Wednesday, April 4, 2012

Snowmen cards

It is another beautiful day here. We have had higher than normal temperatures for most of the winter, and now that spring is here we are loving the longer days and warmer weather. We have been spending lots of time outside, coat free. I heard we have a chance of snow this weekend! Boo! I am sharing a few cards today using the Sweet 'n Sassy snowman stamp (Warm Hello) and the Taylored Expressions KI card kit from December.

I love how paper piecing adds more detail to stamped image. Sometimes I prefer having patterned pieces on my images, something I can't do just by coloring.

 For this card I fussy cut some penguins from the designer paper. (Great way for this paper hoarder to use designer paper without using "too much!" LOL)
The card front is cut in half so the inside layer becomes a part of the card design.

 A shot of the fussy cut penguins.
I can add a personalized message inside the card and it is hidden when the card is closed.

 Back to the snowman again. I rounded opposite corners on the image layer and added a little Baker's Twine.

This little guy has the colorful designer papers (see the yellow border peeking from behind the red/pink strip?) I added Diamond stickles to this one, it reminds me of how the sun shines on new snow and looks like a million diamonds. :-)
Boy, I hope the weatherman is wrong!! I am hoping for another warm weekend!
Thanks for stopping by!!
Until later~


Kristie Maynard said...

We, here in Western NY, have had a much warmer winter than usual. We were having some temps in the 80s a couple weeks ago, but then they went way down. Last weekend they predicted a bit of snow and we did get a little, but only enough slush to cover the windshield over night. Although it's not in the 80s we are having temps in the 50s and that ain't too shabby.
Your cards are adorable. I love the feel of the paper piecing too. Very cute and like you say a great way to only use a little bit of that stash. LOL.

Angie said...

Oh Lisa, snow really? Brrr! I'm at the point now where winter is over and I'm ready to move on to Spring. We had lovely warm weather and now it's a tad chilly but still beautiful! I will start play with my snowfolks and such in July when it's broiling out!