Tuesday, 27 November 2012

On a cold and frosty morning

How are you all on this cold and frosty morning?
Hope it's not too wet where you are - we seem to be escaping the worst of it.

I know a black and white Christmas card isn't for everyone, but I kind of like the way this one turned out.
I think I will make a few of these.

This adorable snowman is a digi stamp from Heather Ellis.
I coloured him with Copics, adding a couple of black gems as 'presents' and popped him up on foam pads

For the background I used my Memory Box landscape die, with  a liberal sprinkling of glamour dust to the edges and liquid pearls for the 'snow'.
As usual, IRL this is lovely and sparkly, but my camera skills can't really capture it.

Addicted to CAS - Snow Stamptacular - Winter Bliss
Allsorts - Bring on the Bling
Polka Doodles - Any Die Will Do
Bunny Zoe's Crafts - Winter



Caroline said...

Gorgeous Christmas card I love the snowman and the layout is beautiful. Caroline xxx

Jen said...

love it caroline... fab way to use the snowman

jen xxx

Kylie said...

Well, I love the black and white and the scene you have created is gorgeous! Perfect!! Thanks so much for playing along in our first challenge at ATCAS! xx

Karon said...

Beautiful Black and White Christmas card - this is fabulous. Thanks for joining us at Polka Doodles this week. Karon, DT Polka Doodles.

sassy said...

what a most beautiful card loving the black and white the lay out is brilliant this is one very special card caroline hugs sassyxxx

Doreen said...

This is gorgeous,love the image and fab colours.xxx

catherine said...

This is just fantastic caroline and love the layout to it. Great image
x catherine

Craftnut said...

I do love a snowman. Thanks for playing along at allsorts this week. Tracy x

Anonymous said...

Hi Caroline, What a beauty. The black and white give a stunning effect. Thank you so much for joining in the First Addicted to CAS challenge.
Regards Florence x

debby4000 said...

Adorable card and gorgeous too.

Aileen said...

Fab Caroline. The little pop of red and glitter bring it to life. Superb colouring too. x

Christine said...

This digi is gorgeous! And i LOVE how you colored that - just perfect! I also like how you fuzzy cut him and created thie scene. Thanks so miuch for plaing along at Addicted to CAS!

Pop's Cards said...

This is absoluteley stunningly gorgeous sweetie in every way, huggles Pops x x x

Sue - bearhouse said...

Awww I love that snowman and such a fabulous design. The colour scheme is so effective.


Red Rose Alley said...

Oh, I do like this Christmas card, and the snowman is darling. This is my favorite color combination - black and white with a splash of red. Thank you for visiting us and following Red Rose Alley. I know I will visit with you often, as your blog is simple, clean, and lovely... everything I like. It is a breath of fresh air. It is raining here today, but I don't mind because I love the rain. Have a sweet day.
~Sheri at Red Rose Alley

Pop's Cards said...

This is absoluteley gorgeous sweetie huggles Pops x x x

Anonymous said...

Gorgeous and so stylish! Love it!

mixamatoasties said...

Wow, that's gorgeous, love the black and white. I was kinda fed up with snowmen but I love this card, it's fab.

Susan x

Cazro said...

I'm one who does like b/w and I love your card. Thanks for sharing with us for our first CAS, I hope we see you again at Addicted to CAS. Caz

Chris x said...

Wow! This is stunning - love thr black and white.

Well done, and a big Good Luck For the Draw.
Thank's for joining us at Stamptacular this week.
Chris x

Faye said...

Love, love, love! X

Anonymous said...

another awesome card LOVE this one too! xx