Hello everyone and welcome to the April challenge over at ABC Christmas Challenges.
Our host this time is the lovely Lynda from Loopyloo cards
and she has a great prize for the next winner of the challenge.
Our themes this time are
H for Houses
I for Icicles
and for my house card, I went with a birdhouse
I can't seem to get enough of this great Bountiful Berries die from Penny Black and for this card, I coloured the branch and berries then added some snowy sparkle to the branch with glitter and glazed the berries with glossy accents. The birdhouse and birds are from My Favourite Things and the sentiment is from Lawn Fawn.
The next card actually stumped me for a while. I went through all my supplies and couldn't find a single icicle on anything. I almost decided to go with snowflakes when I had an idea of how to make some icicles.
I laid out a line of Nuvo Crystal Glaze onto a non-stick sheet, lifted the sheet until the glaze ran down a little, and then covered the glaze with glitter and left it to dry overnight. Not perfect but good enough for a first try.
For the rest of the card, I stencilled falling snow onto some white card with versamark ink and embossed it with white powder. Then I inked the sky before adding a sparkle snow mound that I made with double-sided adhesive and glitter. The cute little tree is from Clearly Besotted and I embossed it with some green sparkle E/P.
I die cut a square from the centre of the image, backed it with a blue mat and raised it on fun foam before adding it back.
The team have some lovely creations to inspire you over on the blog and if decide to join us, you can link up your entry over there too.
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