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Monday, December 13, 2010

Cappuccino Anyone?

Good morning friends.  Goodness... it's less than two weeks until Christmas and I've still got so many images I wanted to work up for cards!!!  ACK!!  I think some will have to hold over to next year, don't you!!  But, I'll get a few of them done.  Like this wonderful digital image from Sassy Cheryl's called 'Cappuccino Snowman'.


Isn't he fab-u-lous???  Actually ALL Cheryl's snowman are super cute and so fun to work with.  I'll warn you... it'll be very hard to decide which is your favorite!!  You may have to get more than one, which you'll see in a few days is exactly what I was forced to do!!!  : )  For this card, I decided to switch to my prismacolor pencils and it was really fun to use them again... really fun.


Snowflakes, snowflakes, snowflakes!!  I can't seem to get enough of them!  I think this is the third card in a row I've added them!  Well... I love 'em and think they add lots of wintery character to our creations.  These are a little different for me.  I bought them Saturday at my favorite stamping/crafting store in Kansas City... Archiver's.  They are foam.  You folks have probably already seen these, but I'm always a little behind the times!  : )  I plopped them on then added a blue gem in their centers.


I also got this great paper at Archiver's.  The images about cover them all up, but there are Christmas greeting running through some of the stripes.  I really need to get better at figuring out how to size my digis so as not to take up the entire card, but not so small as to make coloring very challenging.  Does anyone have some hints?  I guess I just have a hard time visualizing.

Challenges:
A Spoonful of Sugar - christmas cards
Digital Tuesday - baby it's cold outside
Creative Card Crew - anything goes
Riley and Company let's think christmas
Fab 'n Funky - christmas is for the children
7 Kids College Fund - winter wonderland
ABC Challenge - j for jewels and gems
Stamp Something - December digi day
Wags 'n Whiskers - snowflakes
Allsorts - last minute christmas
One Stop Craft Challenge - sassy christmas
One Stitch at a Time - anything goes
Paper Playtime - snowmen
Stamp with Fun - christmas
Just Christmas and Birthday - traditional christmas colors
The Pink Elephant - winter wonderland

Well... that's all I got for you today.  Thanks so much for stopping in and to those so kind as to leave me a comment (which I love), an extra special thanks.  Take care and have a great day!!
Denise

Stamps:  Sassy Cheryl's cappuccino snowman digi, Bizzy Bec's digi sentiments - FREE
Paper:  Fancy Pants tradition, Gina K. pure luxury
Ink:  none
Supplies:  Nesties, dazzlers (snowflakes), MS blue gems, doily, VersaMagic chalk ink aloe vera
Techniques:  Prismacolor pencils and gamsol, sponging

15 comments:

PureGold

Haha,
gorgeous card.
The stamp is so sweet!
Love the colors.

Thanks for joning us at Creative Stampfriends thix week!

Hugs Rebecca

Sharon

Love your snowman! Those skinny legs and the shorts are just great! Thanks for joining us at Paper Playtime!!! :)

Hazel (Didos)

Hiya, WOW what a sweet image I love it. He looks such a happy snow peep. Thanks for joining in with us on OSAAT this week. Hope you have a great Christmas Hazelxoxo

Janis

Oh what a happy card! Thanks for playing at Paper Playtime. :) Janis

Kreatives von Andrea

Hi, gorgeous card, lovely image & great colouring!
Thank you for your participation at Creative stamp Friends.

A nice greeting Andrea from germany

Suzi

Wow! Denise, this is a fabulous card, love the image and the colour combo. Thank you so much for joining us at One Stop Craft this week with your lovely creation.
Hugs
Suzi x

Cheryl of Sassy Cheryl's

Gorgeous coloring with those Primas!!! Amazing.
And I LOVE the snowflakes, as long as they don't turn in to REAL snow. :)
Amazing card!!!

Josephine

Oh, I love that lacy background - fabulous card.

Best wishes for the Festive Season, and thanks for joining us at One Stitch at a Time this week.

Jennifer

This is ADORABLE!! Love all the details and cute image!! Thanks for playing along with us at TPE! (=

Nickys-kleine-Bastelecke

Eine wundervolle Karte einfach genial.

Danke für deine Teilnahme bei Kreative Stempelfreunde-Creative stamp Friends.
LG Nicole

andrea

Wow fab image,gorgeous card,thankyou for joining us at fab'n'funky
andrea

Sharon

This is so cute.
Thanks for joining us at Fab 'n' Funky this week, hope to see you again next time.
Sharon x

uksharon

What a fabulous snowman and beautifully put together.
Thanks for joining us at CCC this week.
Best wishes, Sharon

karen

Fabulous card, thanks for joining us at Fab n funky this week, hugs, Karenx

mum of two

What a beautiful card :) Thanks for palying with us at Paper Playtime thies week :)

michelle