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Thursday, July 16, 2015

2015 Christmas Card #18

Happy Thursday! Two posts in a day... Today is day 6 of Bugaboo's Christmas in July event.
Everybody who joins has the possibility to  win daily prizes, and those of you who choose to participate in all the challenges this week is in the chance of winning the Grand Prize:
1st - 7 free images for 6 months and 4 month Guest DT spot
2nd - $50 gift card and 2 month Guest DT spot
3rd - $25 gift card and 1 month Guest DT spot

For day 6 we have a photo inspiration for you. I used one of Jodie's snowman images and made a typically Norwegian winter svene for him, using a die from Cottage Cutz. I love this wintery scene die and I'm going to use it a lot for my future cards. The image is as usually colored with Promakers, and I added loose glitter to the trim of his hat. No DPs used (I'm getting better at that, I'm a paper addict to be honest).No embellies this time, since I did two cards in a row with a (to me) overload of elements....

This card is also for these challenges:
1) Sparkle N Sprinkle - Anything Goes with Loose Glitter, Embossing Powder and/or Flocking
2) Holly Jolly Christmas Challenge - Winter Wonderland
3) Crafting from the Heart - Anything Goes

28 comments:

Desire Fourie said...

So festive Pia. Loving the quirky snowman and the gorgeous embossed scene in the background.
Hugs
Desíre
{Doing Life – my personal blog}

Loz said...

Beautiful card Pia..Loz

scrAPpamondo said...

The background you used is really wonderful white on white, it's a perfect scene for any winter card! Love the simplicity of your made and the cute snowman and the sparkling hat!Great card, Pia!

KraftyKoolKat said...

Very cute and full of fun.
Hugs
Cathy
xxxx

Home sweet home said...

Kjempe flott julekort,herlig snømann.

Ha en fin dag.

Merethe

*Vicki* said...

That embossed background look amazing Pia!! Love this sweet snowman and glittery details too! :)

Jacee said...

What a great snowman Pia, lovely card!
hugs Jacee
Simply Paper Card Design

Laine said...

This is a real cutie Pia. Wonderful die cut background.
Laine
xx

Chrissy said...

Fabulous background die Pia and love your quirky snowman with his stick arms and bell..so adorable.

luv CHRISSYxx

Donna said...

Fabulous card, like that background die and your snowman is so cute!

Brenda's Card Corner said...

Festive card! LOVE the background and snowmen are my favorite!

Brenda

meg said...

Love the traditional feel to this Pia, the cottage scene in the background and the traditional Christmas colours, no need for embellishments, perfect as it is.

cotnob said...

A lovely Christmas card Pia, a fun snowman and you have created a wonderful winter scene for him.
Pauline
x

aussie aNNie said...

Great background and Mr snowman looks fantastic.xx{aNNie My Personal Blog}

Sandy said...

Love your card!!! I really do find the embossed background very attractive and I am nuts for snowmen!
Sandy xx

Mervi said...

Beautiful card with gorgeous background;-))m

crafty-stamper said...

Love the snowman and great embossed background
Carol x

Monika Reeck said...

yaaayy
he is so cute
love that white embossing folder too
looks like real winter all white Pia
and you have really a cute and sweet Embossing folder ( want to have it too hehe)
and I adore the bold red on your card
Beautiful and awesome made
hugs, Monika

Kim Heggins said...

Pia....what a wonderful holiday card. I love your amazing background, just perfect for you adorable little snowman! And those sweet patches as buttons, so clever of you!

Isobel said...

Great card thanks for joining the challenge at
http://craftingfromtheheartchallengeblog.blogspot.co.uk. Good luck x

Marina said...

That scene makes a fabulous background . Keeping it white means that , although it is detailed, it still lets your snowman take the spotlight.

Neva Zver said...

What a lovely card . Thanks for joining us at Holly Jolly Christmas challenge.Neva

Tammy said...

Oh that little snowman is so cute Pia and I love your die cut background!
Tammy x

chrissy xx said...

What a sweetie this is..
I LOve your Snowman with his little 'patches'
LOve this die too so pretty.
Chrissyxx

Dawn Frost said...

Oooh I love that background and the snowman is gorgeous!

Asha said...

Another fabulous bg and lots of white action this time. The little pops of colour add fun and movement to the design. Stunning card, Pia.
xxx Asha

Anne Temple said...

Wonderful Christmas card. Love the white background scene. It really makes the snowman pop. Thanks for sharing it with us for the Sparkle N Sprinkle Creative Challenge.

Puppy Kisses and Paper Dreams said...

This is really cute! Thanks so much for joining us at Sparkle N Sprinkle's Anything Goes Creative Challenge!