Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Happy Holidays - Creative with Stamps Challenge

Tuesday January 15, 2019
It's mid month reminder time at Creative with Stamps..
The theme is Mittens..
Note: CWS Challenges do not have many "Guidelines", but please read and follow the few we do have to be eligible to win.
This is my reminder card.. If you read about my January 1st. card you know I don't have a mitten stamp and so I drew a mitten and cut it out and traced it on Bristol paper and turned it over to create the other hand. I used Zig markes and painted the mittens. I used Simon Says stamps and embossing powder and created the fun texture to the mittens. I stamped the SS sentiment on We R memory keepers scrap and used Stampin up die. I then added this to a piece of scrap paper. I don't know who the background is by. I then used a copic and colored the twine and added this to the mittens.. I don't know about you but when I was growing up this is the way our mittens were. You would put your mittens on and then your winter coat and even if you took your mittens off they were saved by the cord that connected it to the other one.. I know my mom would add a safety pin inside my coat in the collar area and ran the cord through the pin so the mittens wouldn't be lost if I took my coat off.. The pin held them there even though they would have to go all the way through the coat sleeve.. I guess extra care that they wouldn't be lost.    I don't think they do that now.. but honestly don't know..

Artistic inspirations #211 - anything goes/opt. tag your it
Make my Monday #87 - word or sentiment
Pammie's inky pinky #1902 - anything goes
Double trouble #19 - mittens


Lisa said...

This is so beautiful!! The background is fabulous!! I love the pretty pink mittens!! Have a great day!! Big hugs :)

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Lisa Lynn said...

Billie this is adorable.

Pam Tiedtke, or Pammie Lou said...

Sweet holiday card! Thank you for sharing it with us at PIP Challenges!

meg said...

Wonderful background to show off the mittens, thank you for joining us at MMM.

Suzanne Reynolds said...

Billie so glad your shared your DT card on Double Trouble. That background paper is beautiful, it almost appeared as an embossed and sponging...and great job on your mittens. Loved your story on the mittens, my mom would do the same thing with the pin. My kids, they often lost their mittens especially the boys. Thanks again for sharing.

Monika Reeck said...

Love the pink mittens so so sweett
and nice story behind it
the DP is adorable
I love that stampin up DIE too
cute card four our CWS DT

Melanie said...

Oh, yes, Billie, I remember how my mother would do the same with my mitten string! Your card is so colorful - love the bright pink mittens on that beautiful background paper. Thank you for playing along at the Double Trouble Challenge - I always enjoy seeing your cards.

Debbie Mageed said...

Love this bright winter holiday card! I could use those pretty mittens since it is snowing right now! Beautiful background that really makes those mittens pop! Thank you for playing with us at the Make My Monday challenge and hope you can join us again soon.