Flashback Friday – Cards That Sparkle!

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Take a moment and see some our cards that sparkle – perfect for the coming winter!

We have so many different designs and styles of cards that sparkle and we had a tough time choosing just three to share today. These cards all use a little different approach to add their sparkle and they are so worth a second look!

First is this gorgeous slimline white and gold Christmas tree card. Note that you can just omit a few of the tree layers and make this same stunner on a standard sized card!

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A Spectacular White And Gold Christmas Tree Card!

This absolutely beautiful white and gold Christmas tree card puts a modern spin on a traditional theme! When we first saw this white and gold Christmas tree card we just couldn’t get over how incredibly festive this card is! The brilliant gold adds that rich element and setting it against almost all white lets all that fabulous texture come through. Carol created this for us and she’s sharing all her scoop. Shall we? Start with some patterned paper for the

Next is a project that features a striking handmade snowy card background that is so easy to make with results that look painstakingly hand-done – but it’s a stencil! YAY for easy!

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A Handmade Snowy Card Background – GORGEOUS!

You won’t believe what our designer used to make this handmade snowy card background! You can practically hear and smell the snow when you look at this beautiful handmade snowy card background on this project! Our designer stenciled the winter winds blowing the beautiful snow with glittery gel and embossing powders for the effect. But wait – we don’t sell a “winter winds” stencil! Oh, but we DO when you see our Wavy Stencil through Carol’s eyes! Who knew a

And last this oh-so cute hand stamped unicorn card. You could easily turn this into a winter card with a snowflake or two added to the scene. Instant variation!

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A Cute Hand Stamped Unicorn Card!

Today, our first cute hand stamped unicorn card using one of our brand new sets! Unicorns aren’t for everyone but as Annie says “there’s something about the goofy and chunky characters in the new Unicorns Stamp Set that I think gives them mass appeal” and when you see this cute hand stamped unicorn card we think you will all agree with her! Annie created this for us and she’s giving us all the inside scoop to try it out ourselves

There are so many ways to make cards that sparkle – use embossing paste, glitter, heat embossing, glitter paper elements, Wink of Stella, sequins, gems….. If it sparkles and you can make it stick, it’s good!

Are you making cards that sparkle this season? Be sure to share your creations on our Facebook page – we love seeing everyone’s creativity!

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