Festive Friday Winter Solstice
November 27, 2020
Do you know what the significance of the Winter Solstice is? Here it marks the day with the shortest amount of daylight. I don't really celebrate the Winter Solstice but I probably should because what it also means is that the daylight hours will start getting longer! I am all for that.
The Winter Solstice is the inspiration behind the Festive Friday's Inspo List.
To play along with the Festive Friday Challenge all you need to do is pick 3 items from the list and use it on your project and then post it to the Festive Friday Gallery. It is easy and fun and we would love to see how the Inspo list inspires you!
I was inspired to use the items blue, snowflakes, and trees on my shaker card. Inside the window created by the So Many Snowflakes die, I used the Feels Like Frost DSP . I added Snowflake Sequins and some of those little silica gel beads (dehumidifier packets) for the shaker elements. The outside of the frame is embossed using the Winter Snow Embossing folder. In the center of the snowflakes I placed some sparkly Blue Adhesive Backed gems.
Making a shaker card is easy using Foam Adhesive Strips. I use the strips to create a frame for my shaker elements and since they are double stick I also used it to adhere the Window sheet to close up the frame.
Be sure to check out what the rest of the design team created using the Inspo List.
Thank you for stopping by and I look forward to seeing your entry in the Festive Friday gallery!
Sharon, your cards are so special. I love the tranquil feel of this wonderful shaker. The die cut window with the snowflake detail is gorgeous, as is the scene inside of the window. I always love the way you decorate the inside of your cards. Just beautiful...
Posted by: Stephanie Lanzalotto | November 27, 2020 at 06:33 AM
Beautiful, Sharon! I love the scene inside the window...it's so tranquil! The blue gems are the perfect accents! Your cards are always gorgeous!
Posted by: Ann Wilcox Schach | November 29, 2020 at 01:09 PM
Another pretty card, Sharon! I've never used the silica gel beads for a shaker card. What a great tip! The scene of your card is so peaceful, so "Peace" was perfect on this beautiful card. :)
Posted by: Beth McCullough | December 05, 2020 at 10:30 AM