Friday, December 5, 2014

Scrappy snowman

I used up several snippets of holiday dp to make the background for this card. They all had burgundy and ivory on them, so I think they work together.

The cute snowman is from Crafty Sentiments. He's colored with pencils and the edges are sponged with Distress Antique Linen.  There's a dollop of Stickles on each snowflake around him and they glitter like diamonds in real life. With all the busyness behind him, I didn't want to add a lot of embellishments, so I angled the mat and used a ribbon tab that picks up the same colors as found in the background.

This card is for these challenges:

Crafty Sentiments: anything goes
Sketch Saturday 338: use a previous sketch -- this is sketch 337
Simon Says Stamp Monday--Holiday Cards
Simon Says Stamp Wednesday-- Christmas holidays
Word Art Wednesday#161--  Anything Goes
CHNC December patterned paper Challenge  -- use patterned paper
CHNC December Christmas Extra Challenge -- anything Christmasy


  1. I've been seeing a number of holiday cards made with scraps of leftover designer paper. It sure is inspiring me but I figure by the time I get home I'll have lost the will to live let alone craft (today will not end!). This is a cute card. I like the little ribbon tag you added to the design.

  2. Cute card, love the papers and the image. Thanks for joining us at Sketch Saturday this week, Niki xx

  3. so cute
    thanks for playing with us at crafty sentiments

  4. Love the way you have used these dp snippets, and the cute snowman with the little ribbon tag finishes it perfectly. Thank you for your lovely comment on my blog. x

  5. Very pretty card! Thank you for sharing your project and for joining us over on the Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge Blog! Happy Christmas... :)

  6. This is very cute! Thanks so much for playing along with the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge!

  7. Thank you for entering my CHNC challenge extra for December and my Patterned Paper December challenge with your lovely crafting - hope to see you again soon x


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