Friday, August 14, 2009

Oh Happy Day!

It's a happy day and we're off to the WILDERNESS for a few days: the WHOLE family! With five horses, four dogs, two cats and ONE {cranky} great grandmother, it's no small feat to get out of DODGE! But we're gonna give it a try! For your enjoyment, I prepared some refreshing images that will hopefully give you a good chill and a happy day!

I have been enjoying the options of lots of cool Sizzix and Cuttlebug embossing plates, like crazy! A by-product of ooowing and awwwing at the magic of embossing work forced me to really examine my VAST collection of the "old fashioned" brass embossing plates and THIS snowman called to me! HE is soooooooo much cuter embossed, than sitting in my drawer, in his little brass prison! So, I embossed, glittered and had a BALL! THEN, I did it again!

And then I sanded, sewed, colored, glittered some more... altered some letters from a GREAT Cosmo Cricket collection and BOOM! Goes the dynamite! Card making HAPPINESS! Lots and lots of it! I sure hope YOU enjoy these icy little images and that your day is a bit craftier!


C/S - Stampin' Up!
D/P - Cosmo Cricket
Stamps - Stampin' Up!; Tim Holtz; Hero Arts
Ink - Stampin' Up!; Versa Mark
Heat and Stick Powder - Stampin' Up!
Embossing plates and machine - Sizzix
Brass Embossing plate - American Traditional Crafts
Dazzling Diamonds - S/U!
Ribbon- Stampin' Up!


Ann said...

Cute AND cute! I collect snowmen, so I love, love, love these little guys!

Rosemary said...

Have an awesome time in the wilderness, my friend!! You may have just inspired me to get out my "old fashioned" brass templates!! Great cards! Your snowman??? The cutest!

Karen said...

Too cute, Elise! And may I applaud you for bringing a beautiful brass template out of your stash!!! I think they get so sad and lonely when we don't use them.....I'll bet he was happy to get out! I love the glitter and all of your sanding! Have a FANTASTIC camping trip!!! See ya on the flip side! :>