I created this card for a Way to Use it Challenge (no fall colors) and a CASE study challenge.  I just LOVED the card we had to case and it made me create not just one but several cards. For this one I paired 3/4″ x 3 1/4″ wide strips of different colored blue Bazzill cardstock were adhered to a slightly bigger white base. I used the new Simon Says Stamp Curvy Snowflake die to cut a negative image in the center.  The edges were stitched and the snowflake die cut was adhered over the negative cut.

The layers were adhered to the card base, a 3 3/4″ x 10″ piece of Limeade Bazzill cardstock, folded in half. The bottom corners were rounded.

A piece of Solar White cardstock was cut and with Holiday Folded Banner die. The sentiment and frame is from the same named Simon Says Stamps exclusive stamp set and was stamped on the banner with Jet Black Archival ink. The banner was adhered to the lower right edge of the snowflake panel. Rhinestones on the snowflake and next to the banner finish off the card.

Thanks so much for looking! Have a wonderful day!
Hugs and smiles

P.S.: Today’s Holiday Blitz tutorial on Splitcoaststampers was created by Theresa Momber. She shows you how to turn a circle die cut into a darling basket.

 

Beate

Stay at Home Mom of Three, Splitcoast Team Member and Copic and Spellbinders die Lover.

24 Responses to “Negative Snowflake”

  1. Wow, what a beautiful card, Beate! And in reading your description, it was easier than it looks! I will definitely be casing this at some point – gorgeous, my friend!

  2. Such a fabulous unique design, Beate! I love the colour combo and how you used your snowflake die:) x

  3. what a great card and I can see me going into my scrap bags to make this type of card. thanks for sharing
    stamping sue
    http://stampingsueinconnecticut.blogspot.com/

  4. I love what you’ve done with this die, Beate – great colours and the wonderful little zigzag detail at the top corner!

  5. This is such a stunning card, Beate!! The snowflake die is a gorgeous focal point!! The colors are fabulous!! Have a great day :)

    Lisa
    A Mermaid’s Crafts

  6. Gorgeous…colors, design and stitching!! LOVE
    hugs,
    M

  7. Absolutely gorgeous Card Beate. And what a wonderful idea to use the negative space. Beautiful colors even if they aren’t traditional. Have a wonderful day!

  8. So pretty Beate! Love that elegant snowflake!

  9. Beate –

    Beautiful! This is so different, love it!

    Elaine Allen

  10. You did a beautiful effect wit the die and you chose such gorgeous colors. Simply beautiful. hugs! Mojca

  11. This is drop dead gorgeous. Fabulous use of color!

  12. That is awesome looking Beate! Beautiful card.

  13. Oh my goodness, Beate, this is awesome! LOVE that snowflake. . .such a cool effect.

  14. This is so beautiful!!!! I love the colors…and what a awesome idea ….awesome…awesome…job….love it…tfs

  15. ACK! This is AWESOME! I remember seeing it on SCS and loved it! The colours, the snowflake, the positioning of the snowflake, your stitching….oh the whole kit and kaboodle!! LOVE it!

  16. So pretty! I love that die cut snowflake. very creative. :)

    Hugs~

  17. This is so elegant Beate. Love the different blues you used.

  18. Wow…that’s a wonderful idea.

  19. “A picture is worth a thousand words — “. I just loaded up this posting and the pictures didn’t load — I read the description and then refreshed for the pictures — WOW! I

  20. I love the way you used both negative and positive cuts of the die Beate! Fabulous as always :)

  21. I love this card! I love the different colors, not traditional and the use of the negative is stunning on this card. TFS!

  22. beautiful color combo and design. really like how you created the focal point. fabulous card, Beate!

  23. Wow, Beate! This snowflake is just stunning!! Love it! Hugs

  24. Oh Wow that looks so cool, pretty color combo too!

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