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It sure was hard to think about making a winter card, especially after this long winter. The snow can stay away for a long time and I'll be happy. But craft snow is ok. The technique that I did on my cards yesterday about using makers on a swirly embossing folder and adding water, I did it again on this card, except I used blues and purples instead of blues and greens. I stamped the snowman first and to keep him from getting "BLUE" I also stamped him on a post it note and used that to mask him. You can see a tiny spot under his raised arm where he got a little blue, but it is not much. I tore cardstock to make a layer of snow. I covered the snow with texture paste and while the paste was wet I added glitter and I pressed down on the snow with a swirl stencil to add extra texture. I thought I was done but then I "accidentally" smudged the side of the card, so I fixed it by adding punched out snowflakes that I added glue and glitter to the centers. I love happy accidents like that, because I think the snowflakes finish it off. I think the sky looks kinda like Vincent Van Gogh's painting Stary Night, so that is where I got the title of this card.
Close up of the snowflakes.
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