Sunday, January 26, 2014

Friendship Warms the Heart

Hello and Welcome to Sherrie Scraps with Passion!
Hello Everyone!
I hope you are having a great weekend and staying warm! I am so jealous of those of you who live in the southern sunny states right now as we are still blustery cold and dealing with frigid temps. I don't mind the snow, just not diggin' this cold stuff! I swear the older I get, the more I want to go south for the winters, lol!
We are currently under a Winter Weather Advisory and for tomorrow only a high of -10 with windshields between 30-40 below :( Ugh! I am thinking we are just having a rough, cold winter for only to have a beautiful spring....right???? Let's hope!

I have a fun card to share with you today using My Craft Spot's Stamping All Around Christmas stamp set.

I started with making my card base and base layer from the Nesting Eyelet Squares die. The papers are all from the My Minds Eye-Lost & Found Christmas collection.
I cut another base layer with coordinating papers with the die, cut it in half and adhered that in place. I also created a fun border with My Craft Spot's Fancy Edges metal die, layered another panel and wrapped pretty sheer ribbon and tied on a double bow. I added a fun little sparkly gem to the center. 

. The mitten are cut at 2 1/2 from the Jolly Holiday cartridge. I inked around the edges giving them a distress look. I wrapped a little Burgundy Jute String and tied on a bow and added a few little gems.
The tag is from My Craft Spot's Tiny Doilies metal die and I stamped the sentiment with the Stamping All Around Christmas stamp set.
I am entering this in the following challenges:
1.) Pause Dream Enjoy Linky Party #2 Friendship Cards
2.) Pumpkin Spice Challenge #56 Something Shiny
3.) 3Girl JAM Jan~Anything Goes w/ribbon
4.) 2 Creative Chicks Challenge # 10 Anything Goes
5.) DL.ART Linky Party~ Anything Goes
Thanks for stopping!
Sherrie K

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27 comments:

  1. Beautiful card Sherrie! I will send you some warm southern weather if you will send me some snow. Have a great evening!

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  2. This is so gorgeous, Sherrie!! I love those mittens!! The shape is so fun!! And what beautiful papers!! This is just fabulous my friend, as always!!

    Seriously, I am so over this frigid weather. I know I shouldn't complain...I think we have it bad at -9 with wind chills in the -20's but you have it so much worse. We actually hit 45 (above) today - I felt like running outside in my shorts and flip flops!! But then the temps are supposed to plummet to the negatives tonight. I am with you heading south for the winter ;) I hope you have a wonderful evening!! Big hugs :)

    Lisa
    A Mermaid's Crafts

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  3. Oh your card is so beautiful Sherrie!! I love the shape. And those papers are most fabulous!!!
    I know we aren't frigid down here by your standards, but by ours, we are!! We are dipping down low again next week. A pattern is happening here. Really low during the week and a tad warmer on the weekends. Hope it stays that way. And we would so welcome ya'll here in Alabama if ya want to come south for the winter!!! :)

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  4. And thank you so very much for joining our 'Friendship Card' Linky Party at PDE!!!! :)

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  5. Aw what a horrible weather you are dealing with... It's so blistering hot here, love it... Hope that snow / cold disappears real soon.. I don't think I can handle being indoors all cooped up... I'm an outdoors person that have to be in the sunshine at all times....LOL!... Anyhow love your card, it's so darn cute....

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  6. Stay warm my friend :( I love love love your card! LOVING the colors and the mittens!!!!!!!!!!

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  7. Beautiful card Sherrie. Those little mittens are too cute!!!

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  8. Sherrie these are fabulous! I love the card base, pretty paper and bow!!

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  9. This looks awesome !! So warm & cozy!! :))
    I love all if your added details & embellishments like the gems & jute!! Your finished work is always so polished because of your added details!! :)) Great job!
    As for the weather, I couldn't agree more & l live in the south !!! :))
    Been the coldest winter I've ever seen here. :(

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  10. My dear friend, this card is gorgeous! I adore the patterns and colors from that collection.. you've used it so beautifully here. The mittens are stunning... I especially love their sweet bows and sparkles. :o) The sentiment is so lovely and pairs wonderfully with the bottom border. Wonderful work as always, Sherrie! Stay warm!

    Hugs and blessings!

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  11. This is warmed my heart. I just love those mittens and the colors are fantastic. I wish I could give you some of our warm weather.
    Thank you for joining my DL.ART Thankful Thursday Anything Goes January Linky Party. Have a great day
    DIANA L.
    dianamlarson.blogspot.com

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  12. OMG, what frigid temps!! Being a born and raised Southern Californian, I cannot even imagine how you can live in such cold temps!! We are actually have the opposite problems, we have had no rain therefore no snow in our mountains, so we are in the middle of a drought!! 70 - 80 degrees in January is just not right!!

    Your card is so cute!! love the bling and your beautiful bow :) Stay warm my friend :)

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  13. Beautiful card! And wow, those temps are unbelievable! BRRR! Stay warm!

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  14. This is such a beautiful card!
    Thanks for linking up over at 2 Creative Chicks

    Have a creative day.
    Pam
    ♥ Scrap N Sew Granny ♥
    ♥ Pam's Stitched With Love ♥


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  15. WOW!! I almost missed this GORGEOUS card!! Awesome job my friend!!
    Have a wonderful day,
    Migdalia
    Crafting With Creative M

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  16. Sherrie, I love this! It is just perfect for today (currently -22 degrees). Mittens are very needed! Thanks for joining us at 3 Girl JAM Challenges. Julie O, DT member
    http://muddypawsinkyfingers.blogspot.com

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  17. Your card is gorgeous Sherrie!!!! Perfect for this bitter cold weather we are all having!! LOVE the colors and the adorable mittens!!
    Awesome job my friend!
    Thanks for sharing and stay warm!

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  18. Me again, super cute! Thanks for playing along with us at PDE Crafty Playtime!!

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  19. I'm sorry you're stuck with the cold.... Ok.... not really! HA! I'm always stuck with the cold and snow.. so it's kind of nice to go without it for a change! (wink wink)! I do however.... LOVE your beautiful card! The papers are just perfect along with the ribbon, stamped sentiment... Try and stay warm.... I this too shall pass... :O)

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  20. I hear you about the cold. It's been such a bitterly cold winter here too.

    Your card is wonderful! Such a gorgeous colour combination and beautiful papers!

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  21. Fabulous card, Sherrie! LOVE LOVE LOVE the colors and papers you used. The shape/layout is great, too! It's a perfect friendship card!

    Emily

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  22. Perfect pair of mittens for the Winter air we have been experiencing. Glad you could join us at 3 Girl JAM for this month's challenge.

    Stay Creative,
    Georgiana
    • Carson's Creations •

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  23. Absolutely beautiful Sherrie. The mittens are to cute and love your choice of colors. Thanks for linking up over at 2 Creative Chicks

    Have a creative day.
    Nana
    ♥ My Crafting Channel ♥
    ♥ Nana's Rag Quilts ♥
    ♥ 2 Creative Chicks ♥
    ♥ Silhouette Challenges ♥

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  24. Perfect sentiment for those cute mittens!!! Darling card Sherrie!!!

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