Some of my Best Friends are Flakes!

Tuesday, December 18, 2012
Hello friends!  I can hardly believe that there is only one week until Christmas!!  I still have some more baking to do but won't do that until next Sunday and Monday as there are some things that I prefer to have fresh for Christmas - and my freezer space is limited.  I tend to go overboard with my Christmas baking but nobody seems to complain!!

It's my turn to post a project at My Craft Spot today and I'm showcasing a card that I created for one of my best friends.  She LOVES snow.  A few months ago, I found some snowman tea towels with "Some of my best friends are flakes" written across them.  I picked them up for her - and then when Kimberly came out with the same fun sentiment on her new "Think Snow" stamp set, I knew that I'd be using it to make a coordinating card!!

I used Winter Frolic for the snowman and Elegant Edges for the frame.  I used a Peachy Keen stamp for the eyes.  The snowman's scarf is tied with some wonderful Caribbean crinkle ribbon from My Craft Spot.  I added a coordinating border made with a Martha Stewart punch.  I also did some embossing using the Cuttlebug Snowdots folder.

As I noted above, the fun sentiment is from My Craft Spot's "Think Snow" stamp set.  It's just perfect to use to spread a smile!  The little snowflakes are from the same set too!  The bottom corners of my card were rounded using a Creative Memories punch.

Have a fabulous day! Merry Christmas!


jessica said...

This is so super duper adorable!!! Love the sentiment!!!

Life and Knits said...

Ha! Love this card Kate! Great sentiment stamp!


snappy scrappy said...

Really cute...great sentiment! Lee-Ann :)

Debbie said...

This is really, really cute!! With some of my friends, I think I need that sentiment stamp!! LOL

Beckie said...

Very cute card. I love your paper choices and the sentiment.

Be blessed, Beckie

katieo said...

Funny funny sentiment. I love the embossing and framed snowman

Migdalia said...

Have a wonderful day,

Besthobbyeva said...

Kate - this card is the cutest card ever!!! That snowman is just adorable, makes me smile!!! I love the ribbon scarf!! Too cute.

Have a wonderful Christmas with your family!!


abusybee - DoubleClick Connections said...

Love his cute face Kate! Happy Holidays! Carri~Abusybee

Sherrie K. said...

This is just too cute Kate! I love the layering and the snowman is just adorable! Your friend will love it and also will get a kick out of the sentiment! Way to cute!
Sherrie K

April said...

This is so cute! I love the saying. Great job!

Sherrie K. said...

Hi Kate,
I just wanted to pop over to wish you a Happy New Year! Hugs!
Sherrie K

Unknown said...

Ahhhhh!!!! So adorable Kate!!!! I chuckled reading the title..too funny..awesome work! I am writing this on New Years Day so Happy New Year, I am back in bloggy land and doing great!, thanks for your support and prayers. Big hugs

Rhonda Emery said...

this is so adorable, thank you for the kind words and I am feeling better and will be crafting more soon. hugs

Tracey said...

Wonderful card Kate....the snow man is so so cute and the sentiment is perfect, love it! Its been a little while since I stopped by, I've missed so many wonderful creations, love them all! I hope you had a fabulous Christmas...Happy New year!!

Tracey said...

Oh I forgot to say...congrats on your win at Courtney Lane Designs. Great cart to add to your collection!

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