Thursday, December 17, 2009

Silver Snowflake Tag

This week's Stamp Simply challenge (ssnotime118) is to create a Clean and Simple design featuring snow. Well, snow I know! We get an enormous amount of snow in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan! In any case, there was plenty of inspiration available for this challenge! I decided to create a silvery snowflake tag for a special Christmas gift.

My starting point was heat embossing Our Daily Bread design's "Peace & Joy" snowflake onto white cardstock. I used Versafine Black Onyx ink, along with Stampin' Up's detail Silver Embossing Powder. The Versafine is great for embossing...even in black--the silver embossing powder covers the dark ink very well. A silver bead dresses up the center of the snowflake.

I used some beautiful silver metallic cardstock from Our Daily Bread designs. My trusty Cuttlebug, along with a snowflake embossing folder, added texture to my tag's primary background layer.

Silver beaded trim borders the tag's base, and is also used for the tag's loop.
Be certain to check out the rest of the Stamp Simply DT designs:
and Michelle Woerner, December's Guest Designer!
Have a marvelous weekend, and be sure to link your CAS Snowy design to Mr. Linky at Sharon's blog!

10 comments:

Tammy Hershberger said...

Beautiful design, Deb! LOVE the beaded trim!

Janine said...

I just love this Deb!! Have a great weekend.

Julie Koerber said...

Just lovely Deb!!!!

Barb Schram said...

That paper is super used with the cuttlebug embossing folder! LOVE the beading detail too! Have a great weekend, Deb!

Pat (mspfd) said...

This is beautiful. What a fabulous snowflake image and your detailing and design is perfect.

Cheryl said...

This is really beautiful!

Grace said...

This is absolutely stunning!!! I love the EF and the beading! Gorgeous!

Barbara said...

Just beautiful, Deb!!! I love the silver with the white!

Kelley said...

Another CAS and totally stunning card, Deb! Always elegant and gorgous!

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