Friday, 26 October 2012

Wrap up warm with a chock full of Cheer

This is a very appropriate card to post today as we have had our first snow fall of the year.

Brrrr it's very cold, wish I'd had these mitts on when I was out.  I'm still in denial about winter but the old woolys are going to have to surface! 

My card uses Stampin' Up!'s fabby Chock Full of Cheer set.  The base is Pool Party card with lots of mittens randomly stamped.  Then a panel of Island Indigo and Whisper White.  I inked up the mitten stamp with Island Indigo then removed ink from the middle stripe using a Blender Pen.  I re added ink in Pool Party.  It gives a super effect to the mittens, just like your Granny would knit!  Only not out of itchy wool!!

One was stamped direct to the panel the other was stamped and cut out then attached with a Dimensional after adding some Island Indigo Bakers Twine.  Do you remember when your mittens were tied with wool up one sleeve and down the other? 

The rest is just some simple decoration using the border stamp in the set.  I carried the decoration onto the bottom strip of card along with the sentiment.  I corner rounded the top corners of the panel and the card. 

Here's our snowy scene from earlier today. 

Go look out your mitts, keep warm and stay cosy crafting. x

Supplies Used
All Stampin' Up!

Card - Pool Party, Island Indigo, Whisper White
Ink - Pool Party, Island Indigo
Stamp - Chock Full of Cheer
Punch - Corner Rounder
Other - Island Indigo Bakers Twine, Dimensional, Blender Pen

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OMWord Aileen - if you have snow up there today, we will most likely get it here in West Yorkshire tomorrow!! Thanks for that!!Lol!
Love your card - those mittens look so warm and cosy - must get mine out, ready for the snow!
Hugs, Sylvia xx

Vicky said...

Gorgeous hun...and fabulous layout too :o)

big hugs Vicky xx

Kim S said...

Love the colors - the mittens are so sweet. And I love the dots leading up to the sentiment!

Suze Bain said...

Oh dear, it's going to be a long winter!! Love those mittens!! xx

The-crafty-corner said...

I love the colours you have used here Aileen-your mittens are lovely :) Brrrrr snow-i am still in Winter denial too...but it coming !! :) xx

Anne said...

Brrrr!!!! Snow already... those mittens look fab cut out, just the thing to warm a crafter on a cold day

Jenni's Jems said...

Gee Aileen didn't realise how far I'd fallen behind in commenting until I seen your trio of fabulous cards and may I say loving that woodgrain stamp another addition to my wish list!! x

Wishcraft said...

Fab card Aileen. Love those mittens and lovely colours :o) Hugs, Lisa x

Bonnie said...

Looks like these pretty mittens were the order of the day! Makes me feel warm and cozy! Look at that snow!


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