Saturday, 3 August 2019


And now it's August! At 52CCT the first week of the month  means a sketch challenge and here it is:

Here is my card:

A while ago, when I used to have time to watch craft channels on TV, I saw someone adding glitter and all sorts to embossing powder. Then when you heat it they all melt together. That's what I did here to these snowflakes but, because the area being embossed was small, it didn't quite give the effect I remembered. Anyway they look quite pretty and sparkly. I started with blue card and added blue glitter and pinkish embossing powder. 
I layered them onto some embossed vellum with some silver thread wound round. The vellum looked better before I glued it down, you could see more of the delicate pattern. I wish I just glued around the edges but you live and learn. 

We hope you have time to join in with us this week. 
Thanks for visiting, enjoy your day. x


  1. A pretty CAS card, Alison, I love all the sparkle. xx

  2. Gorgeous, Alison! Hope you've been well and are having a good summer! Love how you experimented with the glitter and ep. Wonderful result, XOX.

  3. Gorgeous card, love the embossing. Emmax

  4. oh Alison, c'est si joli et élégant, j'adore avec ces couleurs froides et givrées, biz


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