Wednesday, January 13, 2016



Hi all and welcome to another week on the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge
Thank you for joining us for the Something New Challenge and we hope you will join in with our new theme!
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This week the challenge is


The definition of ombre is the French word for color that is shaded or graduated in tone.
We are showcasing HERO ARTS PRODUCTS this week. You don't have to use them to join in with the challenge, but if you have them we would love to see them used!
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I decided to use an Hero Art Ombre Inkpad Pool to Navy with the idea to make a background. In the end I decided to use it on the Simon Says Stamp Ornaments stamp and die set since they were solid stamps, I did think to use my Leavy Vines but I used that yesterday.

I knew I wanted the background to be white but I also knew it would be quite plain so I used the Simon Says Stamp Falling Snow Stencil but using it has an embossing folder and running it through my big shot.

I'm finding punches hard going so I used the MFT Grassy Fields die upside down to make my icicles.

The silver twine I found in the wool department at a craft shop and is actually made for crocheting.

To finish I used the fabulous Simon Says Stamp Winter Snow dies but used just winter and originally I planned to stamp wishes and emboss in white but it ended up crooked so a quick little fishtail banner for wishes and to hide my mistake. Oh the wishes are from the Simon Say Stamp Its Your Birthday stamp set.

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Lin said...

What a gorgeous color combination, Debby! Love the font on that sentiment die, too!

Lin said...

What a gorgeous color combination, Debby! Love the font on that sentiment die, too!

Heather said...

A gorgeous Christmas card Debby, a stunning combinaltion of colours and a beautiful design!!

Heather xx

Melissa Bove said...

Beautiful card Debby! Love those ombre ornaments!! So pretty!


Dotty Jo said...

Gorgeous! Jo x

Stamps and Paper said...

Gorgeous card Debby


Sammy said...

Oh that's gorgeous! LOVE it. x

Sarah said...

Ooh...REALLY like this one!! xx

Joke de Wit said...

Mooi Debby.Gr.Joke

Doreen said...

This is just gorgeous,love the design and fab

cotnob said...

This is gorgeous Debby, a fabulous design.

Lorraine said...

Absolutely gorgeous Debby, love it
Lorraine x

Jackie T said...

Hi Debby this is stunning. Hugs Jackie

Kat W said...

A fabulous design and the ombre baubles look gorgeous :-)
Big hugs, Kat xx

Stephanie said...

What a pretty winter card, Debby! I love those colors together :)

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Brawny x said...

Wow fabulous card Debby x

Greta said...

I've been debating about getting one of those ombre ink pads & you've raised it on my wishlist, Debby! Beautiful card!

Cheryl W. said...

Great color choice for a winter card. It looks frosty! :) Love all the little details - like using your stencil as an embossing plate. Cool idea!

Lorraine A said...

Gorgeous card Debby, I love those ombre baubles! they are so pretty! Great idea to use a grass die for the icicles too, very clever ;-)

Lols x x x

Pat said...

This is gorgeous Debby and I love the falling snow background and the ombre baubles in that beautiful blue. That silver cord you found works wonderfully also the grass effect die makes great icicles, and the die cut and stamped sentiment finishes it beautifully. x

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KraftyKoolKat said...

Beautiful Debby.

Being Mrs Miles said...

Hello Debby,

Whoa, love the blue and silvery shimmery theme and your die cuts... all works together for such an elegant yet fun card! Beautiful.


Anita in France said...

Lovely layers and beautiful ombré blues, Debby ... one of my fave colour combo's! Anita :)