Saturday, December 3, 2016

Poinsettia Snowman

     A new Progressive Challenge has started at The Outlawz and the image this month was provided by Sandi's Samples; this darling little snowman who was just crying out to be done in monochromatic blues.



     I used my ProMarkers to color the snowman, then fussy cut him.  I printed a different sentiment (his sign originally said "Chill!") and layered it onto the front.  I mounted the snowman on dimensional dots and he just pops off the paper.

     The papers are from DCWV and I chose similar yet different dp patterns in two different shades of blue; the darker one has Christmas trees and snowflakes and the lighter blue has just snowflakes.  Believe it or not, it's the darker paper which is die cut (Spellbinders.)  I layered it on top of the lighter blue paper.  I'm using up leftover negatives again.

     The silver ribbon was in my stash and seemed perfect for this card design.  I made my bow into a snowflake shape and then added a gem snowflake for a touch of embellishment.  I put a tiny bit of glitter on the top of snowman's hat.

     Challenges:
A Snowflakes Promise
Crafting from the Heart
Craft Your Passion
Crazy Challenge
Die Cuttin' Divas
Digi Choosday
Holly Jolly
I {heart} ProMarkers
Lemon Shortbread
Mod Squad
Outlawz Color
Paper Shelter
Pile It On
Simon Says Stamp

     That's all for today.  Have a lovely weekend.  Happy Stamping.  NanaConnie

17 comments:

  1. He's sweet and you did a great job on the theme. I find it quite challenging. I guess that's why they call it a challenge....haha

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  2. Oh Connie, I think this is one of my faves from you this year on your Christmas cards!! That snowman makes me smile and I just LOVE the gorgeous snowflake background along with your pretty silver ribbon and bling!! Nicely done!! HUGS

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  3. Beautiful. I love that dark starry background. Well done. hugs, Teresa

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  4. Darling snowman, Connie, and beautifully colored. I love the blue carried through to the poinsettia. It's a lovely design! Hugs, de

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  5. A brilliant card . Thank you for joining us at I♥Promarkers challenge good luck Ginny DT forI ♥promarkers My Blog As I do Rodos

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  6. Gorgeous card love your image and your design. Thanks for joining us at TPS, good luck with the challenge. hugs Shirleyxxxxxx

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  7. A fabby snowman and love the change of sentiment and all the blues, it's perfect.
    Faith
    x

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  8. wow.
    Thanks for joining us at The Crazy Challenge. Good luck.
    Bye, Groetjes van Ine (DT)
    http://creaine-cards.blogspot.nl/

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  9. Beautiful!! I LOVE your snowman! The blue poinsettia is just awesome, and love how you went with a non traditional color! Thank you for sharing with us this week at Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge! hugs, Maura

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  10. Thanks for playing with Die Cuttin' Divas make is sparkle challenge this week. Love yur cute snowman and the little snowflake with gem on top

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  11. This card really says winter - love the sparkle with the ribbon. Thanks so much for joining us this time at the Pile it On Challenge, Elizabeth (DT)

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  12. Great card and I love all the snowflakes and glittery ribbon. Thanks for joining in the Paper Shelter Challenge this time. We hope to see you again.

    Hugs, Vannessa
    The Paper Shelter DT

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  13. Great make. Thanks for joining us in our week 48 Anything Goes challenge at Digi Choosday
    Anjie (DT)

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  14. Love it, glad to see you are still crafting up a storm. Amazing women you are. Must get at doing the Outlawz Progressive, yours is adorable. Love the silver ,sparkly ribbon and wee bow.
    hugs
    Glenda

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  15. So sweet! Thanks for taking the challenge with us at the <a href="http://modsquadchallenge.blogspot.com”>Mod Squad Challenge</a>

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  16. Adorable card. Lovely image and design. Thank you for joining us at Holly Jolly this month. Happy New Year. Judy DT

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  17. Lovely creation. Thanks for joining us at Holly Jolly. Good luck.
    Lynn aka Lynnpenguin, Holly Jolly DT

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