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A Clear Christmas

Hello!  Just popping in to share a quick card I made using one of the stamps from TGF's Sparkling Season stamp set.

I was just experimenting with embossing on clear cardstock.  I got a pack from PTI a while ago and their clear cardstock is a bit on the thicker side.  The snowflake is a punch that I have.  I notice sometimes my punches have a hard time going all the way through thicker cardstock.  So frustrating and it makes my hand sore trying to squeeze it through.  Which is why I love using dies except I am still waiting for the other parts of my Big Shot.  Hopefully, they'll be here soon.

Tonight All That Scraps is also previewing some cute Sweet November stamps.  Check them out!

Thanks for reading!


Comments

Blankina said…
Very pretty Eva...

Hugs Blankina

Tried to comment on your other cards yesterday but I had some computer problems..hope they are sorted out now..
Glad you did not have any weather related problems
Simple and sweet! Pretty colors and sentiment.
"Happy Halloween"
Hugs, Dangina
Rachel Parys said…
Oooo, purdy!!! I hate it when you shove a great piece of paper in a punch and it won't go all of the way through!! Not that I just did that recently or anything....lol! I do it all of the time because I try the lazy way out before lugging out the Cuttlebug.
Mary J said…
How soft and pretty Eva!
Denice said…
Clear cardstock? I'm going to have to check it out. Love the simplicity and color of this card.
:Dxx
Cheryl said…
Can't believe I missed seeing his one. I'm exhausted by this Halloween business. Pretty card!
Leanne said…
I hate when punches do that too!! Wastes not only the paper, but sometimes messes up the punch that you paid an arm and leg to get.
Love the CAS card. It's pretty.
x
;)

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