Wednesday, 10 December 2014

White Christmas Part 5 – Sam’s Centre Step Card!

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Sorry for the Stars interruption to the series….. but almost finished my White Christmas series now….

This card I love…. both visually and technically…. but I can’t take much of the credit for it….. this was a swap card made by the lovely and uber-talented Sam Wilson from our last Team Training. It caused rather a stir… there were lots of audible gasps as it was handed over! Here is Sam’s card below….a complete stunner!

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So why did I change such a beautiful card…. mainly because I needed it to take less time in the class…as you can see from this series I had lots of cards for my ladies to make! White Christmas, Holiday Home, Amanda Bates, The Craft Spa 009

So I had to remove some of the steps…. for example – using the All is Calm papers instead of embossing … and then I made a sample with the foil dots and the room lit up!! Literally… you should see these glisten when they hit the light….. I couldn’t really catch that in a photo…. but I am sure you get the idea….

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Hope you are not upset with me Sam! Thank you for sharing this card with me….. It really is a very clever centre step card format…. that remains standing up nice & proud… one that will be repeated another day….


  1. Oh.........My......Goodness! These cards are absolutely stunning! Wow! Is there, perhaps, a tutorial or dimensions for these beauties? I'd love to try my hand at making one for my Mom for Christmas. Thank you sooo much Ü Started following you blog posts...obviously I've been severely missing out! Merry Christmas ♥

    1. Thanks for your really lovely words Tracy! But I am SO sorry as my Christmas house clear up means the instructions aren't to hand!! They will re-surface in the new year! And all the cards have been posted to friends and family... Sorry! But have a great Christmas....


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