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Polkadoodles Acatate Feature

It is Tuesday so time for a new Anything Goes Challenge over at Polkadoodles Digi-Choosday Challenge Blog. Pop over today to claim a discount code, giving a great saving on all digital images.

Our brief for this weeks challenge was to use a Christmas image and incorporate an acetate feature.

So here I am showcasing this fabulous scene made using Polkadoodles Frostella & Ginger Gift digital stamp.

This card was a real labour of love but I am honestly thrilled with it

There is a video on my YouTube Channel Mrs H's Crafty Corner

Card Making Supplies 

Polkadoodles Winnie Winter Wonderland Bundle (Ice Skates, Christmas Trees and Snowman)
White Card
White Pearlescent Card
Stitched Rectangle Nesting Dies
Snowflake Embellishment Clay Slices
Alcohol Markers
Nuvo Drops in Oyster Grey
Blue and white snowflakes made from a snowflake die

Card Making Tutorial

I begun by printed the Frostella and Ginger Image and colouring. This was then cut out using the scan n cut.

I have been having real problems getting a smooth cut lately and was starting to loose faith in my machine but after watching a couple of you tube videos I decided to wipe my may with a baby wipe!! Just wow what a difference. It has made it sticky again and the cut is perfect.

I then hand drew a fence to go around my ice rink, I wanted something that would follow the perimeter of the lake so to get the angle right I had to hand draw. This was very basic and consisted of just lines as I really am useless

Apologises for the horrendous photo. 

This was coloured and I fussy cut out the posts

On a separate piece of card an oval formed my lake and I coloured this to give the illusion of ice

On a piece of acetate a frame created using rectangle dies was adhered with double sided tape and I begun to build my scene onto this

A landscape die was used on white pearlescent card to give me my distant mountains and trees were printed and coloured from the Winnie Winter Wonderland Collection

The adorable snow lady and gingerbread man were adhered to appear to be ice-skating.

A piece of white card was cut to 1/4 inch longer than A5 and this 1/4 inch was scored and folded. This created the top fold by being attached to the front of the card panel

Foam tape was adhered around the edges and this was filled with snowflake sprinkle embellishments

A second piece of acetate was framed in the same way as the first to form the card front

The 2 were adhered together. I put some silver washi tape just around the edge of the acetate as you could see the foam in places

On the front of the card I added my hand drawn fence and a snowman from the Winnie Winter Wonderland Embellishment Collection. Ice skates from the same collected were added in the top corners

Die cut snow flakes were adhered around the frame.T he acetate panel was dotted with Nuvo drops to give the appearance of snow 

A piece of blue card was secured inside the card so that it can be seen through the window

This is being entered into the following challenges

Thank you for reading

Happy Crafting

Claire xx


  1. A beautiful shaker card with stunning stamped images,love the skating scene you created

  2. Brilliant card Claire, looks like you really enjoyed the making of it. I love to use acetate when I can too. x

  3. What a fabulous card Claire 0 love the wee scene you have created.
    Stay safe

  4. Really cute card the colours and design are lovely Love and hugs Carole x

  5. I love this Claire, so pretty! Hayley xx

  6. Fabulous card design Thank you for joining us at Crafty Catz Challenge Blog good luck
    Ginny DT for Crafty Catz Challenge Blog
    My Blog As I do Rodos

  7. Fab card Claire, love it! Maz xx

  8. Such a fun shaker! I love your design! Thanks for joining our Anything Goes Challenge at Lil Patch of Crafty Friends. I hope join us again real soon!
    Hugs, Joy
    Lil Patch of Crafty Friends, Owner/Coordinator

  9. Oh, I LOVE your skating shaker card Claire..what a fabulous scene and colouring and I love your pond and clever fence, awesome..

    Luv CHRISSYxx

  10. WOnderful card. Lovely to see the steps in making it. Thank you for entering the Anything Goes Challenge at Lil Patch of Crafty Friends.

  11. Brilliant, Claire! Absolutely adore this! xx

  12. WOW fabulous shaker card and absolutely brilliantly designed !!!
    Carol x

  13. A super Christmas card Claire, a lovely shaker design.
    Pauline - Crafting with Cotnob

  14. This looks beautiful!! Thanks for joining us at Lil Patch of Crafty Friends. Hope to see you again next time.
    DT Ine

  15. Fabulous card... love it.
    Have a lovely day .
    Rose DT

  16. WOW! Absolutely gorgeous card. Fantastic design and lovely image

  17. Love all the special wintery creativity on your fabulous card!! Thanks so very much for joining us this time at the Creative Fingers Challenge, Elizabeth (DT)

  18. Such a lovely creation! Thanks for joining us at Creative Fingers.
    DT Mari, my blog Ittetehty

  19. This is such a lovely shaker card! amazing. Thanks for joining the Crafter's Castle Challenge. Best of luck on your entry!

  20. Love, love, love this! Thanks so much for sharing with us in our challenge over at Love To Craft Challenge Blog this month! We appreciate you joining us!
    Leslie, LTCCB DT
    Love To Scrap 2

  21. So adorable card. Love your colouring and tutorial. Thank you for sharing at Lil Patch of Crafty Friends Challenge. Hope to see you again!
    Merja DT

  22. Lovely!
    Thank you for sharing with us over here at World Wide Open Design Team
    Challenge and best of luck with your entry.
    Ania DT Member for https://worldw

  23. This is just so beautiful. Nice work here.
    Thank you for sharing with us over here at World Wide Open Design Team Challenge and best of luck with your entry.

    Annette DT / Admin / Registered Owner for


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