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Wednesday, July 25, 2012

Christmas in July

I've seen so many wonderful holiday cards lately on Christmas in July blog posts.
They have really inspired me to get started early on my holiday cards.
  I love this happy snowman holding his little birdie friend.
For my layout, I used a style called a Center Step Card.
I paper pieced the hat, scarf and buttons.
Then added a computer printed saying and some punched snowflakes.

Supplies used
Great Impressions Stamp:
Versafine Onyx Black Ink
White Cardstock
The Paper Studio - Snowflake Paper
Pink Dot Lettering Delight Paper  (for paper pieced items)
Prismacolor Pencils:
Yellowed Orange, Orange, Denim Blue
Light Cerulean Blue, Light Umber, Dark Umber
Makeup (powder blusher) and Q-tip to apply to cheeks
Marvy Uchida Liquid Applique (for hat and poms on scarf)
Silhouette Machine
Centered Step Card Cutting File is a free download from the
Silhouette Plus Forum.  File was designed by Very Crafty 2.
Saying is computer printed then cut out with Nestabilities.
Spellbinders Nestabilities: 
Petite Ovals
Long Classic Rectangles Small
Long Classic Scalloped Rectangles Small
EK Success Snowflake Punch
Pearls, Pom Pom, Glue Dots, Adhesive


Jenny said...

Your getting me in the holiday spirit early Deloris! I love your color choices and the sentiment you came up with! Snowmen are my absolute favorites for Christmas cards!

Creations by Shirl said...

What a pretty easel Christmas card.
love that awesome snowman...

Dawnll said...

Such a fun images and great papers...almost cools me

Mary Marsh said...

this is a great step card-and I love this cute snowman

Sue from Oregon said...

I love Snowmen!!!! I want to make one like this...super fun!

Angela said...

I love how you used the liquid appliqué on this card, Deloris! This is super cute.

I'm not ready to think about the winter holidays just yet - I'm enjoying the rest of the summer! lol


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