Wednesday, 25 April 2018

MORE . . . Singing Snowmen Christmas Wishes

~~~ 2nd post for today ~~~

It's time for another challenge with us at the

This week we are letting our creative juices flow with
Crafty Gals Corner Challenges are bi-weekly.
Each crafter may only submit 3 projects per challenge.


The sponsors for this challenge are:

Prize ~ $15 Gift Certificate

Lemon Shortbread
Prize ~ 3 Digital images

OddBall Art Co.
Prize ~ 3 Digital images


Today I have used the Kawaii Snowman ~ Silly Chilly Stan Image No. 138
digital stamp from Oddball Art Co., one of our generous sponsors this week,
to make a pair of sparkling CAS Christmas cards.

As soon as I saw this digital stamp I envisioned a pair of these cuties singing
"We Wish You A Merry Christmas", so I duplicated the image and flipped it over,
giving me two snowmen facing each other and singing together.
One card had a digital sentiment using the full chorus,
the other used a clear stamp using the title.

This post is all about the smaller card with just the song title as the sentiment.

I added the image to my Silhouette Cameo design mat, duplicated and flipped one over so that the 3" tall snowmen were facing each other.  I measured the sentiment stamp and spaced the snowmen to be a comfy distance apart then printed them on X-press It blending card, heat set, coloured with Copic markers and trimmed down to 6 1/2" x 5 1/2" for matting.
When I say "coloured with Copic markers", it did take quite a while to do it,
as I built up lots of layers of colour to give delicate dimension to the snowmen.


I added a strip of high tack double-sided tape to the edges of the black matting layer then burnished fine black glitter over it, giving a luscious sparkling velvet finish.  I added a touch of sparkle to the image panel by adding black glitter to the earmuffs too.  After adhering the image panel to the black glitter mat, I used my Perfect Layers Rulers to add a white layer then a delicate blue layer (rain, to match the snowmen) before adhering them to a matted card base.  (I made the card base from a sheet of heavy A4 cardstock, folded and trimmed to make a top fold card 7 1/2" x 5 1/2".)
My third Christmas card for 2018 is now complete.

Click HERE if you would like to learn about my other card or on the photo below


NOW it's YOUR turn!

I hope that I have inspired you to get creative
and look forward to seeing your projects fill the gallery for
Crafty Gals Corner Challenges are bi-weekly.
Each crafter may only submit 3 projects per challenge.


Oddball Art Co. digital stamp - Kawaii Snowman ~ Silly Chilly Stan Image No. 138
Copic markers - snowman - "0" + C00-1-3 + B0000-000-00
Copic markers - nose - YR65-68
Copic markers - earmuffs - C1-3-5-7
Copic markers - music notes - R27 + YG63-67
Copic markers - scarf - light pink - R81-83-85
Copic markers - dark pink - R81-83-85 + C1-3
Copic markers - blue - B000-00 + C1-3
American Crafts - 12x12 textured cardstock - white
American Crafts - 12x12 textured cardstock - black
American Crafts - 12x12 textured cardstock - Rain
heavy weight A4 smooth white cardstock (to make card bases)
MISTI - Most Incredible Stamping Tool Invented
Memento Tuxedo Black ink
Kaisercraft - clear stamp - Yuletide
scoreboard and embossing stylus
Perfect Layers Rulers
X-Press It - 6mm High Tack Double Sided Tape (to adhere glitter)
Martha Stewart - Onyx black glitter
Helmar 450 Quick Dry adhesive - to adhere the layers

Sending a big Thank You to Oddball Art Co. for supplying the digital stamp I used today and for being a sponsor for Challenge #164 - Anything Goes at the Crafty Gals Corner.
I am going to enter my card in the following challenges (alphabetical order):

A Bit More Time To Craft Challenge - Challenge #66 - Anything Goes
A Bit More Time To Craft Extra Challenge - April Challenge - Anything Goes
my snowmen are made of ice and are standing on ice
Creatalicious Challenges – Challenge #137 – Anything Goes
with optional dies and punches
Cutie Pie Challenge Blog - Challenge #122 – Delightful Digis
Digi Choosday Craft Challenges - Wk 17 - Anything Goes
Fab 'n' Funky Challenges - Challenge #391 - Christmas
Happy Little Stampers - HLS April Christmas Challenge – Anything Goes
optional twist Jolly ... my singing snowmen are very jolly
Hiding In My Craft Room - HIMCR #349 - Cutesy
Pammie’s Inky Pinkies - PIP Challenge 1816 - Anything Goes
Penny's Paper-Crafty Challenge Blog – Challenge 377 Anything Goes
QKR Stampede - Challenge #292 - Anything Goes
Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge Blog - Simon Says: Anything Goes
The 12 Months Of Christmas Link Up - Challenge #40 - Anything Christmas Goes
optional theme: Feline Festive


  1. Oh, how sweet! LOVE the images and this is a darling CAS style card. Thanks for joining our weekly challenge at QKR Stampede!

  2. This is great in black and white! Thanks for joining the QKR Stampede challenge this week.
    Dorothy S, DT member

  3. I just read your description - would be great to see this IRL to appreciate fully all the detail.
    Thanks for joining the QKR Stampede challenge this week.
    Dorothy S, DT member

    1. Thank You Dorothy :)
      ... I was thinking that it might be easier to see the delicate colouring if I added some Wink Of Stella sparkle to the snowmen

  4. So lovely to see this pop up at Fab 'n' Funky. Love your sweet singing snowmen Tracy. Gorgeous entry for our Christmas challenge hun. Come and play again soon. Big hugs, Wends xoxo Fab 'n' Funky DT

  5. Absolutely stunning, love this image.
    Thanks for joining us over at Penny's.

  6. What a lovely card .
    Thanks for joining us at Creatalicious Challenges . Hugs Neva

  7. Love this entry, thank you for sharing with Creatalicious, Jackie CT member.

  8. Adorable cards, Tracy. So cute and fun, perfect for Christmas!

  9. Too darn cute!I enjoyed your write up on the snowmen singing. Great cards and I'm happy you joined us at the PIP challenge.

  10. Love your sweet cards, such a happy card with those cute snowmen. Thank you for joining us over at Digi Choosday. Good luck!
    Suzi x

  11. Super cute!
    Thanks for joining us at Digi Choosday
    Julie T

  12. Love what you've done with Silly Stan! What a fun card layout with the mirror image look! Too cute for words with your lovely coloring! Thanks for joining us at Digi Choosday, good luck and hope to see you again soon! Jennifer, DT

  13. Two very cute cards, Tracy - love those little snowmen!

    Thanks for joining us at the Cutie Pie Challenge.

    Helen x

  14. Lovely Christmas cards!
    Thank you soo much for taking part in our "anything goes with optional dies and punches” challenge over at Creatalicious & good luck in the draw.
    Hope to see you again in our new challenge as well…

    (DT-Coordinator Creatalicious Challenges)

    (DT Crafty Friends)

    (DT The Sketchy Challenges)

    PS: Sorry for the late comment, life had been very busy these past weeks…


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