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la_chrystelle
« Reply #10 on: December 07, 2006 08:13:52 AM »

wow amazing idea! I love how you still see there was a santa in the snowflake!
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« Reply #11 on: December 07, 2006 08:33:20 AM »

Your hands must have been quite sore after all that cutting out, but totally worth it for those results.  I love this idea!

Personally, I'd leave these plain.  They look so beautiful as-is (then again, I'm also a die-hard minimalist).
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« Reply #12 on: December 07, 2006 08:48:28 AM »

I would also keep them "plain"...the elegance of the snowflake says it all Smiley Great work and great idea  Smiley
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« Reply #13 on: December 07, 2006 09:01:48 AM »

WHAT A COOL IDEA, BUT THEY MUST HAVE TAKEN YOU FOREVER!
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« Reply #14 on: December 07, 2006 01:13:24 PM »

wow that must have taken a lot of time to cut those babies up. They look so good! I agree on the glitter comments, but other than that, no need to dress them up!
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cinnamon teal
« Reply #15 on: December 07, 2006 04:59:49 PM »

I've just finished gluing and I've decided to leave them as is (partly because I just realized that I don't have any glitter Roll Eyes).  I made 69 total - cuz I messed up on one and 69 is a good number, anyways Wink

I just added a couple more pics of them on my blog, if you're interested.

Thanks again for all the compliments!
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claustrophilia
« Reply #16 on: December 07, 2006 09:11:25 PM »

Brush water or water glue on the cards, then sprinkle salt on them. When the water/glue dries, it'll be just like glitter except less tacky and flashy, I think.
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cinnamon teal
« Reply #17 on: December 07, 2006 11:04:26 PM »

I'm really intrigued by the salt idea, claustrophilia.  I'm going to play with that a bit. 
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Craftinator
« Reply #18 on: December 08, 2006 04:40:46 AM »

This is such a good idea!  And you did a great job!

I'm thinking glitter would take away from the 'flavor' of the card - just doesn't seem to fit for me but it's hard to tell without seeing it.

The first thing I thought of was taking coordinating colors of either extra fine tip markers or gel pens and randomly draw small freehand snowflakes among the dots.

Cool stuff!

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PepperSprout
« Reply #19 on: December 08, 2006 11:38:00 PM »

I wonder if that new Crayola "Cutter" would work for something like this?
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