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Sunday, 9 December 2012

CD Sunday - Frosty Days

The weekends seem to come round too quickly at this time of the year when we are all so busy.  It certainly doesn't seem a week since I was last posting for our Challenge.  I loved all the Christmas Trees last week and this week's challenge is going to help again with those Christmas cards.
I have gone back to parchment for this one. I bought the large Woodware stamp of a jolly snowman when I was at the Sandown Show.  I stamped it out onto a piece of card and used it as a pattern to trace on parchment and then decided what pricking and embossing patterns I was going use.  The stamp itself seems  to be on a patchwork theme so I continued with that thought.

I added a little colour to the Robins, holly and buttons , and then created a border with corner snowflakes.  The snowflake backing card is from a Robert Addams CD - Christmas Backing Papers.

I hope you like my interpretation of our theme and your comments are always appreciated.  I will see you on your Blogs in my travels.
Carol
x

9 comments:

  1. This is lovely Carol great snowman love your parchment craft

    jacqui x

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  2. Wow beautiful as usual Carol it reminded me of the Irish Snowman you did for us
    xx

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  3. Gorgeous Carol, the detail is amazing right down to the colouring of the two little robins. xx

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  4. Beautiful card Carol and I like how you used a stamp then pricked out the design onto parchment. The two robins are coloured perfectly and add a lovely finishing touch.
    Christine xx

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  5. Hi Carol
    Beautiful card, love the snowman and the robins look wonderful
    Margaret

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  6. I love this beautiful snowman Carol, he's gorgeous.

    Sue x

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  7. This is fab Carol. I love the different textures in the sections of the snowman. Very clever.
    Beryl xx

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  8. This is another work of art Carol, your parchment craft is always stunning.
    Pauline
    x

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  9. Fab card Carol, such beautiful work as always, x

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