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Friday, October 1, 2010

PPA Mojo Winter Wonderland




Good Friday Morning Peeps!! It is October 1st, which is a very special day in my household. 34 years ago today I married my dear sweet husband and 24 years ago today my dear sweet daughter was born. That's right, dear daughter was born on our 10th wedding Anniversary!!!!

I guess with all that, I should have an anniversary card or at least a birthday card to show you huh? Well, not so much, I have a fun little Christmas card!!! LOL!!

This card was made with two challenges in mind, first up I wanted to use the Pals Paper Arts All Buttoned Up Challenge and when I knew what I wanted to do for that I went looking for a sketch challenge to incorporate with my idea. I found the Mojo Monday Sketch Challenge and with a slight change or two I made it work with my idea of the snowman button card.

The sketch could be either a round or square card, I chose the square but used the circle center element that was on the round card. I stamped the snowman from the Jolly Old Saint Nick stamp set with some black stazon onto my whisper white card stock. I colored him up a bit with real red and basic gray and baja breeze around the snow. I added more snowflakes, around the snowman with baja breeze.

The base of the card is real red and I followed that with baja breeze and the DS paper is from the Candy Cane paper pack that is the Holiday Mini. I used three of the smallest buttons from the Candy Cane Big Designer Buttons pack. I threaded, with great difficulty, some 1/4 inch real red grosgrain thought he buttons and tied a knot. I added the buttons to the card with my glue gun. I added some red stickles to the snowman gloves, scarf and hat band. The sentiment on this card comes from the Bright Christmas stamp set and is stamped with black stazon onto the DS paper. I used dimesionals to add the snowman piece and to add the square striped piece to the card.

I think my little snowman looks very happy on his card home! LOL!! I am really loving this Candy Cane paper and have made my Sweet Sunday Sketch Sample card with this paper, you won't want to miss it. Well, that is all from me today, thanks for coming by and HAPPY STAMPING!!!!

Vicki

11 comments:

Wendy said...

Awww, this is such a fun & most adorable snowman card! I just love this guy from the mini! Love your layout & the papers along with those awesome buttons! Vicki, this is awesome....nice job!

Happy Anniversary to you & hubby AND Happy Birthday to your daughter! Looking forward to meeting them when my feet hit MO! LOL

Marisa said...

Congrats on your anniversary! 34 years - way to go!! Happy birthday to your daughter too :)

Totally darling card! Love the buttons and cute image.

Linda Callahan said...

Wow it is a great day in your house! Congrats! Your little snowman guy looks pretty happy too. Love the cooool blue with the red! Very cute card - so glad you play at PPA!

Ann Schach said...

What a wonderful day for you! And what a wonderful card for us to view! I love this sweet snowman and the selection of DSP that you used! Perfect use of the buttons! Thanks for playing with the Pals!

Kathy Martin said...

Very cute!!! Love your plump snowman! :)

Dawn Easton said...

Happy Anniversary to you and your husband, Vicki!!!

Your card is adorable! I really can't wait to be settled in our new home next month and start ordering stamps again!! You have been making my list longer and longer ;)

Stampin' Diva said...

Gorgeous card!!! Love the buttons and the image!! What a way to welcome winter!! Thanks for playing with us @ PPA!!

maryr917 said...

this is such a cute card vicki-sweet snowman image-a big congrats t oyou on a major milestone in your marriage-rare these days-also a belated hb to your dd

Allison said...

Fabulous card! Great combination of challenges!

Cards by Gina said...

Love this holiday card, Vicki! Perfect!

Gabby said...

Wow! This card packs a punch! That jolly snowman is so darling and those big buttons bring it all to AWESOME! :)