Tuesday, January 25, 2011

March of the Snowmen Hop ~ GIVEAWAY!

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HAPPY FRIDAY!! It's FWF!!

This was my post from Tuesday's March of the Snowmen Hop..
using {IPPITY} of course!!

Psst ~
You'll want to make sure you start over at the Unity Blog.....
BECAUSE someone is going to WIN some Unity rubber.
Just look for the blinkie at each blog you visit.
When you find it be sure to leave a comment at that blog!

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Welcome to the 2nd Annual
March of the Snowmen Blog Hop!


9:00am EST

There are LOTS of GIVEAWAYS along the hop...
so be sure and check out the other inspiring blogs!

I have a couple of cards to show you today...
one snowman with snow,
and one...let's just say for if you DON'T have snow! ;)
You can click on any pic to make it larger.



I just love this little guy's scarf!

Warm and cozy for sure!


The background is brayered and the sentiment is from the {ippity} set:
Kissmas & Mistletoe


So....say you live on a farm....warm winters....no snow....
so you make a STRAWMAN!


Lots of fun here!

The {ippity} set Simply Home inspired me to make a STRAWMAN!



I've got a GIVEAWAY!

Leave a comment on this post
for a chance to win some {ippity}!

Book It!




Now...KEEP HOPPIN'!!!

Angella Crockett
Barb Foster
Deb Felts
Holly Brown
Jen Carter
JenMarie Taylor <---You are HERE! Joan Ervin
Julie Ranae
Kim Sears
Laurie Willison
Linda Lucas
Lynn Stevens
Pam Imholz
Patti Gilliam
Sue Pelletier
Stacy Rogers
Melisa Waldorf

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You can get {IPPITY} STAMPS from ME!! ~ and ~
I'm having a SALE!



For every TWO {ippity} sets you purchase
($15, $18 qualify) (in stock only)

You choose a $5 Single/Mini Set for FREE!
(in stock only)

Just include your choice{s} in the comments section!
Happy Shopping!

Sale ends Jan 31st.

Click HERE to SHOP!





Click HERE to get your {ippity} stamps!






Recipe for brayered background card:
Stamps ~ Kissmas & Mistletoe
Paper ~ tempting turquoise, white
Ink ~ black, tempting turquoise, not quite navy, night of navy
Accessories ~
brayer, white gel pen, fibers, black pearls, mango pearl, nesties, cb folder, sponge, dimensionals

Recipe for strawman card:
Stamps ~ Simply Home; sentiment from Season of Joy
Paper ~ crumb cake, white
Ink ~ palette burnt umber <-- you can get from me!, chocolate chip and always artichoke markers for the tree Accessories ~ raffia, copics, ribbon, dimensionals

73 comments:

~amy~ said...

soooo SWEET...lovin' your snowman cards!

Mandy said...

gotta love snowmen!!! super cute cards...that strawman is adorable!

Betty Benton said...

Terrific cards -- I must say that yours is the first straw/snowman I've seen -- great thinking!

zigzag said...

Thought the first snowman card was adorable, then I saw the "straw" snowman and fell in love! TFS!

lisa808 said...

Great snowmen cards. Love the embossed one on the first card.

Jen Carter said...

These are both so creative and fun!

Mel said...

What totally creative cards...love the twine wrapped one!

sherryann (aka Sherry Eckblad) said...

how cute are those little snowmen and I absolutely love the strawman.

Mary Anne / MA54K said...

These are two totally clever cards. Right now I wish I lived where I would only worry about straw snowmen!

AZviaTx said...

I love that little straw man! Now, that's ingenious use of out of the box thinking. So much fun. Now, I have to go look at your shop! Tina

Lori said...

The straw snowman is so unique. TFS

Lynn Stevens said...

A strawman how clever!!! I'd Love to be entered, come sign up for mine too!
Lynn

terriavidreader (IN-USA) said...

Really cute cards, and love that strawman!

MariLynn said...

I love the scarf on your embossed snowman. Your second snowman is so creative. I love the country feeling.

Kim said...

Great Cards!

Wow... love that brayered background!

Your straw snowman brought a smile to my face... ;)

StampinCathy said...

Your cards are just AWESOME!! I just love how your adorable snowmen. So creative!!!

kssdesigns said...

WOW! I think these are the most creative snowmen I've ever seen! Nicely done!

Josephine Cox said...

I love both cards and they are so so cute.

Angela K said...

How fun!

Auntie Em said...

Lovin' your snowpeople. The texture and embellies are so cute! Fun ideas to contrast with what would otherwise have been very serious looking backgrounds!
Thanks for sharing! :o)

Barb said...

Both of these are great! Wonderful brayer work, and the strawman is adorable... very homespun :)

gail said...

Cute cards.

Lillian Child said...

