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Friday, July 19, 2013

FSS - Hat Tipping Snowman #1

I'm trying to keep myself cool today by making Christmas Cards. The temperature is in the high 90's and has been for two weeks now. Well, let me tell you, It doesn't work. 

Actually I'm starting my Christmas cards early this year. Since these will be made in quantities, I'm keeping them rather simple, yet elegant.

My card uses two new stamps from the New Fall/Winter catalog from Close to my Heart. These stamps will be available August 1, 2013. The first one is called Classy Doily, which is behind the snowman. I first cut it out with the Close to my Heart Exclusive Cricut cartridge Artiste. The other is called Single Snowflake, which I used for the background stamped with Juniper Ink on Juniper Cardstock.

The Beautiful Pre-colored image is called Hat Tipping Snowman from Fred She Said. I added dots of liquid Applique and glitter to the dots around the snowman and then to the area under the snowman and heated slightly.

Other challenges with this card:
One Stitch at a time - Use a Digi
Patties Creations - Monochromatic
Card Makin Mamas - Monochromatic
Paper Crafting Journey - Christmas
Southern Girls - No Spoolin
Terrifically Thrilling Thursday  - Christmas


Conniecrafter said...

very sweet image, love the added snow and cute framing!

Chris said...

his is lovely! Great colour scheme, fab image and design! Thanks for joining us at Southern Girls Challenges!

Planetsusie said...

I love your card and it is so good for batch making as well! Very pretty colours.

Thank you for joining us at One Stitch at a Time this week, I do hope you join us again.

Hugs to you Sue Pxxx DT member

Sunshine HoneyBee said...

Especially like the Snow. Did you use a Marvy Snow Marker & heat tool for the Snow? Thank you for entering OSAAT Ch#172 Use a Digi.
"Sunshine HoneyBee"

angelic crafter said...

Beautiful card Nancy, Great to see you're getting in early for christmas!!! Love the colours! Thanks for joining us in our no spoolin challenge over at the Southern Girls. XOX Tania

Carolyn Cochran said...

Fantastic card with beautiful colors and coloring! Thanks for playing along with us at Southern Girls Challenge! Will have to try that heating up the liquid applique trick! Great to see you using Fred!
Carolyn DT

Darlene (SCS:akronstamperdpk) said...

Cute image, fabulous coloring and wonderful design! I love your choice of color too! Great job! Thanks so much for joining our "Anything Goes – Christmas In July Edition" challenge at Shelly's Images! Please come back and join us again real soon!!
Shelly's Images Design Team

Marianne said...

What a great card is this
Thanks so much for joining our “ANYTHING GOES Christmas challenge" at Shelly’s Images!
Please come back and join us again real soon!!
Hugs, Marianne

Amanda said...

Such a great card, love the image. Thanks for joining us at Shelly's Images.

hugs Amanda
Shelly's Images DT