Like most people I have so many favourite photos! Ones that make me smile, ones that bring back great memories, and others that have significance that may not be immediately apparent. Picking one is pretty much impossible!
But I looked though my photos, and realised there was one that I used very often (especially as a Facebook profile picture during the winter months), and it was a picture of one of our snowmen. Being a rather geeky household, any old snowman just won’t do, and so each year we make something different – my favourite of which was the Star Wars Stormtrooper snowman we had about 7 years ago.
Isn’t he fab? And so, I was inspired to make a snowman card. Now as far as I could find, no-one makes Stormtrooper snowman stamps (but I really think they should, don’t you?), but Woodware do this brilliant Snowman Family Stamp, which I decided to make the focal point of my card.
I don’t know about you, but I just love this stamp. The snowmen are such fun, and I love the size too. It’s 20cm long, and 7cm high, so the card needed to be a little larger than my usual A6 for rectangles!
I teamed it up with the lovely Here Comes Santa paper from the Echo Park “I love Christmas” collection, coloured it to match and finished it with a button and sentiment. I think a stamp like this does very well on its own, so a CAS design allows the focus to be on it, rather than the embellishments.
Of course a snowy card requires a little sparkle, and the Stardust Sakura Gelly roll pen is just perfect for that. Just a little touch to the snow and some of the accessories goes a long way.
And there it is, a fun Christmas card to add to the – still embarrassingly small – pile ready for December. I hope you like it!