JenMarie - your cards are always so fabulous ... but that straw snowman really had me looking twice - how creative is that??!! Love it!

http://lillianchild.blogspot.com

laurlynn said...

Love 'em, Jen. Strawman is the cutest thing ever!

Poppit said...

Seriously cute! That straw snowman is just brilliant!!!!

Becky Dunham said...

So cute JenMarie! I love that strawman - who would have thought? What a great idea! Here in Utah, we can have snowmen, but I love the strawman idea!

rdunham at q dot com

Ravengirl said...

Oh my gosh! Your strawman is soooo cute! I had to laugh!

Susan said...

Awesome snowman, strawman cards!
no need to add my name to your candy.
thanks anyway.
Susan

Jo said...

that raffia snowman ... amazing! what a great take on the theme! i just loved it!

Bumblebee said...

The strawman is so cute! Plus you inspire me to get a brayer!

Stacy said...

JenMarie your cards are darling! Love the brayer work on the first one, and the raffia snowman??!! Adorable!!!

Diana said...

So funny--a strawman. Wonderful cards. TFS

Denise said...

Darling cards! I love the snowman and the strawman! Very clever!
DeniseB

Angella D. Crockett said...

Super cute, both of them! So creative!!!! Thanks so much for the inspiration!!! Blessings, Angie

Fiona said...

Beautiful cards - my favourite is the warm toned one - the colours are so strong :)

Ola said...

Both of your cards are adorable!!! I LOVE the strawman!!

Thank you so much for sharing!!!

~Ola
okj83 at live dot com
zloe.blogspot.com

Tami said...

Jen- I love both of these- so fun!

Glittered Paws said...

Talk about thinking out of the box - wow the straw/snowman card was very original and you made it work,. Cute, love the scarf on the embossed snowman.

Jnett's Place said...

Cute cards and the straw-man is very clever.

Joan Ervin said...

Both your little snowmen are sooo cute....how clever to use the punches for the first and the straw for the second!!!

Ashley Nguyen Newell said...

These are FABULOUS! I love the straw man! :)

Stampin' Pam said...

VERY cute - I love the embossed snowman - great idea.

~Stacy said...

Oh My Gosh I totally love these snow and straw Men... the straw is brilliant!

Vic said...

I love the strawman!

iamvictorias at gmail dot com

Scrapcollectr said...

Love your embossed snow man and your straw man (cute scene!)
*smile*

Natalie said...

LOVE the white embossed snowman!! Adorable cards!

Wendy ten Hove said...

Hi JenMarie,

What a fun name for a Hop!! And I also love your snowmen from today, they are very original, I like it!!!
Lovely cards!

Hugs, Wendy

Amy said...

What a fun idea to emboss the paper used for your snowman! Great cards!

Laurie said...

This is really cute! I love the little rafia snowman!

NancyD said...

Love your blue background card!

Noreen said...

I really like the unusual ways you made your snowmen. The scallops make him look so fluffy.

bernietom47 said...

This is a great hop and I love your super cute snowman and strawman, so creative. Both cards are Brilliant!
Blessings Bernie

lynn said...

so clever, so fab, jenmarie!

connie said...

cute cards! love the second one.

CuddlyBunny said...

Your snowmen are so unique! I love them (and agree that his little scarf looks SO cozy!).

imsteelefullofscrap said...

Oh my cute idea to create a snowman with embossed circles but oh the country primitive one takes the win from me!!!!

Melisa Waldorf said...

Who says a girl has to have a stamp to build a brrriffic snowman!! These are so clever and cute! Thanks so much for playing along again this year!!

Jennipher Lowery said...

Super cute cards!

marilyn said...

LOVE your embossed snowman! Just so cute!

Martha said...

WOW!!! your cards are amazing!
how creative.

Purple Princess said...

Great cards! Love the snowmen!

Michele's Scrapy Creations said...

love both of your cards! such clever idea on strawman.
michelesscrapycreations35 at yahoo dot com

Erika said...

Awesome cards. Love both the snowmen, they're too cute!

http://crafty-creations-by-erika.blogspot.com/

Lori said...

Too sweet! Love your textured snowmen!

She said...

Love your Snowmen cards. :-) S x

Lindsey said...

These are both so cute! The strawman is so clever! And how did you know Book It is on my wish list? *wink*

Paula said...

Those little snowman are awesome!!! Love the cards as well, very beautiful!

BonnieRose said...

great cards!

sharon g said...

MY GOSH you are creative!!!!

Katrina said...

Ok, your snowmen are just adorable!!!!! hugs, Katrina

Karen said...

Oh so beautiful Jen Marie!!

Marilyn B said...

Too creative, I love the ingenuity you showed in making your snowmen.

Linda said...

What a cute snowman card!