Friday, August 2, 2013


Todays TTSTV Challenge is brought to us by Thrifty Stamper!
It is make your own snow. It is made by shredding styrofoam. I used 
the type of styrofoam that is compressed beads and trust me you will
 make lots of beads but most of them will be stuck on you instead 
of the card. I did try the dryer sheets to help cut down on the
 stickiness but honestly it didnt seems to be to effective.
I shredded mine in a large plastic bag and it did help to keep 
it contained.Once you get them on the card they do make some cool 
snow.I was determined to use the beautiful cardinal but the snow
 doesnt show very well. I should have used the image so the snow 
would shown on the ground cutting my image out with the
Spellbinder Scalloped circle I colored it and then applied the 
"snow" with glue, and matted on the plaid.
The little tabs were cut out of a SU Christmas print and stitched on.
The little red strip was the negative left from a Spellbinder
border die.The sentiment was cut with a SU punch and
foam dotted on. You will find my
 Christmas Cardinal  image at MFP a Heinrich Co.


*Vicki* said...

Oh my this is so stunning Davi!! I love the colors and the snow effect on your cardinal!! WOW!

Jane said...

I found it hard to use that kind of styrofoam. I think the hard stuff that you use for crafts would be better. Mine was flying everywhere!!! :)
Your card is Beautiful Davi!!!

Ros Crawford said...

I can just imagine that styrofoam everywhere Lol! You did a great job and such a pretty card too!

Pat said...

That made great snow.

jimlynn said...

Love the traditional colors for this gorgeous card! Lovin' that "snow" too - I'd probably have those little beads of styrofoam all over me and the house! Beautiful card.

Lisa said...

Oh wow, this is gorgeous, Davi!! The cardinal is so beautiful and the snow really makes him pop!! I can just imagine the styrofoam mess!! But it looks amazing as snow!! Love this!! Happy Friday :)

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Ginny Maxam said...

Beautiful Christmas in July card!! I Love red and green and Cardinals!! beautiful card!
Ginny M

Mona Pendleton said...

Such a pretty Christmas card Davi! That cardinal is beautiful and the embossed background looks lovely!

Lagene said...

Great snow! I love all your use of various dies, great layout!

coldwaters2 said...

Hi Davi this is super, super, I love that image also the snow effect the traditional colours are lovely this is ACE.
lorraine x

Kimberly S said...

Oh gorgeous Davi! The cardinal is so pretty, and I am loving the whole card layout, just fabulous! Hope you're enjoying the weekend. :) hugs, Kimberly

AppleApricot Wen said...

Such a beautiful Christmas card. Lovely cardinal. So much reminding me of cooler days, which is quite nice at the moment, because it's so hot here! Hugs xx

Tammy said...

Gorgeous Christmas card Davi! I love that cardinal image and it's colored beautifully, fabulous design too!
Hugs, Tammy

Benzi said...

A beautiful card with that cardinal and the papers are super. I can imagine that snow flying all over. Ha It turned out great, though.

Gail said...

I love this cardinal and your layout for this card - winter is coming way too soon in Michigan - at least for me!