ESAD 2019 Holiday Catalogue sneak peek blog hop

Hello fellow crafty people! Today I am hopping with the ESAD group. A group of super talented Australian and New Zealand Stampin' Up! demonstrators. 

And the theme is a super fun one - Holiday Catalogue Sneak Peek!! 

The hardest thing for me with this hop was choosing which new stamp set to use! You are going to love the new catalogue. 

In the end I decided to go cute and used the Let It Snow suite. Such fun! I love that the colours in this suite don't have to be super traditional of red and green but also include night of navy and coastal cabana (a favourite of mine) 

So using the Let It Snow DSP as my front panel, my base card is Coastal Cabana. I added touches of real red by using the decorative ribbon border punch and mounting it behind the whisper white base. 

The snowman is from the new Snowman Season stamp set - full of super cute snowmen! I shaded the snowman using my smoky slate blends and added some pumpkin pie to his carrot nose. The small rocks are coloured with crumb cake.  The Frosted epoxy dots added some glittery fun to the card. 

I then stamped the sentiment in craft white ink and punched it out. I realised too late that this is a retired punch (sorry!) but you can easily cut the sentiment to size. 

This would be an easy card to mass produce too!

Click on the arrow below to head over to Barbara Williams' blog. 

In case you want to skip forwards or backwards here is the full list of participants. 

 Blog hop participant list:
13. Jo Weedon

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  1. A very cute card, Melissa. Reminds me a bit of smoores. Thanks for the smile and for sharing

  2. Great card Melissa, it's such a fun card and I love the colours x

  3. Thanks Tan, it was a fun project to make.

  4. Love your card Melissa I now need that snowman stampset - so cute.xx

  5. Melissa, your card is super cute. I love how you've shaded the snowman and the sentiment stamped in white craft ink looks great.

  6. Love your card, Melissa. I particularly like the scalloped border in real red. I am so glad you mentioned what you used - I saw this border on a card recently and wanted to get it but I was looking in the dies for it - never thought it could maybe be a punch lol x

    1. Glad I could help Denise, its a really handy punch to have.

  7. Oh my gosh, your snowman is having so much fun!! Love the bling amongst the snow-balls!! He makes me smile!

  8. lovely card, your snowman is supper cute.

  9. I always love non-traditional colours for Christmas cards

  10. Oh! How cute! Love this Melissa. x

  11. Oh your snowman is so cute!! Love this dsp too.

  12. This is a great layout and I love your happy snowman :)