Happiest of Holidays with Snow Front

Today’s card plays off the “snowy silence” of yesterday’s card. I love the stillness of a snowy winter – probably because I don’t have to live through it. 🙂 We get snow in Atlanta every once in a while, but we don’t spend weeks holed up in the house during winter. I reached for the Snow Front stamp set to build a simple scene. Here’s my 4-1/4″ square card:

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  • Snow Front. Stampin’ Up!’s Waterfront stamp set introduced us to a builder stamp set with a watercolored look –  Waterfront is still featured in Stampin’ Up!’s 2019 Annual Catalog. The 2019 Holiday Catalog introduces us to Snow Front, which gives us some great Holiday-themed images that are perfect for building great landscapes. Here’s a look at the Snow Front photopolymer stamp set:Snow Front, Stampin' Up! 150483Stampin’ Up! has given some great inspiration for this stamp set with samples in the Holiday Catalog. Here’s a look at how versatile and fun this set can be (in combination with some other great sets): Snow Front, Stampin' Up! samples
  • Oval Frame. Instead of building a large scene with this stamp set, I made a small scene and cropped it with a small die from the Layering Ovals Dies. Instead of leaving it there, I cropped an oval from a larger die and cropped the inside out with a smaller die to create a thin frame. I glued the frame down and then popped up the Whisper White oval, letting the patterned Designer Series Paper show through. Here’s a closer look: Snow Front, Merry Moose, Stampin' Up!, Brian King, Christmas Card
  • Color Combination. Say this five times fast – “Soft Suede, Seaside Spray, Shaded Spruce.” You couldn’t do it, could you? I wouldn’t have thought to pair Seaside Spray with Shaded Spruce until they ended up together by accident on my stamp table. I love the contract of the two – such a gorgeous clash. And of course both look great with the warm Soft Suede. If you like this combination of Soft Suede, Seaside Spray and Shaded Spruce, please save this: Stampin' Up! Color Inspiration - Soft Suede, Seaside Spray, Shaded Spruce

Stamp Sets: Snow Front, Merry Moose  Papers: 2019-2021 In Color 6″ x 6″ Designer Series Paper (Seaside Spray), Shaded Spruce, Thick Whisper White  Inks: Soft Suede, Seaside Spray, Shaded Spruce, Tuxedo Black Memento  Accessories: Layering Ovals Dies, Stitched Rectangle Dies, Stampin’ Dimensionals

Thanks for stopping by today!

Brian

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14 Comments

  1. Lovely card with a peaceful winter scene. I like the blue.

  2. Darling square card and the cutest cabin in the woods EVER!

  3. Great color combo and a sweet calming card to send during the rush of the holiday season!

  4. Love that adorable cabin and I think the way you featured it is perfect .
    I like that you featured it in a small way to not over shadow it .
    Sweet Card ! Love it !

  5. Love the ovals with the cabin scene. Great job. Have a great day!

  6. Darling cabin……Makes me want to snuggle in with a cup of hot chocolate.

  7. Beautiful !!! Bravo Brian !

  8. Such an adorable card..love the cute cabin scene!

  9. Love the simplicity of this card! So sweet Brian!

  10. I absolutely love the way you made a frame and then popped up the oval with the cabin scene so that the DSP showed through. Needless to say this has become one of my favorite sets of all time and the little cabin is so very easy to fussy cut. I love being snowed in during the winter, it gives me time to really enjoy crafting.

  11. The ovals are such a nice frame for the darling scene you stamped. The colors tie everything together for a sweet little holiday card. Love it!

  12. What a sweet scene! The coordinating colors highlight one of the best things about Stampin’ Up!

  13. Picture perfect!

  14. Love how you used the Snowfront in a smaller scene! Great job with all the layering too! True Brian style and so striking!

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