Thursday, December 24, 2015

Sweet Snowman


Hi everyone.  Sharing a card today with a new-to-me stamp (I think this has been around for a while, but I just bought it).  Love this sweet snowman. :)  Stamped the image onto my card front, a second image onto a piece of mixed media paper, and a third stamping onto a post-it note.  Cut out a mask from the post-it note and placed it on my card front.  Used a falling snow stencil to add white embossing paste, sprinkled with iridescent embossing powder while it was still wet.  Once dry, I heat embossed the falling snow.  It's quite sparkly in real life, but doesn't show up in the photo above.

I used my Zig Watercolour pens to colour the second image, fussy-cut and layered it on top of my card front image.  Just adds a little dimension.  The present was fussy-cut and popped up on dots so it has more dimension that the snowman.  Stamped a simple sentiment to finish.

Quick, easy and fun card to make.  :)

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Sharing a picture of a small sampling of cookies I made this year.  I made some for us ... but most to give away.  Adding up all the cookies, I made just shy of 60 dozen. Crazy, right??!!  :)   Almost half (28 doz) are the iced sugar cookies on the left (aren't they pretty?!).





Wishing all of you the best of the season.  Enjoy your time with family and friends.

Thanks to everyone that stopped by for a visit and to those that took the time to leave me comments.  I appreciate your support and kind words.  Merry Christmas! xx








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Stamps:  Sweet Snowman (Penny Black); Frosty Sentiments (Amy R)
Paper:  White (Neenah); Mixed Media Paper (Strathmore)
Ink:  Black Archival (Ranger); Zig Clean Color Real Brushes (Kuretake)
Accessories & Tools:  Falling Snow Stencil (Simon Says), Embossing Paste (Dreamweaver); Iridescent Embossing Powder (Ice) - Stampin' Up!; heat tool, post-it note




27 comments:

  1. Love that sweet snowman! Great card.

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  2. I don't remember having seen that adorable snowman, Lolly, so he snew to me, too, and couldn't get any cuter then the way you have dressed him and made it snow sschparkly snow all around him!!

    Sixty dozen cookies?!! I'll bet mine are coming in today's mail!! You are the ultimate multi-talented friend! Happy Holidays to you and Gord and your wonderful family!! Love and hugs, Dolly

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  3. LOVE his lime green garb! You Go Girl making all those cookies! I ate ALL of the ones I made 3 years ago, and haven't baked since! Have a VERY MERRY CHRISTMAS mf!

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  4. Gorgeous snowman Loll and lovely card. Sixty dozen??? Had to rub my eyes and read it again! Glad to know most of them were being given away.......you'd be the size of a house if you ate all those cause I bet they are really moreish! Lol Wishing you and your lovely family a wonderful Christmas and a peaceful New Year.

    Hugs

    Karen xxx

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  5. It is very beautiful card. I love the snow, beautifully made. And I love the vibrant colors. Super!
    These cookies are a real temptation. Fans who eat it.
    Merry Christmas,
    hugs,
    BozenA

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  6. This is a sweet snowman, Loll! I love his bright green and light blue hat and scarf! Awesome cookies! Merry Christmas to you and your family! Enjoy! xoxo

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  7. What a gorgeously cute snowman Loll, Love the colouring. Wishing you a very Merry Christmas. Carol x

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  8. Your sweet and beautifully colored snowman is adorable Loll. I played with my new Snow Dust PB stamp yesterday :-) I posted today on SCS. Wish I could sample your yummy plate of cookies, but happy you shared your photo :-)
    Merry Christmas to you and the family. All our love, Nancy and Denny

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  9. Such a cute imaged Loll and wonderful colouring! Have a magical Christmas! 'See' you next year! Hazel xx
    My Card Attic

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  10. Oh, those cookies look delicious! I made lots too (for the fundraiser and to bring over to Nanaimo for my friends here as they like to cook but not to bake). And I love your snowman card with his great hat and scarf!

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  11. Your card is adorable and I'll take one of those cookies. ;-) Have a happy holiday.
    April

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  12. Such a sweet snowman, Loll ... he's adorable! Your cookies look delicious ... bet that aroma was wonderful through all 60 dozen! Wishing you a wonderful Christmas! Hugs, Anita :)

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  13. Happy Christmas, Loll,
    What a beautiful card. I love the snowman and now feel like I have to find it to add to my collection ready for next year :)
    Bejay

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  14. Love that snowy too.... it´s one of my favorite Winterstamps....
    you gave me a great idea to use it as 3D ... thanks a bunch
    Have a merry christmas and a healthy new year
    CU hellerlittle

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  15. FAB make with your new image, your cookies look scrumptious too

    Merry Christmas to you, your family and your readers

    Kathyk

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  16. That snowman just makes me smile...so sweet! And such a great color combo too! You've been very busy baking...looks yummy! Merry Christmas, Loll!

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  17. Merry Christmas to you and yours x what a cute and adorable card. Love the colours you've used and the texture you've achieved. Fabulous biscuits that look so pretty and yummy x

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  18. Oh, how sweet your snowman is, all bundled up in his wonderful winter wear! I'd love that scarf and toque set for myself! Sixty dozen cookies? WOW! They look delicious...my favourites would be the thimble cookies...love those! Wishing you and your family a most Merry Christmas, filled with merriment and marvel, joy and peace, laughter and love!
    Hugs~c

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  19. Cute snowman Loll, wow sounds like you've set up a bakery! Your cookies look amazing, I made some mince pie cookies but they didn't look as professional as yours! Merry Christmas
    Val x

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  20. I get all your posts vie email so I don't come comment as often as I should. That snow man is just so darn cute! That is an AWFUL lot of cookies! I'm sure you're surrounded by grateful friends and neighbors. Thank you for all the inspiration and the gorgeous creations you post.
    Merry Christmas!

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  21. Loll, lovely card. This snowman and gift look wonderful in blues and greens. Hope you all had a wonderful Christmas and looking forward to the New Year and learning more.
    I did choc chip biscuits this year and Elysha and I went and gave to all our neighbours. I was amazed by how nice it felt just giving something to others and Elysha loved every minute and all the hugs she got for her efforts. Take Care

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  22. Your snowman card is adorable Loll! I love that sweet snowman and love all the layers and snow you have added to it. I also love your cookies, they look so yummy!! I made about that many cookies too, it kept me busy and my mind occupied. I plan on making sugar cakes today. It's always fun to ice cookies, but I didn't go any of those this time around. I know your neighbors/friends will enjoy those delicious cookies!! Merry Christmas Loll to you and yours!!! Hugs, Brenda

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  23. Love this, Loll! Your layering and embossing paste took a simple and fun card up about 5 notches to an eye-catching one - yet still CAS!
    Christmas blessings to you and your family. (60 DOZEN cookies?????????? Wow!)

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    1. Love the vivid coloring on this Snowy...and admire your Zig coloring. I practiced on some things today, finally gave it up as a bad effort. Just wasn't working for me on the 4 very simple images I was coloring. Using w/C paper, but whatever it was I trimmed up to stamp, just didn't take the colors well. Hard to blend. Maybe try again tomorrow. TFS & Hugs

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  24. Fun to make and darling to look at, Loll. I love the colors in his scarf and hat.

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  25. This is such a darling image, and I love what you've done with it. It goes on my Wish List. TFS.

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  26. Such a charming little snowman, and I love how you colored his hat, scarf, and present! Love all the texture with your falling snow, too! Really cute card, Loll!

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