Brr It's Cold Outside by Julie Lavalette

Hi everyone, it's Julie here hosting the blog today. The challenge this week is - All About Texture so I decided to join in using my Cheery Lynn Texture Plate.

I used the brick plate and ran some co-ordinations paper through my die cutting machine and then sanded it back to reveal the coloured core. Next I die cut this piece of paper and sprayed some glue onto it and added extra fine glitter for a frosty feel.

My tree I layered up and sprayed with some gold mica spray and dried with my heat gun. This helps to curl the paper and gives it a firmer feel. I added Flower-soft snow, glitter, red stickles, my little birds and snowflakes all to give a winter feel. The Tree comes with some wonderful decorations dies also and you can see it decorated here on one of my previous cards.

My window I wanted a frosty feel to, so I added some icicles....I adore this die. They we're die cut in white card with a little distress added to the points of them, I then sprayed glue and added glitter too them and placed onto my window frame with a little snow. I also made some curtains for behind my window using my Cuties strip die.

My wording I layered up twice for a shadow effect. I wish you could see all the sparkle on this card but the camera has unfortunately only picked up a bit of it.

Cheery Lynn New Release dies used:

Texture Plate used:

Other dies used:

Thanks for stopping by today and I'd love it if you had time to leave me a comment. Good luck to everyone entering our Challenge this week.

Julie x


  1. That is so beautiful! I think you definitely got a little texture in there. Hehehe. Just a little.

  2. What a beauty this is the tree and the icicles Especially
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  3. so beautiful! i like the Christmas'tree

  4. Oh my gosh Julie, what a gorgeous card. Love the scene. You did an amazing job.


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