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Liverpool, Liverpool, United Kingdom
I have been crafting since May 2008, when in desperation to find an unusual birthday card for my Mum, I gave up looking in the shops and decided to have a go at making my own. I soon realised that crafting is addictive and I haven't brought a card since. In 2011 I completed my certificate in papercrafting as a result of the work I did as part of the course I started entering challenges on line and in magazines. I applied for design teams and also started making samples for Ooh La La Creations for their shows on Create and Craft. I have now completed my Diploma in professional crafting and most recently been runner up in the Papercrafter of the Year 2013 a competition run by Papercraft essentials magazine, I don't have a particular style I like to use elements from lots of styles and techniques, although I do love all things vintage. In 2014 I started to move more towards scrapbooking to take care of the huge family archive of photographs that were stored in my attic. I have continued cardmaking and Scrapbooking through 2015 and 2016 but have also become interested in off the page projects. I hope to be able focus on these in the future.

Monday 23 November 2015

Let it Snow at Ooh La La Creations

Hi Everyone, Once again thank you to everyone who entered our 'Pearls and Lace' Challenge there were some gorgeous entries and to see if made the top 3 please check the Ooh La La Challenge blog

Our theme this time is ....

Let it Snow

For my design this time I have used 'With help from my Friends' on the 'Christmas Presence' CD. You can purchase a copy by clicking on the image below.

I used a snow globe template to make my card blank. Once I had printed off the image I used the template to mark and cut the image in a circle that was slightly larger than the aperture. I added some glitter to the image and whilst this was drying I covered the front of the snow globe with one of the backing papers from the folder.

I didn't have any acetate in my stash so I used a cello card bag which I stuck behind the aperture and then trimed and sealed the open edges using super sticky tape but leaving a small opening at the top. I put half a teaspoon of flower soft polar white and crystal glitter into the bag and then sealed the top. I used double sided sticky foam all around the edges of the bag and once the glitter on the image was dry I stuck this to the back.

I die cut several snow flakes from white glitter card and a silver snow flake border and arranged these around the aperture. I finished off with the Happy Christmas tag and bows tied using an ice blue organza ribbon.


  1. What a clever card, I love snow globes! This is so pretty Alli, love that its a shaker card too - ages since I made one. Jx

  2. A gorgeous card Alli, such a fabulous design and beautiful details - I love the images on this CD.

  3. This is a beautiful card. I love the idea of creating the snow globe....clever. Wynn x

  4. This is gorgeous- I love the way you've embellished the simple snowglobe, it looks amazing.
    Lynn x