Monday, September 8, 2014

Cute Snowman

 Snowmen always make me smile!   This cute snowman is an old stamp I have had for years, by Inkadinkado, but I think he might be my favorite.  I decided to frame him in the Marianne Design CR1261 frame.  For the embossed background, I used the new Marianne Design DF3405 embossing folder.  The embossing folder did not cover the entire portion of the top of the card, so down the left side, I used my Scor-Pal to draw three diagonal lines to fill the empty space.  Three pearls were placed at the top. 

The Marianne Design CR1261 frame is open in the center.  I stamped the snowman on a separate piece of card stock and cut around him to fit under the open frame.  The frame was attached over the stamped image with dimensional tape, then the entire frame attached to the card with  more dimensional tape.  Glitter was added to the edges of the frame and to the snowflakes in the stamped design.

The "Snow Buddies are the Best!" sentiment is from the Stampendous "Build A Snowman" stamp set.  The "Merry Christmas" sentiment is from a Hero Arts Poly Clear Christmas Sentiment stamp set.

 Here is a closeup so you can see the glitter and how the frame is elevated.

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10 comments:

Mihaela said...

Lovely work, Selma!

glendabrooks.blogspot.com said...

You have used many pieces to make up a beautiful card. I love the score lines down the side and that frame is lovely. Also such a cutie pie of a snowman! Love them, yes I do!

Rita said...

Beautiful card Selma. Hugs Rita xxx

Stamps and Paper said...

Lovely card Selma and your happy little snowman it wouldn't be Christmas without a touch of sparkle

Anne

Olga said...

absolutley breathtaking!!!!! and I love the glitter you added!

Karen (TLgirl353) said...

Oh yes ! It is a really cute snowman!

Janie Printz said...

WOW Selma this is beautiful. Love the sparkle & that frame is just gorgeous. Snowmen always make me smile too.
Janie

Anja said...

What a cute card Selma !!
Thank you for your sweet message on my blog ..:-) ..

Warm greetings from Anja

Anonymous said...

Beautiful card. I love Marianne's die cuts, they make such a vintage looking card.

Lynn

Martie Rollin said...

Pretty and cute at the same time...lovely combination!

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