Frosted Floral Suite: Sophisticated Holiday Card

Frosted Floral Suite

Happy day! I’m back with more shimmer from the new Frosted Floral Suite of products found in the Holiday 2018 Stampin’ Up! Catalog. I’m also sharing a beautiful, sophisticated holiday card with lots of savvy tips!

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The Frosted Floral Specialty Designer Series Paper was showcased yesterday (see it HERE if you missed it with the simple shimmer notecards).

Today, I’m highlighting the First Frost Bundle: First Frost Classic Rubber Stamps and the coordinating Frosted Bouquet Framelits Dies. If you’re a savvy shopper like me, getting 10% off just for bundling them puts a big smile on your face!

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If you want to see the entire FROSTED FLORAL SUITE, check it out HERE.

Sophisticated Holiday Card

Not your typical red and green, today’s holiday card is perfect if you like a more “sophisticated” winter-style. See that ribbon? It’s the new Merry Merlot and Copper Reversible Ribbon and it is SCRUMMY! It ties beautifully and isn’t too bulky- no postal problems!

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Know what takes a card from average to extra-ordinary? LAYERS!

It’s the multi-dimensional effect of embellishments that create a stand-out project. But here’s the thing: break it down and it’s really very simple!

This is a perfect example of the final result being more than the sum of it’s parts!

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The Corrugated Dynamic Textured Impressions Embossing Folder has fast become a favorite for it’s versatility. Plus, the dimension you get from it is amazing.

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But with that comes a common problem: cracked cardstock. The embossing folder puts so much pressure on the paper, it tends to crack – which is not a good look!

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SOLUTION: Place a sheet of parchment or wax paper (vellum also works, but is more costly) on the top of your cardstock. It will absorb some of the pressure, leaving your cardstock looking lovely!

{If both sides of your embossing will be seen, cover both the top and bottom. The liner can be used many times before it needs replacing.}

Note: Lightly spritzing your paper with water before embossing is another method that prevents cracking, but for this folder, I found the parchment paper to produce better results.

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For a different look, put your paper in at an angle!

SAVVY TIP: The embossing may twist your paper out of square a bit, so cut it a little longer than you need. After embossing, cut the top and bottom and regain your right angles. I also recommend a strong adhesive, like Tear & Tape or the retired Fast Fuse to hold it firmly in place.

More Inspiration Coming!

Have I sold you on this suite yet? While it can certainly be described as G.O.R.G.E.O.U.S., it’s also versatile and I’m not yet done proving it!

Would you be surprised if I told you I created a masculine birthday card with it? Yep! And I’ve got another DIY wreath card coming up, too -so I hope to see you then!

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Thanks for visiting! Paper hugs, tammy 🙂

Product List for today’s FROSTED FLORAL SUITE Sophisticated Holiday Card
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About Tammy Beard

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