Friday, September 17, 2010

Let it snow... let it snow.... Wait! Let it Snow?

Good Morning!  I hope you're all doing well.  It's Friday and its time to get ready for the weekend.  Now, about that title.... what the heck do I mean, let it snow?  I don't mean snow - not really.  But who can resist this bargain digi from Deedee's Digis?  This is just too darn cute!


See what I mean?  I just love snowmen - I'd have my whole house decorated in snowmen if I knew I could get away with it.  He's just a dollar and comes with a great sentiment, you can find him here.  Here's what I did with the set...


Using the sketch at 365 Cards, I took the sentiment and divided it up so that I could do the strips across the patterned paper.  Then I cut out a snowflake (SVG by Penny Duncan) and painted it with Stickles.  I finished it off with the cute little snowman.  This card is the 2nd in my collection called "One Postage Stamp, Please."  This one, however, will not be included in what I send to Operation Write Home - it has glitter.  Believe it or not, glitter on our soldiers uniforms can jeopardize their position, so please, if you're helping in the effort - do not include glitter on your cards.

Supplies:
Card Stock:  Neenah Classic Crest, blue (Recollections)
Paper:  Snowflake (Open stock at Michaels)
Copics:  B000, BG09, C8, C10, E29, E34, E57, G02, G05, R27, YR16
Tools:  Cricut/SCAL, SVG file by Penny Duncan, corner rounder (CM)
Embellishments:  Artic Stickles (Ranger)

I thank you for stopping by today and I hope your Friday is fabulous!!

8 Encouraging Thoughts:

Jacki Randolph said...

Oh he is a cutie!! Really like how you split the sentiment on to the strips. That snowflake is beautiful all glittered up! Great Christmas one-stamp card!

Elizabeth (Beth) Moore said...

Only if it snows on the beautiful card!!! Love it! We'd be honored if you joined our following at Papercraft Star and entered some of your fabulous projects in our challenges! http://www.papercraftstar.blogspot.com

Katie Skiff said...

I probably shouldn't even post, b.c if this rain turns into snow, you are so in trouble!! LOL... I am not ready for snow, unless it's cute like this card!! *wink*

Sheri (a.k.a PaperCrafty) said...

Adorable Christmas card!! I love the fun frosty image and great snowflake!!

Micki said...

ok, I swear Deedee created this cute little snowman and sentiment with me in mind, lol. (I'll have to ask her, hehehe) I am always saying that..... I love snow.

Your card is gorgeous. love that glitter.

hugs

Theresa said...

Oohhh!! Super nice. Love the snowflake.

1CardCreator said...

Cute card, I love the coloring and the way you mounted it on to the snowflake, great idea! ~Diane

Deedee Anderson said...

This is FANTASTIC, Mel! It's so neat how you split the greeting into stripes, and that wonderful snowflake you created. Such a beautiful card!!!

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