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Monday, October 12, 2015

BSS MONDAY IDEA - SNOWMAN GATE FOLD CARD

Welcome to the Buffalo Stamps and Stuff Monday Idea.

Before we get started with this weeks card, I apologize for being late
with this post.  I pulled a muscle in my back on Saturday, and this card
wasn't finished.  And I was off my feet and resting my back until today.
It is getting much better each day.

This week I made a gate fold card with a wonderful
Christmas image.



Close up of adorable image.



What I used:

Stamp -Impression Obsession -Merry Kiss-Mas (L19021)
Papers - Light blue and white card stock, White and blue
glitter card stock, and Designer paper - Painted Poinsettias
6x6 stack Wild Rose Studio ((PP047)
Dies - Memory Box Frosty Border - (98171) and
Have a Jolly Christmas ( (99016)
WOW Clear Sparkle Embossing Powder (WS15R)
Red Gingham Ribbon

Card was made by cutting the light blue cardstock
12x6 inches.  Score on each end at 1" and 31/2"
The one inch score line is a valley fold and the 31/2 score
line is a mountain fold.  After folding you have a
6 x 5 inch gate fold card (will fit in a 5x7 envelope)
I cute the white mats for the 1 inch fold at 3/4 x 5 3/4.
*For the inside 2 1/2" end mats I cut at 5 3/4 x 2 1/4"
I ran these white mats through a snowflake embossing 
folder, I used a Darice folder.
*The outside designer paper mats were cut the same size
as the inside mats.
I colored the image with Copic Markers then inked the
entire image with Versafine clear embossing ink and
sprinkled with the Wow embossing powder and heated.
I cut a mat of  blue glitter paper to go behind it.
Adhere it with foam tape to the left side 1 inch piece
only, centering it on the front of the card for placement.
Add the die cuts to the inside.
Add ribbon bow.

Thanks for stopping by today. Have a great day.  Until later......



9 comments:

Sue said...

Beautiful card Sue.

Hope your back is soon much better. Sending hugs (((Sue))). Sue

KarinsArtScrap said...

so cute and gorgeous card Sue.
Gr Karin

Whisper said...

Aaaah the snowman is super, then WOW the inside is simply gorgeous.

Sorry to hear about your back, i hope it's feeling better soon, and thank you for your lovely comment on my recent card too, Luv Sam x

Donna Hanley said...

This is a fabulous image and I love the glittery look to it. I am so very sorry to hear about your back. Backs can be so delicate at times. Take it easy for the next few days to make sure it is healing properly. I have no shingle over my door but I would prescribe resting with Keeya for a full day or two. That would make anyone feel better. LOL

cuilliesocks said...

Oh I'm sorry about your back Sue, you'll just have to take things easy, hope your back on form soon.
Love your cheery card, brilliant image and love all the sparkle, Kate x

cotnob said...

A beautiful card Sue, such a fabulous design and lots of lovely sparkle.
I hope your back is continuing to improve.
Pauline
x

Sue said...

This is gorgeous Sue, such a fabulous image and a wonderful sparkly design.
So sorry to hear about your back, I hope you continue to feel better.
hugs Sue xx

*Vicki* said...

Wowzer!! Check out that bling!! Totally gorgeous design and I love this snowman image too!! :)

Donna Ellis said...

What a marvelous card design, Miss Sue! BEAUTIFULLY bright colors, of course, and soooo sparky! Happy and festive, I can feel the snowy background. Your interior is so pretty, too, Sue. A wonderful card! hugs, de