Ice and Snow is the theme of the WOW Embossing Powders challenge this month. You can see all the challenge details here. The challenge is to use Ice Blues and Snow Whites on your project.
I made a tag on which I stamped a forest Hero Arts stamp. I then used a Versamagic pen to add ‘snow’ to the branches and the ground. I used Blue Glitz EP and White Twinkle for my colours. I added a die cut shape that I embossed with the Blue Glitz.
It sure was hard to photograph all that sparkle!!
This weeks challenge at Sentimental Sundays is the theme of Snow, Blue and/or glitter – plus a sentiment. We are sponsored this week by the fantastic Bugaboo Stamps. I used the adorable Winter Circle Sentiments – Warm Wishes image from Bugaboo. I love this image, it is so cute!
I had fun with my card and layered strips of blue and white paper that had been edged with a boarder punch. All my papers were glimmer misted with diamond glimmer mist for my glitter! And then of course my image that I coloured with water pencils and some glimmer glitter pen!
Make sure to head over to the Sentimental Sundays blog and check out the rest of the design teams work. They are all so creative and all their work is just fantastic. Then once you are done getting inspired then make sure to join in our challenge!!
This week at Sentimental Sundays we would like to see your winter themed creations. Make sure to include a sentiment though!! The prize for this challenge will be four INDIVIDUAL sentiment sets from theRaindrop Echo Designs Whimsy Stamps Digital Collection AND a custom watermark/signature set from the Custom Designs at Whimsy Stamps. If you like the weekly freebies offered here, please visit the store to see even more! We also offer custom digital designs at an affordable price with tutorials on how to use them.
For this theme I made a winter wall hanging. I love the snow we had here in Ireland and this is my wish for more snow to come back I used the Warm winter wishes sentiment set for this. This is a lovely winter set and its can be Christmassy, or not, so super versatile!
Make sure you head over to Sentimental Sundays to check out the rest of the design teams stunning work, and of course share your work with us!
Day 8 already..the days are flying by! Tims tag can be seen here. My tag looks nothing like Tim’s tag, but I used the masking techniques and the little houses. Oh and I painted my houses green too, and added a key charm. So its kinda similar! I adore this little house die. I dont actually own the die but Timi was very kind and let me use hers to stock up on some dies from it. Thanks so much Timi!! There is lots of shimmer in this tag, but it didnt photograph too great – as always.
I’m linking up to Arty Jen for the 12 tags splinter group. I am also linking to Simon Says Stamp and Show where the challenge is A Holiday Greeting. I am also linking up to the Crafty Alley Ning where we are all sharing our tags
I decided last weekend to make an advent calendar. I was going through ideas for styles for what I wanted and decided on one. I got a frame, removed the glass, got out my mod podge and the Bo bunny papers from the Crafty Alley kit and got to work. I was using chipboard numbers for on the tags and realised I did not have enough, so I placed an order for more with Cardz n scrapz. They deliver next day, which was going to be perfect for the calendar. However, then it started snowing, and as a result I have not yet received my extra numbers! I am ok up to the 11th for the moment at least But hurry up mister postman!!
The photo isn’t the best (see my previous post today complaining about that!) so you cant see some of the details in it. Firstly the frame is a lovely cream colour, not white as it looks here. Secondly, the berries and ornaments have been treated with glossy accents so they have a raised, dimensional look.
All the tags hang on red and silver star shaped brads that I painstakingly hot glued on. The tags have been kept fairly simple, just the gold painted numbers on the front. When you turn the tag over there are snowflakes stamped on the back. It works great so far. Hopefully it is something that will last us for a while. Now in the mean time keep your fingers crossed my postman turns up so I can fully finish it!
I am entering this over at Simon Says Stamp and Show. They say show a tag. Well here you go – have a look at 25 of them!
Categories: crafts, Flowers/Plants, Nature
Tags: advent calendar, advern, calendar, challenge, christmas, countdown, craft, snow, stamp, tag, tim holtz
I don’t tend to much like spring as a season. Its generally too wet and windy for my liking. I am however liking all the snow, I could get used to a spring like this every year
Another Big Freeze is apparently on its way, more cold, more ice, more snow – bring it on!!
No that all the snow is gone and the rain is back, all I want is summer. Preferably an actual summer with heat and sunshine, and not the usual Irish summer of a hour of sunshine and then rain for the rest of it!