Jolly, Jolly Snowman!

Wednesday, 30 November 2011
Hello, I hope everyone is keeping well.  Thank you for all the lovely comments on my last card, it's so nice to know that people are still will me despite my recent lack of cards.

I have made another card tonight to share with you all.  I was sat on my laptop when I suddenly told myself to get off my backside and make a card - so I did!!  I made it with this weeks Penny Black Saturday Challenge in mind.  When I saw it on Saturday, I knew I had to take part.  For those that haven't checked, it's Christmas + Red & Embossing..  You all know how I love my red and white Christmas cards which always have an embossed background.  Add that to my love of Penny Black stamps and you have a perfect combo!  What better stamp could I use other than trust old Snowy himself! I've only had him a year, but I LOVE him!!  He's such a joy to colour.

 I apologies about the poor photos.  The only decent time for me to photograph at the moment is the weekend as it's dark when I leave for work in the morning and virtually dark when I get home.  Oh for those long summer days again!

His bobble & fur trim have had the usual glamour dust treatment.  It wouldn't be a Christmas card without a bit of sparkle! He's been coloured with my trusty copics.  The embossing folders are snow dots and snowflakes.

I'm going to go and have a look at what you've all been up to now. Thank you for stopping by and for any comments you may leave, they are greatly appreciated.

Sarah xx


  1. jenny said...:

    Fabulous card Sarah! Love sparkly Snowy....and the little ribbon tab detail x

    Jenny xx

  1. Jancardi said...:

    That's a lovely card, stunning and simple...just my kind of card!! x

  1. Dawn said...:

    Ooooo! It's lovely! I love red & white! Love the layout too!
    Dawn xx

  1. Hi Sarah
    Hope your're ok :) This is a great crimbo card, I love the cute snowman, a fab layout and I love the embossing folder you've used too!

  1. CraftyC said...:

    Very cute Sarh, love the embossed background and sparkle

  1. Becky said...:

    Fab card, I love ur embossing and the snowman is adorable, love the glitter.
    Becky x

  1. MARY B said...:

    Fabulous card love the image and bold red and white, Mary x

  1. Lisa said...:

    Hi Sarah, Sorry I haven't commented on your last few posts but as you know I have been away at Craftaganza and only now catching up with my blog commenting. I'm luvin' all the red & white cards you have made ... adorable images and these colours are so vibrant.

    Lisa x

  1. Hi Sarah,
    Gorgeous card,love the sweet snowman and your fab colouring :) xx

  1. Catherine said...:

    Stunning card Sarah. Love it.

    Catherine x

  1. HiSarah, i love it, the red and white is so effective and that snowman is gorgeous. louise xx

  1. Adie said...:

    just love your red & white snowman
    hugs adie

  1. Kristel said...:

    That is a real beauty Sarah!
    Hugs Kristel

  1. that is stunning, love the colour combo xx

  1. debby4000 said...:

    Love your gorgous cute card

  1. Beth said...:

    This is so cute Sarah! I love the embossing you've used - this card is very you! Thanks for joining us on the Penny Black Saturday Challenge!

    Love Beth xx

  1. kath said...:

    gorgeous card favourite adorable snowy......thanks for joining in the Christmas challenge fun at Penny Black Saturday..hugs kath xxx

  1. coops said...:

    gorgeous card sarah.i love your stunning embossing and colour combo and the snowman is fab :D

    xx coops xx

  1. Cazza said...:

    Another fabulous creation Sarah, love your colouring of his hat and scarf too :o)

  1. debby4000 said...:

    Just popping back to say thanks for joining us at Penny Black Saturday Challenge.

  1. So cute! love the red and white colour combo, the embossing looks fab and that snowman is so cute
    Lindsay xx

  1. coldwaters2 said...:

    Hi Sarah this is absolutely super cute, that snowman image is such a delight all cuddled up in that hat and scarf and he still has a beautiful smile, the brilliant white with that hint of red is pure perfection.
    Lorraine x

  1. Stephanie said...:

    Hi honey, just been having a little catch up with your blog, so sorry to hear about Bozzy *hugs* such sad news :( Loved seeing your collection of stamps - wow you have so many (wood mounted stamps, especially Penny Black are not cheap either!!) Your cards are all so cute & lovely....makes me want to buy some 'image' stamps now!
    You take care, love Steph xxx

  1. Stunning card Sarah! Red and white looks so elegant for Christmas cards and I love all the sparkliness. Beautiful colouring with your copics too - you are such a whizz at using them.


  1. Sarpreet said...:

    this is gorgeous, i love the colours used

    Sorry I have not been able to visit your blog in such a long time, I have been so busy, and there have not been enough hours in the day.

    I wanted to also wish you a very merry christmas and a happy new year from our house to yours.

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