I love snowmen, even though here in my neck of the woods our snow is usually very dry, its not the wet snow that makes the perfect snowman or snowball. I compensate by having snowmen decorations up in the house all year long, and during this time of year my yard has many snowman decorations also. Snowmen just make me smile, I cant help it.
These colors arent normally ones I'd grab for a winter/Christmas card but after seeing them together I think they combine wonderfully for a great winter scene! I used one of my favorite snowmen stamps, from the Jolliest Time of Year set. I love how whimsical this little guy is! The layout is from this weeks sketch challenge over at Splitcoast. I'm also going to enter this card over at my favorite Christmas challenge blog, Jingle Belles...they are on hiatus until Jan but they have it so you can still link up any Christmas cards you might still be working on!
So here is the "Mashup" Challenge :
-Make a project featuring "Snowmen".
-Or Make a project using the colors "Blushing Bride, Baja Breeze & Basic Grey".
-Or "Mash it Up" and create a "Snowman project with the colors Blushing Bride, Baja Breeze & Basic Grey".
*With all of our Challenges that have a Stampin' Up! Color Combo, you may substitute any colors with similar ones you have on hand.
Head on over to The Friday Mashup to check out all the great inspiration from the rest of the design team and play along with us, we love seeing the way you all interpret these challenges!
Supplies used(all supplies SU unless otherwise noted):
Stamps: Jolliest Time of Year, Bright Christmas(sentiment on front of card), Snow Flurries
Paper: Blushing Bride, Baja Breeze, Basic Gray, Whisper White, Candy Cane DSP
Ink: Baja Breeze, Blushing Bride, Basic Gray, Pumpkin Pie, Crumb Cake
Accessories: Snow Burst Embossing Folder, Swiss Dots Embossing Folder, Aquapainter, Sponge, Dimensionals
Lisa this is such a cute image you've used. I love the way you have decorated the inside of your card as well.ReplyDelete
Kasey ~ in Oz
what an adorable and festive card and just PERFECT for this "mashup"!!! i love that sweet stamp and you've really done brilliantly with those pretty non-trraditional xmas colors! ♥ReplyDelete
Lisa,you nailed this one! I didn't realize snowmen would make you so happy! LOL! I love that snowman image (not in my collection...boohoo) You combined your elements so well...great card!ReplyDelete
This is so cute, that image is fantastic.ReplyDelete
Perfect patterned paper! I wish I had more of it left. And I love that sentiment!ReplyDelete
Hi dear. Thanks for your supersweet comment on my card. I will keep my eyes open for you. If I see another hedgehog set, I can send you a little note. :) Your card is so precious too. I love the layering and your color choice! Just beautiful. Love your snowman! And that moose is something else as well. Did you take that photo? Love it!ReplyDelete
Inky hugs, Pauline