Wednesday, 11 November 2015

Frosty Snowman

Good morning everyone I hope that you are all well and  enjoying the week . You've guessed its that Wednesday again so its the launch of a new challenge over at Crafting by Designs our theme this week is a great one Frosty Snowman I love snowmen they are one of my favourite Christmas themes

We have a great sponsor this week The Stamping Boutique who are giving a generous prize.

Prize - choice of 3 single images

For my Design Team card I decided on an image called Snowman Friends they are so cute.

Close up of the stamp

Card Recipe

6x6 Blank card
Stamp is Snowman Friends from The Stamping Boutique painted with Derwent Inktense Pencils I stamped the background with a small snowflake stamp using Walnut Stain Distress ink
Papers are Maja Design Vintage Frost Basics
Sentiment is Whimsy Stamps Winter Letter Seals
Pompom trim is from The Ribbon Girl
Wooden blue patterned tree is from a stall on Bakewell Market
Fir cone from Live and  Love Crafts
White berries Wild Orchid Crafts
Pine cone and  twine my stash
White Gesso 
I made the snow by laying down some high tack glue then sprinkling with Chunky White Stampendous embossing powder

Well I hope you have a great week and get time to enter the challenge I know lots of you are making Snowmen cards and there are loads of great snowman images around in Blog Land at present. Enjoy the rest of the week I'm planning some more Christmas shopping but I really need a bolt of inspiration to hit me so I can decide what to buy everyone !! Love and  hugs Carole x


Unknown said...

Beautiful! Gorgeous papers and embellishments!
Lucy x

Marilyn said...

This is super cute and I love all the work and detail you put into this card. Love those little snow buddies!

aussie aNNie said...

Carole this is so cute and love the snowmen, coloured the whole card.xx
 { aNNie}

Jackie said...

Carole, this is absolutely delightful, I love those snowfriends :O)
Jackie xx

brenda said...

Such a happy trio of snowman Carole, but it's the fab embellishing that so appeals.

B x

Debra K. said...

Fantastic card Carole! Love the happy little snowmen. Lots of gorgeous embellishments, the fir and pine cones look lovely.
I've no idea what I'm buying anyone except Lexis, Chris' girlfriend. I've already bought lots for her but the men are just impossible to buy for. Debra x

Marianne's Craftroom said...

I love snowmen and these are ao cute, fab colours

Sarah said...

A gorgeous card Carole, love the colours xx

Carole said...

Oh so fabulous the sentiment and those cute snowmen. Good luck with the shopping...nearly done here...but I am still recovering from my day of it last Friday! Boy its tiring!.....Inspiration is the key think isn't it...not the buying...bit like card making...ideas ...not the actual making!
Hugs xx

McCrafty's Cards said...

Gorgeous Christmas card Carole I like the sweet snowmen
Kevin xx

Linda Simpson said...

Gorgeous snowmen and fabulous Christmas Card. Love the sentiment too.
Linda xxx

*Vicki* said...

AWE! The snowmen here are just too cute!! :) I love the circle sentiment as well as the snow texture and pom pom ribbons!! Lovely wintry design! Be sure to stop by my blog today for a chance to win a Whimsy Stamps card kit of your choice!
Hugs & Smiles - *Vicki*
My Blog: Stamp Smiles

Jean said...

A fabulous trio of snowmen, and they are coloured so beautifully. I love the pompom trimming and the lovely pine cones.
Jean x

Jackie T said...

Hi Carole this is a gorgeous card I love those cute snowmen. Hugs Jackie

pam said...

Fabulous snowmen and gorgeous colouring Carole, love your embellishments.
Hugs Pam x

Darnell said...

As I look through your blog to catch up with you, I am amazed by your delicious creations, Carole! Every card is a gift by itself and I imagine them tenderly wrapped each year by the recipients to be brought out year after year like a favorite bauble!! Hugs, Darnell

Karen said...

Carole, this is a wintry delight! The snowmen are darling and I adore the gorgeous cones and sweet pom trim. The papers are so beautiful and the sentiment is stunning. Always a joy to see your work, my talented friend. :o)

Hugs and blessings,

Tracy Welham said...

Lovely card, sweet image too. Creative Blessings, Tracy x