Sunday, December 11, 2011

With cold hands and a warm heart...

I saw some Christmas ornaments at our state fair with a sentiment I wanted to steal.  It went perfectly with the 50 States cartridge I picked up for $5 this summer, too!

I ended up making 2 different versions of this card, not so much because I wanted to, but because despite being super careful, my paper ripped when I was removing it from the pad and I had to work around that!  I actually really like both versions though.  On one card, Wisconsin was run through the Argyle Cuttlebug folder (to sort of look like a sweater).  On the other I ran it through the Snowflakes folder.

This card will be entered in the following challenges:
Skipping Stones Design--sketch challenge
Cardztv--crafty Christmas
Cute Card Thursday--anything goes
More Than Favors--Wacky Wednesday #61--Christmas
Celebrate the Occasion #42--Christmas (no green)
Scrapbookaholic by Abby--Dilo en español challenge #6, Navidad
Tuesday Throwdown #77--Celebrate the season
Robin's Creative Cottage--favorite project from the last month


  1. Very nicely done, thanks for joining Crafty Christmas at Cardz TV and CTO!

  2. Nice job! Thanks for playing with us this week at Cardz TV Stamps.

  3. What a cool card. Wonderful to send cards out showing your state. I see what you mean about the argyle sweater, too. Thanks for joining us this week at Tuesday Throwdown.

  4. Love the sentiment, I might need to borrow it too! :)

  5. Cute card and sentiment!
    Thanks for joining us at CTO!

  6. I think both of them are great!! Thank you for joining our Crafty Christmas Challenge at Cardz TV!!!! :)

  7. Beautiful cards!
    Many thanks for joining in the Cute Card Thursday Challenge this week!
    have a fabulous, crafty day, Debxx

  8. What a cute idea! Thanks so much for joining us over at Skipping Stones Design!

  9. So cute! Thank you for playing along with us at Scrappy Moms Stamps! :)

    - Mel

  10. What a fun idea, love how you made your state shape look so cute! Thanks for joining us this week @ CTO :)

  11. Wow love the design and the colors are beautiful!!!!! Great job on this card!!!!!

  12. Love the idea for having states in the focal panel! Thanks for joining us over at SSD this week!

  13. Hi Barb! Fantastic card! Love the sentiment. You had a question on my blog but I didn't see an email addy to contact you, so here I am. About the paperclip angel, there was only one size at Walmart and they measure 1 3/4" x 1 1/4". They're probably the small ones.

    The pony beads are from Michaels. I couldn't find any bags of just silver or gold, but they had a multicolor bag that had both in them. I hope this helps.

    Snoopy :D

  14. Visiting from Robin's Creative Cottage. Like the embossing on the Wisconsin Christmas Cards. Visited Oshkosh, Wisconsin for an airshow back in the 70s when I was living E coast of FL. Happy New Year (from Central TX)!
    "Sunshine HoneyBee"