As a girl who grew up in the Middle East and lived in California for nearly 2 years prior to where I am now, I certainly don’t need snow for it to feel like the holidays. That said, while I know the holidays have passed (so sad!) I’m still all for using snowflakes on my cards. We may not have any snow here in Vancouver, but on the weekend I made some in die cut form!
After assembling my snowflakes with the vellum layers behind, I moved on to die cutting the letters for my sentiment. For this, I used my go-to combo of Lea’s Ornate Uppercase Die Set and Heather’s Lowercase Die Set and a few different shades of blue cardstock.
To ensure that the snowflakes and sentiment stood out, I layered them on top of a white-on-white diagonally striped background. I used the Slim Diagonal Stripes die to make this, and while I was at it, used one of my leftover bits of white cardstock to create a strip long enough to span the width of the card. On top of it, I arranged the letters for ‘Thank You’, fiddled around with them for probably way too long, and finally secured them with some tape runner adhesive.
Finally, I attached the diagonal stripe panel to my card base, followed by the snowflakes. After backing the white strip with foam tape, I placed it on top, ensuring that the ends aligned with the edges of the card. And that, my friends, was it!
Random question of the day: do you prefer snow at Christmas? Or are you the type that can get into a festive mood without it?