Sunday, November 06, 2011

30 Days of Christmas - Day 6

Good day bloggers.

It's our first Sunday together.  This is new to me because I never blog on Sundays; but if you want to be in on my secret, I've been blogging a few days ahead from the time you read this... hehe.  Thank goodness for scheduled blog posts, right? 

It's day 6 and I'm excited to share today's card.  I saw this cute paper pieced snowman on a card (on Pinterest) and thought that I might be able to incorporate it into my next card.  A lot of people have made several versions of this snowman, but I wanted to make mine different which is why I added a hat.  Just by using several punches (from what you might already own) and cutting parts off and gluing parts together, you can make this cute little snowman too!!

(click on photo to enlarge) 



For the banner I used Echo Park's "Holly Jolly Christmas" paper pad, and for once in my life I'm so glad it's double sided.  Why?  Because normally I can't decide which side to use (since they're both always so adorable).  This time I was able to use both sides being that the banner die allowed me to cut both pieces in one shot!!  =)

The snowy ground was made by penciling some hills on patterned paper, cutting and distressing the layers. 

I had fun making this card.  You'll see more Christmas kraft cards in this 30 Days of Christmas event, so stay tuned!!


x0, Damaris

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SUPPLIES
* Kraft card & envelope
* Echo Park - "Holly Jolly Christmas" 6x6 pad
* Recollections brown, black, orange and white cardstock
* MFT Die-namics - fishtail banner 
* Uni-ball Signo - white gel pen
* Studio G. bling
* Studio G. alphabet stamp set 
* Fiskars - "Seasons Greetings" cling stamp set
* Fiskars tiny snowflake punch
* Fiskars 1/2" circle punch ("MERRY")
* Crop-a-dile (eyes & buttons)
* Fiskars 2" & 1" circle punches (body)
* Stampin' Up 1 1/5" circle punch (body)
* Stampin' Up square punch (hat)
* Stampin' Up snowflake punch (arms)
* Stampin' Up dimensionals 
* Martha Stewart soft mint green ribbon
* Martha Stewart rocket punch (nose)
* Versafine black ink
* Iridescent sparkle embossing powder
* Distress ink - vintage photo
* ADHESIVES: Scotch quick-dry, ATG gun, hot glue
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