Monday, December 03, 2012

Stringing Lights


Hi everyone.  Today's fun card is for two challenges ... Paper Players (PP#124 - Theme:  Snowman) and Less Is More (LIM96 - Color:  Red and Green).  This adorable snowman is a digi image from Bugaboo ... and he's having trouble getting the string of lights onto the tree :)  At least they aren't in one big ball like my Christmas lights!  Hope you like.



Stamps:  Old Snow Star (Bugaboo); Handy Christmas Greetings (Amy R)
Paper:  White (C.C. Designs); Old Olive, Red Glimmer (SU!)
Ink:  Bashful Blue, Basic Black, Basic Gray (SU!); Copics YG95, YG99, E44, E77, R29, R59, R17
Accessories & Tools:  Big Shot, Christmas Tree #2 die-cut (Sizzix), Christmas Bulbs die-cut (C.C. Designs); Honeydew Twine (The Twinery), sponges, adhesives, glue, and dimensionals



The snowman's hat is colored with a Basic Gray SWM ... the rest of the snowman is colored with copics.  The die-cut is a string of bulbs ... so I cut the individual bulbs from that and glued them onto the twine.  The tree and snow have sponged edges to give them depth and interest.

Here's a close-up of the snowman:




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Just a quick note to say that my Elegant Poinsettia card won "A Cut Above" honors at Paper Players last week.  Thanks for picking my card , Ann --- I'm doing a little happy dance! :)




21 comments:

  1. Oh, he looks like ME trying to put the lights on the tree! He's a cutie and I love those glimmer lights! Thanks for playing with the Paper Players this week!

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  2. Super cute!!! Love snowman and love how he is stringing the lights! Hugs, Joanna

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  3. Congrats on your Elegant Poinsettia card! This light-strung snowman is so cute! It's awsome what a little sponge and ink brings to the overall wow factor. And what a labor of love to glue each bulb individually!

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  4. Hi Loll - this is super super cute! Love that string of lights (you must be a very patient lady) and your coloring is fabulous. Hugs D

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  5. This is the cutest. Love love love it Loll.

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  6. Fabby card Loll. Just love the snowman. Congratulations on your poinsettia card - I'm not surprised; it was gorgeous.

    Karen x

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  7. This is fabulous Loll and such fun. The die-cut tree goes so well with the Bugaboo image!
    Great job!
    Thanks so much
    Chrissie
    "Less is More"

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  8. Great card Loll and just love your quirky snowman well done on your win with your poinsettia card well deserved..

    Anne

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  9. love it loll

    Thanks for joining us this week

    Jen xx
    "Less Is More"

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  10. Loll, this is absolutely AMAZING! I love everything about it! The die cuts, the hills, that adorable snowman!!! Sweet!

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  11. I had to come over here from SCS to tell you how much I love your card! LOVE!

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  12. What a cute snowman, Loll! Looks like he's doing a good job on getting that tree decorated!

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  13. so cute Loll! Delightful and festive card! love your 'man' and his lights! hehe I'm the tree light person @ this house! lol

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  14. Cute and fun card. Love your snowman. i've struggled with my lights this year and only have half a tree lit up!! x

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  15. This is gorgeous! I love the snowman, the tree, the sentiment, how you've done the lights, everything!

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  16. Absolutely adorable, Loll! I love all of the depth and dimension! Your poinsettia card was fabulous, by the way! Thanks for playing with The Paper Players!

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  17. Lovely card - made me smile!! I thought you'd tied Mr Snowman to the tree!!

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  18. Fabulous card that just brings a smile to my face ... love the lights and such a sweet snowman! Anita in France :)

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  19. Your card is gorgeous - love the cute snowman x x

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  20. Oh this is so cute!! Love that string of lights he's holding! Thanks for playing along with the Paper Players this week!

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Thanks so much for leaving a comment. I love hearing from you! Loll :)