Sunday, May 26, 2013

A Jumping Snowman and A Flower framed in Black



The Sassy Cheryl Challenge this week calls for Stitching (#167). I used this super fun Jump Snowman Jump image by Cheryl Alger - isn't he the cutest??? I "stitched" around my bg panel using a Faux Sewing Kit from SU!. I layered a bunch of Spellbinder and Sizzix Dies to make my frame and flicked some Snow Medium and SU! Reinker with an old toothbrush to make my snow scene. Fun challenge - can't wait for the next one.




This card is a case of Emily (aka StampMuse aka M aka Miss Em on SCC); M was the Queen For the Day #166 at SCS. I cased THIS pretty card; M has a wonderful gallery and is a wonderful girl. I had so much fun looking back in her gallery and remembering the teaparties and all the pretty cards she has made. I have been wanting to do a black card for a couple of weeks, and I think I will try it again with even more layers as I really like how it came out.

Hugz to all!!!




17 comments:

  1. Hi Nancy!! Oh my gosh...what gorgeous cards! I love the layering you've done! Your Sassy Cheryl snowman card is such fun! I really should start making Christmas Cards soon...and you've inspired me to do that...soon! hehe! I'm so glad you've joined us for this week's "Stitch Away" challenge at Sassy Cheryl's!! Hugs. Pat Frank

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  2. That's got to be one of the happiest snowmen I've ever seen! Too cute! The black card is so elegant with that beautiful embossing too! Nice job on both!

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  3. Hi Nancy! your cards are fantastic! Love the happy Snowman card with the soft framing of blues around him! The whimsical stitching is awesome!
    thanks for playing along in our Sassy Cheryl Challenge this week!
    Judy

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  4. Hey Nancy,
    Loving that wonderful Sassy Cheryl image and the card is amazing. Wonderful....Hugz, joann

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  5. Such a cute snoman and love the colour combo. Great embossing and framing of the flower on the second.

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  6. Both cards are really cute. I love that the snowman was done in blue and red. Wow, casing Em was fun and what a fabulous card you chose.

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  7. Loving the black card, Nancy, really makes that flower pop! Just Beautiful.

    Hugs
    Sue

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  8. Ooops, forgot it was a two-fer, and I love snowmen, so could not leave without telling you how cute this card is. Color combo is wonderful and love the snowman.

    Hugs
    Sue

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  9. Both of these are so cool. Love all the layers you used to frame the snowman - looks like a big snowflake. And the black card is amazing. Will definitely be casing it!

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  10. Good gracious! That poor little fellow hang on like that! What a FABulous Fun Christmas Card...LOve it.
    This second card is GOrgeous! LOve the orange against the black..The flower is soooo pretty..LOve your design too.
    Chrissyxx

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  11. Well, you can NEVER get too many snowmen and this is a stunning card for sure Nancy. It's just adorable!
    Thanks for playing along with the Sassy Cheryl DT this week.

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  12. Fantastic cards! Love the dramatic background for the gorgeous flower!

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  13. Wonderful cards! Love the layering you've done! Good for you getting a head start on Christmas! I'm so glad you joined us for the Sassy Cheryl's challenge!

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  14. Both great cards! Your snowman is really adorable!

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  15. You're making my favorites this week...snowmen and birds. Well, I have a few others, too...sheep and on and on. Ha Love both these cards. The snowman is so fun and that black card really makes that flower pop...gorgeous.

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  16. OMGoodness Nancy - stunning! wowzers . . . just love the colour of your flower on the dark brown!!! Perfection . . .

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  17. Look at your snowman. He is so cute. I love how you did the snow. That is super cool. The black background for the flower is very unique and very gorgeous.
    Bear hugs,
    Carol

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