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Saturday, December 12, 2009

Frosty Got Cold



When dreaming up my little piece of art the first thing that came to my mind when I saw this image called Frosty In A Stocking  was Frosty was so cold that he had hopped into the stocking to warm up!!! Maybe it was just me who was trying to warm up since it is a blistery negative 2 degrees as I write to you all.  The size of this card is 5.75 x 5.75 which has become my standard size.

I chose my colors from the designer paper I used so the colors of my cardstock followed suit, all items from my stash. You wouldn't believe how much stash I have collected. Just ask my hubby!

After I started coloring the image with my copics I thought Frosty could have been used for an arrival of a new bundle of joy by just changing the sentiment. Something to think about!!!  Anyway I colored with copics and chalks.  I like to work with chalk, especially when I want to help soften the colors. Q-tips have become my best friend for this application.

I used both frosted lace and cotton candy stickles on the image and the snowflakes on the patterned paper for some sparkle. Got to have that glitz. What is a card with out some sparkle and glitz?????? I am sometimes better known as the Glitter Fairy!!  Frosty's hat and branches received a nice coating of crystal effects to make them shine. The fur on the mitten has been flocked to add a bit more dimension and give the appearence of real fur. I then pop dotted the image to make it stand out.

I cut the sentiment out on my cricut using two different cartridges.Thanks to my friend Sharon for that idea. The cartridges I used were George and Jasmine.  They also got a little coating of stickles. More sparkle....... The fibres and buttons were also a part of my stash. I enjoy using many different kinds of techniques on one piece of art. I think it helps with the 3D dimensional apeal. Isn't he just adorable?????


I thought this card could be used all winter long, for many different reasons or just because. I hope I have Inspired You to Kreate.

Challenges:
The Pink Elephant - Winter
Sew Many Cards - Winter
Stamp Something - Winter Wonderland
Paper Cutz - Snow
Crafty Calendar - Sparkle

"Life's Beauty Inspires Me To Kreate"


15 comments:

  1. love your Frosty card, Kym !
    huge welcome to the DT.

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  2. Great coloring and beautiful card:) Welcome to the DT!

    Hugs,
    Lisa

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  3. Fantastic card hun - I love your Brrr!!!

    Hugs
    Leanne
    xx

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  4. Oh Kym!!! I'm totally in LOVE with this card!!! It's gorgeous in 1000 different ways!! =) Awesome job. So glad you're with us!!!

    =)

    Meredith

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  5. Hello Kym. What a fun card. Cute image and I just love the colour combination.
    I have also made myself one of your followers.
    Happy Crafting.
    Love Sandra xx

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  6. Adorable! that images is too cute!

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  7. Kym, I love what you have done with this card. So beautiful! Can't wait to get to work with you more...Congrats!

    Hugs,
    Michelle B.

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  8. what a fantastic card Kym, love the snowman in the mitten...thank you for visiting my blog I really appreciate it
    Mina xxx

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  9. Super Super Super cute! I love your color combo and how home-spuny it is! TFS!!! :-)

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  10. Love this snowy snowman all snuggled up!!
    (Lyn)

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  11. oh so cute - love it. - thanks so much for sharing it with us at The Pink Elephant.
    Ann xxx

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  12. Glitter fairy- I love glitter fairies!
    Love the card and that blue you chose- beautiful!

    Thanks for playing with us at Sew Many Cards this week-I look forward to seeing you next week.
    Angela
    Sew Many Cards

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  13. Kym what a cute card! Thanks for playing on PCC this week.

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  14. Very cute! Thanks for playing with us at Sew Many Cards!!

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  15. This card is so cute...love the image and your coloring!!! Thanks for joining us this week at PCC!

    Terry

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