Monday, 21 November 2011

Happy Monday!

Hope all is well with everyone here in blogland - thanks for visiting!
Quite a grey day but at least the overnight rain has stopped - had a reasonably craftie productive day yesterday - gots lots stamped and coloured - now all I have to do is assemble them all onto papers and cardstock!!! 
 
This card is for my own stash - I love these snowmen from Sassy Cheryl - the whole collection make me smile - and isn't this one just brill with his cup of cappucino - just what is needed on a cold grey November day - complete with marshmallows of course!!

I wanted to give him a 'cool' look so opted for the blue/brown colour scheme rather than trad christmas colours. I used some glamour dust on his scarf and dotted his clothes with a white gel pen. The spotty background paper just seemed to fit him even though it's not specifically a Christmas paper!
The sentiment is a freebie but I altered the centre wording to something I thought more appropriate for a coffee bringing snowman (!) and the blue seam binding ribbon was a pressie. I threaded a sparkly snowflake button through the ribbon and finished off with some punched snowflakes with tiny gems for sparkle.

Challenges -
Sassy Cheryl - Anything Goes
I Did It - Snowmen
Pan Pastel - Frosty and Bright
2 Sisters - Let it Sparkle
Crafty Emmas - Snowflakes
One Stop Challenge - Blue 
Crafty Catz - Snowflakes

21 comments:

  1. Great image and i love the colours you have chosen they really blend well together.Thanks for joining us at PanPastel UK this week.

    Kerry

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  2. Do you think he might share that cappuccino? This is beautiful Viv! Love it.
    Thanks for playing in the Sassy Cheryl's challenge this week.

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  3. Gorgeous card, fab image it's so fun, love it. Thank you for joining in with the PanPastel challenge blog
    Lindsay xx

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  4. Happy Monday to you as well! This is adorable with all the lovely colours and who could resist such a wonderful hot chocolate?

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  5. OOOh now then now then this is gorge, I have that stamp lol havent used him yet but Ijust might after seeing this, fabby darlink!!!!!!! xxx

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  6. My fav snowman this year, he is devine, what a fab card you made with him too, thanks for sharing it with us at CraftyCatz this week.xx

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  7. oh my I just love this image and colours too thank you for playing along with us this week at panpastel uk
    lindyloo x

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  8. there's nothing more fun than snowmen and hot chocolate!
    what a fun card. love the soft colors!
    Thanks for joining us in the Sassy Cheryl Challenge this week!
    Judy

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  9. A stunning card, thanks for joining in the PanPastel UK challenge xxx

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  10. stunning card viv.i love the brilliant image and your colours are gorgeous ;D

    xx coops xx

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  11. This card is fantastic! Love your colors!!!
    I'm so very happy you joined us this week for the Sassy Cheryl's challenge.

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  12. This is a really "cool" card! Love that image and the colors! Thanks for joining us at The One Stop Craft Challenge!

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  13. Beautiful card, I love the colour combo too :o)
    Jackie xx

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  14. How cool is this snowman, Viv. He made me smile too. You do make the most brill cards. Such lovely snowflakes too.

    xxx Monica

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  15. adorable cool snowman, love him, thanks for playing along with our snowflake challenge,x carol.....CRAFTY CATZ

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  16. Oh my word what an adorable creation the I love the design and layout and fabulous colour theme too...

    Thank you so much for joining us at Crafty Catz Snowflakes Challenge I hope you can join us again next week

    Have a lovely day,
    Good Luck with the challenge,
    Hugs Bridget Crafty Catz DT :-)x

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  17. A great card, I love the image. Sue.x

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  18. Super card - love the image and love the colour combo! Thanks for joining us at CES Challenges this week, Juliexx

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  19. Gorgeous card hun...
    hugs and xxx
    Gemma

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  20. fab card thanks for joining Crafty Catz

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  21. gorgeous card! thanks for sharing it with us at IDIC!!

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