Friday, December 4, 2009

March of the Snowmen Blog Hop

You've heard about the March of the Penguins - BUT have you heard of the March of the Snowmen???  Well, you've just entered a fun March of the Snowmen Blog Hop!  Be prepared for fun snowmen ideas galore!

I created two cards for this blog hop.  This pastel creation is first up. 





I love the border I cut with the cricut on blue cardstock (from PTI).  I stamped a light pink snowflake design on the Kraft cardstock and then used the same Pixie Dust VersaMagic ink to outline the edge of the Kraft card as well.  Kind of gives it a wintry feel to me. 

Supplies for Snowman Joy:

Stamps: TAC Holiday Cheer, TAC October Stamp of the Month
Ink: Claret Palette, Turquoise Gem & Pixie Dust VersaMagic & VersaMark
Paper: TAC Kraft & Ivory, PTI Aqua Mist, Spring Moss
Other: Ribbon (Hobby Lobby), Rhinestones, Eyelet, Pop Dots, Grey Tombow Marker




For this next card I went with a totally different color scheme...a little more traditional Christmas colors. The background is stamped with VersaMark Champagne so it has a shimmer to it. I also took my VersaMark Champagne ink pad and dabbed the little snowman circles/images with it.  This created a little bit of a shimmer on those pieces as well.  The little snowmen circles are popped up on pop dots.



Supplies for Mini Occassions Snowmen:
Stamps:  TAC Mini Occassions, TAC Level A Hostess Set Tiny Tidbits, TAC October Stamp of the Month
Ink:  Champagne VersaMark, Landscape & Moulin Rouge Palette
Paper:  TAC Ivory, PTI Scarlet Jewel, PTI Spring Moss & PTI Ripe Avocado
Other:  PTI Ripe Avocado Button, Scor-pal, Cricut (for scalloped circles), 1" Circle Punch, pop dots

I hope you enjoyed these snowmen cards!  Be sure to check out all of the other participants' blogs to see lots more snowmen creations!

Angella Crockett

Barb Foster

Deb Felts

JenMarie Taylor

Jodi Heuser

Kelly Landers

Latisha Yoast

Laurie Unger

Laurie Willison

Linda Duke

Melisa Waldorf

Michelle Bartnett

Mona Pendleton

Pam Imholz

Stacy Rogers

You might also want to know that many of the participants are giving away Blog Candy! I'm not telling you who or what, so you'll just have to visit everyone to find out ;)

Thanks for stopping by!

48 comments:

Stacy said...

Great cards but the blue one is really gorgeous! The soft blue & kraft cs color combo is so pretty.

Angella D. Crockett said...

Both of your cards are adorable!!!! I love your creative style!! Isn't this hop just too fun?! God Bless!!

Sue from Oregon said...

So very sweet!

Barb said...

These are too cute, Jen! LOVE the pastel colors & the bling on the 1st, and on the second, those itty bitty red snowmen are adorable :)

Deb said...

Love them both! I love the traditional colors, but I really like the soft unexpected pastel colors...I think it is my fav!

JenMarie said...

Oh these are both awesome, fabulous color combos on both!!

Chrisd said...

My favorite is the Kraft one. I think snowflakes look better with it! Having fun on the march.

Shelly Schmidt said...

Fabulous cards- I love the idea of using the pink and blue, and I love the way you added words. TFS

Michelle B. AKA JustPaintingAround said...

Beautiful cards! I love how you cut the sentiment apart on the red card. I gotta try that someday!

Mona Pendleton said...

Both of your snowmen cards are adorable! The bling on the 1st card is fabulous & the button on the second is precious :)

Latisha said...

This is so simple and sweet!! Great card!

Kathy H said...

Super sweet cards!

Sunshine said...

Love your cards. I just love snowmen and that little pastel guy is pulling at my heart strings. Great work! Hugz, Sunshine :^D

Unknown said...

Cute cards!
hugs,
Gini

Rona said...

very sweet - I love how you did your ribbon!

Natalie said...

What sweet cards!! And both so unique. Love 'em! Nice simple designs that look like fun!

AKiteFlier said...

Super cute for sure! Love the little guys.

Michelle said...

Very cute cards, Jen! Loving this blog hop - you all did a fantastic job!!

LadybugSue said...

Love them both simple but really pretty, thanks for sharing.

*Alison* said...

super cute cards.. I really love the blue one.. :)

Jodie said...

Jen, great job on your cards. Love the colors both traditional and non!

Linda D said...

Stacy, Both of your cards are adorable!!!! I love your color combo's. I have enjoyed playing along in the blog hop with you ;)

Jen said...

These are wonderful!

Julie said...

Great cards...love that first one with the blue and kraft c/s.

Susie M. said...

Awwwww...these are nice! so clean and simple and I love the subdued colors. TFS!

Unknown said...

great colors!

ValerieC said...

Adorable! Love all the snowman energy! LOL!!

Unknown said...

Such soft colors yet so elegant!

Etha said...

What neat cards! Hehe, the hat on the first snowman is too cute :) Which cart did you use to make the cricut border??

Sarah G. said...

Great cards! I especially like the pastel card!!

Candy said...

I love the pastel one the most! Both cards are GREAT!
Candy

Betty Benton said...

What a fun hop -- enjoyed your cards!!

Angela K said...

cute cards!!TFS!

StampinCathy said...

What cute cards. I love the color comb and layouts on both of them.

Unknown said...

I love that Kraft paper. Very nice snowmen.

CraftinGranny said...

Love both cards. Thanks for sharing!
"Hugs" Granny

DB said...

Love the cards, the color schemes are gorgeous!

loftylass said...

I'm loving this 'March of the Snowmen' and your cards are lovely - the mini snowmen are so cute. tfs
HW

Carolyn Sharkas said...

I love the pastel version the best, it is really pretty. thanks for sharing

EFY said...

Fun color combinations! I tend to favor the pastel card. Thanks for your work and sharing your ideas. Blessings!

Jane said...

Really like the first snowman's hat with the curly ends - the blue card!
Jane - Jacksonville

Jan Castle said...

Very cute...especially like the little blue guys!
Jan Cast.e

Lynne Phelps said...

Love both cards, but the red and green one is really different and I love it!

paperscissors said...

i am seeing more of the kraft paper being used and i love how even your pastel blue works so well with it, thanks for inspiring me!

Kelly Mahany said...

Love your cards. It is great how you stamped your backgrounds too. I am so happy to have been able to be on this hop with you!

maiahs_momma said...

LOVE your card :)!

Inky Hugs,
Catherine
catlevy@eastlink.ca

Laurie said...

So pretty! I love the apron lace border matted! How cute!

Gail said...

so sweet..lovely job on the snowmen..tfs..loves ya Gail

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