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Saturday, December 11, 2010

Sentimental Sundays #33 - Let It Snow!

Oh the weather outside is frightful! Oh yes it is! It is windy and rainy here in Wisconsin but on Sunday we are supposed to get snow. On Monday, I don't think I'll want to leave the house because is supposed to get COLD! This year a nice warm, sandy, & sunny Christmas is sounding really nice. But I haven't heard too many Christmas carols about that. So keeping with tradition, our theme for this weeks Sentimental Sundays challenge is "Let It Snow!" We want to see the white stuff, at least on your projects.



Now, you had better sit down for this next bit....

Ready? I used an actual RUBBER STAMP for this card. Yep, rubber, not digital. And you know what? It didn't hurt a bit. Of course working with this cute kitty image probably helped. He looks pretty happy in the snow, doesn't he? I had to include something digital so I used one of the sentiments from Raindrop Echo Designs.

Please join the "Let It Snow" (with a sentiment) challenge at Sentimental Sundays for your chance to win 4 digital stamp sets from Raindrop Echo Designs. Be sure to stop by the blog to get your freebie sentiment set that Ann generously posts each week.

Stay warm and dry! Thank you for stopping by!




Supplies:


  • Images: Snow Kitty by Meljen's Designs & Christmas Sentiments by Raindrop Echo Designs (by available on Whimsy Stamps)
  • Papers & CS: BasicGrey Eskimo Kisses paper pad, Stampin' Up Real Red, Neenah Crest solar white
  • Inks: Memento tuxedo black
  • Tools: Big Shot, Spellbinders Nestabilities, EK Sucess snowflake punch, Linen & Canvas impression plate from PaperTrey Ink, Paper piercing tool, Copic Markers
  • Embellishments: PaperTrey button twine, misc. buttons & gemstones, Stickles, Zig brown marker
  • Techniques: Faux stitching
Challenges:

63 comments:

Cheryl said...

Just beautiful,love that image and your fabulous colouring!!! Keep warm!!
xx

Rachel Hope said...

So adorable!!!! Thanks for playing along at Cupcake Inspirations this week!

SuzanneK said...

I love your kitty and good on you for getting your rubber stamps out and dusting them off. Thanks for joining us at LIIU, good luck. Suzanne x

...just Barbara said...

Adorable card and a great layout! Meljen's images are so cute. Thanks for playing along in the Lollipop Crafts challenge this week! :D

Kirsty Vittetoe said...

Absolutely adorable! Thanks for playing along with us at CCCB!

Tina said...

This is fantastic, you'll rock those challenges!

Wendi said...

Gorgeous card love your embellishments and great colouring
Thank you so much for sharing with us at ooh la la this week
Wendi

craftybunny said...

Just adorable.Beautiful colouring and a great card all round.Thanks for joining us at Digi Doodle Shops Best :D
Lisa x

downrightcrafty said...

awwwwwwwww what a cutie Cheryl love the background colour and how you have perfectly matched this with the pink and look at all that sparkle just perfect for our challenge at Stampin with the Dragon
Hugs Kate xx

chrissy xx said...

It's Gorgeous. LOve your colours. LOve your image. Thank you sooo much for joining us at Die cut Dreams Christmas Club.
Chrissyxx

Karin said...

So cute! Great paper and I love how you colored her little scarf!

Crafty Creations said...

Adorable!! Congrats using the rubber stamp - ha ha!!
You colored the kitty up great! I love the scarf the best - just awesome!!!

I wish I could stay dry today. It is POURING cats and dogs and I'm off the Humane Society in 1/2 hour......I will be one wet girl :*(

Have a great day!!
Maria

crafty creations said...
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crafty creations said...

Sorry about the deleted post Cheryl - I had been nosying at the other Crafty Creations and called you Maria !!!! lol

Your card is beautiful and so perfectly coloured

Thanks for sharing with the Lotstodo challenge x Hilda

KraftyKoolKat said...

Gorgeous card and image. He looks well wrapped up for winter. Thank you for joining us at Digi Doodle Shop's Best.
Hugs
Cathy
xxxxx

Rosemary said...

A warm, sandy locale Christmas does sound good doesn't it? Your kitty on this card looks about as happy as my cats would be in the cold and snow!

Thanks for sharing a really cute card with us at Opus Gluei!

Dorcas said...

She's a cutie, Cheryl! Nice design too. :-)

Doreen said...

What a great cab and a fab image.Thanks for sharing with us at CYDA.xxx

Riet said...

What a gorgeous card Cheryl,I love the image and your papers.

Hugs Riet.x

Inspired By Friends said...

Beyond cute card. I love this image. Thanks for playing with us at Stamping With The Dragon.

Hugs,
Beth

Dragons Lair Designs said...

Adorable card thank you for joining us here at the Stampin with the Dragon Challenge Blog.

Hugs Janette
Stamping Dragon Designs

Ros said...

Lovely card and beautifully done ... thanks for joining us at CCCB

Kathy said...

What an adorable image Cheryl, love the card, hope you don't get too much snow.

Zoechaos said...

Poor love he looks very cold and fed up with the snow, bit like my 3 with the white stuff we had recently. Great card and so glad you found your rubber LOL thank you for sharing with us at Lots to do xx Zoe

Shelley said...

