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Friday, 20 November 2015

Warm wishes

How do you get a winter card going that doesn't make you feel colder than ever?  Hopefully using the warmer blues and turquoise shades instead of white!  And wearing mitts-hat-coat and boots to feel warm & cosy on the inside.

The little girl is stamped and coloured with Lyra watercolour crayons.  Backing papers are torn to show white and layered, then highlighted with Kindyglitz for snow.  Trees diecut, inked in olive-y greens, Kindyglitzed (snow sparkle) and stuck down with the edges left free. The girl and the stamped sentiment circle are adhered with dimensional foam.  Gotta have some gems to  sparkle things up a bit.

Girl & sentiment stamp: Polka Doodles
Tree die: Marianne

Shared on challenges:
http://cagichallenge.blogspot.ca/2015/11/winter-holiday.html

http://sweetstampinchallengeblog.blogspot.co.nz/2015/11/wrap-up-warm.html
http://papertakeweekly.blogspot.co.nz/2015/11/let-it-snow.html
http://die-cut-divas.blogspot.co.nz/2015/11/warm-and-cozy.html
http://lilpatchofcraftyfriends.blogspot.com.au/2015/11/challenge-22.html

9 comments:

aussie aNNie said...

Gorgeous card and your image is a real sweetie....xx { aNNie}

Dawn Turley said...

fabulous Carol. You should enter it into our challenge a Die Cut Divas this month - warm and cozy Would love to have you join us

Bunny said...

Cute card. Love the mittens and boots. That christmas die is cute also.

Thank you for joining us at Come And Get It challenge. Bunny DT

*Vicki* said...

Such a stunning card! I love the ripped layers of paper for snow!! Really fun idea!! :) Hugs & Smiles - *Vicki*
My Blog: Stamp Smiles

Rose said...

Lovely winter card, great design. Thanks for joining us at LPCF and good luck.
Rose DT x

Debbie said...

Cute card thank you for showing us at Sweet Stampin' Debbie x

Maxine D said...

Wonderful card Carol - love your colouring of the wee girl and the texture in the background.
Blessings
Maxine

Cathie Borowski said...

That little girl definitely looks warm and cozy. Thanks for joining the Diecut Divas Warm and Cosy Challenge. Cathie DT

Arlene said...

What a darling little girl. It's a warm and cozy scene.

So glad you joined us at Die Cut Divas.