Friday, 16 December 2022


It’s Friday so it must be time for a new challenge at Daring Cardmakers — it’s our last before Christmas and follows our previous one word prompts. Today’s word is BELIEVE.

I couldn’t resist tying in with Let’s Squash It where the theme is snowflakes and stars. Sadly, LSI is calling it a day, at least for the time being. I’ve been really honoured to be chosen as Empress three times. Gail and Jo have been fabulous challenge hosts and all the regular players will be sad to wave farewell. Thank you Gail and Jo!

For today’s card I used a sentiment that includes the DCM word of the week, stamped and heat embossed on vellum with torn edges and laid over a background of sanded embossed snowflakes. The stars are die cut from silver card and I added glitter to the largest one for a bit extra festive pizzazz. I haven’t used the confetti die that produces the little stars for ages — it was nice to “rediscover” that!

It’s wintery and festive with plenty of die cut action so I’m linking up at Die Cut Divas, too.

Wishing you all a happy, healthy and peaceful festive season.

Sparkle All the Way (Crafter’s Companion)

Bristol board
Textured blue (came with the folder)
Silver mirri 

Versamark  by Tsukineko

Glamour dust by DecoArt (Crystal)
Stitched rectangle dies, A6 size (Paper Rose)
Snowflakes embossing folder (Darice)
Stars Framelits (Sizzix)
Confetti die (Mama Elephant)
Bright white detail embossing powder (Wow!)


Linda W. (ScrappinBari) said...

Gorgeous in the blue and silver, Joanne - love the embossed snowflakes with the glittery stars and the sentiment on vellum!!

Wavejumper said...

Very pretty card! I like all the elements esp the vellum...which feels like a frosted window in winter naturally...

A triple play! Good on you!

Sorry to hear LSI is taking a break. It is a good challenge idea.

All the best for the holidays to you too from across the pond!
hugs Margot

Dotty Jo said...

What a sweet take on the theme - love it! Jo x

Pia S said...

What a cheerful little gang, all so happys tanding in the freezing cold and in a blizzard of snow:) It's such a lovely Christmasy design.

foleysfriend said...

Beautiful Christmas card. I'm loving the effect of sanding embossed images - so pretty. Great idea to use vellum for the sentiment so you don't cover up too many snowflakes. Apologies for the late comment. Thanks for joining us at Die Cut Divas.

sue n.