Saturday, May 12, 2012

Merry Monday #19



Another Christmas card completed, thanks to the Merry Monday Christmas Card Challenge.  Here is the original sketch design-


 
My heart was set on stamping with this snowman, so I flipped the sketch to fit. All supplies by Close To My Heart, except where noted:

S238 Snow Business
B1107 Holly Christmas
X7103B Aspen Paper Packet
Z2140 Outdoor Denim Ink
Z2103 Bamboo Ink
Z2106 Blush Ink
Z2392 Sunset Marker
Z2118 Desert Sand Marker
3174 Blending Pen
C1 Cool Gray Copic Sketch
Tuxedo Black Ink by Memento
Z679 Liquid Glass
Diamond Stickles
Retired Organdy Ribbon
Unknown MIni Buttons
Unknown Snowflake Eyelets 
Z1104 Clear Sparkles
Die-namics Icicle Border by MFT


Design Tip-I colored my snowman with a variety of inks.  Most of the image was colored using a blending pen and pulling ink from a stamp pad or marker.  I outlined the image with a Copic Sketch.  I added bits of Stickles for some sparkle.  I added rhinestone centers to my snowflake brads for a little more bling.

I have also entered this card in the following challenges:

Christmas Cards All Year Round - Christmas Carol (Frosty)
Fab 'n' Funky - buttons and bows
Phindy’s Place – Christmas
Poodles Parlour -Anything Goes
Winter Wonderland – Frosty the Snowman

Thanks for stopping by!

12 comments:

downrightcrafty said...

what a gorgeous card and super interpretation of our Frosty the Snowman Challenge, thank you for joining us at the Winter Wonderland
Hugs Kate xx

Wendy said...

Love your snowman & papers you used on this! Nicely done & colored perfectly! Thanks for playing along with us this week over at Merry Mondays! :)

LeAnne said...

What a sweet snowman! Love the blues! Thanks for playing with the Merry Monday challenge this week!

HappiExpressions-Carol said...

Wonderful snowman card.

Lisa Jane said...

Oh what a fabulous snowman - and i love the bling on the snowflakes
Thanks for joining us at Winter Wonderland this week
Lisa x

Notes by Nina said...

Adorable card, the snowman is so cute. Thank you for joining us for Merry Monday.

Rose said...

super cute snowman!!! fantastic coloring :)
so glad you joined us on merry mondays
Rose GD

Lesley said...

Absolutely fantastic! Love that snowman. Thanks for joining us at Merry Monday!

Emma H said...

Gah, I can't think about Christmas until at least November - you are so organized! Gorgeous card, love that snowman! Thanks for sharing with us at Fab N Funky this week!

Mynnette said...

I LOVE this! The blue and white with a bit of black is amazing--and I LOVE your bow! Gorgeous!!! :)

Ginny said...

fab card, thanks for joining us at FnF :)

Kathy said...

Adorable, love the blue and white combo. The inside is very pretty, too. Thanks for joining us for Phindy's Friday challenge!

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