Friday, 2 December 2011

Let It Snow ... Let It Snow ... Let It Snow ...

While I was making my first DT card for I Promarkers the other day, it occurred to me that I could really do with some colouring practice, esp. with my new Flexmarkers ... so I practiced on several images of the cute Robyn's Fetish snowman that I used for my DT card. I also pulled out a stunning brand new pad of paper which I bought from Hobbycraft a couple of weeks ago - Crafter's Companion "The Snowman" -  must be one of the most gorgeous Christmas pads I've ever seen!

The result was the following three similar but different cards:

Stamps: Robyn's Fetish "Carl The Snowman"; LotV sentiment circles;
Media: Promarkers and Flexmarkers; glamour dust on scarf and mittens;
Papers: Crafter's Companion "The Snowman";
Supplies: white sparkle-edge ribbon from Hobbycraft; gems from The Hobby House; peel offs from my stash;
Tools: Memory Box "Snowflake corner" die (card 1); Martha Stewart edge punch (card 3); Martha Stewart "Aspen Snowflake" punch.


Paper Sundaes #97 - Winter Wonderland
Anything Goes #55 - Decorative or Altered Corners
Creative Card Crew - Monochromatic
Crafty Catz #111 - The Colours of Christmas + Sparkle
DYSU #48 - Ribbon (cards 2 & 3)
Fab 'n' Funky #101 - Anything Goes
Divas By Design #16 - Anything Goes
Simon Says - Anything Goes (2nd entry)
Creative Craft - Free For All (2nd entry)
The Ribbon Reel #16 - Anything Goes (3rd and final entry)

Back tomorrow with a new Penny  Black Saturday Challenge ... here's a sneaky peek.


  1. Wow, those cards are fabulous! You coloring looks really nice, I always have trouble with things that are white (lol, snowmen are quite difficult for me). Hugs, Hanneke

  2. Wow! How elegant, and sweet, at the same time! Love your coloring and the textures of the embellishments!

  3. 3 fabulous frosty cards - love them all. Hugs, Claire x

  4. So gorgeous cards,I love the images and your papers.

    Hugs Riet.xx

  5. 3 wonderful cards, your colouring is fabulous! Thanks for joining us at The Ribbon Reel this fortnight!

  6. 3 gorgeous cards, especially love the first but then I am loving that snowflake corner so much I am a little bias..... I NEED that die!
    Kaz xx

  7. oh this is one gorgeous card bless you for playing at anything goes,this week hugs cherylxxxx

  8. Beautiful card, love that snowman. Thanks for joining us at Do You Stack Up.


  9. Thanks so much for joining us at Paper Sundaes this week. Love those diecuts.

  10. So cute! Great job on the snowman, too! Thanks for joinging us at DYSU!

  11. Stunning card I love the cute snowman!

    Thank you for joining us at Anything Goes Challenge blog this time. If you are interested I have some blog candy up for grabs Posh Cat Crafts

  12. A really beautiful card. Love the blue, those dies are fabulous and such lovely colour blue. Thanks for joining us at Anything Goes. hugs Sharon

  13. Wonderful cards. I love the image and the papers are fab. Thank you for joining us at Creative Craft.
    Nikki x

  14. Gorgeous card Pauline, that is one cute snowman and your colouring looks fab hun.
    Thanks for joining us at Simon Says Stamp for our anything goes challenge
    hugs Mandy xx

  15. Adorable cards! Love the DP, white ribbon, and snowflakes! Thanks so much for joining us, this week, at DYSU!


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Pauline x