Sunday, 20 January 2013

Snow Family


Well, it started snowing around 8am on Friday, i took H to school and by 10.30am, we got a text to say could we pick up our children - gee what was the point in sending him in the first place !! we ended up with about 12 cms - since it started snowing we have left the cars on the drive, but lots of people round here seem to think, it's a normal day! H enjoyed sledging this morning down the embankment on the river bank and it has been snowing again here, since 9am !!

I bought this image along with 4 other smaller, no colour PB images from a well known auction site about a year ago, i've used distressing inks to make the sky (by cutting out the snowmen and reindeer and posted note them back on, so they didn't end up blue !!) after lots of playing around with papers and colours yesterday, i thought the only thing that would do it justice was to use no patterned paper - i stamped the blue paper with Inkadinkadoo snowflake and versamark, covered it in Stampendous Stamp n' Stuff Crystal embossing powder and heated, the white paper i've dry embossed with CB embossing folder 'Ice Crystals' and added blue pearls, snowflakes are 2 punches - Woodware and an old Docrafts one.

Today's Card And Challenges :

Papertake Weekly - where the Challenge is 'Baby It's Cold Outside'

Charisma Cardz - where the Challenge is ' Punches - Use At Least 2' - i've used 2 snowflake punches - one from Woodware and the other an old Docrafts one.

Totally Papercrafts  - where the Challenge is 'It's Embossing Time'

Hanna And Friends  - where Challenge No: 163 is 'Snowflakes'

Crafts 4 Eternity - where Challenge No: 107 is 'Punch It'

Penny Black Saturday Friends - where January's Challenge is 'January Blues'

Image - Penny Black - 'Snow Family'
Blue Embossed Bit - Inkadinkadoo - 'Winter Shapes' and 
embossing powder - Stampendous Stamp n' Stuff  - Crystal
White Embossed Bit - CB embossing folder - 'Ice Crystals'
Snowflakes - Large One Woodware and Smaller One Docrafts both covered in glamour dust
Distressing Inks - Tim Holtz - 'Tumbled Glass and Salty Ocean'
Blue Velvet Ribbon and Blue Pearls from stash

Thanks for looking and for any comments you would also like to make, Luv Sam x


Cards by Alison said...

Sam thank you for the lovely comments you left on my blog, really appreciated hope the snow soon goes away. It is so cold here my tootsie's are freezing. Love your card and the image is so cute. Keep warm and safe. Love Alison xxx

Janice said...

Lovely card Sam and not too much snow here either, but freezing! Jx

Claire said...

A lovely snowy creation hun. We had heavy snow Friday and it's been snowing all day today too. I'm hoping for a snow day tomorrow. Hugs, Claire x

Marianne's Craftroom said...

We have had snow all week and a few flurries again today, due for more tonight. This is so in keeping with the weather, fab background.

kay said...

Very apt for the weather at the moment,stay warm,x

McCrafty's Cards said...

This is Gorgeous Sam, I like the image the design the colours and the embossing.
Kevin xx

Crafty Moone Cards said...

Cute card Sam.
Sue x

Vicky said...

Gorgeous and beautiful as always hun...:o)

big hugs Vicky xx

Nat said...

I've got one very happy 16 year old whose college is shut and one very disgusted 13 year old who has to go to school tomorrow, oh dear, roll on summer! Love your cute snowmen and fab embossing!

Wendy said...

Fabulous card Sam, love the image and gorgeous colours.
We too had a text from school to come and get them...Take care in the snow.
Wendy xx

Lorraine said...

Gorgeous image and colours and loving that blue velvet ribbon.
Enjoy the snow! I think it's due here overnight.
Lorraine x

debby4000 said...

Absolutely love your gorgeous card.

downrightcrafty said...

from Snow covered Grimsby, love the colour choice on this one so deep and rich and a clear reminder of what is outside our doors
Hugs Kate xx

coops said...

so gorgeous sam.i love your image and fab embossing :D

xx coops xx

Lisa aka Myran said...

Cute card Sam! I really like the embossing and the sweet image. Thanks for playing along at Papertake Weekly :)

NGCARDS said...

This is such a pretty creation hun! Thanks for playing along at PBSC! xxx

Debs said...

Gorgeous card Sam - love the lush DP and fab embossing.
Adorable image too :o)
We've had no more snow since Friday but it's freezing!!!
Keep safe and warm.
Debs xx

Jules said...

Hi Sam

All the snow and snowmen on your card are very apt at the moment!! Lots of both around at the moment . .. . but the snowmen are not as cute as yours!!!

Loving the snowflake cluster and the little blue pearls.

No snow for us today .. .. but it has been freezing over tonight!! Eeeeekkk!!!

Stay safe.

Love Jules xx

Amanda said...

Lovely winter themed card, very relevant for our current weather. Thanks for joining us at C4E this week

Sarah said...

Sweet card, love your colours and layout, thanks for joining us at Charisma Cardz, hugs, Sarah x

Nicolchen said...

A wonderful card you´ve made :0)))

Thanks for joining us at Hanna and Friends and good luck ;0)

hugs Nicole

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