Card Videos, Lettering, Mail Art

Holiday Card Series 2019 – Day 24 – Snowflakes & Mail Art

NOTE: This post is sponsored by Simon Says Stamp! Thanks, Simon!

Hi all! For Day 24 of the Holiday Card Series, I have some more inspiration for you using Simon Says Stamp’s January 2020 card kit! The kit includes the fun Snowflake Builder stamp set, so I started by creating a snowflake card.

(Wondering what I used in this video? Everything is linked to multiple sources in the thumbnails at the end of this post, or in the text below. Compensated affiliate links used when possible).

I stamped one of the large snowflake images from the Snowflake Builder stamp set in Teal ink from Simon on white cardstock. Then I ink blended Mint and Teal inks radiating from the center of the snowflake.

To complete the layered snowflake, I lined up the second image over the top of the stamped snowflake, stamped it in VersaMark ink, and heat embossed it with silver embossing powder.

For the card greeting, I stamped the banner image from the stamp set on Soft Navy cardstock and silver heat embossed it as well.

I used Simon’s Nested Circles dies to cut the stamped snowflake piece, as well as a circle card base made out of Soft Navy cardstock. Then I adhered the snowflake piece to the card base.

For the envelope, I stamped a bunch of snowflakes using four colors of Simon ink: Teal, Mint, Blue Jay, and Soft Navy. Allison’s address was added using a teal gel pen (here are some similar pens).

NOTE: Address used with permission. Thanks, Allison! To submit your address for use on future mail art envelopes, please fill out this form. There is a new form each month to keep addresses current.

Thanks for stopping by today! You can pick up the January 2020 card kit HERE, or subscribe for this kit and future kits HERE. I’ll be back on Friday with Day 25 of the Holiday Card Series. :)

Supplies

Compensated affiliate links used when possible. Items marked with an asterisk (*) were provided by a store or the manufacturer. All other items were personally purchased. Items below are shown in the order they appear in the video.


*Simon Says Stamp January 2020 Card Kit
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Simon Says Stamp Card Kit Subscription
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*Simon Says Stamp Snowflake Builder…
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*Simon Says Stamp Nested Circles dies
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MISTI Stamp Positioning Tool
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*MISTI bar magnet
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*Simon Says Stamp Teal Ink
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*Simon Says Stamp Mint Ink
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Honey Bee Blender Brushes
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Neenah Classic Crest Solar White, 110…
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Precision Heat Embossing Gun
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EK Success Powder Tool
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VersaMark Ink
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Brutus Monroe Sterling Embossing Powder
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Simon Says Stamp Soft Navy Card Stock
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EK Success Honey Bee Non-Stick Scissors
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Gemini Junior Die Cutting Machine
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EK Success Tweezers
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3M Scotch Foam Tape
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*Simon Says Stamp Brilliant Ultra…
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*Simon Says Stamp Blue Jay Ink
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*Simon Says Stamp Soft Navy Ink
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Dahle Self-Healing Cutting 18×12 Mat
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