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Friday, December 18, 2020

Let It Snow

 Happy Friday!

WOW!  Can you believe it?  A week from today will be Christmas Day!!
Ready or Not, here it comes!!

Today I have a fun card I created for the December challenge for Memory Box
Their theme is:

I have so many beautiful Memory Box dies with trees that it was really difficult to decide which one to use and how to use it on a card!  My possibilities were many!  But I finally decided to use this Memory Box 'Simple Evergreen Frame' as my starting point (#99243).   I have cut a couple scrap panels of white card stock and then torn the top to create my 'snowy' ground cover.  This regal buck is also a Memory Box die from past years called 'Woodland Deer' (#98679).

 


These dies were both from last year and I don't see where they are still available but there are many more that are similar that could be used to recreate this design.  Doesn't it figure ... of all the dies I have in my stash, I would choose two that are no longer available ... Grrrr!    The one Memory Box die I did use and is still available is the Delicate Pine Frame (#94031).  I didn't use the entire die set ... just the birds.

94031 Delicate Pine Frame craft die

After die cutting my frame 'twice', I glued them together and then cut a medium blue card stock panel the same size as my die to use for my background sky.  Using a white gellyroll pen I created the snow.  This beautiful buck had plenty of room for my birds to perch ... that way they didn't have to deal with all the snow on the pine trees!  LOL
 

Challenges to share in:

 Simon Says Wednesday Challenge - Christmas Critters
ABC Christmas Challenge - Y for Your Favorite Things (creating scenery cards & using die cuts)
Crafty Gals Corner Challenge #214 - Tis the Season
Watercooler Wednesday Challenge - AG

Creative Knockout Challenge #381 - Anything Goes

I hope you've enjoyed what I've had to share today!
Thanks so much for stopping by and have a FABULOUS weekend ahead!

As always . . .



12 comments:

  1. This is lovely Darlene! Those little cardinals on the antlers are so cute!

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  2. I cannot believe it and I need to get with the program! A beautiful and serene card today, Darlene! I don't know how you ever choose from among your many dies, but keep it up because it's sooooo inspiring!

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  3. Your scene is gorgeous. Really looks like winter.

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  4. Great winter scene, love the birds in the deer antlers, they have plenty of places to perch don't they. Like how you framed your scene too!
    Glad to hear you didn't get an overwhelming amount of snow :)

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  5. Adorable card, Lovely die and the sweet cardinals....hugs and loads of love, Merry Christmas 🎄

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  6. Beautiful card! You achieved lovely contrast that so pretty. Have a great week and thanks for joining us at Watercooler Wednesday! Karen

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  7. This is a gorgeous scene you've created! I love the idea of cardinals sitting in the antlers. Thanks for joining us at ABC Christmas Challenge!

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  8. A beautiful winter wonderland scene. Thanks for sharing with us at Watercooler Wednesday.

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  9. Love the little birds in the antlers! Thanks for joining us at Watercooler Wednesday Challenge-Kath-DT

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  10. Wonderful card!
    Thanks so much for playing at the ABC Christmas Challenge!
    Helen x

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  11. What a gorgeous card Darlene!

    Thank you so much for joining us at Creative Knockouts last challenge of 2020! I hope you will play along with us again this time around!

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  12. Beautiful Christmas card. Thank you for joining us at Crafty Gals Corner this month. Hope to see your cards back here again soon. Judy DT

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