1 November 2016


Back to reality, after spending a long weekend on a crafty retreat with some awesome friends!! Did some creating, lots of giggling, loads of cuppas & spent lots lol!!
It was fabulous, just a shame its only once a year.....

It's Tuesday again, they don't half fly around lol!! So it means a new sketch for you to follow from Try Stampin' on Tuesday. Don't forget the sketch is a must but the theme is optional. Today sees the last of our Christmas celebration creations. This weeks theme is....


you will find the sketch here or at the end of my post.

Challenges I Would Like To Enter
Cutie Pie- 5 of something (5 snowmen)
The Merry Christmas Challenge- ATG
Winter Wonderland- frosty or well wrapped up
Crimbo Crackers- die cuts
Southern Girls- pop it up (snowmen 3D)

Image & Colouring Mediums
Image- 'Family Reunion' From Beccy's Place
Promarkers/Flexmarkers words
Spectrum Noir Pencils numbers
All snow- 61
Carrots- bright orange, 91 & 22
Front Snowman
Hat & cape- berry red, 103 & 99
Eyes- sky blue
Button- azure & sky blue
Middle Right Snowman
Hat- olive green, 108 & 60
Jumper- apple cider & 59
Eyes- march hare
Middle Left Snowman
Hat- cool grey 5, 120, petrel blue, 120, frosted jade & 63
Scarf- petrel blue, 120, frosted jade & 63
Eyes- tan
Lady Snowman
Coat- dusky rose, 32, 31 & 34
Snowman at the Back
Hat- firewood, 109, 103, shocking pink, crimson, red, agean, spring lilac, 79, chartreuse, 47, 46, burnt orange, 23, tulip yellow & 17
Jacket- grey green & 115
Eyes- sky blue
Button- azure & sky blue
Surround- magenta shade & magenta tint
Tim Holtz distress inks
Poinsettias- vintage photo

Papers & Embellishments
DP- my scrap box
'blue' card from the 12 x 12 coloured stack by Papermania
yellow 'dew drops'
cotton candy 'divine twine'

Tools & Glues
'Collall' all purpose glue
'Collall 3D' glue with tools
X-cut Xpress
'mini poinsettia' die cut by Marianne D LRO142
'let it snow' sentiment die cut by Creative Dies

This weeks sketch, its our last Christmas celebration sketch....

Thank you for stopping by today, don''t forget to pop over & see what fabulous creations the DT have made to help inspire you!!
hugs xx

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Sandra H said...

Fabulous card as always l love the image too!

Debbie said...

Fabulous card dearie. Love these snowmen. Glad you had an amazing crafty weekend with lots of laughs. It'll havd done you the world of good.Thanks for always leaving such lovely comments hun. Take care. Hugs xx

Dandydo said...

I love the snow family! This is a very cute card! I like the poinsettias that you added.

auntbeespickles said...

Hi Shell, such a fun card! I love this family, they crack me up. Kind of reminds me of Beverly Hill Billies. LOL I love how you popped up the front ones to give it so much dimension. That hat with ear flaps is a crack up!! Great card!
Hugs, Sarah T

Lori Quinlan said...

Your snowman card is adorable. The stamps are so cute. I also really like the two papers you used in the background... they add to the "cold" feeling :) You did a wonderful job! Thank you!

carole said...

Really cute card! TFS, Carole

MagsB said...

Awwww, Shell, what an adorable card! I love the cute Snowpeople!

love Mags b x

Lisa xx said...

This is terrific and the image is perfect for our challenge!!

Thank you for joining in with the cuties xx

Marie said...

Really cute, love the sweet Frosty family. Thanks for joining us over at Winter Wonderland.
Love n hugs

Pat K said...

Great group on this lovely card Shell. Thanks for playing along with us at The Cutie Pie challenge. Pat K x

Hazel (Didos) said...

Oh thi sis brill, I love snowpeeps. Sounds like just the tonic having a crafty weekend away, Love Hazelxx

Oma said...

Love this snow family! The background paper is perfect for the image.

Sue Nicholson said...

Beautiful card and thanks for joining in for our 5 of the kind challenge theme cheers Sue N (DT)

Sarah Nancarrow said...

A crafty retreat sounds awesome!! I love your little snowman family, so cute. Thanks for joining us at Southern Girls Challenge :)