Today I decided to showcase the awesome Circle Card Thinlits dies – included in this set of dies is a big die that creates an interactive card and it is SUPER easy to make – and of course you can use it year round…

We also had our first frost of the season this week (photo below!) and this gave me the inspiration to create a snowflake themed card – and to do that I dug out my new & fabulous Endless Wishes Photopolymer stamp set that features gorgeous snowflakes and my favorite script sentiments!

Now if you haven’t used those Circle Card Thinlits before, you are in for a real treat – it literally takes one die cut to create this fabulous card base! Really!!!  One die + one run through your die cutting machine = one interactive card base ready to decorate however you wish!

There is a video below showing you just how easy this is to do – scroll down to find it!

Here is my card…

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The card base…is cut using one die from Circle Card Thinlits and I cut it from Island Indigo cardstock – LOVE that blue color for holiday cards – and to make this card base could not be easier – one die, one pass through in your die cutting machine and you have that interactive card base ready to decorate – easy & fun!

Here are the dies that you get in that set – and that big rectangular one is the one that creates this base in one cut…

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The snowflakes…are stamped using 3 stamps from Endless Wishes and I used two ink colors to do so – Island Indigo and Smoky Slate – I love how silvery that gray color looks – I cut a piece of white cardstock to size and then stamped my snowflakes randomly onto it – be sure you have a scrap piece beneath so that you can stamp over the edges.  I then matted that stamped white piece onto a strip of Smoky Slate and added it to my base.

And YES – the snowflakes that you see on the blue cardstock are still stamped using those same colors…please click on the photo below for a larger view…

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The sentiment in the center…that is a stamp from the set I used yesterday – Best of Snow – and it is GORGEOUS!!!  I stamped it again using Island Indigo ink and punched it out using the perfectly co-ordinating Bracket Label Punch that you can find on pg 37 of the Holiday Catalog and added it using Dimensionals onto two circles that I cut using dies from Circles Collection Framelits to make it pop from the base.

Here is the card standing up…isn’t that a cool look?  That center circle piece flips over to reveal another space behind for you to write your greeting or add another stamped image – I added a large snowflake to mine…

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For a place to write my greeting, I added a layer to the back panel along with a stamped sentiment again using stamps from Endless Wishes…

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Here is a video showing you just how easy this card base is to create using Circle Card Thinlits…they are item no. 133480 and are not currently featured in a catalog BUT you can find them by clicking HERE

And here is that photo that gave me my inspiration…we haven’t seen frost since March here in Central Texas so it was quite the sight on the shed roof on Thursday morning!!!  I know, I know…lots of you live in colder climes and think it funny to photograph such a thing LOL – but it doesn’t happen all that often here!!!

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Supplies used to make this card:

Stamps: Endless Wishes (133455), Best of Snow (134387)
Die Cutting: Big Shot (113439), Circle Card Thinlits (133480), Circles Collection Framelits (130911)
Cardstock: Island Indigo (122923), Smoky Slate (131202), Whisper White (100730)
Inks: Island Indigo (126986), Smoky Slate (131179)
Misc: 3/4″ Circle Punch (119873), Dimensionals (104430)

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7 thoughts on “Showcasing Circle Thinlits with beautiful Snowflakes from Endless Wishes…

  • November 9, 2013 at 4:08 pm
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    Leftovers!!
    Beautiful card.

  • November 9, 2013 at 4:59 pm
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    I really like this card! That indigo blue looks amazing with the smoky slate against the white. I don’t have that thinlit die yet or that stamp set yet. But, in December maybe I can get as a present to me! I have several birthday cards to make in January and snowflakes are always a favorite. But, now the Endless Wishes is back in stock maybe I should get it now just in case!

    I am thankful that my husband deals with the turkey from cooking it to cutting it up. He isn’t good at “carving” but hey he deals with that icky packet of stuff inside the bird! I can eat my turkey in pieces!

  • November 9, 2013 at 7:27 pm
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    Sarah, your cards always inspire me. This one is especially outstanding! i think getting to eat all that wonderful food without feeling guilty is one of my favorite T-Day things.

  • November 9, 2013 at 8:55 pm
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    Sarah, beautiful card! This is so pretty and my favorite using this stamp set!! I love your color combo, the center stamp, and gorgeous layers. Stunning! You’ve made me want to add these supplies to my wish list now. ; )

    I am always thankful to spend time with my family, especially my grandma who is 90. Homemade pie is always a nice treat too!

  • November 9, 2013 at 9:51 pm
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    Love this card! I just got this die and am excited to try it out, thanks for the inspiration.
    And my favorite parts of Thanksgiving are my Mom’s pies and having leftover turkey sandwiches the next day. With the stuffing!!

  • November 9, 2013 at 10:53 pm
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    Such a fun card!
    I love delivering meals to people that cant leave their home. My work participates every year with Meals on Wheels.

  • November 11, 2013 at 1:19 pm
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    I really love this beautiful and creative card. Thanks so much for sharing all the details. My favorite part of Thanksgiving is being able to be with family and enjoying all our favorite dishes. Thanks

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