Dreaming of a White Christmas

Hello! We have some alternative Christmas card inspiration for your today from Jane Tyrrell featuring our gorgeous Daydreaming girl stamp, who is dreaming of a white Christmas…


Good Afternoon!

The November challenge theme over in the Facebook group is  “Make it Sparkle”.  Although many of you might be thinking of fireworks, I am thinking ahead to Christmas and getting my stash of cards made.


I wanted to make something festive and sparkling using the lovely girl in the Daydreamer stamp set

daydreaming girl stamp - teenage card



I thought she might be dreaming about a white Christmas, so I set about making a snowy background for her.


I added some blue alcohol inks to glossy card and then added clear embossed the snowflakes from the Snow is Falling stamp set


grungy - snowflake - stamp


I also used the brilliant circles from the Set the Tone stamp set


two tone - background stamps


to create this snowy background..



I had the idea to have her at a window waiting for the magic of Christmas.


I die cut a window form Kraft card and stamped one of the Christmas sentiments from the Go To Christmas Words set


christmas sentiment stamps


I put acetate in the windows for glass on which I clear embossed “ice” using the Two Tone stamp set again. Is it only me that remembers, before the days of central heating, that ice used to form on the inside of windows in the winter?!  I also added some DecoArt “snow” and added glitter to it.



I made a few of these windows and I have other plans for them too.



Of course I need a star to sparkle, well it is Christmas isn’t it?I used the star from the Peace,Love and Hope stamp set


peace - love - hope - stamps


and glitter gold embossed it onto my snowy background..


I stamped my daydreamer and fussy cut her out. I just added colour to her face, hat and hair. I added glossy accents to her glasses (seen in the final photos).




I then put my design together..




A close up showing the glossy accents on her glasses and the speech bubble..




and one last shot..


dreaming of white christmas - card - teenage girl



Remember to add your sparkly projects to the challenge album over in our Facebook group which ends on November 30th! It will be great to see your entry and you might even be the lucky winner of a £40 coupon to spend in our shop… now that would be like Christmas coming early wouldn’t it!


And “what if” we really did have a white Christmas…….? We can daydream can’t we.



Thanks for stopping by today.


Back soon.
Bye for now,

Jane x




Jane this card is so creative! Your window is brilliant, and the touches of snow on our Daydreaming girl look fabulous! Thank you for the wonderful inspiration ♡


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