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Tuesday, July 17, 2012

Snowman with Holly



This image is the digital coloured version of an image from Beccy's Place called 'Snowman with Holly'. I coloured over the scarf and one of the buttons with markers as I wanted a slightly different colour. This is a great image and a very easy card to make. I'm into easy  as I am still in catch up mode trying to enter the week long challenges over a Bugaboo. This one is for Sunday and the challenge is a sketch challenge: see here for all the details!

Note:
  •  I created the background with Stampin Up's Blue Bayou ink and a small sponge.
  • Using a home made template I inked the snow hills in with the sponge 
Card Details:
Stamp: Beccy's Place 'Snowman with Holly'   coloured version- was a freebie when I obtained it.
Paper: Stampin Up whisper white, not quite  navy
Medium: Prismacolor Markers and Stampin Up's Blue Bayou ink
Die Cuts: Spellbinders Shapeabilities 'Create a Flake Two'
Punch: Martha Stewart corner snowflake  for the small snowflake in the center of the largest flake
Embossing Folder: Snowflakes by Cuttlebug (Provo Craft)

Challenges:
1. Catch the Bug- Christmas in July Week Long Challenges - Sunday Sketch Challenge 
2. Christmas Card All Year Round - July challenge- Use holly or poinsettia somewhere on your card.
3.Crafter's Companion:  #26 Ho-Ho-Ho Christmas
4.Creatalicious Challenge: #36 Christmas in July
5. Cupcake Craftroom: July Challenge- Layers  counting the matting and the two snowflakes I have eight
6.Lia Stamps:#21 Anything Goes
7.Mema's Crafts: July Challenge- Anything Goes
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16 comments:

  1. The embossed background combined with those lovely snowflakes is so pretty!

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  2. I love the snowy background you sponged in Glenda, it really looks fabulous! Great job on colouring the image too.
    Cheers,
    Beccy

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  3. Gorgeous card Glenda, the image is adorable and yout embossing is fabulous

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  4. Hello Glenda. How cute is that image and the design of your card is perfect. I just love the embossing and layering.
    Happy crafting.
    With love, Sandra xxx

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  5. Fabulous design. Thanks for sharing with the Cupcake Craftroom. Hugs x

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  6. Love this snowman and that fantastic embossed background, Glenda! Really excited to see you playing this week at Catch the Bug. :-D Perfect take on the sketch, too.

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  7. The snowman is adorable and I like the embossing. Thank you so much for joining us at Mema's Crafts and I hope to see you more often sharing your talent. Good Luck

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  8. Love it Glenda, I really like that image (has he been on a diet lol??) and the way you have done the card is perfect! xx

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  9. I love how you did the background Glenda, I'm so jealous you have time to play, lol! Love your colours.

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  10. This is just gorgeous Glenda,love the colours and your design is beautiful, love the hills. Thanks for joining in the fun over at Catch the Bug.
    Hugs Linda

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  11. OH how cute! Love your project thanks so much for helping to make our CIJ celebration a huge success at Catch the Bug!

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  12. great card. thanks for joining us @ CCAYR. x

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  13. Another great card Glenda! I love the embossed background with the snowflakes. I'm thinking what Susan is thinking...is this snowman on a diet? lol

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  14. Glenda,
    What a delightful holiday card (or any occasion really !) I love the embossed snowflake paper and the added snowflake embellishments too. A super cute card! Thank you for playing at Lia Stampz for our "Anything Goes" challenge.
    Hugs,
    Georgia

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  15. Dear Glenda a stunning card the layers are wondeful; I love the snowman! Vee xx

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