Tuesday, 10 July 2012

Let it snow

It might as well, we've almost every other sort of weather thrown at us! The current challenge over at Crafty Hazelnuts Christmas Challenge is 'Snowmen':
Once again, the camera isn't showing something very well - the embossed strip at the bottom of the card says 'Let It Snow' - imaginative of me huh? And the embossed lines I carefully scored above and below the sentiment have sort of faded back too so you'll just have to press your nose against the screen or take my word for it :(

I used:

- white DL card stock
 
- Penny  Black 'Stickeroo' from the 'Every Christmas' set, snowman, snowflake and the border strip right at the bottom of the card

- backing card from Dovecrafts 'Let It Snow' pack (a lot of 'let it snow' going on today!). These card sheets are great - the reverse of a lot of them is plain and the green was a perfect match to the image

- the sentiment was embossed using white card and a Crafts Too Christmas sentiments folder which I'd chopped into message strips a while back


I've got a 'shed load' of different PB snowmen here to use in the run up until Christmas - could be a bit of a theme going :)

Di
x

10 comments:

  1. Use 'em up, Di! Everyone loves snowmen!

    And no worries about the details showing. It looks awesome and has all the details when I click on it to make it bigger!

    (Thank heavens, no need for boogers on my screen. They're skirts to wash off.)

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  2. Pressing me nose up real close and I can see everything. Is that a speck of dust I spy on the work surface!!!! He looks a very cool snowman. It's 3.14am here and chucking it down. Hugs Mrs A.

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  3. Fab card Di. Brrrrr he looks cold too....must be something to do with the wet, windy weather we are having!
    Hugs,
    A x

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  4. He's certainly a fab snowman (haven't seen that stickeroo before - love it) and I clicked to see a bigger image and saw the embossing etc. Thanks for joining in my CHNC challenge 80 - hope to see you again soon. x

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  5. Lovely card Di but isn't this challenge a little sexist - there are snowwomen too you know!
    Do you know the difference between snowmen and snowwomen?
    Snowballs!
    LOL!

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  6. I love that stickeroo.. Never used these but this image may just persuade me!

    Lovely card and thanks for joining CHCC challenge #80

    Hope to see you again soon

    Catherine x x x

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  7. Laughing at Sam's comment! What is she like!?

    Anyhoo . . . onto your card . . . fabby Stickeroo and I ADORE that embossed wording.

    Hugs,
    Sarn xxx

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  8. Gorgeous card Di and l just love snowmen and yours is brilliant for the challenge, you never know we have had snow before in July it could happen........lol:)x

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  9. Brilliant card, love the embossed wording and the cute snowmen, bring 'em on, won't get fed up at least you are using them.
    I find once I get into Christmas card making I find it hard to get out of it, can't get back to other cards.

    Kath x

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  10. I'm just laughing at Sam's joke!!

    Great card to start the snowman fest... looking forward to the next :)

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