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The Best Is Yet(i) To Come!

Hello crafty friends! 

It's Julia here and I am so excited to share my very first card here with you! I don't know about you, but here it's freezing cold, so I am in a wintery mood and after the year we've all had, I really do like to think that the best is yet(i) to come! So I hope you like this little wintery scene!

I started by die cutting all my pieces for the mechanism from the Magic Iris die set and the Snow Globe Add-On. After that, I stamped all of my images from the Yeti or Not and Winter Village stamp sets and colored them in using Copic Markers. Then, I ink blended a piece of bristol smooth cardstock with Tumbled Glass, Salty Ocean, Chipped Sapphire and Black Soot Distress Oxide Inks. I also used the same inks on the snow globe - I just left out the Black Soot! I also added lots of splatters of Liquid Stardust.

I cut down a piece of red cardstock and added it to an A2 sized card base, then added a 1/8" smaller piece of silver mirror cardstock and layered my ink blended panel, as well as a snowy hill on top. I assembled the Magic Iris and adhered it to the card using foam squares. I added the snow globe piece on top. For the decorations of my snow globe, I used the mountains from the Shadow Box Card Mountain Add-On and I also added a snowy hill as well. I added those first and then layered the base die cuts from the snow globe die on top. 

I attached all my images using liquid glue. For my sentiment I die cut one of the Fancy Wavy Banner die out of red cardstock. I just love punny sentiments, so "The best is YETI to come" just cracks me up! I heat embossed it in white and attached it to the card. I added lots of little white snowflakes using the die that comes with the Snow Globe Add-On and also the Mini Snowflakes dies! 

To finish the card I added lots of Shimmer pen, Crystal Glaze and Stardust Stickles for extra sparkle!

If you would like to see how this card came together you can also click on the video below! 

Thank you so much for stopping by and spending a little time with me today! I hope you have a wonderful week!



  1. Excellent card, Julia. The YouTube video is a great watch, if anyone hasn't seen it yet.

    1. Thank you so so much, Paula!! I am super happy you like it!!


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