Monday, December 16, 2013

Snowman Inspiration


Inspiration can come from many sources and can hit you unexpectedly in the oddest places. I have several cards to post this week that were inspired while I was out shopping. This one was inspired by this gift bag at Hobby Lobby :) I have two other cards with the black/silver/red palette and I decided to go with that for this one, too.

I started with a Sweet Tooth card stock base and added Tree Lines Die-namics cut from Black Licorice card stock along with Snow Drifts Die-namics cut from chunky white glitter paper. I added a strip of “patterned paper” that I made using Sweet Tooth card stock and DC Striped Backgrounds. I stamped a A2 whole sheet of this back a while ago and have use several strips from it :)

I stamped the sentiment, from Clearly Sentimental About Christmas, with Wild Cherry ink, and popped up the snowman from Snow Globe Die-namics. A Kraft card stock base would have been great with this, too.

On the inside I stamped another sentiment from Clearly Sentimental About Christmas.


And that’s it! Thanks so much for stopping by today! Hope you’ll be back tomorrow for December’s MFT Design Team Creative Challenge!


DC Striped Backgrounds, Clearly Sentimental About Christmas (MFT)
Black Licorice ink, Wild Cherry ink (MFT)
Sweet Tooth card stock, Black Licorice card stock (MFT); white chunky glitter paper, red, orange glitter paper
Accessories/tools: Vagabond;
Snow Drifts Die-namics, Snow Globe Die-namics, Tree Lines Die-namics (MFT); black gems, foam tape



  1. this is so lovely, Bar. sparkly and pretty!

  2. What a sweet card Barbara. Love the sparkly snowman and hills... great take on the bag.

  3. SO sweet! I love the black and red and the chunky glitter.


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