Disney 'Frozen' Olaf Punch Art Card and a Special Announcement!

by Joanne James28. December 2014 10:00

Today I wanted to share with you a fun punch art card that I made for a special little girl for Christmas featuring the adorable snowman Olaf from the Disney movie 'Frozen'. I've made a few of these but never blogged one - so here's the most recent one that I made:

I most certainly can't take the credit for the Olaf punch art itself; to create mine, I always follow the excellent instructions by Michelle Suit - you can watch her video tutorial on how to create your own Olaf here. He is actually rather straight forward - the real key is using the Gift Bow Bigz die to get the right shape for his head. If you are a fan of Disney and like to create punch art every once in a while, I recommend you check out Michelle's blog Suitably Stamped - she really is a whizz!

On this occasion, I kept the design of my card really simple and used a piece of Nordic Noel DSP for the snowflake background and just added a pile of snowballs and a retired sentiment, which I stamped in Island Indigo directly onto the DSP. I have more of these to make this month, as I am the official party planner for a special birthday girl later this month who is having a Frozen-themed celebration; there is clearly no sign of the Frozen phenomena dying down any time soon! 

And now to my special announcement! As my regular readers will know, I was asked to join the lovely ladies over at The Paper Players challenge blog back last July for a 3 month guest designer stint. This was then extended to a 6 month stay, which I completed with the last challenge of the year earlier this month. This has always been one of my favourite challenges to play along with and I was delighted to be asked to guest with this talented and creative bunch and equally sad to leave them. So imagine my delight when I got a call asking if I would like to return - as a permanent member of their design team!! Woohoo! I am thrilled that these ladies think so much of me that they would want me to join them on a permanent basis and I am so looking forward to creating with them through 2015 and beyond. Our first post of 2015 will be next Sunday, so do pop back then to join us for some fresh design inspiration!

As for me, I am hoping to be back with you tomorrow with another project; until then, happy stampin'!

 

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Kathy James
Kathy JamesUnited Kingdom
12/28/2014 4:15:23 PM #


What a fabulous card - I know several young girls as well as a few boys who would love to receive this card on their birthdays.  I've just got to try and make one of these card for one of my "not so young" friends who I know would love it!  

Congratulations for becoming a permanent member of The Paper Players design team.  Good Luck Joanne, I can't wait to see your new designs for 2015 ..... and beyond!

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Joanne James
Joanne JamesUnited Kingdom
12/30/2014 8:49:59 PM #

Thanks Kathy - that's the great thing about Olaf, everybody loves him! Thanks for the congratulations too - I'm really pleased about joining the Paper Players permanently, those ladies are a great bunch!

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Darnell J Knauss
Darnell J KnaussUnited States
12/28/2014 7:15:16 PM #

I'm so delighted to see that you have been selected to the Design Team at The Paper Players, Joanne! Congratulations! Also, I adore this card!! Hugs, Darnell

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Joanne James
Joanne JamesUnited Kingdom
12/30/2014 8:44:36 PM #

Thanks Darnell - that is so kind of you to say - I am delighted at my Paper Players news, for sure! Hugs and New Year Wishes to you! xx

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Margaret
MargaretUnited Kingdom
12/29/2014 11:27:06 PM #

Thank you so much for letting us use your Box Buster......It saved my sanity.x

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