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Tuesday, January 18, 2011

GGSC47: Winter Blast

We are celebrating Winter over at Going Grey with Scrap-creations with the theme of Winter Blast this week.  Whimsy Stamps is sponsoring us this week and provided us with these fabulous images to work with and I chose Cozy Winter Mailbox.  That's definitely how I was feeling last week with the "big" snowstorm that bombarded Atlanta (but the mail delivery service was not delivering).  Luckily the kids are back in school now and everyone is back to "normal".

I picked out some of my Bo Bunny Midnight Frost to play with as I still have some Christmas papers leftover but these are the traditional Christmas colors so I think they can work throughout the year.

I used the Sweet Sunday Sketch Challenge #99 for this card and used up some ribbon I've had laying around.  The liquid applique on the mailbox and ground can't be seen too well here, but the dimension really adds to the card.

I wasn't going to use a sentiment but in the end decided that right hand corner looked bare (and now looking at it, I still think it does).  This was an appropriate sentiment to fit with the mailbox I thought.

Hope you will join us over at Going Grey with Scrap-creations for our Winter Blast challenge and your chance to win some Whimsy Stamps goodies!

Check out the Going Grey team to see what kind of Wintery Fun they have created for you:

Card details:
Cardstock: Bo Bunny Midnight Frost, Whisper White, Hunter Green
Inks: Copic Markers, Bravo Burgundy
Accessories: Liquid Applique, Bashful Blue ribbon, Scallop punch


Jacki Randolph said...

awwww,too cute and what a great image for all that snow we all got last week!! Keeping my fingers cross we don't get anymore but they say we aren't done for January yet! Love the beautiful papers and your sentiment.

joanne wardle said...

ooo whimsy stamps are sponsoring our challenge at forever friends this week as well. they have some lovely images. Love what you've done here, the colours are wonderful

Greetings By Chera said...

Love the image! Everything needs a scarf to keep warm right now!

Great job!


Mary C said...

Oh Kim this card is so adorable. I love where you put the sentiment and the colors are perfect with your mailbox! Great job on the challenge this week.

Dana Grothaus said...

Liquid Appliqué! This just reminded me that I bought some last year thinking I'd use it on my winter cards. Whoops! Lovely card. The liquid appliqué is a nice finishing touch.

Tina said...

love this card...Gosh I would welcome a bit of snow here...it has been in the 80's - yuck! that's SoCal...for ya'

hope all is well.


Kristen said...

Super cute card. I love the colors you used. WOnderfully done!

Tasha said...

Totally cute! Love the snow effect and the image you used
love tasha xx

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