Top O Morning Snowman Wishes

Hello friends!  Well, it’s certainly not morning, but maybe it is where you’re from or it’s morning when you see this post! 🙂

I have a really fun Whimsy Stamps digital image to share with you today appropriately named to coincide with my post title:


This really sweet faced snowman is called Top O the Morning Snowman which is a digital image created by Crissy Armstrong for Whimsy Stamps.  I thought it was so cute with the little birdie joining him and his little heart buttons!  I had fun coloring him up!

I’ve colored him with Copics and cut it out using the Hand Stitched Nested Rectangles die and matted some black cardstock behind that panel.  I’ve also used the October Digital papers release called Christmas Red, Gold and Green and attached it to the front of an A2 sized white card base.  I then took the wavy die from the Pierced Border Trio dies and cut a piece of glitter cardstock to add at the bottom of the decorated digital paper panel.

I then added the snowman panel over top and then stamped the sentiment below the snowman with the Holiday Mini Sentiments stamp set.  I then added the twine bow and button as well as a few snowflake sequins and filled the centers with some Nuvo Crystal Drops to finish it off.

Here’s a closer view of the coloring:


I have used all Copic markers to color this image in the following colors:

  1.  Hat and Snowman body/snow:  C8, C5, C3, C1, C00
  2. Hat Band, buttons, bird hat/scarf:  R37, R35, R32
  3. Holly:  YG67, YG63, YG61, (hollies colored with pink glitter gel pen and covered with Nuvo Crystal Drops
  4. Snowman Scarf:  G24, G21, G20 + green glitter gel pen for lines and ends
  5. Snowman nose and cheeks:  R20, R00, R000, YR18, YR15, Y11
  6. Bird:  B34, B32, R00, E000, Y21, Y11


I’ve also used a white gel pen for the cheeks on both the snowman and bird as well at the eyes on the snowman and to randomly add some dots for falling snow effect.  I also went around the outside of the image with a B000 marker for a bit of sky behind him.

I’ve also wanted to be sure to invite you to play along with the Whimsy Stamps Challenge over in their Facebook Group!  It just started up yesterday and we look forward to seeing your makes with a Whimsy Stamps image!  (You will need to use a Whimsy Stamps image to enter the challenge over there.)

Thanks so much for stopping by today!  Hope you’ve enjoyed my card!  See you soon!

Here are the Whimsy Stamps products used on my creation today:












  1.  CRAFT – Christmas
  2. QKR Stampede – Anything Goes #317
  3. Allsorts – Christmas
  4. The Merry Christmas Challenge – Anything Christmas Goes
  5. The Creative Crafters – Anything Goes




31 thoughts on “Top O Morning Snowman Wishes

  1. So cute, Vicki! You must be thrilled designing for whimsy – they have such cute images – they warm my heart, and paired with your beautiful coloring, they always look amazing! Beautiful card, Vicki! xx


  2. As always, your coloring is off-the-charts amazing and I love this image! The expressions on their faces is just priceless and I love how you designed this card! Adorable!


  3. The digi stamp is so cute and that little bird is adorable. Fabulous colouring with the copics and the added touches with the white pen. The pretty snowflakes and the sequins are a wonderful finishing touch to your fabulous card x.


  4. A beautiful seasonal card and perfect for our ‘Christmas’ theme at Allsorts challenge, many thanks for joining in.

    B x


  5. What a delightful snowman I just love him. Great colouring and a fab card design Love and hugs Carole x


  6. Oh how cute is this. I love snow men/women. Your coloring is beyond amazing the shading is beautiful. Love the little snow flake sequins. Great job.


  7. What a gorgeous card and adorable image Vicki!! I love your coloring and the fabulous shading of the snowman, beautiful snowflake sequins too!
    Hugs, Tammy


  8. Vicki, Your coloring on this card is fantastic! I love that darling snowman and the little blue bird is so precious. I’m off to see what my next Whimsy Stamps choice will be so I can play in the challenge. I’m determined to use those stamps which have been gathering virtual dust in the folder for too many months (years?) Hugs.


  9. These two sweet friends with their scarves and hats have certainly stolen my heart!! Sensational job of coloring this wonderful image, Vicki! And what an awesome background, too, with that glittery snowbank and the snowflakes in the red sky!! I love it!!


  10. Your coloring is top notch… and those sequin snowflakes? Love them. Thanks for joining us at QKR Stampede this week. DT Kathy []


  11. Oh my word, I cannot resist a cute snowman, and this one is completely delightfully cute!!! Great card, Vicki! Im quite smitten with these Whimsy images! I have lots…need to enter some challenges!


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