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Jan 28, 2011

winter somethings

Happy Friday!!
This week the challenge over at stamp something is

Winter Somethings.

I just love to make winter cards, but have to admit I had enough of this cold already. If we would at least get some nice snow to make a snowman with...

For my card I used an image from Crissy Armstrong, available at Wags n Whiskers. I was lucky enough to have been one of the winners for one of crissy's challenges a little while ago and I could choose one of her digis! I think this one is so cute!!

It has been colored with derwent coloursoft and blended with baby oil. I used copic markers for the girl's face.
My papers are from my stash, I know the pink one is basic grey, I believe the other paper is a real oldie from stampin up, but I am not sure.

I used the layered arches punch (martha stewart) for the punched edges and did some sewing, distressing and sponging. My sentiment is from a digistamp set by raindropecho, available at whimsy stamps along with lots of other digital sentiments set and images. To embellish I added some punched snowflakes and ribbon and also stickles glitter.

I combined this card with some other challenges too,
I hope you'll join us this week, as always we have a fabulous sponsor, and this week simon says is back with a fabulous prize for one lucky winner!


  1. Anonymous11:40

    Hello Ellie! :) Oh wow this is so darn cute!! Fabulous colors with a great wintry image!! :) I love how you've tied the ribbons on this!! Great take on the challenge!!HUGS

  2. This is just adorable love the colors you've used for it and it's a prefect wintery card :)
    Thanks for Sharing at Incy Wincy this Week
    Hug Nikki and the rest of the DT

  3. Oh so sweet! Love the image and your coloring - WOW! Thanks for joining us this week at TSTR! :)

  4. What an adorable winter image and card! But I agree with you, I've had enough of winter too! Time for Spring.

  5. Lovely, wintery card. Love the image you have used and your lovely papers.

    Thank you for joining us at Simon Says Challenge this week.


    JO x

  6. Love the pink glittery snowflakes! You can add another p with pretty paper! Thanks for participating in the Creative Belli Challenge!

  7. So cute Ellie! Thanks for joining us in the Tea Room this week!

  8. gorgeous card beautifully coloured

  9. Beautiful card love the colours and the way you have put the sentiment on.
    Louise xx

  10. Hi Ellie, I love your card, great colours and your colouring is amazing :-) Thanks for joining us at this weeks Scrapbook Sisters Card Challenge
    Sue xx

  11. this is so cute, and even though I hate snow I love it on your card, that kitty make the snowman is awfully cute.
    thanks for playing with us at Paper Pretties.

  12. Such an adorable card,I just love it Ellie!Glad you chose to share it with us at Scrapbook Sisters card challenge Hope you're having a good week,Julie.x

  13. this is beautiful Ellie!!!
    I'm glad you came to play with us @ Creative Belli!


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