStef said...

I am lovin' those chocolate snowflakes ... very pretty card.

ChristineCreations said...

Oh Judy....I LOVE your chocolate snowflakes, totally rich and festive looking card!

Deb said...

Gorgeous, Judy! Love these soft, muted colors.

I met Jerri a few regionals ago and hope to see her in Orlando again...she is the best watercolor artist there is!

I have an award for you! Love your stuff, and even if you choose not to pass it on, I still wanted you to have it!

Susan (rainy) said...

Your card is gorgeous! Have fun decorating the house. We put up our outdoor lights today.

Darlene said...

Simple and stunning! I LOVE browns this year and snowflakes are always great. You just make projects shine. I LOVE following your blog every day.
Thank you for inspiring me.

LeAnne said...

I am loving these chocolate snowflakes--they are delicious. Lucky you to take Jerri's class!
LeAnne

Stamp Talk with Tosh said...

Ohhhh!! Gorgeous Judy!! Love these yummy colors!! Gorgeous flakes!!

The Country Rose said...

Very pretty! I really like the colors you used.

Barb