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Saturday, August 7, 2010

Sentimental Sundays - Snow Wonderful

The Sentimental Sundays challenge for this week is "anything goes". I decided to keep plugging away at making Christmas cards and used this snowman image from Prairie Fairy Designs.




I feel like my mojo has left me again. I was all set to send the day (Saturday) crafting and expected to finish several projects but I only finished 2 cards. I battled with my printer - for some reason today it has decided it likes to eat my paper and then get jammed up. I battle with my PC - I am unable to search my files to find what I want unless I remember the file name. After much research and lots of phone calls to people more tech savy then me, I found out it is a "known issue" with Windows 7 but unfortunately none of the available patches have helped me. I feel like I spent the day battling tech problems and it sucked my creativity dry. I hope to get these issues taken care of and feel more creative soon.


I hope your mojo hasn't left you. As I mentioned earlier, the Sentimental Sundays challenge is "anything goes". As long at you have a new project with a sentiment you can participate in the challenge. (All the details are on the challenge blog.) I hope that you will join us for your chance to win some fabulous digital sentiment sets from Raindrop Echo Designs.


Thank you for stopping by!




Challenges:


Supplies:


  • Images: Little Birdie by Prairie Fairy Designs, Snow Wonderful by Verve Stamps
  • Papers & CS: Georgia Pacific and Neenah Solar White CS, Close To My Heart Juniper CS, Tulip CS & Jingle DP, misc. pink CS
  • Inks: Close To My Heart Juniper & Tulip ink
  • Tools: Spellbinders Nestabilities, Provo Craft Snowflake embossing folder, Big Shot, EK Success snowflake punch, Copic & Prisma color markers
  • Embellishements: misc dew drops, Diamond Stickles, misc. white ribbon, white pompon
  • Techniques: Paper piecing

39 comments:

Annika said...

Absolutely gogeous! I love the colour scheme and the texture is just divine!
Hugs
Annika

jaimie said...

Hi Cheryl,

Oh that's a sweet card!

greetings, Jaimie

Donna said...

Gorgeous card Cheryl, I love these colours together and the little snowman is so sweet! I hate it when we have crafting time available and either things don't go right or we have no inspiration...I think your mojo is a little closer than you realise though...this card is beautiful! :) Donna x

Kathy Braun and Lucky said...

Your card is beautiful and helps with our 100+ temps for that we continue to have. Don't forget to check out Lucky Stamper for your surprise, it may help with the mojo.

Karen B. said...

Despite your problems, this card turned out way too cute! Great colors, great details. Hope you are able to fix the Windows problem sooner than later.

Meg said...

Arg--don't you hate computer issues? I've been having virus issues myself--no fun!

Your card, however, seems full of mojo! I love your fun take on Christmas colors. And your image is soooooo cute! I love the paper pieced hat with pompom and the added sparkle. Fabulous card!

Karen said...

Awwww, what a cute snowman, your card is lovely, thanks for joining us at DCD Christmas Club.
xx

Karin said...

Cute image! Love his hat :)

MauMau88 said...

A wonderful christmas card.
I like the colurs.

Inken
(Alphabet Challenge)

Crafty Creations said...

Sorry you were having computer/printer troubles! Seems you had your mojo for this card!!! I love the pink snowflakes and the patterned paper too!
Cute snowman!!
Maria

Papertrails by a paper lover said...

Mojo is a tricky thing. Hoping it gets back with you real soon. This is a precious card! The snowman is so cute. I can see why you chose it as a fave dig image.

jackiescrafts said...

I love your card, your mojo certainly hadn't left you when you made this card
Thanks for joining in our first challenge at CYDA

Jackie x

Roberta Laliberte said...

Oh Cheryl! This is gorgeous. I love your color combo and the paper piecing!


xoxoxoxox

Dazie said...

This is fab, I love the colours in particular!
Thanks for joining us at crafts your days away!
Dazie
x

Shelly Schmidt said...

I love your card despite your PC issues- I have Windows 7 too- I love it and hate it....... It took 1500 digi files on my F drive and put them in by numner and the names disappeared- now I have about 1/2 of them- I have no idea where they are from......
TFS! I love your coloring and love the image you used!

Bev said...

Great card! Love the image & colours. Thanks for joining the Alphabet Challenge x

Tammy said...

Adorable card! I LOVE the colors you used!!

Tracey said...

This is a gorgeous Christmas card Cheryl, I love the colours & that snowman image is adorable :)

Have a great week!

Hugs
Tracey
xx

Kimberly S said...

What a sweet snowman Cheryl! A perfect little Christmas card, love those colors! :)

Patty said...

What a cute guy, and your colors are wonderful! It is so much fun for me to see what everyone is doing!

Courtney said...

This is fabulous! Thanks for playing along with us at Penny's. Good Luck!

~Courtney~
PPCC DT

Karen said...

Lovely Cheryl, thanks for joining us at Digi Doodle Shops Best.
xx

Jack said...

Sorry you have had such a time with all this technology (sounds just like me!) but what a fabulous card came out of it. Love the sentiment too. Hope your mojo is back in full flow real soon and thanks for joining our Spotlight at Crafty Cardmakers this week. xx

Darlene (SCS:akronstamperdpk) said...

WOW ... another awesome creation Cheryl! Thanks for joining us at Penny's ... hope to see you again next challene!!

Trisha said...

What a beautiful creation and cute image! Thanks for playing at DCD's Xmas Challenge! hugs, Trisha

Judy said...

Awww, I just love this!! It's so sweet looking. Thank you so much for entering this in our challenge at Digi Doodle Shop's Best.

Hugs
Judy

Brandi said...

This is beautiful! Love the colors! :)

Carol Ann said...

Great card love the snowman have to admit I love nesties and copics too!
Thanks for playing along at CYDA.
Carol Ann xx

judie said...

sounds like a bad day hun, hope things have settled down for you now, great card, well done and thanks for playin with us at crafty cardmakers xx

fionalawlor said...

This card is gorgeous! I love the little bobble on the snowmans hat,so cute! Thanks for playing along at Crafty Cardmakers :o)
Fiona x

Joanne Gilch said...

The card is snow cute! and the colors are cool!
I must say that I do spend a lot of time making sure that my files are where I can find them in W7. And I 'group' everything that I can to reduce the actual number of files to make searching easier. But then I am sure that I don't have near as many to 'file' as you do!!!!

Brandy, Dave, and Cooper said...

Hello, Brandy J. here from Paper Crafts. I just wanted to thank you SO MUCH for the comment you left on the PC blog. My house is a mess and the laundry is in a heap on the floor, but my little boy has a full belly and just went to bed. I'll continue taking your advice because it is really working out so far!

Super cute card, by the way!

Lori said...

I love this little snowman and he looks fabulous with his patterned hat, thanks for joining us this week at the DCD Christmas Challenge.

www.alittlethisandalotofthat.blogspot.com said...

What an adorable card...I love it....thanks for joining us at Digi Doodle Shop's Best this week.

Harriet

Amber said...

Fabulous creation! Thanks so much for joining us this week at The Digi Doodle Shop's Best!
Hugs
Amber

1CardCreator said...

Cute card Cheryl, I love the colors together and your snowman is so cute, the cotton ball is a great touch! Thanks for sharing. ~Diane

Monika Reeck said...

totally adorable..love your CB paper and nice images....love this really Cheryl...Thanks so much for joining us at Digi Doodle Shops Best.Hugs, Monika

Kathy said...

Great image and card. I hate when technical probs get in the way of creativity. Hope you get them all worked out quickly.

Uma said...

what a cute snowman! Thank you for joing us at Crafty Cardmakers.

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