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Friday, January 27, 2012

"Snowman" Snowglobe Challenge over at SOUS!

 Hi All and welcome to a Fun Friday Challenge with Stuck On U Sketches Die Cut Challenge this week and we are celebrating the "Snowmen" in our lives, lol! Yep the challenge this week over at SOUS is to use "Snowmen" (and I'm sure you could give him a Snow "Girl" if you like!) for you projects. I have a warm spot in my heart for Snow people and have been collecting them for quite awhile and have quite a few but I always seem to find more, lol! I actually wanted to make these for my Christmas cards this year but lo and behold I never did get Any cards done this year (shame on me!) I originally wanted to make a snowglobe card and had been inspired by a gal on the Cricut messageboard named Sharon and you can check out her blog and her snowman post here. (Yes I totally believe in giving credit where credit is due, kind of like Karma, lol!) I like how it turned out and who knows I still may make some more and use them this Christmas, lol! Well the card is 5 1/4" tall and is a tri-fold card and opens three ways. I created it on Design Studio (I still haven't used the Cricut Craft Room, I like new technology but it takes me awhile to get into it, lol!) I still like my DS!   
Here's a view of the card opened. I used George and Doodlecharms for this card, Doodlecharms is always a cute, go to, cart. I welded then cut the snowglobe @ 3 1/2" and the snowman is cut @ 2". You can use any shape you want to weld onto the rectangle base and I chose to use a rounded corner rectangle from George cut @ 5" and stretched a bit to fit the size I wanted. And the Cute little Snowman is welded and 2". Now for the actual snowglobe I re-used a cartridge clamshell and hand cut a circle and then embossed it with the cuttlebug snowflake folder.  
Here's a close up of the little Cutie! I ran him through my little Xyron machine and glittered him with Martha Stewart glitter to make him sparkle then used black bling for his coal eyes and buttons and used some twine for his scarf. 
Now here's the close up of the Globe with the embossed plastic clamshell. Now the snowflakes are also a Martha Stewart punch and also added some bling (You know me, love the bling, lol)! Added some more twine and a little bread tag (yes an actual bread tag) with a snowflake added on it! 
And here's one more picture of the closed up tri-fold card for you to see in all it's cuteness!

Now don't forget of the great blog sponsor goodies up for grabs Stephanie with Whimsical Designs is our sponsor this month and you could win this awesome prize of ALL of her stamps ($60 value) but remember you have to play to win so lets see your NEW "Snowmen" creations and link up to the Stuck On U Sketches linky. You have two weeks to enter for this challenge and the more challenges you enter the more chances you get to win. So Good Luck!

I hope you all have a Great weekend and get to do some crafting done and hope to see your Adorable little "Snowmen" creations! Remember I love the little snow people so I'm really looking forward to seeing all your cute creations and don't forget the Amazing Design Team, Wow, so much inspiration and talent with all these Ladies, make sure and check them all out, you won't be sorry!

((Hugs)) and Take Care,


Carolyn/MamaC said...

Oh, my goodness! This is the cutest card!! Wonderful detail!

magicwanda said...

OMG Theresa... Such a cute cute card!
an awesome design and I too like snowmen but I hate winter...lol
Hugs Wanda

Sandi Cl~ said...

My goodness! How cute is this?? Love that you even embossed the globe.

Cindy said...

This is soooo SUPER CUTE,AWESOME JOB!!:)

Tammy E. said...

I am so glad I came here to get the full effect of this wonderfully creative and adorable card. I love it.

annette said...

marvellous !!!love the snow globe ... fantastic idea ...love all your embellies .. hugz X:)

Emily Leiphart said...

I love this card, Theresa! What an amazing design. Thanks so much for stopping by during the Stamp It! 3 Ways Blog Hop!

Chris said...

Hi Theresa, this is such an adorable card. The little snowman is so cute. Thanks so much for sharing. I have recently found your blog and am now following you, and will visit often. Please stop by my blog and perhaps you would like to follow me also. Have a wonderful day. Hugs, Chris

4kids4 said...

Oh, this is so wonderful! LOVE the embossed plastic snow globe...just terrific! Reminds me of the Pixar short film...can't remember the name, but I think it's on the Toy Story DVD. A family fave! TFS!

~Sharon C.

Beatriz Farquhar-Guzman said...

This is adorable!!!!!!! love it

Tracey said...

I love this card . How did you outline of the card for clear to show through ?

Mylene said...

This card is so cute. Are you sharing the file?
mylenew at gmail dot com