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Tuesday, 18 September 2012

Blog Hop Midway Reminder

Howdy Doody Peeps...hope you had a great weekend and your week has started well :-D I got a bit of crafting done at the weekend...THREE cards!!! {patting myself on the back} That hasn't happened in a LONG time but I just said to myself "Kerry, you're a long time dead and the house won't collapse if it hasn't been tidied for a day or three so why not do something that makes you happy?" Who am I to argue with myself rofl!!!!

This is one of the THREE cards I made. I haven't put a sentiment on it yet...the jury's still out which one I want. It's a pretty simple card...nothing fancy...well apart from the spotty scarf on Snowman #3 ;-D

Enough waffling...have a look and see what you think....



I love love LOVE this Snowman Delight image...actually I love them all...very little coloring is required which makes them super quick. As always I've printed Let It Snow onto PTI cs and colored it in with my Copics. When I was looking in the garage for all my Sizzix dies to put in the sale (see page above) I spied some pads of paper I bought in Walmart when I was home years ago. There are about 5 or 6 pads in different sized squares and rectangles but with all the same pp which is pretty smart really because all you need to do is tear a piece off, mount it on some matching cs and voila...no cutting!!!


See that smudge of red beside the tall snowman's hat? (I'm pointing this out so you know that I know I boobed and won't be saying to yourself...look, Kerry made a boob lololololol) I put the glue on the wrong part and as quick as I could wiped it away with my finger. Thought I got away with it but obviously not lol.


Close up of the smudge ;-D


And a peek at the inside. I punched a border using a Martha Stewart punch...not sure what it's called but it is a row of pine branches.....VERY cute.

I'd like to enter the following challenges:

Fashionista Challenge - Anything Goes Christmas & Bloghop
Make It Monday - Anything Goes
Stamp and Create - Anything Goes
Tammy's Scrapin Corner - Anything Goes

The hop is on for another week so why not join in? You could win the whole collection of Snowman delight or be one of 5 winning a Snowman Delight of your choice :-D

I've got a date with my craftroom today...I got another commission for a boxed  wedding card and I'd like to make another Christmas card or two.

Thanks for stopping by

Catch ya later x

16 comments:

Lisa Jane said...

oh my training has paid off... life's way too short for cleaning lol
Love this card.. the spotty scarf is sooo cute !
And goodness did i read right? more crafting .. and Christmas cards .??
You will be organised this year lol
Lisa x

Marianne said...

Hmm, I must be doing something wrong here. I always try to avoid any household chores and I still don't have enough time to play with paper LOL. Love your card (despite the boob LOL) and the papers. I started on the blog hop last night and I like what I've seen so far, but then I have a soft spot for snowmen anyway!

Doreen said...

This is gorgeous,what a lovely image and fab details.xxx

Faith A said...

Fabulous card as always Kerry.
Sorry I haven't been around, but I don't miss one of your cards as I email follow. I agree about the house falling down around you, go enjoy yourself :)

Rusty said...

Love your card, love his spotty scarf and those papers are lovely!! Well done on getting 3 made!! x

Whimsey said...

Ya know, you probably didn't even have to mention the "boob" - DO YOU REALLY CALL IT THAT - it doesn't even look that noticeable in the picture...unless I'm getting old at which point I DO NOT NEED COMMENTS FROM YOU!!! :D

I love the spotty scarf, very cute; great colors. Seems like I've seen a card with similar scarf/hat colors...hmmm....???

Love all the sparkle!

Kathleen said...

Love this card, great choice of colours and papers, spotty scarf is great, couldn't make out the 'boob'.
I do love these images too, and it is a shame that they didn't come out earlier, because I bought a LOTV snowman stamp and I have made 103 cards with just 22 to go for my x-place of employement and to be quite honest it was a bit of a B----- to stamp, these images would have been much easier, so I am actually all snowmened out for this year, never want to use this stamp again.

Kath x

Diane's Card Designs said...

Love your card...the image is gorgeous and love the backing papers and added ribbon.
Diane xx

Andrea said...

Terrific card! I love the snowman trio and beautiful papers. I found you at Make It Monday.

Marjorie said...

Love this adorable Christmas card...lovely image and backing papers...love snowmen lol!!
Thank you for joining us this week at Make it Monday....
Hugs,
Marjorie
xx

Rina said...

Super cute little CAS card with an adorable image!!!

Thanks so much for joining with the Fashionistas this week... if you have not completed the blog hop, every one who enters and completes the hop is elidgable for each DT members blog prize AND the LOTV sponsor prize!! And then there is also a VOTING prize when the voting part of the challenge comes along... LOTS TO WIN!!!

Rina Fashionista

Kelly said...

Wow love the papers and the images. I really like blue'ie over red/green xmas stuff. This is great I just love it! The blog hop was fun!

Renee said...

Hi Kerry, love your snowmen! I saw your card on MIM & came by for a closer look. My entry is #84.
Hugs, Renee

Christy Designs said...

Cute snowman image!! Love your design and coloring.
Thanks for joining us at Fashionista Challenge

Julia said...

I spotted your wonderful creation over at Make it Monday and had to visit and take a closer look. TFS!
My entries are # 74, # 78, # 224 and # 231.
I would love to have you visit my blogs: Paper and Scraps Creations by Julia and Me and Myself on the Dark…
Hugs,
Julia

Sweet Fairy said...

Such a beautiful card. Stunning design. Lovely image and backing papers. I like to Print gift cards of CAS style which makes the card POP. I really appreciate your work. Thanks for sharing.