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Monday, August 19, 2013

Skating By....

Coffee of the Day - Pumpkin Spice

Well it is Monday. and boy howdy, has it ever been a Monday. feel like Garfield the cat and pulling a 'bah humbug, send the lasagna' to this day in proper Monday fashion, but hopefully it will pull itself out of the dumpster soon. ever have days like that? I would venture to say we all do from time to time. I had to go into my craft room and crank on the Puddle Of Mudd CDs. you know it's a rough one when I feel the need for some heavy head banger music! ha!


anyhow, my lovely friend Tracey, who is the artist behind The Stamping Boutique as well as one of the stamp designers over at Unity, has very kindly invited me and some fabulous people to join her with an upcoming magazine publication this Christmas. I am so excited about it! :)  she also needed a quick project made with one of her cute new stamps at Unity, the Snow Peeps. I told her I would be happy to help out, so the following card is what I came up with.


I have used Snow Peep Kurt and one of his cutey sayings. I thought to keep it fairly generic so that it could be sent to anyone during the winter, not just at Christmas. it also could just as easily go to a guy as to a girl. Papers are from the Basic Grey Aspen Frost collection. his skates are painted with shimmerz, snow dots are accented with Viva Decor cream pearl pen, and stickles covers the snow, snow ball, and little bits of our Snow Peep friend. the kraft snow flakes are sprayed with glimmer mist for a sparkle. Corduroy brad is SU!, as is the linen thread. a touch of faux stitching with my white gel pen accents the horizontal layer.

Don't forget to enter the blog candy contest to win a set of 'Christmas Tag' stamps. click here for the post.
Thanks for stopping by! See you tomorrow! :)

Challenges:
Sunday Sketch and Stamp - sketch
Basic Grey - weather
Cutie Pie - anything goes
Ooh La La - inspired by a song: 'Let it Snow'
Stamp and Create - glitter (stickles)
That Craft Place - stitching
Squirrel and the Fox - whimsical
All That Stickles - great outdoors (star dust)
One Stop Craft - add stripes
Creative Corner - anything goes
Perfect Sentiment - great outdoors
Pollycraft - buttons and bows
WAW - anything goes

16 comments:

Wendy Fraser said...

What a stunning card, so cute and I love all the textures. Thanks for joining us at Cutie Pie xx

Vickie ODell said...

Your card is amazing! I love the color combo you used with that cute image! The pearly details are great, too. Thank you for sharing your project with us at The Perfect Sentiments Challenge.

Heather said...

An adorable card, a love design and such a fun image - great details!!

Thanks so much for joining Basic Grey Challenge
hugs
Heather xx

Cheryl Hartmann said...

Super cute image and wonderful design - love the texture :) Thanks for playing along with us this week at The Perfect Sentiment!

sallysbitz2 said...

This is a sweet card x
Congrats on the magazine work x

hugs sally x
sallysbitz2.blogspot.co.uk

CheerDown said...

Lovely card so many details included. Thanks for joining our inspired by song Challenge at Ooh La La Creations

Alli x

Rhonda Miller said...

Congrats on being asked to help on these. What a cute little snow fella. I love your card.

Lisa xx said...

oh wow, this is adorable! Super cute and I love the embellishments too

thank you for joining in with the cutie pies xx

Penny said...

Congrats on the magazine publication, Jen! :^) So great for you!
Darling card, too! Love the funny image & your great design! :^)
Hugs, Penny

Francesca said...

Very pretty card and great use of my sketch
thanks for joining us at Sunday sketch and stamp

Francesca x

Francesca said...

Very lovely card and great image and layout
thanks for joining us at One stop craft challenge

Francesca x

Helen said...

Gorgeous card - love that image!

Thanks for joining us at The Squirrel and the Fox.

Helen x

Karen Schroeder said...

He's so cute! A fun card although I don't want to think of winter yet! ;) Thanks for joining us at All That Stickles!

Ann Strecko Koeman said...

Brrrrr! Im not ready for the snow but your card is heart warming. Thanks for linking to ATS linky party. Ann dt

Jools Robertson said...

Very sweet, thank you for taking part in That Craft Place Challenge. Your card is wonderful, good luck and we would love to see you again hugs Jools :)

Daniele said...

such a sweet fun card thanks for joining us at Oll
hugs