Moonlit Snowy Night

Howdy sketch lovers!  It’s my turn to share the sketch for Splitcoaststampers this week and I made it a relatively easy one for everyone this week.

Here it is, SC524…
And here is the card I created for it.  I rotated the sketch for my card design this week.  It features the stamp set “O Holy Night” by Power Poppy as it’s focal image.  I actually added a whole series of additional trees that the image doesn't have. I just masked them off and stamped them!

This card has a secret though… it has a hidden closure on it… look and see what I mean.  First you pull apart the white circle greeting from the blue circle greeting (they are magnetized!) and behind the vellum band closure is the secret opening…

Cute right?!?!  I thought so!

I also created this card with Merry Monday Christmas challenge in mind this week… “houses”!  I figured a church was a kind of house right... house of the Lord :)

Thanks for stopping by and taking a peek at my secret!  Hope you’ll play along with my sketch this week.

~ Ally ~

stamps: Power Poppy (O Holy Night)
cardstock:  X-Press It Cardstock, Bazzill

ink: Memento (Paris Dusk)
die:  Lawn Fawn  (Stitched Rectangles), My Favourite Things (Stitched Circles), Spellbinders (Circles)
ribbon: Offray

magnets:  BasicGrey
branch punch:  Martha Stewart.


  1. YOU are a VERY CLEVER GIRL!! I couldn't see it till I came here to your blog and, yes, my curiosity got the best of me - I JUST HAD to see!

  2. I LOVE this Ally! You are have the best card ideas!!!

  3. This card is gorgeous! I love the unusual opening too! :)

  4. Oh, Ally, this is gorgeous! I love this image and how you've added some trees! And what a stunning take on the sketch! Totally love the band and really love that it's magnetic! How clever you are! Thanks for the inspiration, as always! Hugs!

  5. So clever Ally! And such a pretty card too - love it!!

  6. Awesome card, love the images and your closure for the card. Thanks for sharing at Merrry Monday.

  7. I saw this on SCS & loved it!! Glad to see it on Merry Monday too. I love the use of the vellum & all the blues!!! Beautiful card!

  8. YAY! So happy to see this over in the Merry Monday gallery! Stunning, as usual!

  9. Very pretty card Ally! Love the blues and the magnetic closure!

  10. Oh this is just beautiful! The extra trees look like they're part of the stamp so great job with the masking and the blue ink is a perfect color for this image. Thanks so much for joining us at Merry Monday.


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