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Snowy Night

Hello Friends

I wanted to squeeze in another quick card for the Take It Make it Challenge over at the Craft Stamper Blog. The challenge is to use a non Christmas stamp. I used a tree/branch stamp and heat embossed it with white embossing powder to make it snowy. Then I created a background with my distress inks.  Once it was dry I Versamarked the entire card and sprinkled clear glitter embossing powder over the top. I love that it created  snowy/starry effect without much effort. I love the colours in this card they blended together beautifully.

Thanks so much for stopping by my blog.

Mandi xox

Supplies - Unity Stamp Company Create Today & Sending Christmas Blessings
Distress Inks, Concord Grape, Peacock Feathers & Midnight Sky. VersaMark Ink.  White & Clear Glitter Embossing Powder.

Simon Says Stamp - Wed 
Artistic Inspirations  Challenge 119
Eureka Stamps 
Crafty Calender Challenge - Christmas 
Card & Scrap Christmas Cards 
Word Art Wednesday - Anything Goes 
Pan Pastel UK - Cold & Frosty Colours 
Friends With Flair 


  1. Beautiful card, love the colors and the sparkle to it. Would love to try your idea, Thanks for sharing.


  2. This is SO super pretty! I don't know HOW you created that AMAZING background, but I am in AWE and I just love it.

    I would like very much to have you share your wonderful art with us at Word Art Wednesday. We're weekly always Anything Goes, we have great prizes, and I'd really LOVE to have you play along with us. I hope you will stop by.

    God bless,
    Word Art Wednesday

  3. wawwww så super flot ♥

    10000 tak for at du deltager på Card and scraps udfordring.

    knuzzzz ♥

  4. Beautiful card!!! Love colours . Thanks for joining us at Artistic Inspirations!!! I hope you get to join us again for our next challenge. Agnieszka DT

  5. I love your little winter scene ... thanks for joining in with the Craft Stamper TIMI challenge ... good luck! Linda xx

  6. Beautiful card with gorgeous background. Love the contrast between the white tree and the blue background.
    Thanks for playing with us at TIMI challenge!

  7. Beautiful, love the glitter and the backround, gorgeous work. Thank you for joining Artistic Inspirations, good luck.

  8. This is just gorgeous,Thanks for sharing with us at

  9. Noticed your card on the Eureka challenge blog and hopped over to your blog to say hi. I love your card. The white tree and moon against the blue/purple background look fabulous!

  10. so VERY beautiful! the colors are perfect

  11. Love the colors of the background and the tree in white. Such a beautiful design

  12. Stunning card Mandi. I will have to try it.

  13. I love the blending of colors, beautiful.

  14. Wowsa, you've created a beautiful scene Mandi. Love this for your challenge too. So creative.

  15. Very nice, Mandi! Love how you did this! Thanks for joining us this week at Eureka Stamps. Julie, DT member

  16. DELIGHTFUL card Mandi!!!
    LOVE your background and think the embossing would make it even more MAGICAL in person - WOW!!!

  17. Eek! You got some awesome sparkle going on that gorgeous background!

  18. Beautiful card and perfect for our challenge. Thanks for joining us this week for non traditional Christmas colors at Eureka Stamps.
    Karal DT

  19. Beautiful card the background is stunning

  20. Gorgeous, beautiful Christmas card.
    Thank you for joining us at Simon says Stamp Wednesday Challenge.


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