Welcome to our Share the Season Blog Hop!  We will be featuring the stamps and thin cuts included in this special which runs through the end of September while supplies last.

If you have come here from Catherine Nowak’s Blog , you are on the right path! The blog hop is a great big circle, so you can start here and work your way all around.  If you get lost along the way, you’ll find the complete list of participating consultants on Melinda’s Blog.  To visit each blog for some great ideas just click on the link at the end of the post on each blog to move to the next one! Here we go!

Supplies used (Close to My Heart): A Dash of Joy stamp set, Multi Square Windows Thin Cuts, Sapphire Exclusive Ink, Cardstock (White Daisy and Carolina), White Embossing Powder, and White Daisy Cards & Envelopes.
Also used laminating pouches.

I had this project in the back of my mind all week and wasn’t exactly sure what I was going to do. Then, I saw Jennifer McGuire’s video on embellished windows and I knew that would be a perfect technique to use with the Multi Square Windows Thin Cut. You sprinkle embossing powder in a laminating pouch and when you run it through the machine it melts creating this this cool effect! Thank you Jennifer!!
I debated putting the snowmen in front or behind the window and chose in front just because they stood out more but if you used a light amount of embossing powder, they would be cute “outside” as well. I cut the one bottom section out of the window to make the sentiment fit.
Here is a picture of it coming through the laminator, it is so much fun – like magic!

For this next card I used the Gold Tinsel Embossing Powder and created a shaker card. I also cut out more of the window for a new design. There is so much that you can do with this thin cut!

Supplies used are all Close to My Heart: A Dash of Joy stamp set, Multi Square Windows Thin Cuts, Cardstock (Candy Apple, Evergreen), Black Exclusive Ink, Gold Glitter Paper, Gold Loose Sequins, Gold Tinsel Embossing Powder, and White Daisy Cards and Envelopes.
Also used laminating pouches.

I had to make one more trying the Silver Tinsel Embossing Powder but I ran out of foam tape. So I backed it with black paper to make it pop more and since our school colors are black and red, I changes this from a Christmas card to a graduation card!

Supplies used are all Close to My Heart: Giving Thanks stamp set, Reasons to Smile stamp set, Say It In Style stamp set, (Multi Windows Thin Cut, Binder Clip Label Thin Cut, Cardstock (Black and Candy Apple), Silver Tinsel Embossing Powder, Black Exclusive Ink, and White Daisy Cards and Envelopes.
Also used laminating pouches.

Now “Hop” on over to Melinda Everitt’s Blog to see her work! Be sure to visit all the consultants at their blogs to get some great crafting ideas!

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Melinda Everitt · 09/20/2019 at 8:21 pm

Super duper cute projects! Love the snowmen!

Coelle Baskel · 09/20/2019 at 11:06 pm

Your lamination effect is so cool…thanks for the explanation. But my favorite is your snowmen……..so fun and perfect wintertime card!

Michelle Loncar · 09/21/2019 at 10:54 am

Wow what a great technique! I really love those snowmen with the blue tones but the red and silver card is very eye catching, too!

Alyson Mayo · 09/21/2019 at 2:38 pm

I LOVE this idea! Definitely something I want to try, especially with this die. Super fabulous cards – love the snowman in all directions!

Ronda La Duke · 09/21/2019 at 5:37 pm

This is a great idea. I will have to give it a try! I love the snowman one!

Catherine Nowak · 09/21/2019 at 8:49 pm

Wendy, I love this!!! Thank you so much for sharing! I will totally be trying this with my laminator as the effects are awesome!

Darlys · 09/22/2019 at 12:15 am

Such great cards! Love, Love, Love the snowmen. Such a variety of ways for the thin cut squares to be used from using only 3/4, a strip, or the entire cut with a section trimmed for the sentiment. Also, such a great idea shared from Jennifer to laminate embossing powder. I love the graduation card! FYI: I CASEd your idea for snowmen on my blog; of coarse gave you credit…. so fun! TFS.

Melissa Robinson · 09/22/2019 at 10:28 am

That technique and your cards…LOVE THEM; all of them! 🙂 Super cute use of the products!

Brandi R · 09/25/2019 at 10:14 am

Love this… now I need a laminator! Wonderful job, so unique!

Mary · 09/19/2020 at 8:30 am

I have this set, and LOVE the snowman card. Is there a die set that goes with the snowmen, or you just that good at fussy cutting???

Wendy · 09/19/2020 at 9:33 am

Yes, I did fussy cut the snowman.

Mary · 09/20/2020 at 9:21 am

That’s awesome! I’m jealous of your fussy cutting! ❤️❤️❤️❤️

Wendy · 09/20/2020 at 9:46 am

Thanks, I am one of those people who find it enjoyable.

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