Tuesday, December 14, 2010

Tiddly Inks Challenge #32 - Let It Snow!

Hello Everyone!!  Happy Tuesday!!  I'm thrilled to bring you our 32nd challenge today!!!  SNOW!! I wanted to go truly traditional in my creation today so I chose to work with Christy's adorable Snowman Sid!
 Isn't he the cutest???

I started out by coloring Snowman Sid in with my Copic and Prismacolor markers.  He is then trimmed out and coated in MS glitter.  I added the black buttons threaded with twine on after his glitter treatment dried.

My cardstock measures 6" x 8" which was then scored and folded.  I cut my two layering pieces, the red and the red polka dotted papers.  They are both edge distressed with white craft ink.  I stitched these two layers together with ivory thread, using a border stitch on my sewing machine.

I used a basic white office supply store tag upon which I stamped a star from SU! in red craft ink and heat embossed it.  I removed the plain white thread that the tag came with and added a scrap of vintage linen and tucked behind my tag is a piece of vintage wool both came from my local antique store.

A finishing touch on the right hand side are the felt stickers from MS.

What a year it has been for the fabulous Tiddly Inks!!!  I am so excited and VERY MUCH looking forward to a FANTASTIC New Year and a wonderful 2011 with Christy and my fellow unbelievable Design Team members!!

Please remember to check out the entire DT's work and please play along here!!

I hope you have enjoyed and been inspired!!

Crafty Hugs!!


Card Details:

Cardstock: Bazzill Basics - Glass Slipper, The Paper Source Cardstock - Red, American Girl - polka dotted DP
Stamps: Tiddly Inks, SU!
Ink: Brilliance Pearlescent Poppy and Moonlight White Craft Inks
Embellishments: Martha Stewart - Felt Stickers and Crystal White Glitter, Black Buttons - LSS, White Linen Twine - The Paper Source, White Tag - Staples, Vintage fabrics - my local antique store.
Techniques: Border stitching on my sewing machine, 3-D foam adhesive, Edge Distressing with Brilliance Moonlight White Craft Ink, Heat Embossing - stars on tag


DonnaMundinger said...

DARLING, Meredith! LOVE the color scheme and your stitching is amazing. Goes so well with all of your wooly embellies! LOVe it! xxD

mfc.melissamade2 said...

Meredith - this is adorable!! Love what you've done with Sid! Those snowflakes are awesome too! This is just too fabulous for someone that's been sick!! Hope you are feeling better!

Steph said...

This is stinkin' adorable! I love that snowman and I really like how he's all glittered up. You always use such perfect embellishments on all your cards.

Ellis said...

Lovely snowman card! =)
Hugs, Elenor

The Craftaholic said...

So cute! Glitter is just right, this time of year....

Anonymous said...

WOW....wonderful snowman.

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Christy/Tiddly Inks Digitals said...

I love these colors and layout...perfection!

Larissa said...

Gorgeous card Meredith! Love you colouring.


mjsuperman said...

All looks Fabulous and Fantastic!!!

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