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Thursday, January 5, 2017

Snowman Angel

Happy 2017!!

This is my first post of the New Year.  Do you have any New Year resolutions?  Do share.  :)

I have a few, one of them is to start making Christmas card early and often.  For my post today I am sharing a card made for a few challenges:





I wanted to use angel, however I don't have any angel stamp, so I got creative and invented a Snowman Angel.  :D  What do you think?


I place stencil over white card stock, and sponge with Broken China; then heat emboss sentiment with gold EP, and add small strips of gold glitter tape on each side of main panel and adhere to grey blue card base.  My snowman angel has butterfly wings, and its halo is a gold embossed letter 'O' (from the Ribbon Letters by Lia set).

The stencil, stamp & cut set and fancy die are all available at a2z Scrapbooking Supplies.  If you go shopping there, use code Cindy15 to get 15% off any purchase $25 or more  (excluding shipping).

The a2z store is run by volunteers to raise funds for Celiac and Behcets awareness.  Your purchases go toward good causes.

Challenges:

Merry Monday Christmas Challenge #29 - Angels


The Heart Desires Challenge 8


Handmade Cards, ATCs and Other Crafts Flickr group challenge #13: Anything Goes

Happy Little Stamps January Christmas Challenge - Anything Goes (Optional twist Joy)




Supplies:
Hero Arts Sky Stencil Pair
Hero Arts Clear Stamp (Frosty Wishes, Ribbon Letters by Lia
Hero Arts Stamp & Cut (So Sorry)
Hero Arts Fancy Dies (Butterfly)
Penny Black Cling Stamp (Hanging Treasures)
Ranger Distress Ink (Broken China)
Memento Dye Ink (Tuxedo Black)

Thanks for stopping by, have a lovely day!

17 comments:

Sue McRae said...

Such a cute card Cindy and very clever use of the butterfly wings!

Susan Joyce said...

Love how creative you were to turn a Snowman into an Angel, worked well. Thanks for joining us this week at Merry Monday. Happy New Year!

Linda W. (ScrappinBari) said...

What a fabulous angel snowman you created, Cindy!! Just love the halo and wings!!

Judy1223 said...

Happy New Year, Cindy! I love your snow angel, just precious and very clever!! I like your resolution; mine is to drink more water. (Sounds easy but its not for me!) Hope your year ahead is full of happy crafting!

Lori said...

Awwww...this is so adorable! Thanks for joining us at Merry Monday this week xoxoxo

dj said...

I had to made a snow angle too....I can't believe I had no angel images!!

Inkyfingers said...

I have the same resolution Cindy - I want all my cards done and dusted by November so I can enjoy the festivities in December. I love your cute snow angel and using the letter O for the halo is a genius idea!!! The wings are beautiful and she has such a sweet expression on her face.
Thanks so much for sharing with us at Happy Little Stampers and I hope you will join us again soon.
Hugs
Carol x

jen said...

So fun! What a great way to stretch your supplies! Thanks for joining us at The Heart Desires!

Susan said...

Such a cute snowman with his lacy angel wings! Lovely sentiment! Thanks for joining us at Happy Little Stampers!

Barb Ghig said...

What a fabulous 'Snow Angel' you've created, Cindy...so cute! Beautiful stenciled background, too...Love this card!
I have also committed to creating Christmas cards in advance of the holidays this year...That way, I'm hoping to have more time to enjoy the season...we'll see :)

SugarGem said...

Such a sweet snowman. Thank you for playing along with the heart desires challenge

~amy~ said...

Love your sweet snow angel Cindy!

Thanks for joining us at The Heart Desires Challenge!

Toni said...

so cute! The expression on the snowman's face is darling! Hope you join in at The Heart Desires again!

Katie Ann Brooks said...

This is fun, I love the heart! Thanks for joining us at THD!

Tonya Jastad said...

I love your angel! Thanks for joining us at THD!

wienerhoneymooners said...

This is thee cutest!!!! I ADORE it!!!!! Thanks for joining us at The Heart Desires!!!!!

Juhi said...

Your snowman angel is super cute and adorable!!! Thanks so much for joining us at THD this month. We hope to see you again next month!