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Sunday, December 6, 2015

Christmas Chaos #2 - Sketch

This is day 2 of a funfilled week with daily Christmas themed challenges over at Catch the Bug. You can win prizes - digis and Guest designer spots - by participating in one, some or all challenges this week - head over to Catch the Bug for more information.

As it's Sunday we have a sketch for you to play with. I used the image AKV snowman - ski 2 - you can find it here in the Bugaboo store. The image is colored with Promarkers, I used ditress ink to make the sky and loose glitter for the snow. The panels are embossed using a Sizzix EF and I also added a die cut snowflake covered in glitter, made with a die from Marianne.
I machine stitched with white thread around the edges and used kraft and blue cardstock for the panels.

This card is also for these challenges:
Holly Jolly Christmas Challenge - Embossing
Crafting for all Seasons - #115 Brrr It's Cold Outside
4 Crafty Chicks - #275 Winter
QKR Stampede - #168 Use Some Glitter

27 comments:

Lisa Minckler said...

It's hysterical to see snow walking with skis through snow. I LOVE IT! Obviously more adept at it than myself. I take the 'downward dog' approach to skiing.
Your card is FABULOUS, Pia! Love the holiday cheer you're spreading.
hugs,
Lisa x

meg said...

Fun card Pia, the snowman is beautifully coloured and looks as though he is having fun on his skis,great colours in your backing mats.

Laine said...

So cute and fun Pia. Love the stunning embossing and sewing detail.
Laine
xx

Frk. Bogstad said...

Kjempeflott snømann på ski -kort.
ogso likte eg godt panela bak, embossinga og saumen :)

Pirjo said...

Pia, I love your style. You make me laugh! Thank so much joining us QKR Stampede this week, Hugs, Pirjo DT

KraftyKoolKat said...

This is so gorgeous. Awesome embossing and stitching and the image is so darn cute.
Hugs
Cathy
Xxxx

Michelle said...

This is gorgeous Pia - I love the fun Snowman and your gorgeous embossed background - Michelle x

Chrissy said...

He is doing so well Pia..I would down on my bum already..lol..love the background inking, the embossing and card design..awesome.

Luv CHRISSYxx

scrAPpamondo said...

This wonderful cad is so different from my works :D and very, very stylish! You make always stunning scenes with a pair of things...
Your embossing panels with only one snowflake made a perfect layout for this cute snowmen, Pia, it's just fabulous! Love the stitching around and the little bit of kraft!

cotnob said...

A fabulous Christmas card Pia, such a fun image and lovely embossed background.
Pauline
x

chrissy xx said...

So much fun!
I LOve your colours and design Pia.
Chrissyxx

Loz said...

Fantastic card Pia..Loz

KT Fit Kitty said...

This is so cute, Pia! I'm not great at sketches but I'm hoping to join this challenge! I love how you cut and stitched the embossed background to match the sketch - brilliant!

Mrs.B said...

A great card Pia, the image is so cute.
Avril xx

Donna Ellis said...

Darling and beautiful! Love your take on the sketch! Hope your week is extra happy! Hugs, de

Kim Heggins said...

Sweet card Pia...just love your adorable little snowman.

scrappymo! said...

This is such an adorable card. That image is a cutiepie!

Creaine said...

wow nice work! Thanks for joining us at Crafting for all Seasons. Good luck.
Bye,
Groetjes van Ine (DT)
http://creaine-challenges.blogspot.nl/

Migdalia said...

He is a cutie pie!! Absolutely adorable!!
great take on the sketch!
Have a blessed day,
Migdalia
Crafting With Creative M

crafty-stamper said...

Great fun image and love the embossed snowflakes
Carol x

Donna said...

Such a cute, fun, cheery card!

Monika Reeck said...

Piaaa yees I remember this lovels DIES is from you yaay
Pia I search in Internet but cant found similar like this
would you mind to EXCHANGE / RAK with my DIE PAPER with my Snowflake DIE..my one is not so spectacular like yours I can make it 5-10 pieces if you say you want ok sweety...
I hope I can managed it before fly to Indonesia hehe

Pia this Image is so so cuutee
and you made that blue sponged BG heeyy Pia without DP??? yaay
cool Blue BG Pia and I adore that add of the snoflake sweet and again adorable Bugaboo card..
Your card I have sent today hope you will like it :)

Brenda's Card Corner said...

Super cute card, Pia! Love the embossed panels and distressed background! The glittered snowflake finishes your card perfectly! Thanks for joining us this week at QKR Stampede!

Brenda DT

Asha said...

Cute AND adorable. I'd like to say it's simple but the lovely snowflakes take this card to the nest level. Beautifully composed... I should say, perfectly composed! :)
x Asha

Lori said...

Super cute card, Pia! That snowman is adorable...thanks for joining us at 4 Crafty Chicks this week xoxoxo

*Vicki* said...

Oh wow he is such a cute fellow and I do love the stunning embossing in the background and the lovely scene you've made for him on your card!! HUGS

Mimi said...

This little guy is so cute! Love the blue background behind him!