Let it Snow

Hello again! I’m back with another card I’ve showcased this morning on the Prickley Pear Stamps blog using the Snow Family clear stamp set! You know me and fun folds… I’m always on the look-out to try a new one! I saw this one in a Splitcoast Stampers newsletter not too awfully long ago, called a triple fold card with a belly band, and the tutorial can be found HERE. I had actually found the same fold (but reversed) on the Stempeleinmaleins blog this past Summer HERE which I planned to try at some point. But either way, this fold is super fun and easy, and sure packs a punch! ;)

I created the card base from teal cardstock and adhered two coordinating patterned paper layers on the folded panels. I created a layered belly band embellished with two snowflake brads to keep the card closed when it’s finished.

I stamped Poppa Snowman on the front left panel, then stamped him again on white cardstock which I colored with alcohol markers, fussy cut and paper pieced on the left panel. I stamped the sentiment and added a snowflake brad with collage medium. I took the prongs off the brad since I didn’t want them to show through on the other side.

I embellished the inside panel with a piece of the snowflake patterned paper, a stamped and die cut sentiment and a narrow strip of the teal cardstock.

And one more look… I love this fold so much that I have another base cut and folded and ready to turn into a project, lol, so stay tuned! ;)

Sharing in the following challenges:
1. ABC Christmas Challenge: W is for Winter Wonderland and/or X is for Xtra Special (Winter Wonderland)
2. Aud Sentiments Challenge Blog: #265 – Anything Goes + A Sentiment
3. Cardz 4 Galz: #135 – Cute Christmas
4. Crafty Catz: #529 – Anything Goes w/ optional Baby Its Cold Outside
5. Cut It Up: #214 – Christmas
6. Penny’s Paper-Crafty Challenge Blog: #485 – Anything Goes
7. Scrapping4fun Challenges: #180 – Snowflakes, Fairies, Angels and/or Stars (Snowflakes)
8. Sweet Stampers Challenge Blog: #50 – Christmas
9. Try it on Tuesday: Winter Wonderland

Products used:
Cardstock/Paper: Papertrey Ink Tropical Teal cardstock, Neenah Classic Crest Solar White cardstock, The Paper Studio four Seasons and Everything In Between paper pad
Stamps: Prickley Pear Stamps Snow Family clear stamp set
Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black ink (pad and marker); Nuvo alcohol markers- 428, 417, 393, 363, 369, 489, 379
Dies/Punches: Inspired by Stamping Fancy Label Dies 2
Accessories: Tombow Mono permanent adhesive, Bearly Art precision craft glue, MISTI stamp tool, Gemini Junior, Eyelet Outlet Snowflake Brads

I hope you’ve enjoyed this project! Be sure to check out all the awesome stamps and dies at Prickley Pear Stamps! If you’d like to save 10% on anything on the site when you shop at Prickley Pear Stamps, use the coupon code LESLIE10 at checkout! And be sure to ‘like’ and ‘follow’ the Prickley Pear Stamps Facebook page to keep up with news and sales, and join Prickley Pear Pals (the fan group) for lots of fun crafty ideas and to share your creativity! And finally, we’d love to see you visit the Prickley Pear Stamps blog that’s in the process of being revived and become a Follower! Hope to see you there! Thanks so much for stopping by today – we’ll see you next time! ;)

Scrappy hugs,
lesliesig

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