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 the 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



Linda Kaiser said...

Happy Christmas in July!! I love this card! I saw this on the messabe board and fell in love with your card! Beautiful.


Lin said...

I love your card - have always had a soft spot for snowmen and love the little bird with him! Thank you so much for sharing this with us at the Simon Says Stamp challenge this week!

Holly AKA KopyKat said...

Fabulous side stepper card, love the cute snowman and the paper peirced buttons and scarf! The colors are so great. Thanks for Playing with us over at Loves Rubberstamps!

Laura Love said...

Snowmen stamps are one of my weaknesses! I love the soft wintery colors you chose and your paper piecing is awesome!
Thank you so much for joining us at Loves Rubberstamps this week!

Carolina Girl (Cely) said...

Love your step's been a while not only making a card but jusing a step card. Thank you for all the inspiration lately.