Monday, December 24, 2012

Do you have snow for Christmas?

Hello my friends!
Here we are on Christmas Eve Day and before I shut down my computer for the next few days, I wanted to share with you a couple of cards I made for the Craft A Scene Challenge . . . WINTER SCENE.

 We had a snow storm here on Friday which left us a nice coating of the white stuff!  It of course stopped me & hubby from visiting with our kids but it's still nice to have snow for Christmas.  HENCE my SNOWY background on both cards. 

Products used on these cards are:
Papers:  White cs, Black cs
Inks:  Tim Holtz Distress Ink (Broken China & Stormy Sky), Colorbox Chalk Ink (Rose Coral), Momento (Cantaloupe), Versafine Black
Stamps:  Stampscapes (Rocky Peak - 188F, Pine Row - 150E, Leafy Branch - 277F), Memory Box (Snowy Pine Landscape - F1900), Rubber Stampede (Pine Tree - A1605F), Stampendous (Branch Songster - Q133), Penny Black (Winter Sky - 4204L), Hero Arts Sentiment
Accessories:  Stickles, Quickie Glue, Prisma Glitter,  Large Sponge Daubers, Tim Holtz (Peeled Paint) Marker, Gold Wilton doily, Spellbinder Scallop & Classic Oval dies, Martha Stewart (Icicle Border Punch, Branch Punch, Snowflake Punch)

For some reason the "icicle Stickles" I used on the mountain tops looks GREEN ... hmmmm ... oh well, at least it sparkles!  LOL! 

Other challenges:
Addicted to Stamps Challenge - Blue Christmas/Winter
Gingerloft Challenge - Christmas or Winter
Great Impressions - Anything Goes
Order of the Opus-Gluei - Baby It's Cold Outside (Let It Snow song)
One Stop Craft Challenge - Christmas Carol (Let It Snow, Let It Snow, Let It Snow!)

Thanks so much for taking time out of your busy day to stop by and take a peek at my work.  I hope you draw as much inspiration from me as I do from all of you amazingly talented crafters!!
Gotta Run ...


  1. Wow Dar, these are bning...I love beautiful and peaceful...gorgeous~gorgeous!!! Have a wonderful Christmas with your family and drive safely!!

  2. beautiful card on the top of your blog.
    amazing winter scene have you created.
    thank you for joining at craft a scene this month.

  3. hello,
    I came from craft a scene blog for your second card entry to give a comment but on that blog can't I do that. so I came back to this blog of yours...
    also your second entry is beautiful made. i like the stamps that you have used!!
    thank you again for joining at craft a scene this month.

  4. Your cards are absolutely beautiful! I just love the winter mountain scene!
    Have a Merry Christmas

  5. These are such fabulous scenes love the designs and colors!

  6. Gorgeous Wintercards with gorgeous sceneries. Thanks so much for joining us at ATSC. Good luck. Hugs, Nicole

  7. Wow - so gorgeous with the snow scenes. Thanks so much for joining us for the Gingerloft Challenge and have a happy new year!

  8. You've created wonderful winter scenes, both cards are fabulous. Thanks for joining us at FSC this fortnight.

  9. Fantastic cards, lovely scenery. Well done, thanks for playing with us at Gingerloft, blessings Hilde, have a great New Year

  10. Your stampscapes are stunningly beautiful!! I don't think I've ever seen such lovely winter scenes on a card. Thank you for joining our challenge at Opus Gluei, it's given me the opportunity to come and admire your lovely work! And have a Happy New Year!

  11. Wow those are totally stunning. Just love the look of both cards.

    Thanks for joining our fortnightly challenge here at Gingerloft Card Challenge. Hope you will join us next time. DT Crafting Vicky

  12. No snow here, just endless rain and floods. Beautiful cards and your perspectives is great. Thank you for joining us at Craft A Scene this month. xxx Maggie

  13. Beautiful scenes - particularly like the little birds at the bottom of the second card :)

  14. Wow...such beautiful frosty scenes! I love the landscape and that you have created. A wonderful design.
    Thankyou for joining us this fortnight at Fashionable Stamping Challenges
    Dot x

  15. Magical winter scenes. Both cards are gorgeous, thank you for joining us at FSC this time.

  16. Wonderful cards, love love them. I am a snow girl and a sparkle gal so with both those on your cards I'm in love with them 100%. TY for sharing your fabulous works with us. ekc

  17. A beautiful wintry scene.
    Than you for sharing with us at FSC this fortnight.

  18. Hi Darlene, wow what beautiful winter scenes you've created. Beautiful stamping and such clever masking too. Thanks so much for sharing with us at FSC
    Claire xx

  19. These are two really fabulous cards Darlene. I love how you space out the stamps and make it seam like to stamped the hills. Very nice! Thanks for joining us again this month at Craft a Scene. NancyD

  20. These are both beautiful cards, lovely masking and gorgeous stamping..Thanks you so much for sharing with us at FSC..Esther xx

  21. Wow, I mean WOW! Beautiful cards and your wintery scenes are just breathtaking!

    Thank you so much for playing at Fashionable Stamping Challenges!
    Best wishes from Joanna @ Under a Creative Spell

  22. Wow! Both these cards are amazing Darlene. Your masking is superb and both scenes are just stunning!
    Thanks for sharing this with us at FSC masking challenge.
    Fliss x

  23. Darlene, congrats on being chosen in the top three at Craft a Scene, your entries were both stunning.


  24. 2 beautiful cards Darlene-love the scenes you created - thanks for sharing with us at the Great Impressions Stamps December “anything goes” challenge-we had snow after Christmas and 5" more yesterday

  25. Two fab card, love the sparkle too. We are having high temps here is Sth. Australia so your lovely snow would melt pretty quick, lOL.
    Thanks for entering the challenge at Gingerloft and we hope to see you again for the next one.
    DT Gingerloft Challenges

  26. Darlene
    I love your card - just breathtaking! So much detail I couldnt stop looking at it. I joined your blog so I do not miss anything you create for 2013! Hugs


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