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Tuesday, December 2, 2014

Snowmen and Trees Side Step Card

It's time for My Artistic Adventures Challenge #14.   Since it's a busy time of year, there is only one challenge this month.  You can enter HERE

I love Heather's Victorian Vintage Snowman collage sheets.

Pink Blue Green Victorian Vintage Holly Snowman Snowmen Christmas winter tags Candy cane Ornament  Digital Collage sheet Printable

I paired them with Heather's Non Traditional Christmas Tree Tags collage sheets
Non Traditional Christmas Tree  tags  Digital Collage sheet PrintableNon Traditional Christmas Bingo  Tree  Merry tags  Digital Collage sheet Printable

And I printed the candy canes from Heather's Vintage Mitten Candy Cane collage sheets.

Vintage Mitten Candy Cane  Christmas Tree  tags Ornament  Digital Collage sheet Printable

ALL OF HEATHER'S COLLAGE SHEETS CAN BE FOUND AT HER My Artistic Adventures Etsy Shop HERE

I made a side step card using a tutorial that can be found on the internet.  I reversed it so that the largest block was in front for the sentiment and so that, when I stair stepped the trees, the smallest were furthest away.

Put them all together, and this is what I came up with:



I always edge my images in ink.  Some of the images are on foam for a 3-D effect.  I used a gold glitter pen on the trees the snowmen are holding.

And I'm linking up to Unruly PaperArts blogozine Twelve Days of Christmas Link Up Party.




I'm entering these challenges:
ABC Challenge:  Y is for Yuletide (due December 14)
Creative Corner Challenges:  Winter Wonderland (due December 6)
Digitally Sweet Challenges:  #116 Anything Goes (due December 25)
Festive Friday photo inspiration--final 2014 challenge (due December 3)
Get Creative Challenge #3 Christmas (due December 14)
My Sheri Crafts:  Challenge #147 Oh Christmas Tree--must have a tree in it (by December 12)
My Time to Craft:  Challenge 269 Snowmen (due December 5)

15 comments:

DonnaMundinger said...

EEEK! Adorable! Love the fun design and of course, Heather's fabulous collage sets. Fabulously creative job with them. xxD

Ardyth Percy-Robb said...

I love how you've created this vintage scene with these images! So glad you joined us at Festive Friday! See you in 2015!

Danie May said...

What adorable snowmen and great patterns and colors on all these collage sheets Helene, you have brought them together so beautifully to create a truly magical Christmas Card. xx

Anita Houston said...

Coolest card ever...love the design! Great images too!

Toni said...

AWWWWW ... I love this card... How adorable !!! I'm not much of a card maker but when I do make one I love to make interacting ones likes this. I'm going to have to research a tutorial on this one.... So darn cute !!!

Sandy Palmer said...

I love side step cards! This one is so adorable! Wonderful colors! So cheery! Thanks for sharing it with us at My Sheri Crafts! :)

Sharon said...

Gorgeous card Helene - step cards always look so effective & great images!!

Geri said...

How sweet...and I adore your festive and non-traditional colors!!! So fresh and cheery!!! Thanks so much for joining us at Festive Friday!!!

Denise Pustelniak said...

This is ADORABLE!
Thanks for joining us at Digitally Sweet!

Christine Harrop said...

A lovely stepper card. Thank you for sharing it with us at Get Creative Challenges this time. Good luck and we hope you will join us again soon. Christine DT

Jo said...

This is super cute. Love the stepper card.

Thanks for playing along at MTTC this week :)

Barbara Rankin said...

Wow, I love this. What a great idea to reverse the step card so the trees were in the back, farthest away. Great use of all of your beautiful images.

Julie Short said...

Helene I really love the colours you have used on your super cute card.

Heather said...

This is so stinking cute Helene...I think it is my new favorite of yours using my images....what a fabby idea!! I LOVE it!! Thanks for being on my DT and helping me out all the time with where I should post and who I need to know..you are the best!! I so appreciate your keeping me up to date on things....Hugs!!
Heather

Lin said...

What a gorgeous bright card. Love those snowmen!

Thanks for joining us

Lin
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