Thursday, 1 December 2011

Jingle Snowman

Hi, and welcome!

Welcome to December!  It's officially the Christmas Season.....oh yes it is!
I've got the halls decked.......oh yes I have!
Had help from Jack, our 14 year old grandson.......he did a sterling job with our Christmas tree....and, since Jonathan now lives in Ireland, Jack helped his Grandad to put up the outdoor lights....love a bit of sparkle and twinkle......oh yes I do!
So, our home looks and feels very festive, (too tired to take piccies tonight, but will give you a peek, soon), and now all I need for Christmas is...........SNOW!........bring it on!!

Didn't have a minute to do anything crafty today, but here's something I managed to put together yesterday........
A Christmas card.....well, who'da thunk?.....haaa!

I've done it again......the image is a freebie, but must have snagged it before I understood you're supposed to give credit to the artist...sorry......so please feel free to let me know if you recognize this cheery fella......EDITED....he's from Bugaboo...yaaaay!
I used red cardstock as the card base, and used some freebie paper that came with a magazine.........cut a lacy strip with a Martha Stewart punch, and layered on some red glittery ribbon (thanks again, Shelly!)......

Coloured up with Promarkers, and added a bit of sparkle to the bells with a Sakura glitter pen......the green ribbon was from my local market....love the bit of gold glitter on it!

Used a scrap of red glitter card to cut a shape from a Nestie, and layered a diecut snowflake on top...added a bit of seasonal sparkle to that, too...heehee......

The sentiment is another freebie (I think it was from TLC), and I simply inked around the edges and popped up on foamies.........Merry Christmas!!
I think I like this one..........
Won't be popping up tomorrow because Ken and I are planning to visit the Christmas Market, in Manchester....some of our kids, and grandkids are comin'. too....should be fun!
Hope it SNOWS....haaaa!

Hugs,
Anne-Marie x
Challenges:
http://craftyourdaysaway.blogspot.com/ Buttons or Bows (I've got a bow)
http://digistamps4joy.blogspot.com/ Christmas but no animals

25 comments:

  1. well you have some snow in a bottle, just saying ;)

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  2. Beautiful card! I think you need to teach me some techniques.

    I'm anxious to see your holiday decorations too - PICS!!! LOL!

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  3. WOW I love this, I especially like that awesome sentiment you used. Its quite unique. Thanks for sharing with us at aud Sentiments this week.

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  4. Don't mention the snow word,I am still remembering last year,we were snowed in for weeks here in Sheffield it was awful. Now I am not against snow but let us have it on Christmas day.
    Moan over!!!!Your card Anne-Marie is gorgeous I love your ribbon and that gorgeous free snowman.xxx

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  5. This is such a CUTE creation and your coloring is perfect! Great job! Thanks so much for joining our "No Business Like SNOW Business" challenge at Shelly's Images! Please come back and join us again real soon!!

    Darlene
    Shelly's Images DT
    DAR’S CRAFTY CREATIONS

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  6. Another nice little card. Cute image even though I have no fondness for snow. Am greatly envious that you have your holiday decorating all done up.

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  7. I start to feel festive once it gets to December & am going to put our tree up tomorrow :)
    I love your Christmas card Anne-Marie, I love all the details especially the ribbon.
    Hugs
    Tracey
    xx

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  8. This is gorgeous,love all the details, thanks for playing with us at the Papercrafting Journey, blessings Hilde

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  9. Beautiful card. Love the sentiment. Thanks for joining us at Do You Stack Up.

    -Wenche

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  10. "Oh! no you don't" HeHe
    Love you card, especialy you sparkley green ribbon.
    Looking forward to seeing some decoration photos.

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  11. This is so darn cute. Well done on produce this fab card with all your freebies. Thank you for joining us at CYDA this week and good luck.

    Hugs
    Cathy
    xxxxx

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  12. Gorgeous! Love the sparkle!
    hugs and blessings,
    Pauline

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  13. Love this funky snowman Anne-Marie - gorgeous card. Thanks for joining in this week's I ♥ Promarkers challenge
    pauline x

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  14. You're cards are so wonderful! This one is adorable. TFS!! Enjoy your Christmas day tomorrow. :-) We have snow coming here and I'm ready for it. Tree went up today, decorating all finished. YAY! hugs!!

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  15. Great card, love the image. Thanks for joining us at Aud Sentiments this time. Carol DT x

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  16. Super cute snowman!!! I love Bugaboo! Thanks for sharing with us at Aud Sentiments!
    audrey

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  17. Lovely Anne Marie, fab snowman, thanks for joining us at I ♥ ProMarkers.
    xx

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  18. AM, love the card. Your insane over snow issue but have told you that before ;)

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  19. This is a lovely Christmas card x

    Thanks for joining us this week @ Delightful Challenges x

    hugs sally x
    sallysbitz.blogspot.com

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  20. You have just reminded me I have some of the snowmen and haven't used them yet!!!!!! Great card and thanks for sharing at Aud Sentiments.

    hugs Ali x

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  21. Really cute. Thank you for playing with the Southern Girls.

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  22. What a beautiful card you have made. Thank you for taking part in the Aud Sentiments Challenge this fortnight and I wish you the best of luck in the draw. Best wishes, Kym (Aud Sentiments Design Team Member) xxx PS Wishing you a lovely Christmas and a Happy New Year

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  23. Such a sweet and beautiful card! Love it! And congrats on winning the TLC prize at Aud Sentiments! Hope you're well :)

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  24. What a lovely card
    Thank you for joining us this month at
    DS4J
    Love Jan
    xx

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  25. Thanks so much for entering your beautifully executed creation in our Digistamps 4 Joy "Merry Christmas - no animals" challenge.
    luv n huggz
    Jen Leeflang
    DS4J DT LEAD

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