Saturday, 13 December 2014

Hand stamped Christmas snow with Letterpress Winter by Stampin' Up

It's a crisp, bright winter day here in the heart of England and my menfolk have gone off to do some Christmas shopping, leaving my daughter and me to play with puppies and Stampin' Up to our hearts content! Here's a snowy little number using a surprising touch of Pistachio Pudding:


I'm using Letterpress Winter, a recent acquisition which I absolutely adore!


I love the way you can layer up the snowflakes using just ink and of course it has the added advantage of being a super fast technique (perfect for people like me that would like some extra hours in the day for Christmas, please Mr Santa!)

But wait. There's an even quicker version of this card!


Those same snowflakes have been stamped onto Stampin' Up's thick ready-cut note cards. I blinked and it was done!

• Click here to see some Christmas gift wrapping projects made with this wonderful set.

I'll be linking this card up with 52CCT where there's a Pick a Previous Challenge on. I've chosen Snowflakes (April 2012). The second card is for today's one layer Snow challenge at Less is More.

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My daughter has been making friends with Eva, the puppy, this morning. "There are so many animals in the house now!" she said excitedly. "Well, there's a dog and a cat," I said. "That's two. Oh - do you mean your brothers?!"

I'd hate for you to think our Tuppence is being neglected now that Eva has moved in.


Here she is is, looking rather stern and demonstrating the kind of aloof elegance that Eva can only dream of!

Hope your Christmas plans are going well. Have a great weekend and I'll see you soon.

14 comments:

  1. Two fab cards - love them both

    Kathyk

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  2. Such lovely cards, great colour too, makes a nice change.

    Lurve your cat, she has a lovely shape on her too, I also think it's quite a Christmasssy photo with the splash of red.

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  3. Lovely elegant cards and who would have thought that pistachio pudding would look so good with those blues. My Christmas plans are coming along well just the baking and fresh stuff to sort
    Jackie x

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  4. Beautiful, Vicky! Makes me wish I'd bought this set!

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  5. Both uber cool and classy . . .as ever! xxx

    Glad to see Tuppence is keeping a watching brief on puppy playtime and crafting! xxx

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  6. Beautiful cards Vicky love the colour combo and the simplicity :)
    Val x

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  7. This is gorgeous Vicky - so elegant. Thanks for playing along again at 52CCT - it's always lovely to see you there - J xx

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  8. Absolutely lovely - I do like your elegant one layer creations. These snowflakes really are pretty. Thanks so much for playing along with 52CCT this week.

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  9. Love both the cards - this is a beautiful stamp.

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  10. Your stamping is superb Vicky and so elegant. Love both cards but have to go with the one layer one this week of course.
    Thanks so much for sharing and taking part.
    Sarah xx
    Less is More

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  11. A very elegant card Vicky-and a beautiful photograph of the lovely Tuppence looking equally as elegant!
    Nessa xx

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  12. Oh my Vicky, this is fab, what beautiful delicate stamping!
    Gorgeous card!
    Thanks so much
    Chrissie
    "Less is More"

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  13. Love this set Vicky and fabulous one layer creation!
    Thank you so much for joining us this week at LIM
    Anne
    Less is More

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I love reading your comments. Thank you for taking the time to leave them! Vicky x