*Let it Snow!*

Let it snow in Miami?  
A girl can dream! That would be SNOW wonderful! :)

Hello friends! Long time no blog :{
Life (with 4 active school kids) has taken over full force,
but in a good way! And I've kicked my exercise up a notch
 and have added on 2 evenings so my oldest daughter can run with me
 on her college nights off :)  

Lucky me, I got my card done in time for the Calendar Girls monthly
card posting ~ this month, it was hostessed by Sweet P!
She gave us this theme to work with:

For the usually HOT and HUMID month of AUGUST, I would rather do something to get cooled off ...but what?
mmmm..I got it! We could make some SNOWballs....or even SNOWangels in the middle of summer, but how? ♥

Here's what I suggest :
Your challenge for this month is to create something with anything that begins with the word SNOW.
However, here's the catch: Your card should NOT reflect Christmas at all...
...but rather just images AND sentiment ( s ) that start with *SNOW*. 

Once you blog your card, please also make sure to add what was your word choice 
that your card reflects, and also WHY you selected THAT particular word...
Thank You and happy stamping .....Have FUN 'chilling out' on a hot summer day....♥

aka Miss August ♥ 

And here's the front of my card:

 And the inside:

 I used the ever adorable Snowball Riley who is having just way too much fun without me!  I want to romp in the snow! :)
I colored Riley with the same colors pulled from the papers.
And you know I love me some buttons and ric-rac,
 it's hard to create anything without either :) 

The dsp is from a Christmas collection from K & Co which I scored at Marshalls for $1.99 this summer - a 12 x 12 pad of wonderful holiday paper!
And then the inside ... another one of my fave things to do ~
I added a matching Funny Bones Riley and Company sentiment - hee hee!

And the word I chose to use .......... SNOWBALL!!

Be sure to stop on over and see what the other CG girls made using
the fun snow theme - you can find them in my sidebar!

Big hugs, Bigger Blessings!

I'll enter this card into:  Moxie Fab World's Christmas Card challenge
The Hobby House - Christmas


  1. Fun card Kelly, and I am sure you must have felt cool, at least momentarily while making it!! 'Snow much fun happening on that card!

  2. Cute card...and perfect Riley image!

    Love it Kelly!!

  3. What a cute image and delightful saying - lovely card - thanks for entering my CHNC challenge 139 - you could also enter this into my CHNC challenge extra for August - I'd love to see it there too. x

  4. Oh my goodness, Kelly - that sentiment is hilarious! (and sort of true, too). I love your bright cheerful card - and that adorable Riley stamp. Perfect embellishments (Kelly's trademark button) and papers, to make a fun fun fun card!

  5. Fab Christmas card, I love the image, it's so much fun.

    Thank you for sharing your work with all of us at Crafty Boots Challenges.


  6. super cute, it's Christmas every where LOL

  7. Oh my gosh, this is adorable!! What a fun image!! I love his colorful scarf!! The papers are so pretty!! I would gladly ship you all the snow we get here - I'm not a fan of the white stuff ;) Have a great day :)

    A Mermaid's Crafts

  8. LOL!! Riley is too much FUN! :) Such a perfect image to use for this challenge and your colors are fabulous! HUGS

  9. Hi: will you please contact me regarding the prize for the Prima Doll Hop. Thanks!

    Mary Puskar
    Primitive Seasons

  10. What a "cool" sentiment for inside the card! I love the bright, cheery colors and the Riley image. Too cute! Great job on cranking up your exercise. I need to do that!

  11. Riley is sure having fun there! Love the colors and papers as they add to the happy feel! I want cooler weather, so this made me smile! Enjoy the day!

  12. Anonymous8/28/2013

    beautiful thank you so much for joining us at the Hobby House for our Christmas Challenge
    Hugs Kate xx

  13. Kelly--your card scores big on the Snow Challenge! I have not seen that Riley image before and it sure is a cutie. And--the inside sentiment is a hoot and fits perfect.

    Love the embellishments and the button for sure!

  14. That IS the trouble with trouble!! What a fabulous sentiment, Kelly! So very perfect for snowball Riley! What an adorable card.

  15. Hey Kelly! Thanks for linking this up to the Holiday Cards Challenge in the Moxie Fab World! I'm so glad you joined in on all the fun! :)

  16. This is adorable and I love the layout and papers. You always have some the greatest papers to put together. Snow is kind of a scarce thing in my part of Texas too. Once I made a white card that said on the front,
    "You want a white Christmas?"
    Inside: "Tear up this card and throw it in the air."

  17. Always glad to hear one is only busy with life! Great card and the sentiment is oh so true!

  18. OMG- this is soooo cute- love Riley in the snowball!!! Hey- congrats on winning the Prima Doll hop over at the stop after Darlene's- maybe Mary??? Anyway- Wahoo!!!

  19. Kelly, this is way too cute. Love Riley in the snow and the papers are so bright and cheery. Love the mix of patterns you have going on

  20. awww such a sweet dahlin Riley card!...love this image and it made me smile from ear to ear and the sentiment you chose is absolutely the cat's mewwww!!! *griinnn*LOVE IT!!!♥

  21. Thanks for adding for my CHNC challenge extra for August - hope to see more of your Christmas cards there soon - it's always 'anything goes' for the month as long as it's Christmas x

  22. Kelly, I love your Riley snowball. The background papers are so pretty. I'm going to be scoping out my Marshalls for some bargain paper too.

  23. So cute. This is an adorable image and fantastic DP. The sentiment on the inside is just perfect for the image.

  24. What a funny silly happy card Kelly!
    With all that you are doing it is a wonder you have time for anything!
    Snowing in Miami would be like snowing in Modanville --- the middle of an Ice Age!

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  26. Delightful card Kelly! Love the layout and image and the sentiment is so true!

  27. Riley is so much fun! Cute choice of dp too

  28. What a cute Riley image! LOVE that little guy!!!! And love you card - so fun!

  29. Just a way cute image! I love the papers and how you layered them. Makes for an adorable card, Kelly.

  30. LOL! Of course he's adorable, but your sentiment really made me smile!

  31. Omgoodness!! That stamp is adorable and the sentiment makes me smile!!