Sunday, 29 November 2009

Tom's Christmas Cards!

Friday evening we had a phone call from Tom. (son-in-law) wanting to check out my blog and asking how I made my 'Snowy' snowman cards with the acetate and the added snow flake stickers. I said there were some on the blog so he could 'check' them out. By ten o'clock that evening he'd sent us a picture of his finished card via his mobile phone!
He and Emma had gone to Hobby Craft during the week and had bought a Snowman stamp. (I think he thought I'd never get the Penny Black 'Snowy' Stamp in time for Christmas!) When he arrived this afternoon Tom had made a few more cards, using his new stamp, some Papermania Papers and some acetate. So I thought I'd take a picture!
Of course once he realised Snowy had arrive all the way from The States, a production line was soon formed all across the dining table!
While he used my Promaker pens to colour in Snowy, I showed him a new 'Wishing you a Merry Christmas ' stamp I'd bought from Hobby Craft last week (In their sale 79p instead of 2.99) and then got out the heat gun and a mixture of coloured inks and embossing powders and suddenly the production line was even longer! He even mixed a few colours to see what would happen! Snowmen cards, everywhere! I think he's hooked, don't you!!
(Ps...it gets hot, embossing!!)
Warm welcome and a big ((wave)) to new follower Diane, out the back with no picture and no link! Thank you for joining us Diane!! If there is one, I'll hunt out a link a.s.a.p! And!!! After a hunt through blogland, I'm guessing~ stop me if I'm wrong!! That your new blog is Keep Forever cards! I love that red background to your blog, can't wait to see some of your lovely makes!! Well, that's it for now! Thanks for stopping by, catch you all again very soon.

6 comments:

  1. Love the snowman cards; they're so cute!

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  2. I looks like he really got the hang of it!

    Gunn

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  3. Love the cards,
    Great to see some one else getting into cards,
    Hugs
    Angie

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  4. oooooooooooooerr you've got competition there Lyn lol

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  5. Love that Tom is getting into card making. Love the snowman cards there are fab!!

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