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Thursday, August 08, 2013

Snow is Falling...




Good morning folks and another post from me!!

Well first I thought I would give you a wee update on my new iphone...I am now loving it!!  You were all right!!  I have everything in the one place..emails, messages, calls, blogger, music and photos...love it!!

The challenge today over at Lili's Little Fairies is "Christmas in August"...a nice easy one.  

So for my card I have used one of the new Christmas stamps from LOTV...I just love snowmen and when I saw this stamp I knew it was a must.  I have coloured the snowmen with copics and done some shading with polychromos.  The papers are Fancy Pants Hot Chocolate...which are nearly finished....:(  The snowflakes have been punched in the same papers, the tree has also been cut with paper from the same collection.  I layered the papers onto kraft card and added some stitching to each of the layers and the distressed the edges.  The tags are also from LOTV and have been attached with some twine.  I finished with some pearls, giant gems and glitter...lots of it!!


supplies:
papers - Fancy Pants Hot Chocolate
stamp/tags - LOTV
pens - copics
pencils - polychromos
die - Distinctively Dee's Tree
punches - MS Arctic Snowflake and Himalayan Snowflake
rhinstone brads/pearls - the Hobby House
stickles - stash
glamour dust - stash
twine - stash


challenges:
Papertake Weekly - anything goes
LOTV Ideas to Inspire - make it festive
Simon Says Stamp - triangles(christmas trees)
ABC Christmas challenge - p is for pearls
Deep ocean - Christmas in July
The Hobby House - Christmas
Totally gorjuss - anything goes with pearls
The ABC challenge - s is for stitching
Christmas Cards all Year round - fussy and fancy


Fi
x




23 comments:

lis-m said...

Fi,
i had to stop by and say this is absolutely fabulous..... I love this layout.. and have been inclined to "pinch" it soooo many times... love these snow peeps... and I hope they come back in stock over at LOTV PDQ !
Have a lovely day!
hugs xx

Chrissy said...

Just gorgeous Fi...fabulous colouring and love the image..so adorable.Love the papers and design and the snowflakes are wonderful..

luv CHRISSYxx

Debbie said...

Gorgeous card Fi. Love all the detail and beautiful papers.
I haven't even started a single "C" card yet (can't think about that 'till September).
dx

Anne said...

I love this Snow family stamp Fi, you've made a beautiful card with it.

Thanks for joining in our 'Make It Festive' challenge - good luck!

Anne x
Lili of the Valley

coops said...

so gorgeous fi.really love the snowmen image and your details and colours are fabulous :D

xx coops xx

Kat W said...

Stunning Christmas card! The layers are fab and the DP is perfect for the image - think this is one of my fave new LOTV stamps!

Hugs, Kat xx

Kate at the Hobby House said...

thank you for joining us at the Hobby House Challenge for our Christmas Theme
Hugs Kate xx

p.s. don't forget to check out on @ 1pm the new Hobby House products on Create and Craft :)

Lin said...

Gorgeous design. Snowmen coloured beautifully. Love those snowflakes!

Thanks for joining us

Lin xx
ABC

♥Jan♥ said...

What a charming card this is, and so full of layers. !! Thanks for joining us this week at The Kraft Outlet !!

thecraftycavalier said...

I love everything about this card Fi! It's gorgeous. Love the papers and the the layout. This stamp is on my wishlist - you've coloured it perfectly. Hugs, Jayne xx

Abi said...

And rightly so...it's absolutely superb! xx

I'm a Little Teapot said...

Hi Fi!

Saw your card on the Kraft Journal and had to tell you that it is AWESOME! What a fabulous card!

Have a wonderful weekend!
Kathy Jo

Sharon Caudle said...

Love your fabulous creation!! Thanks so much for sharing your wonderful talents with us at Papertake Weekly and hope you join us again soon!
hugs, Sharon

Ann-Marie said...

Just beautiful, love the layout and gorgeous embellishments. Thank you for joining us over at The ABC Challenge and hope you join us again. Take care, Ann-Marie xxx

Hazel said...

What a gorgeous card - love the snow people image and that lovely die cut snowflake. Thanks for sharing your lovely Christmas card for CCAYR 'fussy and fancy' challenge - hope to see you again soon, Hazel, CCAYR design team - you could also enter this into my CHNC challenge extra for August - I'd love to see it there too. x

Mandy said...

Fi your card is absolutely gorgeous, such a sweet scene & lovely embellies, very jealous of your MS snowflake punch lol.
Thanks for joining us at Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge
hugs
Mandy xx

JenniferD said...

I just Loooove these Gorgeous Snowmen! great Layering and choice of colours!

Chris (catt871) said...

This is so pretty! I LOVE those Christmas trees! THANKS for playing at ABC Christmas!
Hugs,
Chris

Helen said...

Beautiful card - love the papers & embellishments!
Thanks for playing at the ABC Christmas Challenge!
Helen x

wenche jensen said...

Thanks for joining us at the Hobby House Challenge.

Cindy Groh said...

Wow! Amazing detail in this card. Love the Christmas trees on the side and the sentiment tags with the jute tied around them. Thanks for joining us at Christmas Cards all year Round.

Teresa Abajo said...

Love the layers and your colouring is superb! Thanks for joining us at CCAYR!

Gail said...

CONGRATS ON WINNING THE GUEST DESIGN TEAM MEMBER FOR LOTV WITH THIS CARD!!!! FABULOUS!!!!!!! Hugs, Gail