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Great Impressions –Build a Snowman

I worked on some Christmas cards this weekend.  Somehow, it just felt wrong when it is 90-degrees out. But, Christmas is coming fast.  (As my cousin pointed out, there are only 120 days until Christmas.  Yikes!)   

The card I am sharing with you today uses Build a Snowman (F251) and Season’s Greetings (C427) from Great Impressions Stamps.   If you know me, you know I have a weakness for snowmen so I had to add this stamp to my collection. 


2013-08-26 GI Snow Mice WM


We celebrated my birthday this weekend.  I had a great time with my family.  On Friday, my daughter and I went shopping and had a really fun day.  On Saturday, my DH and daughter took me out to eat.  Of course it was Italian food, my favorite.  Then we went to the Safe House.   I’ll keep my secrets of our outing to myself, but if you are ever visiting Milwaukee, it is worth a visit. 

Well, I had better get started on folding laundry.  Fun, fun…  

Thank you for stopping by!  Have a fabulous week!



  • Stamps:  Build a Snowman (F251) and Season’s Greetings (C427) from Great Impressions Stamps
  • Inks:  Memento Tuxedo Black, Close To My Heart Cranberry
  • Papers:  Papertrey white CS, Neenah Classic Crest solar white CS, Paper Studios black CS, Bazzill Basics CS, Echo Park Winter Park 6x6 paper pad
  • Tools:  Sewing machine, Stampin’ Up edge punch, Copic markers
  • Embellishments:  The Twinery baker’s twine, Hug Snug seam binding, buttons, bells, Tattered Angels Snow Queen glimmer mist (on seam binding), Zig red marker, Sakura gold & clear gelly roll glitter pens, Sakura white gel pen



Marianne said…
Fabulous card Cheryl, and that image is so cute. Too bad GI doesn't offer international shipping...
Jenny said…
Makes me almost wish for snow! Just "almost" though! (lol!) Very pretty scene you created Cheryl!
Anna Jasiolek said…
What a beautiful X-mas card, love everything about it: the image, the colors, the papers, layout... Thank you for your inspiration!
Anna xxx
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Kim S said…
I love the image! And I love your jingle bells to go with the image!
Sandra H said…
Wow this is so beautiful x
Sandi said…
Thanks for playing in our "Anything Goes" Challenge #74!
Sandi ♥
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and Pattie's shop
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Davi said…
Gorgeous Card, love the sweeet image and beautiful dps and stitching. Happy Belated Birthday!
Trisha Stanley said…
What a fun and beautifully colored Christmas card! Love the bells and the little mice!
designermc said…
Great card and I agree thats it too hot to think about Christmas. High 90's here in Iowa today. Thanks for joining us at 613 Avenue Create this week.
Anonymous said…
beautiful thank you so much for joining us at the Hobby House for our Christmas Challenge
Hugs Kate xx
tilly said…
a beautiful card with that fun snowman, lots of detail, thank you for joining us at crafty catz
debby4000 said…
Oh this is sooooo cute.
KarinsArtScrap said…
this is very beautiful Cheryl.
Thanks for join us at DigiStamp4Joy.

Greetings karin DT member
Pauline Wheeler said…
Happy birthday and thanks for entering your lovely card in the crafty ribbons challenge
P x
Hi Cheryl, your snowy man is so sweet; nice coloring and pretty embellies. Thank you for playing along with us at DigiStamps4Joy and we hope to see you again. Good Luck :)
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[Qinaahana Arts And Crafts ~ My Personal Blog]
Dragonlady said…
Gorgeous image Cheryl, and fabulous card. Thanks for playing along at Aud Sentiments.

Hugs Ali x
Jackie C said…
Wow, great work, well done and good luck!
Hugs, Jackie
Sylvia Anderson said…
This is a lovely Christmas card, so cheerful & colourful.... nicely photographed.
Thank you for playing along at The Stamping Chef challenge, good luck x
What a precious card. Love your coloring! I haven't seen this stamp before...I need to go shopping!

kathy b
Aud Sentiments DT
Tracey T said…
This is a fabulous Christmas card, Cheryl. Such a cute image! Thank you for playing at Christmas at Sweet Stampin'! Tracey x
Jayne A said…
Gorgeous card. Thanks for joining us at Diva's
Janice said…
What a delightful image and adorable card. Love the addition of the bells. Thanks for joining our twine time at Diva's, Jx
Pattie G said…
This is perfect for our current challenge “Anything Goes” at Pattie’s Creations. Thanks for joining us!
Pattie ♥
at Pattie's Creations Design Challenge!

SmilynStef said…
Love all of those fun little jingle bells ... so very glad you joined us at jingle belles.
Hazel said…
What a delightful card - one of the cutest snowmen I've seen - thanks for entering my CHNC challenge 139 - you could also enter this into my CHNC challenge extra for August - I'd love to see it there too. x
Loz said…
Beautiful card and image. Visited from MIM..Loz
Sandy said…
Happy Birthday Cheryl!!!! Thanks for sharing your wonderful Christmas card with us at Make It Monday this week. Love the fun image, the stitching and lovely papers.
Jackie C said…
This is such fun, fab!! Love it. Thank you for joining us this time. Jackie DT Member
Berni Cuttino said…
You are such a super great crafter. What a whimsically wonderful card. I love it.
Thank you so much for taking time out your day to post your beautiful project with us this week.
Berni (DT)
Aunty Sue said…
totally stunning and thanks for sharing with us at Crafty Catz this week
Anna Jasiolek said…
Hello, it's me again! Thank you for joining our challenge at Crafty Catz and I hope you will come back again.
Anna xxx
Chana said…
Wonderful card, Cheryl! I am always impressed by your composition. You put layers together better than anyone I know! Fabulous design, great paper combos and beautiful execution and presentation. Thanks for dropping this off by our house at 613 Avenue Create!
Chana, Owner
lauren bergold said…
oh my gosh, what an incredibly lovely holiday card! thanks for joining in our JINGLE BELLES tic-tac-toe game! :)
happyscrapper said…
I love this card. The image is stinking cute. Thanks for joining us at The Stamping Dragon.
Christine Dt
Desire Fourie said…
This is a wonderful creation with great details and perfect for our ‘Anything Goes’ challenge. Thanks for sharing your talent with us. Good luck.
{Digistamps4Joy DT Member}
{Doing Life – my personal blog}
Jools Robertson said…
Thank you for taking part in That Craft Place Challenge. Your card is wonderful, good luck and we would love to see you again hugs Jools :)
G-ma said…
Love your card. Thank you for joining us at Pattie's Creative Designs.

Super card, I like the way you colored it and the details. How ever do you manage to take such good photos? If you want to share some hints please do

Mary Anne
Pia S said…
What a sweet Christmas design, Cheryl! It's such a great image, and the stitching and buttons are fun decorative elements! I came over from MIM to visit.
Helen said…
SO cute love that stamp!
Thanks for playing at Pile It On!
Helen x
Gale said…
Gorgeous card and cute image. Thanks for playing along with PCJ and good luck in the challenge. Hugs, Gale DT
CraftyKay said…
What a gorgeous card. thank you for joining The Happy Campers challenge and good luck.x

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