Sunday, 21 November 2010



Penny Black & Allsorts - Christmas
Pollycraft (70) - A Glittery Christmas
Wild Orchid (10) - Blue Christmas
ABC - H is for Holidays
Fab 'N' Funky (49) - Forgotten Stamp (Snowman)
I Love Promarkers (41) - Snowmen
Simon Says - Sparkle
Delightful Challenges - Winter Weather
Digi Doodle Shop (34) - Anything Goes
Paperplay (46) - Let It Snow
The Rainbow Lady (127) - Edge It (Edged With Snowflakes)
Stampin For The Weekend (51) - Winter
Totally Papercrafts (43) - Snow & Snowflakes
One Stop Crafts (107) - Snow People

This is a card I made a few weeks ago before recent events took over. I was trying something a little different for me as I don't normally do an aperture card, or a white on white one. I started by attaching the village image (coloured with Promarkers) to the base card. I then cut a piece of card slightly smaller than the base card, cut an aperture with a Nestie and then embossed it with a swiss dots folder. I then placed this over the village image raising it with foam pads. Next I stamped and coloured the snowman with Promarkers and Stardust pen, cut it out and 3D'd it onto the card. Having punched out a lot of snowflakes I edged the aperture with them placing gems and shimmer dots in the centres. Finally I added a bow to finish it off. I hope you like this one as much as I do. Thanks for looking.

Card Recipe

Stamps - Penny Black/Unknown
Shimmer Dots - Papermania
Gems/Bow - Stash


Cheryl said...

oh hun this is one great card,really love the white,love that snowman and that embossing is so effective,hugs cheryl xxx

Patty said...

This card is adorable! I love the white on white and teh snowman is like the frosting on the cake!

Lil Daffodil said...

Hi Christine,
This is a beautiful card. I just love the image and the embossed background.
Fiona x

katesacraftybugger said...


Dana said...

I love this card!! Your little snowman is just a cutey! I especially like those snowflakes!! They are very dramatic the way you've placed them!
Thanks for joining us this week at Digi Doodle Shop's Best : )

Lorraine said...

Fabulous. This is a super card. I love everything about this one. Cleverly done, it looks great. Thanks for taking part at I ♥ Promarkers this week.

Kim said...

Absolutely gorgeous hun! Love how you have the snowflakes framing your image! Beautiful! It's fabulous! Thanks for joining us at WOC!
Hugs~ Kim

Ellie said...

What an amazing card! Love how you framed the village and how you placed the snowman. Love the all white, the embossing looks fabulous.

Thank so much for sharing your card with us at penny black @ all sorts, be sure to check back on dec. 1st for a new challenge!

brenda said...

Hi there

What a beautiful card, the wondow effect is stunning with the beautiful wintery scene inside.

The coold blues with white also gives your card a real feel of elegance, well done.

Thank you for sharing with us at Penny Black at Allsorts challenge this month and good luck.

B x

debby4000 said...

Oh this is so sweet Christine and gorgeous too.

Shirley said...

Christine your card is just gorgeous. It looks as if you are really looking through a window into the snowy scene. You have acheived the effect beautifully. The snowflake edge finishes it off perfectly. Love the image and you have coloured it beautifully too.
Thank you so much for playing along in our challenge this month at Penny Black at Allsorts and we hope you will return with another of your lovely creations for our next challenge.


Claire x said...

Sweet card - just gorgeous. Hugs, Claire x

Rainbow Lady said...

Perfect card. Love the edging and the colours superb. Thanks for edging with me this week Love Cynthia x

Mervi said...

Beautiful window scene and cute snowman!
Lovely card.
Thank you for sharing this with us
at Penny Black @ Allsorts, good luck;-))m

Karen said...

This is lovely, love the idea of the window, thanks for joining us at I ♥ ProMarkers and Digi Doodle Shops Best.

Violets Corner said...

Love this one, clean and elegant with many fabulous details. The window effect is perfect.

Thanks for joining us at Penny Black at Allsorts.


Liz's creative corner said...

Wow this looks so eye catching, thanks so much for joining us at paper play, hugs Liz xx

Kim said...

Lovely card

karen said...

Fabulous card,love the design,PB snowman is so cute, thanks for joining us at Fab n Funky this week,Karen

My name is Wynneth said...

Great card design and lovely snowman and village images. Thanks for joining us on I ♥ Promarkers this week.

♥ Marlou ♥ said...

lovely clean crisp card!! love it !! :)

coldwaters2 said...

Gosh Christine this is beautiful what a fabulous scene and image this looks a pure delight.
Lorraine x

Jules said...

Hi Christine

What a lovely Christmas card.

You have set a lovely little Christmas scene. Great image, lovely embossing and lots of gorgeous snowflakes!! Love it!!!

Thank you for sharing with Penny Black at Allsorts this month.

Love Jules xx

Julie said...

A beautiful card, I really like the layout! Thanks for joining us at I ♥ ProMarkers.
Julie x

Kate's Makes said...

Aww you've made a lovely scene, what a cute card :o) Thanks for playing along with our SFTW challenge and good luck! Kate x

Zoechaos said...

Wonderful card super details love white and on white and your touches of blue are perfect. well done on punching all those snowflakes and sticking them on. Thank you for sharing with us at Pennyblack@Allsorts xx Zoe

Christine said...

Oh, your card is just wonderful. I love the winter snow scene peeking out from behind that cute little snowman. All of the sparkle is beautiful too. Thanks for joining us on the Simon Says Stamp Challenge blog. I sure hope to see more of your beautiful creations again.
xoxo, Christine

Jóna said...

This is beautiful card !

Thanks for joining us at Digi Doodle Shops Best, hop to see you again.

I am posting this to all those I comment on, so you might have got this before, if so I hope it’s ok to get it again :D
I am one of the DT members at DDSB and I want to tell you about group I have opened at PCP “Fan’s of Digi Doodle Shop” and you are so very welcome to join us there :D

All the best to you, Jóna

cardmaking bird said...

This is great. I really love the way you've created dimension by putting the background in the aperture and the snowman at the forefront. Very effective. Thanks for playing along with us at Delightful Challenges. Marie x

Jóna said...

Hi Christine.It is me again :D I have something for you on my blog !!

Lorraine A said...

aww, this is just soo cute Christine :-) the image is adorable and the embossing and snowflake frame is lovely :-)

thanks for joining us on the Totally Papercrafts Challenge :-)
Lols x x x

Shelley said...

This looks great, I love the way you have done a bacground scene behind the snowman. Thanks for joining in this weeks OSCC.
Hugs Shelley xx
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