Wednesday, 20 September 2017

Triple Snowflakes. . . . . . . .


Good morning Campers, Hi De Hi !!! Hope you are all well.

The website is keeping me busy and I've had 2 hospital appointments this week already so apologies if I have slipped with my blog visits again, I will try and catch up over the next couple of days.

Welcome to Lorraine, and thank you for clicking "follow".

Now, I finally managed to get a play with John's new Snowflake Circle embossing folder.........its been frustrating being surrounded by all of these super crafty goodies but not having the time to play.
I have done a little "How I did this" pictorial after the ingredients. Sorry if its the Granny sucking eggs scenario.


Ingredients
White, aqua, silver and blue mirror card
John Next Door Snowflake Circle embossing folder
Crafts Too Snowflake die
Smallest die from a set available on my website
Presscut Circle die
CE Polished Silk Glitter 
Silver gem
Teeny blue bling
Double sided adhesive sheet
NEW John Next Door Embossing Folder - Snowflake Circle 6




These three items are currently available on my website.....click on the link on the sidebar to have a look.

I wanted to cut out the circle before embossing as I didn't want to then flatten the embossing by putting it through the GC...............how to get the circle in the right spot???


I placed some low tack tape onto the die on the non cutting side and placed this on the embossing folder over the centre circle, tape side up.


I then popped by card blank on top and pressed down to pick up the die.


This sites the die in the precise spot to cut out the circle.


I was going to use the silver snowflake I cut out in the aperture but the waste looked very interesting so I placed it behind the aperture, and held it with low tack tape from the front. I then stuck double sided adhesive to a sheet of card, cut to the size of my card and stuck this to the back of the aperture, on top of the silver piece. This held the silver piece in place.


I then cut another snowflake from aqua card and stuck it in the aperture. I then filled the gaps with the polished silk glitter.
Small snowflake and silver gem added to the top and job done!!!


There's another card for the Christmas box, although its still looking pretty meagre lol!!!

Thanks for stopping by and glad to hear that folks have been satisfied with their deliveries so far.
Some new stock will be added in the next couple of days.

See you soon.

TTFN
Ang x









19 comments:

  1. Morning Ang, what a fabulous card, love how you have done the snowflake, especially the little touches of glitter, such a beautiful blue. Have a great day all and take care. Bx

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  2. Hi Ang , a beautiful card and a great tutorial, hope your hospital Appointments go well.
    Take care
    Elaine H X

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  3. Morning Ang,
    Lovely card, thanks for the tip on siting the die.
    Lydia
    X

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  4. Looks great Ang, will have to get my hands on some of those goodies, xxx
    See ya soon I hope, xxx

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  5. Morning Ang, great card and thank you for the tutorial, very helpful. Hope Hospital visits went well.
    Wendyx

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  6. Good morning Ang, what a clever idea for cutting out the aperture so thanks for the tip, love from Jackie xx

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  7. Lovely card Ang. Think this embossing folder is my favourite from John's folders. Ha several snowflake dies so will try it with a different one to yours. Glad the website us going well. Look forward to seeing your new items. Hope the hospital visits were OK. Take carex

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  8. Morning Mrs D
    A beautiful card and great idea for cutting centre out.
    thank you jeanie

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  9. Thanks for this Ang. I just received this folder, and some other goodies yesterday ( btw thank you for the super speedy delivery!) and I was wondering how to do this very thing! Off to try it now. Hope all is going well.

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  10. Hi Ang

    Lovely snowflake card and a very informative description :)

    Look forward to seeing the new lines too

    Take care

    June x

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  11. Hi Mrs D, Love the card and tutorial very helpful.Hope hospital visits went well and hope you keep well in the future.Stay healthy and happy Love Barbara D xx

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  12. Hello Ang,
    Great card today, time to place another order methinks!! How do you suck eggs? ha ha.
    Hope the appointments go well.
    love Maureen xxx

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  13. A lovely card Ang and such detailed instructions. Thank you. Hope all went well with hospital visits.
    Jan
    Northampton

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  14. Hello there Ang, absolutely gorgeous card, did something similar yesterday, but still to post that. Brilliant how to instructions, so thanks for that. Good luck with the appointments, take care Kate x

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  15. Very pretty and thanks for the tip on lining the Die up in the folder first I need to make an aperture card for an entirely different reason! So will bear this in mind

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  16. Another beautiful card, Ang.

    Anne (Northampton)

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  17. Love that bold snowflake Ang. Card looks great. I have yet to play with my goodies but I'll get round to it at some stage. Christine xx

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  18. Hello Ang,
    A lovely card and some very useful tips to go with it! I haven't played yet with my goodies as I had Birthday cards to make . That's my excuse!
    Thank you,
    Love Myra xx

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  19. Hope the appointments went well. Fab card and top tips x

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