Saturday, January 12, 2013

Shop Pumpin Spice Challenge #2 - 3D Stacked Snowman

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Hello Everyone! 


In case you haven't heard, Shop Pumpkin Spice will be having weekly challenges with a NEW Theme EVERY Saturday!! For FULL details on Rules and Guidelines, please visit the Pumpkin Spice Blog

This week's challenge is all about SNOWMEN/SNOWPEOPLE/Etc! Simply create a NEW - no backlinking, please - card, layout, project that makes you think of SNOWMEN! Be Creative and Have Fun!

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I haven't done a 3D item in a while, so for my SNOWMAN project I decided to create a STACKED SNOWMAN based on a few projects I've seen around lately.

~*~ PUBLISHED in the Cricut Magazine January 2014  ~*~

My SNOWMAN is created from 3 Hexagon Boxes cut from the Cricut Life's A Party Cartridge cut at 10", 9", and 8". The boxes were embossed using the Cuttlebug "D'vine Swirls" Embossing Folder. I then lightly inked the swirls in blue, the edges in brown and added some Martha Stewart Glitter to mimic some frozen snow. 


I stamped the smallest box(8") with a SNOWMAN Face from the Peachy Keen Winter Face Assortment Stamp Set with some Memento Tuxedo Black Ink. The nose was colored in with my Orange PrismaColor Pencil.


No SNOWMAN is complete without his Magic Hat. The hat is also a Hexagon Box from the Cricut Life's A Party Cartridge cut at 6-5/8" and layered on top of a 3-5/8" circle. I then added a double-loop bow using some blue satin ribbon and tucked in a small berry pick I got from Michael's. The snowflake was cut from the Cricut Winter Frolic Cartridge at 1-1/4" and centered with a Prima Say-It-In-Crystals Gem.


The SNOWMAN'S Arms are a branch stick cut from the Cricut Doodlecharms Cartridge at 2-3/4". It was cut several times and layered on top of each other for some stability. 


I made a quick scarf from some soft Blue Felt I had on hand and added some blue bottoms to the middle and bottom boxes.


The sentiment is from the My Craft Spot "Winter Wonderland" Stamp Set stamped with Memento Tuxedo Black Ink onto a 2" Banner cut from the Cricut Birthday Bash Cartridge. The banner was then hung using some "Berry Blue Berry" Twinery Twine - available at My Craft Spot.


I sealed all of my boxes, but you could always leave them open and fill with some candies. 


I hope you  have enjoyed my 3D STACKED SNOWMAN, as much as I did creating him.

Now, YOUR turn! Create a NEW - no backlinking, please - SNOWMEN/SNOWPERSON/ETC. project and link it up to the Pumpkin Spice Blog by Friday, January 18th 11:59 PST for your chance to be this week's winner!



~*~ Challenges ~*~


25 comments :

Kathy Salido said...

Wow this is super adorable!! Love the embossing and glitter

LuvScrappingTogether said...

Oh my! Marlene, this is so cute! I love your snowman! I may have to scraplift this one! Love it! ~Hugs, Saundra :)

Heather B said...

Wow! This is so cute!! Thanks for playing with us at Use It Tuesday!!

Rosie said...

Wow, this is fantastic and adorable, love it

Sylv said...

What a lovely alternative to a card, love the embossing and all the detail.

Bonnie said...

Adorable snowman! Thanks so much for participating in our Really Reasonable Ribbon Challenge.

Karen Bourke said...

Great snowman Marlene with lovely embossing although not very CAS......... Thanks so much for joining us at A2CAS for this challenge.

Karen x

Sue said...

Wow, this is fabulous! I especiallly like the embellis on your lovely snowman's hat and the sentiment. Thank you for joining us at ATCAS. Sue x

Sherrie K. said...

BEAUTIFUL 3D snowman! I may have to lift this sometime-so FUN and absolutely love the embellishments and embossing!

Sherrie K
http://sherriescraps.blogspot.com

Shelly said...

What a work of art! This is beautiful, what a fun project. Thank you for sharing with us at little scrap pieces!
Shelly

jonim52 said...

That is so so adorable. Love it! thanks for joining us at PTT.

mixamatoasties said...

Wow this is fab!

Thanks for joining in with us at Christmas at Sweet Stampin' this month.

Susan

Maria said...

Big congrats on your adorable 3D snowman!!!

Missy said...

This is fabulous Marlene the embossing and pearls are perfect touches!!

abusybee - DoubleClick Connections said...

This is adorable! Great design! Thanks for joining us over at Little Scrap Pieces! DT Member Carri~Abusybee

Anastasia (Νατάσα) said...

What and amazing 3D project! So cute!!! Thank you for playing along with us at ATCAS!

Harriet Skelly said...

What a cute project! I like the embossing folder you used on the snowman! Thanks for playingwith us at ATCAS!

Chris x said...

ANOTHER lITTLE CUTIE, such fun!
Thank's for entering our Totally Papercrafts challenge.
Hugs
Chris x

Wendy said...

Gorgeous creation...Thanks for joining us at Totally Papercrafts this week.
Wendy xx

Karen said...

super cute project love his hat! Thanks so much for joining the "winter Blues" lsp challenge this week. Karen

Denine said...

Marlene, you snowman is amazing. Too cute! Thanks for playing with us at the Pumpkin Spice weekly Challenges.
Hugs,

tilly's crafts said...

fantastic snowman creation! love it! Thanks for joining us at Totally Papercrafts. Kim x

Caroli said...

Such a gorgeous work! So glad you are playing along with us at Use It Tuesday!

Linda Roessler said...

Super cute!

Dora said...

O wow this is stunning, love the shape and fun snowman. Thank you for joining us at Christmas at Sweet Stampin this month and good luck xx

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