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Wednesday, 10 March 2010

ABC Christmas Challenge - F is for Frosty

When Lorraine chose this theme, F is for Frosty, with extra snow, over at the fabulously festive (even in March) ABC Christmas Challenge  for this fortnight's challenge I thought she had gone a bit mad (sorry Lols) but to be honest, with the cold weather we are still having I think she's got it spot on!!

But first, thanks to everyone single one of you who took part in the E for Elf challenge - it was a teensy bit of a tricky one but you all came up trumps and there were some fabulous entries.  Please do remember to pop over to the challenge to check the Top 3 and the winner.

And so, F is for Frosty, with an extra of snow - you can interpret this in so many ways, a lovely winter scene with cottages and snow dropping from the roof, a snowman (of course), perhaps Rudolph's nose shining through a snow storm, even a penguin perhaps - many, many ideas out there - no excuses this time round gang, let's be seeing loads of frost and snow!  And look who is sponsoring this challenge -


Here is my offering
I have used this cute little snowman stamp called "Funky Snowman" from Pink Gem Designs - it was the paper that took me along the purple and pink route with those adoreable snowman postage stamps.  Paper is from a PaperMania collection of a couple of years ago.  Sentiment stamp is Pink Gem also.  Snowflakes are Martha Stewart and are covered in Glamour Dust Crystal.  Snow around Funky's feet is white Fluffy Stuff.  Funky is coloured with ProMarkers.  The pink and purple glitter paper I've used for the mats is from WH Smith.

So come on gang, forget the daffodils - get thinking Frosty!  Hope to see you over at ABC Christmas Challenge - remember, you have two weeks for this and every ABC challenge - and don't forget to check out the Design Team cards, there is a stunning selection.

Hugs, Squirrel xx

17 comments:

coops said...

fantastic card squirrel, i love this image and really great colours and massive congrats on your blog candy win hun.enjoy all those goodies.luv coops.xx

Pretty-In-Ink said...

So cute! love your glitter snowflakes too!

Mad Moose said...

great card! really love this image and the colours are fab!

CRAZYCRAFTSHED said...

Gorgeous card Squirrel,(don't if you know but you have won blog candy over at Kath's blog),
Congratulations,
hugs Dianne xx

craftymum said...

Hi Squirrel
congrats on your win.
Great card and I love the snow
Love sarah XXX

cats whiskers said...

This is just beautiful dear
Hugs Jacqui

Helen said...

Fab card - love the 'funky' snowman!
Great colour combo too!
Helen x

Julye said...

Fab card Squirrel , I really will have to get more organised. Congrats too on winning Kath's bitrthday candy, you lucky thing lol Julye

Mandy said...

Woo hoo congrats on your candy win hunny.
Gorgeous card Squirrel, love the colours & those cute little postage stamps. I'm sure I've got that stamp somewhere, shamefully neglected I don't think I've taken it out the packet yet
hugs Mandy xx

Mina said...

fantastic frosty card Squirrel, I love it and it made me smile too
Mina xxx

Rufus said...

Frosty card! Congrats on winning Kath's Blog Birthday Candy!
R/

Delphine said...

Beautiful card Squirrel! I just love it! Hugs Delphine xx

alison59 said...

fab card :)

Zippy said...

Such a fun card love, gorgeous snowman and colours are perfect! xxxx

Tasha said...

Oh love this frosty fella, loving the snow and such a great colour combo
love tasha xx

Cathy said...

Fab, fun card Squirrel. I love the image and gorgeous colours.
Hugs
Cathy xx

Pauline C said...

I'm loving Frosty! Fab challenge theme and adorable card dear
Pauline x

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