Wednesday, December 9, 2015

In the Meadow...

     I really do love snowmen and have used several of them on my Christmas cards this year.  This latest one is a freebie from A Day for Daisies, where they have a "Modern Christmas" theme for their challenge.  Isn't he darling?  I know my friend, Lynn, will love it -- all that blue!  :-D

I chose the sketch from Sketch Saturday.

     I colored with ProMarkers, added loose glitter to the snowman, and die cut the image with an oval die from QuicKutz.  The rectangle pieces are also cut with dies from QuicKutz.  The snowflakes are cut from sparkle CS (ice blue and winter white) with one of my new dies from Memory Box.

     I used a scrap of ribbon, folded it, and tied it in the middle with sparkly twine.  I 'shredded' the twine ends so that I had individual fibers showing.

Card and Scrap
Crafter's Cafe
Crafting with Dragonflies
Crafty Calendar
Crafty Catz
Crafty Enjoyments
Crafty Hazelnut's Christmas Extra
Dies R Us
Digitally Sweet
Di's Digi Designs
Emerald Faeries
Oddball Art Stamps
Really Reasonable Ribbon
Send a Smile 4 Kids
Simply Papercraft
Sisters of Craft
Sparkle Forum Christmas

     I may have one more post today but if not, then tomorrow for sure.  Happy Stamping.  NanaConnie


Darlene said...

Such an adorable creation Connie! Love the design! Thanks so much for playing in our ‘CHRISTMAS’ challenge at Dies R Us! Please come back again soon!

Darlene (DRU Blog Leader)

Nancy Hill said...

Your friend Lynn will love this cute little Christmas card with the adorable Santa. Thank you for sharing your beautiful card with us at Really Reasonable Ribbon challenge and can't wait to see your next beautiful project with us soon. Nancy Hill, Really Reasonable Ribbon Design Team Member

Kath said...

A lovely card - I like snowmen too! Thank you for joining us at Sparkles Christmas Challenge.
Kath - GD

Pat said...

Lovely card, beautiful colours, thanks for sharing at Sparkles.

Pat xx

Donna Hanley said...

Fabulous card and I love those snowflakes. The dies are perfect for snowmen. Have a great evening.

Mad Moose said...

Cute card. Thanks for sharing it with us this week at Crafty Catz. Naomi x

jimlynn said...

Your friend Lynn, DOES love it!!!! Great sketch, wonderful fabulous blue, and a cute, cute image.

Kathy S said...

OOHH - love the way your created the coloring on the snowman - looks so realistic. Great work and so glad you joined us at A Day For Daisies this week for our Modern Christmas challenge. Best to you!

happyglitzygirl said...

A lovely card, thanks for playing with us at Crafting with Dragonflies, blessings Hilde

Wynn Walton said...

Loving the blue and the layout you've used. Thank you for sharing it with us at Crafting with Dragonflies. Wynn DT

Kleido said...

such a wonderful winter card with the beautiful snowman . And it's great Sketch, too.

Thanks for playing along with our Sparkles Christmas Challenge for Dezember and good luck!

Doris *GDT*

Daffodil Cards said...

Great layering and fun image, love the colours. Thank you for joining us at Digitally Sweet Challenges, hope to see you next month said...

Your snowman is such a fun image! Thanks for being a part of our Christmas challenge at Dies R Us!

Cathy P. said...

Love how you worked with the free snowman image! Thanks for playing in our Modern Christmas challenge at ADFD. So glad you played along. Good luck. Hugs, Cathy

Alicia Borowski said...

Great use of the sketch with your fun card. Thanks for joining us for our 'Anything Goes' challenge #46.
Alicia (Art by Miran DT)
MaxiBelle Studio

Sari / Granne said...

What a fun and cute snowman. I also love all that blue and the die cut edges looks so pretty. Thank you for joining Oddball's "Lots of Layers" -challenge, hope to see you in our December challenge too.

Kathy/NorthCarolina said...

Cute, cute, cute! Snowmen always make me smile! Thanks for sharing with us at Really Reasonable Ribbon! Merry Christmas!

SirisKort said...

Lovely card!
Takk for at du deltar på Card and Scrap sin utfordring!
Siri DT

Monika Weclewska said...

What a cute snowman, thank you for playing with us at Craftyenjoyments XXX

Granmargaret said...

Lovely card. Thank you for joining the challenge at Digitally Sweet. I hope to see you again next time.

Juliana said...

Great Sparkle!!!
That sentiment is great -- it makes me want to sing!!

I am so glad you played along with us at A Day for Daisies!!!


The blue shades and super diecuts make this a gorgeous card! Thanks for joining us for A Day for Daisies' 'Modern Christmas' challenge. Please join us again soon.
Jen Leeflang

Wendy said...

Gorgeous card .. Thanks for playing along with us at Di's Digi Designs Challenge this fortnight.
Wendy xx

Line said...

What a beautiful card. ♥
Thank you for joining us at Card and Scrap.

Be sure to check out our DT Call as well.

Hugs Line.

Planetsusie said...

Lovely card Connie - those blues are gorgeous together and very cold looking - lol! Brilliant little image too. Thank you so much for entering the Crafty Calendar (Let it Snow) Challenge this month, lots of luck to you. Hugs Sue Pxxx DT.

Malwina M said...

Really nice project!thank you for joining CraftyEnjoyments challenge.

Malwina DT

Katarzyna Ewa said...

I love this cute little snowman. Beautiful vibrant colours.
Thank you for sharing your Christmas project with all of us at
Katarzyna Ewa

Helen said...

Great card - love the way you've layered the die cuts.

Thanks for joining us at Sparkles Christmas and Happy New Year!

Helen N x