Thursday 10 January 2013

Salty Ocean Snowman

  I know it's only the beginning of the year but if I start now I might manage to make enough!! There are a number of very good challenge sites dedicated to Christmas cards, all with the aim of relieving the stress of mass production in November.
  This card uses backing paper from my stash, can't remember how old this one is! I've also used some stash Mirri card embossed with a snowflake folder that was free with a magazine and silver ribbon from the depths of my very untidy ribbon box.
  The main image is a little sample left over from the pre-Christmas demonstration flurry. The stamp is from Personal Impressions, he's stamped onto white card in Archival black and then masked off with another snowman stamped on a sticky note and cut out.
  The background is made using Distress Ink Salty Ocean, which is one of the new colours now available as a single pad, and some torn copy paper. The topper has been spritzed with water to get the snowflake effect before colouring the snowman's scarf so the colours didn't run. The scarf is coloured with Distress Markers.
I would like to enter this card in the following challenges:


  1. What a gorgeous card, Rocky! LOVE the blue shiny paper that you've embossed and the image is fabulous! So happy you joined us this week at 52CCT and hope you come and join us again next week! :)

  2. Hi there - such a gorgeous card with the blue and the shimmery piece - love it! thanks so much for joining us this week at 52CCT! It feels good to use up some of our stash doesn't it :o)

  3. This is a lovely card Rocky, and great that you used up items from your stash! The mirri card looks wonderful & I LOVE the snowman scene you made, fabulous inking!
    So nice to see you playing along with us at 52 {C}CT again & I hope you join us again very soon!
    Ruth x

  4. This is a delightful card - thanks for linking for both of my CHNC challenges - a wise decision to make a start on Christmas cards and ease the panic later in the year - hope to see you again soon. x

  5. Super cute image! FABulous colours too.
    Never to early to start again lol...I LOve Christmas cards.

  6. Lovely card, cute snowman! Thanks for taking part in Sparkles Christmas 'Snowmen' challenge xx

  7. Very wintery and shiny! Thanks for playing along at 52CCT this week

    Louise xx

  8. Fabulous creation!

    Thank you for joining in the fun at Sparkles Christmas for our * Snowmen * challenge

    Hope you will join us again & good luck in the draw
    Hugs Shaz x

  9. Oh wow this is a beautiful snowman creation and your colouring and layout is stunning......Thank you for joining in our challenge at Spakles Christmas Challenge Snowmen! good luck with the draw and hope to see you again DT Member Sandra H xx

  10. Wonderful card. Thanks for joining us at CHNC. Hugs Fiona x


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