Monday, November 12, 2012

Snowflakes! Wonderful Winterland {Salt Brayering}

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Oh, so cute!  I love these little kids :) Wonderful Winterland is full of playful scenes.  The theme at Hand Stamped Sentiments this week is SNOWFLAKES!

 For this card, I used the "rock salt brayering" technique.  It's easy and turns out pretty neat.  Basically, you sprinkle rock salt onto your cardstock where you want "snowflakes" to appear, sandwich it between your Big Shot plates and run thru. It makes an awful crunching noise, but it's harmless. Brush all the salt into the trash. Then you sponge or brayer over the pits that the salt makes on the CS.  I sponged with Baja Breeze, but brayering would have left the snowflakes whiter.  So I added Crystal Effects and Dazzling Diamonds to enhance the look - added it to the kiddo's outfit, too!

The layout from this card, by the way, is a CASE of a card in the November/December Stampin' Success magazine, available to SU demonstrators.  It's page 14 "Step It Up".  Great design very versatile!  Thanks for the tip, SU ;)  Not a demonstrator, but want to check it out?   Here's a little peek at the latest Stampin' Success Magazine!

So is the weather outside frightful where you are?! It has snowed here twice already.

Head on over to Hand Stamped Sentiments and whip up a little something snowy!

Have a blessed and creative day!

STAMPS:  Wonderful Winterland, Greetings of the Season
PAPER:  Certainly Celery, Whisper White, Red Glimmer paper, Snow Festival DSP
INK: Real Red, Staz On Black, Baja Breeze
ACCESSORIES: Crystal Effects, Dazzling Diamonds, Real Red 1/4" Stitched ribbon, Scallop Border punch, Chevron embossing folder, corner rounder punch, sponges.

1 comment:

  1. This is totally Adorable! Love the fun feeling represented here.