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Snow Monster and Happy Mail

Hi Everyone,

its snowing here in New Jersey! So I made a winter card for this week's Muse challenge. Marion Vagg made a real beauty this week for us to case - took me forever to think of something to do her card justice.....


I decided to make a shaker card. Used my brand new stitched dies from Simon Says - made this real easy. I took that cute monster from Paper Smooches - Falling for you, stamped it onto a scrap piece of white card stock, masked it and then sprayed with Heidi Swap color spray. I lightly colored the monster (Copics) and then filled the inside of the shaker with sequins and micro beads. The sentiment is by Paper Smooches and YNS.

Here is Marion's beautiful card:


And here is another view of mine:



I am also linking up with 
Paper Smooches - anything goes
Shopping our Stash - The Big Screen - this monster reminds me about the abominable snow monster in Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer
CASology - Monochrome
Create something Catchy - Love shaker cards - I know it is a birthday card, but there is a lot of love in it - see those little sequin hearts?
Seize the birthday - hearts or arrows - added little sequin hearts
ShowCASe your style - Birthday

Bumble puts star on tree

--X--

And now I want to share some happy mail with you - gorgeous Valentine cards, that fluttered into my house from dear blogging friends:
This is Darnell's wonderful card - also had some stamping in the inside!


The next two cards are from my sister (she has no blog....)


Aren't they fabulous!!!


This beauty is by Susanne - you may have already seen it on her blog - if not, go and say hi to her - she makes fabulous cards - and tell her I sent you ;)


And now - drumm roll.......!!!!!!!!!

I am starting with the inside - Flo's stinkin' cute trifold card!!!!


I was gushing over it when I saw it on her blog and jokingly asked if that one is for me ;)

I guess its was!



LOVE!!!!!!


Comments

Ardyth said…
OMG - I see the resemblence! Your card is super-cute - love the fun shaker! So glad you joined us at Muse this week!
Pam said…
Wow! I love your card. Fabulous take on Marion's. Shakers are so fun.
Susanne Vargas said…
Ach, das ist wieder eine süsse Monsterkarte! Danke für dein "shout out"!
Judy1223 said…
Yes, I'm in southern NJ and we got more snow that I expected...and they still haven't plowed in my neighborhood Yikes! Anyway, just had to tell you I love that blue shaker card...what a fun card and yes, that little fella does look like the Abominable Snowman from Rudolf!!!! Thanks for joining in the fun at CASology this week!
Suchi said…
What a cute card Cornelia! That monster is so lovable .. :P These gorgeous cards from your family and friends are a lovely keepsake I must say! Loved them all! :)
Sazzle Dazzle said…
You're definitely onto another win this week at muse Cornelia. I'm squealing with delight at this card... Slightly envious too if I'm honest ;) it's gorgeous. You've got some sort super happy mail too and all fantastic. Xx
papierelle said…
"Die fetzt!!" sagte Söhnchen, als ich ihm Deine Karte zeigte, denn z.Zt. malt er auch leidenschaftlich gern Monster.
Wunderbare Post erreichte Dich, freue mich für Dich!!
LG Gundi
Flo said…
Wenn ich den Nachrichten hier glauben darf, schlägt das Schneemonster bei euch so heftig zu, dass du es sogar auf karten bannst - ob es dadurch verscheucht wird???
Liebe Grüße,
Flo
Lynn said…
Love all the valentine's you received - gorgeous! And your Muse inspired card is absolutely awesome! It knocks the Monsters Inc inspiration out of the park!
Thanks so much for playing with us at PaperSmooches Sparks!
hellerlittle said…
hach sind das wieder schöne Werke auf deinem Blog....
besonders die Karten die du bekommen hast sind superschön.
CU hellerlittle
Kristie Goulet said…
LOVE your fun shaker card! So cute!!! Awesome cards you shared too!!!
!neke said…
Cool card you made !
Love it !
Unknown said…
Thank you for sharing all those beautiful cards! What fun! I love the PS shaker card! I just realized I have some SU microbeads in my stash from a looonng time ago! Yeah!
Anita in France said…
Hahaha, this little monster is beyond cute, Cornelia ... he's brilliant nestling comfortably in his fun shaker! Lovely valentines! Anita :)
maria f. said…
Lotsa cuteness happening here. Hope your VD was love-filled. (You know it's pretty non-existent here.) Doesn't stop me from making cards for the fam, though! Your blue monster rocks! Glad you joined CASology this week.
Kim Heggins said…
Love your shaker/monster card!!! So stinkin' cute. I have to buy a monster stamp set now, thank you for the amazing inspiration.
Kara Lynne said…
Love the love that was going around with your wonderful Valentines! Your monster shaker card is a delight! It's such a fantastic use of the inspiration.
Jenni's Jems said…
What a brilliant and fun card!and how great it must feel to receive those beautiful handmade cards x

Gillian R said…
Wow what a wonderful selection of card, your shaker card is adorable. Thank you so much for joining us this week at CASology
Colleen said…
Your shaker card is outstanding...love that little monster! Thank you for joining us at Seize the Birthday!
Deepti said…
You shaker card is awesome :) and I love all those sweet cards you received from friends and family :)
Marianne said…
Love your monster shaker. Super cute and fun! Great selection of Valentines cards as well. I have never ever received a Valentines card in my entire life (nor sent any for that matter). Never heard about Valentines day until I was in my early twenties...
I LOVE your monster shaker card. Absolutely adorable! love your coloring, and the tiny beads in the shaker look like sand. I live in central NJ, and yes, it has been quite the winter yesterday felt like summer!
Marianne said…
I suppose they do celebrate Valentine's Day in Greece, but I don't think it's nearly as big a thing as it is in the US. I only moved to Greece 6 years ago. I'm from the Netherlands, where Valentine's Day has only gained more popularity in the last few decades, although I still think it's more of a Hallmark day (as some other blogger put it recently). BTW, I have just become your newest follower.
Kate said…
Brilliant shaker card and aren't you lucky to receive all that love last week !!!
ThePurplePlace said…
Happy to VOTE for this super cute and creative card~ Good Luck~~~
Chris Dring said…
I never saw the resemblance to the Bumble until you pointed it out! What a fabulous shaker card! Love it! Thanks for joining us at Shopping Our Stash!
Donna said…
Love the monstah!!! Thanks for playing along with the Shopping Our Stash crew for our "Big Screen" challenge!
Vicki Dutcher said…
WTG on another win over at Muse! Well deserved for sure!!
Glenda J said…
This card is so awesome! Puts a huge smile on my face. Love it! Thanks for playing along with Seize the Birthday.
Rahmat said…
Ooh what a lovely collection of cards, love all and especially the shaker one is too adorable. Thanks for joining us at CSSC.
Deepti Stephens said…
Cornelia, I love love your shaker card. Thank you so much for joining the fun at CSCC- shaker cards. Good luck.. :)
Nandini said…
Wow! Beautiful card! Thanks for joining us at CSCC.
Hey Cornelia ..superb shaker card ...and many congratulation on being super pick ..also thanks for your visit & wish on my blog.!!
zub momi said…
Wow! Super cute shaker card!!! Love all the other cards too :)
MBFairySky said…
Marvellous cards and design! Thanks for your sharing!

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