Snowflake Soiree CAS Emboss Resist Card

Today I’m sharing a clean and simple (CAS) card that I made with the Snowflake Soiree stamp set from Stampin’ Up.  I’m working on getting my holiday cards finished up, nothing like waiting until the very last second!

Snowflake Soiree_edited

Here is the list of products that you will need to make this card:

  • Snowflake Soiree (127922 wood, 127925 clear)
  • 1-3/4″ Circle Punch (119854)
  • 1-3/8″ Circle Punch (119860)
  • 1″ Circle Punch (119868)
  • VersaMark Pad (102283)
  • White Stampin’ Emboss Powder (109132)
  • Island Indigo Classic Ink Pad (126986)
  • Pool Party Classic Ink Pad (126982)
  • Island Indigo Card Stock (122923)
  • Pool Party Card Stock (122924)
  • Whisper White Card Stock (100730)
  • Stamping Sponges (101610)
  • Heat Tool (129053)
  • Rhinestone Basic Jewels (119246)

I started with a card base of Island Indigo, then I cut a 4″ x 5-1/4″ panel from Pool Party Card Stock.  I stamped the small snowflake and the sentiment from the Snowflake Soiree set in Island Indigo ink on the Pool Party panel.  Next I cut a panel of Whisper White Card Stock to 2-7/8″ x 3-3/4″ and I stamped the snowflake images in VersaMark ink.  Then I sprinkled them with White Stampin’ Emboss Powder and I heat embossed the images.  I cut a piece of scrap paper that was just a bit larger then then embossed panel and I punched various size circles out so that they would highlight the snowflakes that I stamped and embossed.  Then I added a tiny bit of removable adhesive to the back of the punched circle scrap paper to help hold it in place and I sponged Pool Party and Island Indigo ink over the punched out circles.

Snowflake Soiree 2_edited

Then I cut a piece of Island Indigo Card Stock to 3″ x 3-7/8″ and I layered it behind the sponged and embossed panel and adhered the snowflake images at an angle across the card front.  To finish the card, I added some rhinestones to the centers of the embossed snowflakes and on the upper left side.

This technique is so much fun and it can make a simple card look fantastic!  Plus, you can use it with almost any stamp set.  I hope that you’ll give it a try.

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