Whew! This card combines three challenges! Viva la Verve #2 (sketch with a twist of bling), No Time To Stamp #69 (It's Still Winter), and Our Creative Corner (two shades of blue with a neutral). Well, no stamp set could do these better than Verve's Snow Wonderful, IMO. All images on this card are from this set.
My base card is Whisper White, with a layer of Basic Black, a layer of Bashful Blue, and finally a layer of Whisper White that I ran through my Cuttlebug with the Snowflake folder.
The next element is Basic Black and then Whisper White, on which I stamped the snowflake border in Bashful Blue. The bling starts here :) The next element is Basic Black, Bashful Blue, and the focal image using Neenah Solar White paper. This is my first foray into Copic coloring. I know, it's just a teeny tiny bit, but it's a start! And I think it's OK for a first attempt, but I think I need a lighter gray for outlining. I stamped the snowman in Memento Tuxedo Black ink and colored hin with two shades of blue (see picture of the Copics I used below); his buttons add more bling. This element is popped up on 3M foam squares. The sentiment was stamped on Whisper White with Basic Black, punched with a SU! large oval punch, and is attached to two felt snowflakes with a glittery snowflake brad. One more blue rhinestone dots the Winter "i" and black gingham ribbon completes the sketch requirements. I love this card and I hope you do too!
Stamps: Snow Wonderful (Verve)
Paper: Neenah Solar White (Papertrey Ink); Whisper White, Basic Black, Bashful Blue (SU!)
Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black; Basic Black, Bashful Blue (SU!)
Accessories: felt snowflakes; blue jewels (Hero Arts); ribbon, 3M foam squares, snowflake brad (craft store); Copic markers