After forgetting to use tranquil tide yesterday, I decided to make it the star of the show today. And with an upcoming Christmas card class on my mind, I combined the two to produce what I think is a really elegant Christmas card featuring the Seasonal Layers Thinlits dies and its matching stamp set, Colorful Seasons.
I cut out one of the snowflakes on gold foil and then remembered my multipurpose adhesive sheets – so I adhered some of the sheet behind the foil and cut out three more. Colorful Seasons is an extremely versatile set covering all the seasons, but there’s no Christmas greeting so I turned to one of my current favourite sets, Star of Light for my greeting. I placed my die cut snowflakes where I wanted them but didn’t glue them down in case anything went wrong with my heat embossing. And then stamped my greeting in versamark and also the smaller snowflakes from Colorful Seasons. Only once my gold heat embossing went off without a hitch, did I peel the backing off the gold foil snowflakes and put them in place on my tranquil tide layer. I’d considered a gold foil border for the layer but it was just too much and all the card needed was to be put onto a tranquil tide base.
I can see that the beautiful snowflake from the Seasonal Layers Thinlits Dies is likely to feature on a number of my Christmas cards this year. It’s beautiful and with the multipurpose adhesive sheets, easy to handle. I did find that a couple of passes through the big shot to be helpful when cutting it out though.
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