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Distress Oxide Ink Blended Snowflake Slimline Card

Updated: Sep 14, 2020


Hello Everyone, Thank you so much for joining me for my last Christmas in July card!! Yes, I did make another snowflake card... I honestly just cannot resist I love them so much !! At least every one of my snowflake cards are different from each other so I hope you are still excited to hear about this card! Let's jump in.


To start as always I cut down my cardstock, for Slimline cards I have been loving the 7 inches by 8.5 inches and scored at 3.5 inches size. I also cut down a black matte (you know I love them !!) to be 1/8th of an inch smaller than my base and my panel is 1/8th of an inch smaller than my black matte. Using Pumice Stone, Speckled Egg, and Shaded Lilac Distress Oxide ink and my Domed Foam blending tools, I blended on my background trying to make a feel of movement across the card panel.


I then stamped down my sentiment from Simon Says stamp's Christmas Cheer stamp set and made it a mask to make the sentiment feel more like apart of the card rather than having it stand out on its own.


I then splattered on some Perfect Pearls in the colour Perfect Pearls to add some shimmer to the background and once that was dry I took the Snowflake stencil from Scrapbook and used some Pixie Spray to keep my stencil from moving. Using my Nuvo spatula and some Gina K Glitz Glitter Gel in the colour Iridescent I covered my background until it seemed even then lifted off my stencil and washed it in warm soapy water.


Once the Glitz Glitter Gel was dry I added some Studio Katia Sparkling Crystals and adhered my panel and matte to the card base with some Nuvo Deluxe Glue. I hope you enjoyed this card and if you would like to check out the full tutorial please watch the video below. There is also a full supply list below the video if you are at all curious about any of the supplies I used.




Supplies:


100lb black cardstock (matte)


100lb white cardstock (base)


Neenah Solar White 80lb Cardstock (50 pack)


Neenah Solar White 80lb Cardstock (25 pack)


Pumice stone Distress Oxide Ink


Speckled Egg Distress Oxide Ink


Shaded Lilac Distress Oxide Ink


Blending tool & Foam


Nuvo Spatula


Gina K Iridescent Glitz Glitter Gel


Tim Holtz Trimmer


Tim Holtz Glass media mat


Simon Says Stamp Christmas Cheer stamp set


Pixie Spray


Scrapbook Snowflake Stencil


Versafine Clair Nocture ink


Small Acrylic Block


Studio Katia Embellishment wand


Studio Katia Triangle Tray


Studio Katia Sparkling Crystals


Nuvo Deluxe Glue


Perfect Peals


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