12.09.2019

3M: Baby, it's cold outside!


Hi friends!

Oh I wish it were cold outside!
Snow!  Icicles!  Winter wonderland!  
Yes, please!

It's actually pretty HOT here.
Our Miami "cold front" sweater-wearing weather
 in the 40's lasted 3 days!
But it was nice while it lasted :)



 
Today is the day the 3 Musketeers (that's Barb, Jeanette and I)
post our cards to our blogs with the same stamped image.
This card group was the creation of Jeanette 
and she invited Barb and I to join in!
The hostesses this month was Barb 
and she chose "Baby, It's Cold Outside" by Taylored Expressions.

I'll admit - this image stumped me!
It's rather small to be a focal point of a card
and I also wasn't sure how to make it fit into a scene.

Then!

My son was chillin' on the couch watching The Grinch move
and an idea struck - Whoville!
I love the whimsical style of Dr. Suess
and, of course, the bright, rich colors and fun characters ♥




 I took TWO of the Taylored Expressions images (instead of just one)
and created a little snowy, colorful village.
 I created the background with a snow die and 
added pink glitter paper behind it. 



Since I think I know where this card will be going,
I made the hills and border background all hot pink :)
Lastly, I added the matching sentiment and popped it up on foam, too.


You can see Barb's card here and Jeanette's card here!


And Yippee!!


  There's only 15 more days until Christmas!

Big hugs, bigger blessings!
~Kelly



12 comments:

  1. Hi Kelly! This bold and bright card seems perfect for your hot weather! :D LOVE the unusual hot pink snow, how fun!! :D Adorable village, your cards are always so cute!!
    Hugs!

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  2. This is the cutest ever! You are so creative! You're little Whoville scene is so adorable. Beautifully colored too!

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  3. Wow! wow! WOW!!! You are so creative,Kelly! I would have never thought to use two of the images. Your "village" looks fabulous! You are an inspiration!

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  4. Kelly, I think I saw this image over on SCS yesterday......Wasn't your card of course, but the FIRST THOUGHT that came to me was, WHOVILLE! Your card has CAPTURED Whoville, PERFECTLY!!!!!!!!!!!! LOVE IT!!! AND BIG INKY HUGS for coming over to visit!!! ;)<3

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  5. I absolutely love your card! I think the colors are perfect and it reminds me of Miami Beach and you! Bright Colors--Great Coloring--Sweet Layout! This card is awesome and it just makes me smile!

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  6. Pretty in pink - and LOVE your card! So cute and fun.
    Lynn

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  7. very sweet and wonderful card Kelly
    Gr Karin

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  8. Fabulous Kelly, love the bright happy colours and fabulous scene..

    Luv CHRISSYxx

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  9. Who could resist this colorful village!! What a vibrant and cheerful card, Kelly!

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