Wednesday, 23 December 2009

It's a winter wonderland!

Well it’s still a winter wonderland here and, even better, I’ve broken up from work at last. Still loads to do though before the big day!

Finally managed to get together with my old and original stamping buddies at the weekend and we were just making this project when, appropriately, the snow began to fall. How cute is this? Alison was almost beside herself with excitement... and not a drop of alcohol was consumed.

All it is is the 5-10-15-20 box (click here for instructions) with a hole punched in one panel and a piece of vellum secured behind. Pieces of Whisper White cardstock are cut freehand to represent snowy hills and gently chalked along one edge. The trees are cut out and popped up.

As for the “candle” inside... it’s a battery tealight. Fabulous invention. They even flicker!

Stamps: Trendy Trees, In The Stars (small star), Sparkling Wheel
Cardstock: Bashful Blue, Brocade Blue, Whisper White, Vellum
Ink: Bashful Blue, Brocade Blue, Night of Navy, Whisper White craft ink refill
Accessories: Stampin’ Pastels, sponge daubers, 1 ¾” circle punch, 1 3/8” circle punch, scallop edge punch, eyelet border punch

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4 comments:

  1. What a great idea. Love the way you did the snow. Merry Christmas.

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  2. Merry Christmas my lovely from a kindresd spirit and thank you too for the inspiration and frankness ha ha!

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  3. Gorgeous! Merry Christmas to you and the family and I'm so happy the snow I ordered for you has arrived! CC

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  4. I so wasn't going to get this set - 'till I saw all the things you have done with it. Yet another gorgeous trendy trees creation from you - love them in the blue and white - totally different look.

    So the set is now on it's way to me!

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