Tuesday, October 27, 2009

It's A Snow Day!

Another image from last year. I didn't get a chance to use this and couldn't resist it today. I love snowmen and this one is just too too cute!

1. The image, Snow Friends by Lyn Dillin at Inkadinkado, was stamped with Brilliance Galaxy Gold and then painted with Twinkling H2O's. It also comes in a Clear Set, which I didn't know about, ha! The eyes, nose and mount were highlighted with Glossy Accents. The berries and snowflakes were highlighted with Stickles Christmas Red and Diamonds glitter glues.

2. An oval template was used to create the edge for the image. The scalloped embossed die is Bazzill Swiss Dots cardstock used with the largest Spellbinders Large Scalloped Oval die.

3. After the image was mounted on the die cut, marks were where the holes were needed were made with a paper piercer. The smallest eye hole punch from my Silent Setter Hole Punch.

4. The Dotted Swiss ribbon from Michael's was threaded through the holes using a dental floss aid. The bow was made with the Bow-Easy.

5. The edge of the White Plastic disk was done with StazOn Teal Blue. The words stamped on it, with StazOn Blazing Red, are from Impression-Obsession Mini Messages. Gold cord was used to tie it to the oval. Stickles Diamonds was used to highlight here and there.

6. The background is Neenah Classic Crest Solar White embossed with the Snow Dots Cuttlebug embossing folder. That was mounted on Bazzill Dotted Swiss Neptune. A Sakura Quickie Glue Pen was used with DecoArt Glamour Dust Glitter to highlight the middle of snowflakes here and there. The image was mounted using 3D pop dots.


  • Image: Inkadinkado Snow Friends or Clear Set and Impression-Obsession Mini Messages
  • Paper: Neenah Classic Crest Solar White and Bazzill Dotted Swiss Neptune
  • Inks: Brilliance Galaxy Gold, Twinkling H2O's Icicles, Orange Peel, Autumn Skies, Garnet, Solar Gold, Honey Amber, China Black, Cherry Sorbet
  • Accessories: Spellbinders Large Scalloped Ovals, Glossy Accents, Stickles Christmas Red and Diamonds, Cuttlebug Snow Dots embossing folder, Sakura Quickie Glue Pen, DecoArt Glamour Dust Glitter, Michael's Ribbon, Bow-Easy, Gold cord, 1" white plastic disk.

A fun card! Thanks for stopping by the blog to look and share all!





Elena said...

Oh, what a cute card! Love the ribbon frame! So pretty!

Sharon said...

This is so cute. I love the way you looped the ribbon around the image to form a frame.

Cindy Haffner said...

Oh wow, so pretty.

Jessica Diedrich said...

So pretty Shirley! I love the more vintage looking snowman and your coloring on him is fabulous! Great idea to do the framed image, too!

Maria Matter said...

how cool is that?!
love your ribbon frame Shirley...you're so creative!!!
Blessings, Maria

Anonymous said...

Hi Shirley!! I really love your pretty card!! That yummy ribbon frame is awesome!! HUGS

craftimamma said...

Love the ribbon detail and the little birdie on the end of his carrot nose.

Lesley Xx

Vicki G said...

This is pretty! I really like how you did the Ribbon here Shirley!


Suzanne C said...

Adorable! Love the image and how you have stitched the coordinating ribbon around the picture. Lovely coloring on the missus.

Cheryl said...

Shirley this one is way too precious! I have that cute snowman and just recently used him for a swap.

Carol said...

Gorgeous, Shirley! Really enjoyed the ribbon threading, looks very nice! Also enjoyed how you painted using the twinkling H20 again here; really looks great! :)

Ila said...

This is just the Cutest!!..Beautiful coloring and papers!!...Happy Halloween!!...and Have a Lovely Weekend!!..Hugs, Ila

The Country Rose said...

Hi Shirley! I just love this little snowman and your card is so cute. I hope you are having a great weekend so far!


6 wacky women said...

Fabulous card, Shirley.
I just love the image and how you wove the ribbon, so pretty.

Karen x

Etha said...

What beautiful ribbon work! just stunning :)

Anne said...

So cute and fun with the ribbon frame :)

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