Wednesday, December 30, 2009

Starting on next year's cards...



Yay, I had some time to stamp today! I thought I'd join in on Sparkle's 2010 Christmas Card Challenges to get my 2010 stash started. The layout is today's sketch on SCS. The colors, white snowflakes, and blue sparkle are from Sparkle's Challenge #4. Here's her inspiration pic:



Here's a close-up of the sparkle:



Here's a shot of the inside where I punched two corners with my Star Confetti punch. I love how the one star in this punch totally matches one of the snowflakes on my Cuttlebug folder. Pretty cool, huh? Hehe, fun!



Have an awesome day!




SUPPLY LIST ~
Stamps: Hampton Arts Relaxed Snowman, SU Short & Sweet
Paper: Bashful Blue, White, Dark Chocolate
Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black, Copics
Accessories: Bashful Blue Ribbon, Bow Easy, Waterfall Stickles, Sewing Machine and Thread, Word Window Punch, Snowflakes Embossing Folder, Martha Stewart Star Confetti Punch, Quickie Glue Pen

45 comments:

Annie said...

awww Denise, this is sooooooo cute!!! I love all of your details, specially the stitching. And you're right - the punch is a perfect match! Awesome!!!!

Sarah said...

Gorgeous card! I love that sweet image and he has been beautifully coloured. I love the sticthing too.
xx :0)

Brandi said...

I just love it! The sparkle, the snowflakes, the cute little snowman!

Sparkle said...

This is just adorable! I love it!

Michelle said...

Love it!! Love the snowflakes...& this snowman is too cute...in fact, I think I have him somewhere, lol!

Jackie Pedro said...

Darling, Denise! I really need to jumpstart my cards for next year! I bought some Christmas sets this year that never even saw ink! GASP!!!

Shawne said...

Oh so cute, love the colors, layout, everything! Your sewing looks fabulous too!

Jetstudio Designs said...

Very pretty, I like the snowman stamp and colors are wonderful!!

Emily said...

I give it a 10 on the cuteness scale! Love your coloring, texturing, sewing and bling! I've resolved to get out the Janome sewing machine I bought a year ago and start using it this year. Thanks for all your inspiration over 2009 and I look forward to lots more next year:)) Happy New Year!

Our Little Inspirations said...

Adorable!! This image just melts my heart! I know why you're starting your 2010 stash early - you just can't put that Janome away now can you? (insert big smile) The stitching really makes this card come to life, great job!!!

Jodi Collins aka Kharmagirl said...

OH! I just LOVE this Denise! The colors are so soft and beautiful and I ADORE this image and the sparkle!! What a GREAT idea to start next years cards! LOVE this!! Happy New Year my sweet friend!

Barbara said...

LOVE this!!! Great idea to get started early--that's my plan, too ;-)

America said...

This is sooo adorable!!! Im glad you can begin on next yearsz cards already...Imstill working on this Year's.....heheh -j/k... actually it only feels like I just finished. Kudos to you GF!!!!

Shannon Erskine aka e3stamper said...

What an adorable card Denise!! I love that snowman and your punched corners on the inside of your card!!

Riet said...

What a beautiful card Denise,i love your image and colours.

Happy new year.
Hugs Riet.xx

Becky said...

This guy is adorable, and the colors are lovely, and those cupcakes, I must have one :)

dolcreations said...

Denise you have made a beauty here! I love that image so much. Well..you have done it to me now! I need that stamp! Love the glitter for the snow! The stitching just finishes! Love were the inspiration came from!
Beautiful work Denise!

the whimsical butterfly said...

Oh MY this is adorable! NEXT year's cards? You're my hero!!!!

Danni said...

What a great card..the image is so cute and the layout is fab!!

Karen Motz said...

So sweet Denise! I LOVE the colours and the star punched inside. Yay you for starting your cards for next year!

Chris Olsen, Glowbug said...

Oh Denise!!! This is just the sweetest!! Love the color combo, dry embossing and that snowman is just the sweetest ever. I need to get him!! Too cute!! Way to go starting on your 2010 stash!!

Happy New Year!!

hugs,
Chris

Silke Ledlow said...

Super cute - Denise!!! Perfect challenge card :)!!! Hugs ~S~

Kelly - KL Stampin N Scrappin said...

I just love this snowman! Beautiful colors, great dry embossing and the stitching is perfect. :) Hugs, Kelly

Joanne (jojot) said...

you are not alone...my stash for nect year already has several in the pile.....loving this image...cute little guy

Dawn Easton said...

Absolutely beautiful, Denise! Love that image and the sparkle is so pretty!

dpkennedy said...

Already?! I have a few leftovers I can use for next year...do they count?! It's adorable that snowman! Love the stitching too! Great card!
Have a very happy New Year!

Ann Kranitz said...

Super sweet card. I really need to jump on that bandwagon of starting next years cards now!! Your my hero!!!

Stacey Schafer said...

a darling wintry card!

Terri said...

Great minds think alike...this is another of my favorite snowman stamps and I haven't even inked it up this year! You colored it beautifully of course and love how you punched out the inside...stinkin' cute I tell ya!

Jerri Kay said...

So sweet and adorable Denise! The cupcakes too . . . .LOL! Happy New Year! Wishing you and your family all His blessings in the upcoming year!

Gabriela said...

Oh my word - what a darling card! Your stardust confetti punch is adorable and your snowman image is so endearing. I just love your card. Happy New Year!

Monika/Buzsy said...

Fabulous card Denise! LOVE that image and the great colors... that punch is cool! Happy New Year. TFS!

My lifes inky escape and more said...

You go girl! This is a super cute card....I love the sparklies!

Renee

Carla Murphy said...

Wow! Denise this card is absolutely delightful - and coloured to perfection. Best wishes for a very Happy New Year - looking forward to your 2010 creations!!

Joan Ervin said...

Well, my little orange, buddy...this is a mighty purty little Christmas card.....that has got to be the cutest snowman evah!!!! Love the sparkle, too, and just look at that perfect sewing!!!!! Have a great New Years, Denise!!!

Judy Covey said...

Absolutely adorable card Denise. What company makes that snowman stamp? I hope that I can get into the mood of starting my Christmas cards early for 2010 too.

Robin Kirkpatrick said...

Fantastic card, Denise! You've colored him perfectly! Have a very Happy New Year!

Lori said...

Hiya bud!! How beautiful is the inspiration piece, and your card, woweeee!!! Love the image (really? LOL!!!) I've never seen this punch, so much fun, I will have to look for it!!
Mwah!!

KathyJ (Wattle) said...

HOLY MOLY - your starting on Christmas Cards for 2010!!!! How good are YOU!!!! This card is fabulous - love the embossing and your super cute sparkly snowman!!! Your colouring is always amazing!!! Love your punched out inside too - how cool is that!!!!!

Happy New Year Denise - may 2010 be a fantastic one for you!!!!

Sue from Oregon said...

So darn cute! I love snowmen. These cupoakes really inspired a great creation!

Sonia said...

Wow this is amazing, love it.
Hugs Sonia xx

Justine said...

What a fantastic image, love your beautiful coloring and stitching

Darlene (SCS:akronstamperdpk) said...

SO cute Denise!! I have always loved this image and you have certainly colored & used him perfectly!! Happy New Year to you & your beautiful family!!!

Marie B. said...

Denise, this is too cute! I have this stamp, but have yet to get him inky! Thanks for the inspiration! :)

Tanya said...

Oh my goodness! This is adorable! What a beautiful card Denise.