Friday, December 16, 2011

LYB: Day 5

I'm sure you noticed the lovely little hint of green throughout the Winter Twig collection, so I just had to emphasize it to go along with my color theme of cards this week. I really love the little snowman with his glittery little pompoms. I put him in a little snow globe of sorts complete with snowfall courtesy of  the Winter Blue patterned paper and a few card stock hills. I didn't even have to add any other embellishments or ribbons because the striped patterned paper and buttons on the sentiment sticker were just perfect all on their own.

1. Start with a 4"x5.25" piece of Winter Woods patterned paper and add a decorative stitched border before adhering to an A2 (4.25"x5.5") card base.
2. Using a circle cutter, create nesting circles from card stock and patterned paper. Add decorative stitching and secure to card front.
3. Attach chipboard snowman.
4. Using a scallop punch, create hills along the top edge of a 1.75"x4" strip of Orchard card stock.
5. Add a 1"x4" strip of Winter Stripe and add decorative stitching before adhering to card front. 
6. Attach sentiment sticker with dimensional adhesive.

TIP: If you like to sew on your cards and layouts, try experimenting with different stitches. You can even change stitching patterns in the middle of a line like I did here on the snowman card and many of my others. It really adds special little details that will only enhance the magic of your creation.

Okay, there are only two more days of Winter Twig projects coming your way.
I'm getting a little excited about the grand finale, but also sad that it's come to an end. I'll give you a hint... there are seven days in the Ode to Little Yellow Bicycle Week and there will be seven happy blog readers to match. Don't forget to come on back tomorrow!


angie ashuk said...

I love that you highlighted the green. Its a beautiful card, and I love it!!!

Jenn Christman said...

Love that sentiment! Going to have to use that soon! ;)