I’ve done it again – I bought MORE Christmas patterned paper…I just can’t stop!  This time it was a DCWV Christmas stack at Michael’s – the colours are  really sweet…traditional green and red with some aqua and pink thrown into the mix to keep it interesting.   You might want to stop reading if you don’t want to spend money…today’s card is one of many I’ll be using this paper with.

I was playing with my Whipper Snapper cling sets and thought that the little house in the trees image found in the Penguin Antics set would make a great Christmas ornament because it looks like a scene you’d find in a snow globe.   I can’t make an ornament just yet as they are still “curing”  (that’s for another post) but then I thought I could make a snow globe on a card using my Cricut to cut out the shape.  Here’s what I came up with:

I have been playing with my Cricut at least once a week – trying to get into using it but haven’t had much interest until now.  It’s a great tool to have but the greatest gadgets in the world are useless if you don’t use them.

On to some details…

I paired two of the patterns in the DCWV stack and matted them on Close to Cocoa cardstock which is also what I used for the base of my snow globe.  I attached a jingle bell to a glittery snowflake and added a little glitter to the bell.  I also glittered my image after colouring it with copics…here’s a close up of the glitter:

I could not get my camera to do this card justice tonight.  I should have asked Santa for a light box but they seem to take up so much space and I am limited as to where I can plug in lights.

The sentiment is from another Whipper Snapper set called “Think Snow”.  There are a LOT of cute sentiments in that set along with a skinny little snowman that I am looking forward to making a project with…so many stamps, so little time!

I’m still working on notepads as well – having a lot of Christmas patterned paper is very advantageous when making these little cuties…the different patterns and colours are so inspirational!

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