Saturday, December 5, 2009

March of the Snowmen - Part 2

Welcome to our First Annual Snowmen Blog Hop. We have a lot of great crafters and bloggers so be sure to visit everyone. We had to do a snowman themed card, which was right up my alley!LOL And of course I couldn't just choose one snowman themed card, I had to choose 3. These are the other two cards I created for the hop, with the first one being posted earlier today! Also here is the list of participants in case you missed it the first time...
Angella Crocket
Barb Foster
Deb Felts
Jen Carter
JenMarie Tayloer
Kelly Landers
Latisha Yoast
Laurie Unger
Laurie Willison
Linda Duke
Melisa Waldorf
Michelle Bartnett
Mona Pendleton
Pam Imholts
Stacy Rogers

Here is the first of my two cards. I've had the stamp for awhile so I can't remember the manufacturer, but I colored him in with Copic markers, then used a Nestabilities Die to cut him out, along with the matching mat.

Then to add more punch to the image, I colored him again with AtYou Spica Glitter pens. These are pens that Copic markes, and they are great. They add just enough glitter but it's not overpowering.

Then finally I finished off the card by stamping the inside with a christmas saying and again more print paper from the front of the card.

Then finally for my third snowman card I stamped with image with a stamp from Great Impressions and of course my coloring medium was Copic Markers. I then stuck the cardface into a Cuttlebug Embossing Folder and embossed the front of the card. The cardbase is made from Core'dinations so I sanded the front next to get the embossing part to pop out. I also used the Cuttlebug Embossing Folder Edges for the strip of cardstock and then used another folder for the white diecut, cut from a Nestabilities Die from Spellbinders. The chipboard piece I painted white and while it was still wet, I sprinkled on Art Institute Glitter, fabulous stuff by the way!!

Then finally in the white areas, I sprinkled in Polar White Flower Soft to give added dimension...

And I finished off the inside with matching cardstock and a stamp from Personal Stamp Exchange...

Don't forget to leave a comment for either this post or the previous one to qualify for the drawing of the blog hop candy! Please enjoy the hop and leave comments for all the great crafters!


Bug's_mom said...

This card is SO colorful! I have to add those Copic markers to my wishlist- there's always something else to buy, right? Beautiful work!

Andrea said...

these are great but the last one is my fave

Lori said...

Such cute cards!

Carolyn Sharkas said...

great projects, thanks so much for the inspiration

EFY said...

Sweet snowmen! Loved the tip on sanding over the embossed area. Thanks! Blessings

Jan Castle said...

Very nicely done...especially like the gold and green background!
Jan Castle

Lynne Phelps said...

I love all the little details that really bring these cards together. The GORGEOUS rich patterned paper on the first card really got me, and all the textures on the second card - embossing, glitter, sanding, textured and smooth cardstock, and polar white - very cool!

helen said...

love the colors, the dimension and texture of your cards

helen said...

i didn't realize there was blog candy here until i saw your previous post ...if i win my email is tfs

Kelly Landers said...

Great cards!! Both of them are just wonderful. That first image is a great one! I can see why you have kept it around all these years!! It was fun hopping with you! Thanks for the inspiration!

maiahs_momma said...

love your cards :)!

Inky Hugs,

Gail said...

i loovee snowmen!! and this is so cute great job..tfs..loves ya Gail