Sunday 7 November 2021

Embossed Frosted Elegance


For Day 6 at Beccy's Place Month of Holiday Challenge the prompt is to CASE yourself.

This card is a variation of one that I made last year. The original one I made before was for a particular friend who is very elegant and so I made it more clean and sophisticated to suit her style. 

This is not how I had intended to use this embossing folder though when I purchased it. 

This time, in true Christmas Mandy styleee I went all out with lots and lots of gems for added sparkle. 

The scalloped card base is 8" and the actual embossing folder is 6" so it makes a really big impact. The cardstock is textured with a coloured core so you can sand the top layer back to reveal the colour.  This has then been layered onto a snowflake patterned vellum and layers of blue card to bring out the colours.

The centre embellishment is a from a plastic flower trim I got from an Indian clothing store many years ago. Quite often the trims they use to embellish saris are really different to traditional ribbons and can be used in cardmaking by cutting individual motifs from them.

Finally I have added clear and blue gems to the individual areas of the embossing folder. There are so many points that you can do this you could easily make it look different every time. 

Card Details -

Size - 8" x 8"
Embossing Folder - Frosted Elegance (Crafter's Companion)
Paper - Core'dinations Whitewash cardstock, Glittering Snowflakes Vellum (Crafter's Companion)
Embellishments - Plastic flower centre, self adhesive gems

I would like to enter this card into the following challenges (in Alphabetical Order)


  1. Beautiful Christmas card -love all the sparkle and bling
    Carol x

  2. Both cards are just gorgeous Mandy! Thanks so much for joining in the fun at our Peace On Earth Christmas challenge! Good Luck and we hope you’ll come back often. We appreciate your support on our new challenge adventure!!

    Please stop in for a visit!

  3. Beautiful snowflake cards! Thank you for joining our challenge at Peace on Earth!
    Diane POE DT {Nellies Nest}

  4. Really beautiful, Mandy. Great card with snowflake. Thank you for joining us in the CCAYR Call. We hope you will take part in our next call. Martina-DT

  5. Oooh, love all that blues, Mandy ! Another beautiful Christmas card with this large snowflake. Thanks so much for sharing and for playing along at ATSM.

  6. Blue is my favorite color Mandy and this is beyond gorgeous, WOW! I love it!

    Thank you again for joining us last week for our Lots of Layers challenge over at Creative Knockouts, I hope you will play along with us this week for our Snow Much Fun challenge!

  7. Brilliant card, great design for our challenge.… Many thanks for entering and hope to see you again soon. Good luck in the final draw.
    [aNNie proud Designer for Peace on Earth Christmas challenges{My Blog}

  8. Oh, so fantastic idea! I really like this snowflake! Thank you for joining us at The Crafter’s Café Challenge Blog.
    Kisses, Karolina Scraffky

  9. Really pretty! I love that it's just blue & white. thanks for joining us at Dragonfly Dreams and hope to see you again soon.
    Tammy DT

  10. Beautiful card. Thank you for sharing it with us at Dragonfly Dreams.


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