Hello and welcome to another Designer Challenge. For the month of November, our challenge Snowman! I am so excited to share with you my Designer Challenge card.
To be honest, I had a hard time coming up with something for this challenge and I love snowmen! If you were to take a peek under my basement stairs, you would find SEVERAL large snowmen Christmas decorations. They really are my favorite. So, it was really making me frustrated that I couldn't think of something to create. This card was really born because I sat in my office and just played around with some ideas.
For this card, I made a slim line sized card and used Karen Burniston's Little Labels Pop-Up die. I used this really cute, patterned paper from Doodlebug Designs called Winter Wonderland as the background for this card and die cut it using Karen Burniston's Long Rectangles - Crosshatch dies in the largest size. I die cut the pop-up mechanism from some light purple cardstock and glued that into the inside of the card. I die cut the pieces that go on the pop-up mechanism from a darker colored pattern paper from the same Doodlebug Design paper pack.
For the base of the pop-up mechanism, I stamped the sentiment "Let it Snow" from Lawn Fawns Winter Wavy Sayings with VersaMark Ink and embossed it with white embossing powder.
I die cut a white piece using the Long Rectangles - Crosshatch to make an area to sign the card. I stamped the "sending Joy for the holidays" from Lawn Fawn's Merry Messages stamp set.
I die cut the snowmen from Karen Burniston's Snowman die and added them to the pop-up mechanism. I tried to make them each a little different. I added a small snowflake to the nose of the middle snowman and added other snowflakes, die cut from white glitter paper, around the snowmen. I added some shadow to the snowmen using my Copic markers.
For the front of this card, I used the same patterned paper for the background. I die cut the word "winter" from Karen Burniston's Alphabet die set. I die cut "winter" twice from black cardstock and once from white glitter cardstock. Then I glued the layers together with Lineco Neutral pH glue and added them to my card front. I stamped the word "warm" and "wishes" from Lawn Fawn's Merry Messages using VersaMark Ink onto black cardstock. Then I embossed the words with white embossing powder and added them to the card.
I die cut two more snowmen and added them to the front, trimming any part of the snowman that went over the edge of the patterned paper.
I just love how well this card turned out. Thank you so much for stopping by and Happy Crafting!
This is a beautiful card, the blues just bring out the "chill" of the season, thanks for sharing.ReplyDelete
What an adorable card!ReplyDelete
So cute and love the colors to make you feel the chill of the season.ReplyDelete
Great card! Love the colours!ReplyDelete
Beautiful slimline card! Love the colors, design, layout, and attention to detail!ReplyDelete
WHAT a DARLING SLIMLINE! i love these snowmen!ReplyDelete
Your card turned out adorable. Thanks for sharing.ReplyDelete
Lovely card andReplyDelete
Carla from Arizona
Love your snowman die set and the way you made this card. Pretty creative for sure!ReplyDelete
Love how the snowmen are coming into the card from both angles on the front!ReplyDelete
Love the expressions you put on the snowmenReplyDelete
I love this card. It gives off such fun vibes!ReplyDelete
This card is very cute.ReplyDelete
Love your cardReplyDelete
Super cute card! LOVE the adorable snowmen!ReplyDelete
A Clever and Beautiful card! I love cards that have moving parts! Absolutely Amazing!ReplyDelete
Such a festive card! Love those snowmen!ReplyDelete
grand papers Lois and lovely layout of the snowmen - love it! You always have great inspiration!! TFSReplyDelete