Hello!  It’s technique challenge time at Christmas Card Throwdown.  For the next two weeks, we’re hoping you’ll give the sunburst technique a try.  Some people call it the starburst technique.  Either way, it’s a super way to use up some of your designer papers!  Here’s the link to the tutorial I used when I first learned how to do it:  Starburst Technique

I decided to go with a snowman theme for my card.  It ended up using the not-so-snowy, traditional Christmassy colors of red and green.  Usually I sponge the edges of the triangles when I do this technique, but I opted not to take the time to do that this time.

52CCT 02-18-2017

Be sure to check out the cards the Design Team has made.  Then create your own card using this technique, and share it with us at the CCT site by 7:00 p.m. Eastern time Friday, March 3.  We’d love to see your take on the technique!

Supplies:
Stamps: Snowmen & Snowflakes (Hero Arts); Critters in the Snow (Lawn Fawn)
Cardstock: Poppy Parade, Gumball Green, Whisper White (Stampin’ Up); designer papers from Nordic Holiday 6″ x 6″ paper pad (Basic Grey)
Ink: Poppy Parade (SU)
Other: standard circle Nestabilities dies (Spellbinders)

4 Responses to “Christmas Card Throwdown – February technique challenge”

  1. Oh I do like your snowman themed starburst card – snap!! Love the bold red and green. Still looks quite clean and simple too! xxx

  2. elle est si sympa cette carte Patricia, je vois que ne suis pas la seule a avoir craquée pour les bonhommes de neige cette semaine, biz

  3. This is really pretty. I love the whimsical fun your card had, despite the serious starburst technique. Perfect card.

  4. I like all these papers which shouldn’t work together but do! A bright cheerful card in tradional colours (which I secretly prefer.)

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