What a cute stamp! Love the colours and layout. Thanks for joining in the latest CYDA challenge, Merry Christmas. Hugs Shelley xx

Jaqi said...

What a delightful card , fab image its great

xiumaiyuki said...

This adorable kitty card made me smile. He sure is darling and the colors you used on him is delightful!!! I wouldn't mind trading you sunshine for some of your snow. :o)

Karen said...

Lvoely Cheryl, thanks for joniing us at Digi Doodle Shops Best.
xx

Karen said...

Really lovely, thanks for joining us at DCD Christmas Club.
xx

Joanna K said...

This is one fabulous card Cheryl! The stamp is lovely, despite being rubber lol ;) And the paper is gorgeous! Great to see you joining us at the LIIU, too! :0)

Janis said...

Awww, she looks so warm and snuggly. Thanks for playing at Paper Playtime. :) Janis

Julee (Vervegirl) said...

This is just darling. Love all the bling. Thanks for playing Mojo Monday!

Tracy said...

Wonderful Card! I love the twine embellishments you added to this fantastic image. Thanks so much for joining us this week at Digi Doodle Shop's Best!

Papertrails by a paper lover said...

Hey Cheryl! It's been raining here too and I am not happy about it all day since we had to go out it in numerous times but thankfully there were covered parking garages. :-) What an adorable card! Even better that you got to use the rubber stamp. :-) Take care and stay warm! Amy

Teressa Thompson said...

Awwww he's so cute! I love the kitty!

Trisha said...

Great card! Love the colors and the image -so cute! Thanks for playing at DCD's Christmas Challenge! xox Trisha

Sew-Ink said...

Very cute, love your layout!

Anne Marie said...

Cheryl, this kitty image melts my heart! Oh my goodness! The coloring is amazing and the sparkly snowy accents are awesome! Hope all is well with you and the weather...brrr!

Pat (mspfd) said...

My sentiments exactly... Not a big fan of the white stuff either especially if you have to drive in it, or shovel or clean off the car. But I absolutely adore your adorable card! Stay warm!!

Jana said...

Darling card. That cat is precious. Thanks so much for playing with us at OPUS GLUEI.

Tinemor said...

What a cute card!! Love the image! Thanks for joining us at Digi Doodle Shops Best.
Hugs ~ Tine

skylife said...

So pretty card! The image is super cute and I really like how you made the sentiment with the buttons :-)
Thanks for joining us at DDSB

Gina said...

Too cute! I had to laugh at the comment about using a rubber stamps, that's the way I have felt lately!

Rae Anne said...

Has there every been a project of yours that doesn't take my breath away? I don't think so. . .;) Thanks so much for participating in Catch the Bug's Winter Wonderland challenge with Bugaboo Stamps! :D MWAH!

Cat said...

Your card is so cute! That little kitty looks like how a lot of us feel right now in this cold weather! LOL thanks for joining us at Pixie Dust this week!

Cheryl Nelson said...

Cute, Cute, CUTE! Thank you for joining us at CCCB!

Samantha said...

Lovely card! Thanks for joining us on the ABC Christmas Challenge, Samantha :0)

1CardCreator said...

Such a cute card! ~Diane

Tiffany said...

wow!! how cute is your card. Thanks so much for playing along with us over at Annabelle stamps.

Shirl said...

Such a pretty card Cheryl, well worth the stamping and congrats on your win at HSS - Colour Splash your project is awesome.
Hugs Shirley x x

AnnaBelle Stamps Blog said...

This is just gorgeous Cheryl! Love it!
Andrea

Tracey said...

Fabulous card Cheryl, I love everything about it :)

Hope you're having a great week.
Hugs
Tracey
xx

Kat said...

Love your snowy kitty. Great card. Thanks for joining us at TG this week.

Kat x

Tameko said...

Too cute!

Kylie said...

I'm so in love with your Snow Kitty card, Cheryl, it's sweet, adorable and oh so cute all rolled into one!
LOVE your design too!
Thanks so much for playing along with us at AnnaBelle Stamps!

Take Care,
Kylie X

Lesley said...

Cute card! Thanks for taking part in the Alphabet and CYDA challenges xx

Catherine said...

Thank you so much for joining us at Catch the Bug this week Cheryl ! Your card is beautiful ! Love this image and feel so sorry for the poor little cat ! Good luck ! Smiles from Catherine

Sue W said...

Well your use of 'Rubber' certainly fitted the bill for loads of Challenges.......well done!!!
Glad it made ours at Annabelle Stamps too! Cute image and beautiful colouring. Stay Warm!!!!

Shelly Schmidt said...

Such a cute card! Love your great coloring and cute DSP. Let it Snow!

Kendra said...

Great card! Love the twine! Thanks for playing at Let's Ink It Up!

Kendra said...

Great card! Love the twine! Thanks for playing at Let's Ink It Up!

Paul said...

Great card and thanks for taking the time to join us at Catch The Bug and Bugaboo for our Winter Wonderland challenge. Hope you have a look again on today for a 'delicious' new challenge.
TFS
Paul
http://craftyblogocks.blogspot.com/

Sammibug said...

Oh my goodness, he is adorable! Thank you for sharing your wonderful creation with us at Stamping With The Dragon.

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