Friday, December 7, 2012

Fill Your Heart with Joy - SNSDC83

This week's challenge at the Sweet 'n Sassy Digi Challenge Blog is an easy one.  We'd like to see you make a Christmas card.  The only requirement is that you have to use digi stamps.  If you use Sweet 'n Sassy digi stamps you may be chosen to be spotlighted on the blog during next week's challenge.

I chose to use this happy snowman on my card this week.  I used this week's sketch from SCS (SC414) for the card design.  It really came together quickly.  The finished card is 4.25" x 5.5" and the squares on the front are 2 3/8".  I embossed the background panel with the Cuttlebug embossing folder and matted it on a piece of dark blue cardstock.  I colored the Smiley Snowman with markers and fussy cut him.  I gave him a couple black pearls for buttons.  A few rhinestones were added to some of the snowflakes.  Even with the rhinestones and pearls, it is still pretty flat so it shouldn't require extra postage to mail.

For the interior, I used the Merry Christmas sentiment from the Christmas Sentiments set and added a couple punched hearts. 

Cardstock:  Express-it, Georgia Pacific, The Paper Company
Patterned Paper:  Bo Bunny (Snowfall)
Stamps:  Sweet 'n Sassy Digis (Smiley Snowman, Christmas Sentiments, Christmas Greetings)
Markers:  Copics (B000, B21, B23, B26, N0, 0), Bic Mark-it (Misty Blue)
Embellishments/Tools:  pearls (Queen & Co.), rhinestones (Recollections), Cuttlebug Embossing Folder (Snowflakes), heart punch (EK Success)

I'm entering this card in the following challenges:
Wordart Wednesday #57 - Positive sentiment
Sentimental Sunday #131 - Non-traditional Christmas colors
Love to Create #44 - Holiday Cheer
Craft Your Passion #139 - Snow
Shopping Our Stash #80 - Snow/Winter Holiday
Papertake Weekly - Anything Goes
Tuesday Throwdown #126 - White Christmas
Paper Pretties Wednesday Challenge (PWC235) - Christmas inspired
Simon Says Stamp - Snowflakes
Divas by Design #64 - Let it snow
Terrifically Thrilling Thursday - Christmas
4 Crafty Chicks #119 (4CCC-119) - Snowmen
Spark Your Creativity Now! Challenge #4 - Anything Goes

Thanks for stopping by and sharing part of your day with me.  I hope you'll come back soon.


Cynthia said...

This is adorable, Stephanie! Lovin' this sketch.

Cumbrianlass said...

A wonderful Christmas card, the embossing is super and the image is very cute.
Thanks for joining in the Tuesday Throwdown Challenge

Jessi Fogan said...

How cute is that face?? Love it! Fabulous layout too - wonderful way to showcase that pretty paper! Thanks so much for sharing with us at Shopping our Stash this week :)

Unknown said...

So cute!! That snowman looks like he is ready for a funfilled snowy adventure!! Thanks for sharing with us at Love to Create Challenge!!

Anonymous said...

OMG!! This is just too stinkin' CUTE!! Love the gorgeous embossed snowy background and what a sweet snowman!! Thanks for playing along with us at the Tuesday Throwdown Challenges! Hope you will join us again next week and good luck! Smiles and Hugs - *Vicki* ~ DT member

Tamie said...

Fantastic layout! The paper that you used looks like it textured, super fabulous! Just loving your snowman too and the colors are awesome. Thank you so much for sharing it with us at 4 Crafty Chicks. Wonderful inspiration.

Mian said...

Love this card! Wonderful image and a great design and embossing.

Thank you so much for sharing your creativity with us this week at Love to Create.
Best of luck and we'd love to have you visit again!

Love to Create Design Team Member

ScrappySandie said...

Such a lovely, wintery card, Stephanie! Adorable snowman and great the pale blue wintery papers and embossed snowflakes too! Thanks for sharing this with us at SOS this week!

Lisa Lara said...

So cute cute cute Stephanie.

Wendy L said...

Gorgeous card, thanks for joining us at Love to Create. xxx

Debbie said...

This is so cute!! I love embossing so that BG is awesome! This snowman is very cute!

Wendy Swenne said...

Such a cool card. Love that snowman!

Thanks so much for sharing your art with us on WAW.

Have a blessed day.


lauren bergold said...

what totally fun and fabulous card, i especially love that super-happy snowman, he could warm ANYONE'S heart! thank you for SHOPPING YOUR (holiday!) STASH with us this week! ♥

Gemiel said...

This is adorable!!! Tha snowman is just too cute.!

Thrifty Finn said...

That's one smug snowman! Thanks for joining Craft Your Passion this week!

Thrifty Finn said...

That's one smug snowman! Thanks for joining Craft Your Passion this week!

Melissa Bove said...

Adorable card! Love that sweet snowman and the snowflake embossing and sentiment!!

Thank you very much for joining us this week at the Simon Says Stamp Challenge Blog!


Anonymous said...

Totally fabulous, love it...thanks for joining us at Divas!
Helen x

Leanne said...

Thanks for playing our snowman challenge at 4 Crafty Chicks!

Patricia Hays said...

I love the blues with the snow scene! Great job with the sketch, and terrific card overall!

Deanne Saunders said...

So cute!!! Thanks for participating in our LOVE TO CREATE challenge!!


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