Saturday, 28 November 2015

Painted Winter Flowers

Hello everyone! I hope you are keeping warm and away from the rain. After such a mild autumn so far, this sudden change of weather was quite a shock to the system! Brrr... I hope it is so much nicer where you are! :). The positive side of this cold weather (if there can ever be one) is the fact that the proximity of Christmas feels much more real now lol. And with this in mind, I have a seasonally themed offering today.

Handmade Christmas card

I made a seasonal greetings card with a little twist :). Not everyone celebrates Christmas in cold, frosty surroundings (oh I would swap with them any day!) so I added some flowers to my frosty design :). Yep, that's topsy-turvy radical in my book! :)

Vintage hand stamped flowers

To find out all the details about this card, hop over to the Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L's blog :).

sparkly ribbon

Supplies:
3D Foam Squares Regular – White. 3D Foam Snowflakes, Adhesive Sheets 6×12″, DODZ™ – 3D, Home & Hobby Extreme Double-Sided Tape – 1/2″ Permanent, E-Z Dots® Permanent Refillable Dispenser

Other supplies:
Stamps – Altenew Painted Flowers; Penny Black Beauty of The Season
Stampendous – Crystal Micro Glitter, Black Micro Glitter, kaleidoscope Embossing Powder
DecoArt Americana Dimensional Writer – White
Inks – Donna Salazar Mix’d Media Inx: Chiffon & Black; Evergreen Bough Distress Ink (Ranger); Faber-Castell PITT pens: Magenta, Pale Geranium Lake, Chromium Green, May Green
Sakura Clear Star pen
Paper: Fancy Pants Winterland


heat embossing with Stampendous embossing powders


This was certainly an unusual (for me) take on the ‘winter’ theme but I hope you approve :). Thank you so much for stopping by today and for any warm thoughts you’d like to share :).

Have a wonderful weekend, my friends!

Big crafty hugs
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Challenges for this card:
Our Creative Corner November - Topsy-Turvy
Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge - Anything Goes
That Craft Place Ltd - Anything Goes Mixed Media

17 comments:

Tenia Nelson said...

Gorgeous!

lynnesbowsandbelles said...

This card exudes elegance and I love those flowers. Simply divine!
Wishes
Lynne

Ros Crawford said...

It's such a beautiful card Asia ... Love the flowers with the frosty covering. I'm so fed up of the rain and wind here too ... I just want to hibernate!

Samra Leshinski said...

Simply breathtaking my dear! Love the colors and such a gorgeous choice of sentiment. Thank you for the inspiration :)
Hugs

Samra
Paper Talk with Samra

Lys Scrap said...

An original design for Christmas: a beautiful card! Thanks for playing along with us at Our Creative Corner!

Buttons said...

So beautiful! Love the way you've altered the ribbon to compliment those gorgeous flowers. Jenny x

Georgie C said...

Beautiful card! I love that stamp set and don't play with nearly enough, and you do such justice to it. I love the colours and that you've taken a non Christmassy set and made it magical!
Hugs
Georgie
xx

Mrs A. said...

This is beautiful. I love the colours you have used here. A lovely non traditional card . Hugs Mrs A.

Pamellia Johnson said...

Gorgeous Joanna! Love the glittered up pop dots and the ribbons are just divine with the added shimmer! Stunning card! hugs :)

jenn shurkus said...

beautiful card :) thank you for playing along with us at simon says stamp wednesday challenge!!

Olde Dame Penniwig said...

The flowers/frosty look is lovely!

Dana & Glen said...

Lovely! Fabulous combo of floral and winter.

Kamila R. said...

Beautiful card! I love that bow!!

barbara macaskill said...

Absolute perfection!! LOVE this card and the ribbon is quite lovely!! TFS!

Elizabeth said...

Very beautiful! Love this one!

Roxanne Rawls said...

This is gorgeous!!! I LOVE it!

D- said...

Wow what a gorgeous Christmas card. Thanks for sharing.
Thanks for the chance to win some goodies.
Crafty hugs,
Dawn
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