Thursday, October 27, 2022


Hello friends!  I'm back with another card for the Falling for the Holidays 2022 {BYSH} Cardmakers Linky Party.  I was hoping to have made more cards for this party, but I will still have some time tomorrow, so maybe...

This card features an adorable image from one of our sponsors, Newton's Nook!  I have had this Snowman Roundabout set for a few years now after winning a GC from a challenge that Newton's Nook had sponsored.  As is my usual way of doing things, it has been in my drawer, unused until now. 😲 If you've been around here for a while now, you know that I love ALL THINGS snowmen, so this set HAD to become a part of my collection!  I decided to also break out something else that I hadn't used but one other time, my set of Zig Clean Color Real Brush Markers.  Of course, that meant stamping the image onto Bristol with Versa Fine Clair Nocturne ink, and then clear heat embossing it.  I just chose a bunch of colors that looked festive and went to town coloring.  I used a blender pen from Recollections to blend the colors out.  Using that pen that I bought on clearance the other year made me sure that I want to buy the regular Zig blender pen instead!  I have seen Lynn Dion from Pink Whisper Designs on YT use it many times, and it looks like it would work better than the one from Recollections. 
 Anyway, after the coloring was completed and dried, I die cut the image using the largest circle from the Spellbinders Classic Circles set, and then cut the pink scalloped mat with the Petite Scalloped Circle set.  After searching my vast collection of Christmas paper, I found this multi-colored chevron one from the Fa La La La 12x12 paper pad from Recollections that I have had a few years now.  I thought it went well with the colors I had chosen.  Since I popped this image up on foam tape onto a 5.5" square card base, I thought the sentiments from the same Newton's Nook stamp set were too small, so I went back to a Lawn Fawn favorite, the Winter Big Scripty Words stamp set and coordinating dies.  Lawn Fawn is also a wonderful Linky Party sponsor!  I stamped the sentiment with Versa Color white pigment ink, and heat embossed with white embossing powder onto the same pink cardstock used for the mats.  I cut it with its coordinating die, and also cut it 4 additional times from the pink and glued them all together for added dimension.  I think this turned out cute!

Well, the Linky Party is up into the 170s as I get ready to link this card, will you be adding to it?  I sure hope to see you there!

~ Marie


  1. Really cute card! I have been deciding which roundabout stamp I want to order.... the snowmen are very cute! Adorable card!

  2. Such a cute card! I love the bright colors. :)

  3. I have this fun stamp! Love how colorfully festive your card is.

  4. What a colourful and cheery card Marie, just perfect.

  5. So adorable, Marie! It just makes me smile! I love the pretty colors!



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