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Tuesday, August 17, 2010

A Gift for Snowman

I am still plugging away at my Christmas cards. I am feeling good that I have gotten them started early this year. I hope to avoid the last minute (panicked) rush that usually occurs each December.

When I started browsing the images from Sweet 'N Sassy after being asked to be part of the Guest Design Diva team, I immediately wanted this image. Isn't he cute? He was fun and so easy to color too. I think he looks great paired up with these vintage looking papers.



Remember to stop by the Sweet 'n Sassy digi blog and take a look at all the wonderful eye candy posted there.

Challenges:


Supplies:

  • Images: A Gift for a Snowman by Sweet 'N Sassy, sentiment from Tree Trimming Trio from PTI
  • Papers & CS: MME Signature Christmas DP, PTI kraft CS, SU Handsome Hunter CS
  • Inks: CTMY chocolate, Distressed Inks Old Paper & Tea Dye
  • Tools: Spellbinders Nestabilities, Big Shot, EK Success snowflake punch, CTMH edge distressing tool, Prismacolor & Copic markers
  • Embellishments: CTMH twine, misc. silver brad & blue metallic snowflake, Inkssentials white pen, Sakura Gelly Roll clear glitter pen

39 comments:

Karin said...

Very cute and I love the distressed edges! You are doing great with your coloring too :)

Kathy Braun and Lucky said...

This is adorable, just the cutest card, love that little snowman and everything just fits perfectly.

jaimie said...

Hi Cheryl,

Wauw perfect card!

Groetjes, Jaimie

Shell Shearer Swinscoe said...

Just gorgeous hun I sure do love that snowman really cute
Thanks for joining us at Craft Your Passion this week
hugs shell xx

Dazie said...

I am so jealous of you this is gorgeous I cant get in the christmas mood at all!

Thanks for joining us at craft your days away challenge blog!
Dazie
x

craftybunny said...

This is oh so gorgeous.Love the vintage feel and your colouring is wonderful.Thanks for joining us at Craft Your Passion.
Lisa x

Susan (peebsmama) said...

What a cute snowman. I like how you added the shading.

chris said...

Aww Cheryl, this is fabulous, and such a cute image.
hugs chris xx

sarahw said...

Super cute! Love your coloring. :) I can't believe you are working on your Holiday cards.

Becky said...

Yews he is cute..:) fabulous card and wonderful colors.

Genny said...

What can I say but WOW! I love your card. Love the images and how you colored them.
TFS

alexandra s.m. said...

and you did such wonder with it!
The coloring is exquisite of course!
Thanks cheryl ~

Carol Ann said...

Cool card! Thanks for playing along at CYDA.
Carol Ann xx

Dawn said...

This is adorable, that coloring is phenomenal...I am so not in the mood for Christmas cards yet, not even ready for Halloween.
Great job with the card sweetie!

Riet said...

What a gorgeous card Cheryl.

Hugs Riet.xx

Kristie said...

What a pretty card! Cute image and I love the little flag banner.

jackiescrafts said...

What a great card I love the cute snowman image

Thanks for joining in with our first challenge at CYDA

Jackie x

Marlene said...

Fantastic card! Love the browns in the background with the brightly colored snowman out front. Very nice!

Pat (mspfd) said...

I love snowmen cards! This is a beauty! Love the vintage/shabby chic look! You are so smart to get a head start on your holiday cards.

So glad you liked my card. Thanks for the comment!

Lauretta See said...

Hi Cheryl, I LOVE this card.. your coloring is so gorgeous.. love love love it ;) and the sweet image is so cute ;) Thank you for playing with us on the craft your passion challenge. Good luck!

Crafty Creations said...

Well, isn't he cute all bundled up!! I agree - goes great with your paper!!! Nice to have another card stashed away for xmas ;0
maria

Christiana said...

My, my is he adorable! Nice job, Cheryl!

Ann Whitfield said...

I love this Cheryl - thank you for sharing it with us at Crafty Ann's
Ann x

Stephanie said...

Adorable snowman! Thanks for joining us at Craft Your Passion this week.

Stef H (Glitterbabe) said...

oh you are really good working on xmas cards!!!!! this is just darling too!

thank you so much for joining us at craft your passion!!!!

hugs :)

Claudine Poch said...

Gorgeous card! I love snowmen. Thanks for joining us this week at Craft Your Passion.

Tracey said...

Hi Cheryl, I love that cute snowman & the contrast of the bright colours of the image against the gorgeous muted backing papers looks fab!

Hugs
Tracey
xx

Brandi said...

Oh I love this card!!! It is wonderful! :)

Joni Parker said...

This is too cute!! I wish I could start my xmas cards now...I'm jealous!!! Thanks for joining us at Alphabet Challenge!!

Sammibug said...

Beautifully done! Thanks for playing along with us at Craft your Passion, this week, in our "anything goes" challenge.

Spyder said...

Love this snowman, he really is happy with his pressy!!
(Lyn)

Basslady said...

this adorable!

such a sweet and funny card...love the snowman!

xoxo silvi (germany)

coldwaters2 said...

Hi Cheryl this is stunning I just adore your design it has a beautiful Olde Worlde look to it thank you so much for sharing this with us at Crafty Ann's
Hugs
Lorraine x

Jodi said...

Such a cute image and great colors for your card!! Thanks for joining us at Christmas Stampin' All Year Long!
Hugs
Jodi =)

Maria said...

Your card is gorgeous! Love the mix of designer papers! You did a fabulous job with the designer paper challenge! Thank you for playing along with us at Christmas Stampin All Year Long! Hope you'll play along with us again in this week's challenge!

Maria

Lesley said...

Fab card, I love the snowman! Thanks for taking part in the Alphabet and CYDA challenges xx

iReneM said...

Oooo, I sooo love this :-)
An adorable image and so beautifully coloured. I love the vintage look you have achieved

Thank you for sharing this with us at Crafty Ann's

x

cindy said...

Love that snowflake background paper. Too cute. Thanks for joining us at CCYAR.

Ann Whitfield said...

Hi Cheryl, I just dropped by to congratulate you on being one of our top three at Crafty Ann's with this card - don't forget to pop over and grab your blinkie! Well done and thank you for taking part.
Ann x

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