Sandi MacIver, Paper Craft Artist -

Rainbow Chilly and Freezy

Hi card making friends and Happy New Year to you all.  Today is my last post for 2022 and I’m sharing Rainbow Chilly and Freezy with you.  Sounds a little weird I know, but hear me out.  Recently, Tim Holtz designed an exclusive die set, Chilly and Freezy for a promotion over at Simon Says Stamps.   If you purchased a certain amount of Tim Holtz products, you received this adorable duo for FREE.

Win/Win as far as I’m concerned, I LOVE Tim HOLTZ, and I had to have this new die set.  If you got in on this deal, whoo hoo, and I have two cards to share with you today.  If you didn’t, consider subscribing to my Paper Crafting Sales Page.  I update this page almost daily with all the special’s, new releases, give – aways etc. from the stamp companies I’m affiliate with.  I also send out a newsletter every Saturday morning – with all these updated sales and links to where you can get the deals.

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And, stay tuned.  I placed a second order during this special as Simon had a Tim Holtz New release, so I “think” I’m getting a second set of Chilly and Freezy ( Mid January or so), and I’m going to do a contest give away for them and these two cards.  I just want to make sure that this second order did included the free dies before I do that.

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Rainbow Chilly and Freezy Slimline Card


Let’s get into the details on how to create these two fun cards with all these adorable little Chilly and Freezy Snowmen.  If you didn’ get Chilly and Freezy you can still make these cards using Tim Holtz Twig and Stump.  They are of similar design, but a bit bigger so you won’t be able to fit as many snowmen onto your card, but it will still be adorable.


Slimline birthday card covered with a rainbow of die cut snowmen created with card making products from SImon Says Stamp

How to create the Rainbow Chilly and Freezy Slimline Birthday Card

Get all the instructions for making SLIMLINE CARDS HERE

Start with a piece of watercolor paper 3-1/4″ x 8-1/4″ and spray it inside a SPLAT Box.  I used Distress Oxide Inks in Salvaged Patina, Faded Jeans and Wilted Violet.

Next, tear a piece of white cardstock the same size, to create the bottom snow portion and attach it to the bottom of the card front.  Add glue along the tear and shake on Distress Mica Flakes to create the snowbank.

Then, attach the card front to a Slimline card base, 7-1/2″ x 8-3/4″, scored and folded at 3-3/4″

Finally, cut out all these adorable little snowmen and attach them in rainbow order to the front of the card. NOTE, the fine tip on the Bearly Art Glue is perfect for layering all the little pieces on the hats and scarves.

Slimline birthday card covered with a rainbow of die cut snowmen created with card making products from SImon Says Stamp

PRO -TIP #1– When you die cut the hats and scarves, you need a light and dark of each color.  You will have extras, so start an envelope to save the pieces for your next cards.

PRO- Tip #2 – Lightly blend Broken China Distress Oxide Ink around the edges of all the snowmen. This helps to highlight them on the bottom white portion of the card.

Finally, glue all the snowmen onto the card before you add the arms.  This really helps with placement, and you use half as many arms.  Add some snowflake sequins.

Clean out your scrap bin for this project.  Most of my colored cardstock is Spellbinders and the snowmen are cut from HAMMERMILL cardstock.

Blue and white birthday cards with die cut snowmen created with new cardmaking supplies from Simon Says Stamp

Rainbow Chilly and Freezy Card #2

Start by creating an A2 sized card base, 5-1/2″ x 8-1/2″ scored at 4-1/4″.

Next, cut a piece of watercolor paper 4″ x 5-1/4″ and repeat the spray step from Card #1 to create the background.

Then, use the New Little Evergreen Trees die (I am totally in love with this new tree die), cut it in white and place it across the bottom of the card front.

Finally, use the Drifting Stitches Borders die to create the snowbank behind Chilly and Freezy.

I really like this die for snowbanks as the stitched lines look like the snow around here where snowmobiles have driven through and left tracks.

Blue and white birthday cards with die cut snowmen created with new cardmaking supplies from Simon Says Stamp


Start by creating the little snowmen.  Cut the heart as well from a previously sprayed red/pink watercolor piece.

Next, ink blend Broken China Distress Oxide Ink around the snowmen before attaching them to the card with Foam Squares.

Finally, use the C.Z. Reverse Birthday printed sentiments to add the birthday greeting.

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16 thoughts on “Rainbow Chilly and Freezy”

  1. Margaret Saracco

    Your cards are so cute Sandi. I have a couple of birthdays coming up in January and Chilly and Freezy would be perfect to use. Thank you for sharing!

  2. Love your cute Snowmen cards!!! That set is just so dang cute and I love the blending of colors…I hope you do get the free set! I wish I would have known as I would have loved to get it! Thanks for sharing your cute cards!

  3. I love these snowmen now. For whatever reason, I did not like them so much the first time I saw them … like gnomes, they grew on me, I guess. Now, naturally, I can’t get these b/c they were a limited-edition set. If you do a drawing for an extra set, please let me know!
    Thanks – Love the cards!
    Lori S in PA

  4. The rainbow snowmen are fantastic! Love them ❤️ Bit the little heart on the second card with the two snowmen makes me smile!

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