Sunday, 27 April 2014

A couple of snowmen with snippets

 Here are my cards for this month's Rudolf Day and this week's Snippet playground. Both feature a digi which I think was a freebie from Cuddly Buddly ages ago. Not sure it is still available. I coloured it using promakers. I found some snippets of Christmas papers and trimmed them into a square. I then added some stitching and dots with gelly roll pens. Unfortunately, I managed to get three red dots on the side of my hand (I am left handed and always smudging things!) which I transferred to a random place on the base card, hence the random dots everywhere! IRL the colours match way better than in this photo!
I managed to do the faux stitching on the second without mishaps and left it at that, lol! Hope the girls are all okay in the playground. It is a while since my last visit. I will take a big bag of toffees to share. So pleased Parsnip has got over his embarrassment of the rabbit ears!
Do pop over to Sarn's blog and Di's blog to take a look at their fab creations.
Thanks for looking!

16 comments:

  1. Just wunnerful makes, Sal!! love Shaz in oz.x

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  2. Two wonderful Christmas cards, and such a jolly Snowman.
    luv
    irene
    xxxx

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  3. Two beautiful cards Sally, I just love that snowman, he's so cute.

    Sue xx

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  4. The red dots were clearly a happy accident because they work well. Great cards, I love the cute snowman.

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  5. I love the design o f the first card and then I scrolled down to the second and he is just as cute.
    Love your happy mishap (might just have to pinch that idea, purely for fixing purposes being a left hander too!).That s a super scrap of striped paper. hugs Mrs A.

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  6. I think those red dot clusters work beautifully in the first & echo the flower centres superbly - that's my favourite of the two - love his carrot nose.
    Paula (PEP)

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  7. Your red dot clusters were a great save...I do things like that all the time, too!

    Two great cards...your snowman is cheery!

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  8. Aww two cute snowman cards here Sally. No-one would have known about your mishap if you hadn't said!

    Thanks for joining in with Rudolph Day.

    Hugs,
    Sarn xxx

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  9. Two lovely cards Sally, love your smiley snowman! Your mishap is genius:)
    Val x

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  10. I love your jolly snowman cards. I like the dotty background in the first one, a clever cover up idea.
    (You don't have to be left handed to make smudges!!)
    Jean x

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  11. Two super cards Sally! Love that snoman, so jolly :) And I think the dots came about due to a happy accident, althugh both cards look great.

    Well done on being first into the Playground!

    Hugs

    Di xx

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  12. Great cards

    Thank you so much for leaving a lovely comment on my blog

    Have a lovely day.

    Hugs

    Bridie@BGPayne Crafts

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  13. Your cards are lovely and that snowman makes me smile ,,,,,except that you're reminding me that once again I have not made a start on my Christmas cards as I'd vowed I would. It'll be last minute again, I can see it now, lol!

    Hugs
    Lesley Xx

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  14. Two delightful cards. Love this cheery little snowy and he's colored so pretty. Your boo-boo on #1 was a fantastic save, as I love the little tri-dots background. Looks great with the scalloped edges. I'm in awe of the evenness of your faux stitching on #2. It's beautiful! I've been MIA at the Playground too,& was missing all the elves & Parsnip too. TFS & Hugs

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  15. Great cards! I love it with the dots and without.

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