Tuesday, December 21, 2010

Gift Tag Snowman

It's just days 'til Christmas, and though I've been making plenty of Christmas cards this season, I didn't make any for my girls until yesterday.  You already saw the 12 YO's card ("Inspired by a Shower Curtain"), and now here is the one for my 9 YO:

I grabbed my color inspiration from Off The Wall Craftiness:

I made two of these cards in no time at all, because the snowman (which already boasted the challenge colors) is a gift tag saved from last year, and I had two of them.  I did nothing to him, except thread some baker's twine from The Twinery and green metallic cording through the tag hole.  Easy, easy! 

I hope you are not tired of seeing my same Martha Stewart punched snowflakes over and over again.  For Christmas, I asked for a different snowflake punch!  These glimmery ones were punched out of Cameo Coral to try to match the snowman's accessories.

There's another card I'll be posting shortly, and tomorrow will be the reveal of my BIG NEWS!!  I am super-excited!  :)


Paper:  Real Red, white by PTI, Cameo Coral
Punch:  snowflake by Martha Stewart
Other:  Pink Sorbet bakery twine by The Twinery, green cording, dimensionals, iridescent glitter, Big Shot, Sizzix Snow Globe embossing folder


Emily Keaton said...

Absolutely adorable, Colleen!! I just love how you used the OTWC colors for this sweetest of cards. Your daughter will be tickled pink by this!!

Benzi said...

Aww, he's just too cute, Colleen. Love all that sparkle and pretty colors. I'm anxiously awaiting your news and kind of think I have it figured out. Loving that twine.

Jaclyn Miller said...

I'm glad I'm not the only one who keeps the tags from everything! He is so cute too. Great use of those colors from OTWC. Glad you got to play along! ;)

Holly AKA KopyKat said...

love these snowmen cards, so cute!

Michele Gross said...

So cute!! Love the gorgeous colors and all that sparkle :D

~Tammy~ said...

Just beautiful! I love the glitter! You rocked the OTWC Colors! Once again, I am speechless! Thanks for joining in the fun at OTWC and Good luck! :-)

Amy Kolling said...

Love that snowman and I love MS snowflakes so keep using them!! Thanks for sharing your card with us this week at OTWC!

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