Wednesday, March 15, 2023

Sweet Snowman

Hi there.  I'm so glad you stopped by!

This guy makes me laugh.  He looks a bit like Smokey the Bear with that hat!

I stamped and colored with Copics and embossed the frame and added a
little bird friend.  

The stamp and embossing folder are new to me.  I'm trying to get that mountain of
NBUS used before I shop again.  We'll see how that works!

Christmas Kickstart #72 - All Wrapped Up (Snowman wrapped in a scarf)
Jingle Belles - Cardstock Christmas (No patterned paper)
Krafty Chicks #654 - Christmas 
NBUS #48 - Never Before Used Schtuff (Snowman & Embossing Folder
Peace on Earth #35 - Inspired by the snowman with the green hat


Card Recipe
Stamps:  Sweet Snowman (CC), Happy Holly Days (HA)
Ink:   Memento Tuxedo Black, Garden Green
Paper:   Neenah Solar White, Garden Green
Other:  Copics, Rectangle Peek-a-boo Window die (MFT), Tall Pines 3D EF (SSS), Resting Birds Die (MB)


If you would like to subscribe by email,
please fill out the contact form in the upper right sidebar.
It is also important to add to your contact list
so Google recognizes the address and delivers the updates.

To unsubscribe please use the same form on the sidebar adding
unsubscribe to the message.

Thanks to all who have subscribed to my blog by email.
Your sweet and thoughtful comments warm my heart!


Sandy said...

Nothing like waking up to a smiling snowman - he makes me smile. I have a lot of bright red cardinals feeding this morning so your red cardinal is perfect. Sure is a happy card and you have been doing a lot of embossing lately. Or am I just starting to notice embossing more.
You have more self control than I -- If I waited to buy more "stuff" until I used my NUBS I would never get anything new!!!
Love your winter card Bonnie!
Sandy xx

Marcia Hill said...

He's definitely a cutie and makes me chuckle too Bonnie...cute, CUTE card!! And let me know how it goes with the not buying anything new until the mountain of NBUS gets used...I'd like to know the secret!! Hugs. :0)

I Card Everyone said...

OR a park ranger! YES he makes me smile, too! You are doing so well keeping up with your Christmas stash, Bonnie!

jimlynn said...

Now that you say that about Smokey the Bear I can't "un-see" it! LOL! Love this CAS card! Perfect!

Darnell said...

It's Smokey's brother from up north, lol! You should have a naming contest! If an image ever deserved to be framed it's this fun guy! Well done, Bon! Adding the bird was inspired, too; I thought it came with the snowman! (BTW, LOVE all your beautiful dragonfly designs!) Hugs, Dolly

Carole said...

Love your smiley snowman and the way you have framed him. xx

Susan said...

Such a cute snowman - he made me smile. Great framing with the new embossing folder.

Leslie Miller said...

You just keep rolling right along with the Christmas cards! One of these days the inspiration will overflow and I'll get started. Love any reason to smile and this happy guy gives me one and you give another with your Smokey the Bear comment. Well, somebody has to take over the job in the wintertime. Good luck with your NBUS!

nancy littrell said...

Love your sweet snowman and so does your little birdie:-) Wonderful dry embossed background too. TFS my friend. Love and hugs..Nancy

HilaryJane said...

You can't help but smile when you look at this one. Love that subtle background texture too xx

Pat said...

What a cute snowman and I love his hat which has the style of a park ranger..I don't know Smokey the Bear, the only one I remember is Yogi The trees EF gives it the feel of the outdoors, and such a sweet little bird and just the right size to rest on one of the snowman's twiggy arms. x

Darlene said...

LOL ... I think it must be the hat that makes him resemble Smokey the Bear so much lol. Awesome design my friend ... simple beautiful holiday creation. Thanks so much for joining in the fun at our Peace On Earth challenge! Good Luck and we hope you’ll come back often.

Triple B ... OUR NEW CHALLENGE BLOG which is all about butterflies, birds & blooms.

JoAnn said...

He definitely is cute. I think he kind of looks like Smokey the bear also - it has to be the hat. Love how you embossed the frame around him.

Bobby said...

Such a whimsical looking snowman, Bonnie, and I love how you framed him in. Kudos to you for using your NBUS pile.

Lisa Elton said...

He looks cute in his little green hat! This is delightful, Bonnie. I need to get going on my Christmas cards, I haven't made one yet this year...yikes!

Vickie Y said...

Adorable! Thank you for sharing with us at Peace on Earth Christmas Challenge.

Brenda in IN said...

How cute is "Smokey the snowman". I like that soft looking embossing and sweet birdie. What a novel idea to not buy more until you used what you have! I'm not sure why one would want to do that!

Cat Craig said...

Oh what a sweet snowman.

My Paper Epiphany said...

What a sweet Snowman! I love your subtle colouring and the embossed card front!

kiwimeskreations said...

What a cutie, Bonnie, and I love how you have framed him with the embossed panel

Brenda said...

Haha, I didn't see it until you pointed it out and now that is all I see. Yes, this cutie kind of looks like Smokey the Bear with that hat! He sure is a cutie and you have showcased him so well. Love this sweet card, he makes me smile too! Hugs, Brenda

Christine Alexander said...

What a cutie, he does have a bit of ranger look about him :)

SmilynStef said...

Love the subtle embossed texture ... so glad you joined our Cardstock Christmas at Jingle Belles.

Papercraft Boutique said...

The sweet snowman makes me smile, Bonnie! The subtle pine tree texture of the frame and the little red bird are fantastic additions!
Hideko xx

lauren bergold said...

Oh how sweet is this... love the stamps (beautiful coloring and shading... i'm saving this to know which grey and how much for snowmen bc it's SO perfect!) You've really rocked the CAS aesthetic as well! So pleased you could join our cardstock-centric fun at Jingle Belles!