Tuesday, 11 November 2014

The 'Frozen' craze - part 2

Recently I posted a card on here that I made for one of the little grand daughters in Germany. She was absolutely thrilled with 'Frozen' Elsa!

So, I sort of followed 'Frozen' again when Livi, Mia's younger sister's Birthday came round, and wondered maybe I ought to use an image of Anna?!

Then I thought that Olaf would appeal more. Thus, Olaf took centre stage for Livi's Birthday card:
I used:

- 8" x 8" square white card blank

- snow scene backing card is by Kanban called 'Artscapes - Winter Dale'

- Olaf was such fun to make, he comes as a printout you can download from here - you do have to snip all the pieces out then you can assemble him however you wish :) I printed him onto glossy photo paper

- at that point I fished out some acetate, which has a falling snow pattern all over it, and adhered it to the backing card using double sided adhesive sheet - that added a protective layer over Olaf in case of little fingers peeling him apart :)

- next I tied white organza ribbon round one edge and stuck the image panel to the card blank

- the bow was just a snippet of white spotted organza ribbon with a snowflake charm added using some green shiny cord

- the number 5 was (again) from Sarn, stuck onto a circle of snow blue card punched from the leftover backing card

- Livi's name was spelt out using Craftwork Cards letters, which had been stuck onto 1" squares of sky blue card - punched from more of the leftover backing card

- the sentiment is LOTV from their 'General Greetings - small' set, stamped using SU's 'Marina Mist' ink pad then die cut using a 'Speech Bubble' die made by XCut

- and lastly, two fir trees - die cut using Marianne's LR0136 die then embossed using Cuttlebug's 'Snowflakes' folder before being brushed with Wink of Stella (which doesn't show in the photo of course :) In fact, the overall shine of the acetate doesn't show either - which could be a good thing 'cos then maybe you wouldn't see the image on here :)

Edit - if you follow the link for Olaf, do scroll down to find the image itself. Other tabs may have opened so make sure you're on the actual Olaf image one.

Di
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19 comments:

  1. So cute Di, thanks for the link - it will be very useful

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  2. YaY !!! He is brilliant - what a fabulous card :-)
    I tried the link but it just kept giving me a download for a Video Converter :-(

    Hugz
    IKE xxxxx

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  3. Tjhis is so fun and cute too. She is so going to love it. I really liked the idea of the acetate to protect the card parts from little fingers! lol

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  4. Di, your card is so much fun and Olaf looks great. Hugs Veerle xxx

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  5. Such a fabulous card, and thanks for the link xxx

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  6. Lovely card any little princess would love this card x Susan x

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  7. Absolutely adorable Olaf card. Good idea with the acetate snow sheet!

    Hugs, Sarn xxx

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  8. As soon as I saw that thumbnail I knew it would be yours. Olaf is a cute snowman and all the Frozen fans love him, so I am sure Livi was delighted with her card. Kate x

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  9. Fabulous card! Off on a school trip on Thursday to see Frozen...... can't wait! :-) xx

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  10. That card certainly appeals to me...Love Olaf!! Great card there. I just love Frozen, so much so I have ordered an advent calender from Asda with my home delivery tomorrow! See - it is not just for little kids! The sign of a good film when adults love it...or is it just me?
    Hugs
    xx

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  11. I hadn't heard of Frozen until your last card, probably as I don't have grandchildren to inform me. Anyway Olaf looks like a jolly snowman and I'm sure your granddaughter was delighted with it Di. I love the background and the acetate is perfect too. x

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  12. Such a fun card - I'm not up to date on Frozen but maybe I should investigate

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  13. OMGosh, this is just too cute Di!!! Everyone loves Olaf, and I bet Livi will too! You have created a cool background for Olaf and I just love this delightful card. Hugs, Brenda

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  14. Great card Diane, I love your image, such fun!
    hugs Jacee
    Simply Paper Card Design

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  15. Oh what a beautiful card and image your grand daughter Di will love this like lots of little girls will if they love Frozen! x

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  16. Superb card, fabulous fun image and scene.
    The boys don't seem to have got into frozen, been told it is more of a girl thing as I was going to tak ethem to the pictures to see it, any excuse for me to see a Disney film!

    Kath x

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  17. Gorgeous, I gave a frozen obsessed 2 year old, she would love this, thank you for your inspiration :-) xx

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  18. just found your blog! Love your cards and I have used the link for Olaf. Gail xx

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