Thursday, January 25, 2018

Dies R Us - Snow Adventures

 When I think of my friends back home in Wisconsin this cold winter, I think of the fun that they have when the snow falls.  There is sledding, tobogganing, skiing, skating and snowman building.  After the outside activity, there is hot chocolate inside to warm up.  That is what inspired me to make this card to send off to a friend that maybe enjoying these activities.  As for me, I headed to Florida for the winter.
I die cut the Frostyville border twice.  Put one border on the left of the card and cut pieces of the second one to add to the upper and lower corners.  Then I added glue and glitter.  
 This card sparkles with glitter and snow.  I also included some of the outdoor and indoor activities. 
After die cutting the sled, I colored it with markers to look like a wooden sled.  I needed to add some snow to it so that it would look like it had been used in the snow hills.  Before that, I used silver embossing powder to the top to look like metal and then added the snow with Viva pearl pen, Ice White and sprinkled glitter over the top.

 Then I simply die cut the cup and used the same Viva white pen to add the whipped cream on the top of the hot chocolate.  A few dashes with my white gel pen to add some interest to the cup,
Here is a look at how it glitters and shines. The sentiment is computer generated.

 Here are the dies that I used for this card.
I hope that I have given you some inspiration today to make a card. 

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I am also entering this card in the Memory Box Challenge Snow and Winter #32


  1. Loving that frosty border and all of it's glorious sparkle and shine! It's exactly how I like my snow, ON a card! The sled is fantastic and is going on my wish list. The cup of cocoa is warm and inviting. This is a cozy card (even with snow) lol

  2. My favorite winter border die! Love how you used it. Awesome cream. I used to love to ski. Now I will skip that and go for a nice fire and hot chocolate!

  3. Such a FABULOUS card Barb! Love all the glistening goodness on the background and your sled & hot beverage cup look FANTASTIC! What a beautiful design!

  4. Fantastic winter themed card. Great snowy background and the whipped cream on that coffee looks so delicious. Yum!

  5. Brrr... You paid so much attention to details on this card. The frostyville corners are perfect for the sled and hot chocolate. Love a card that tells a story.

  6. You just keep getting more and more creative!!! Using the silver embossing powder on that sled is just genius!!! I have the small sled die, but now I think I need the bigger one. And that whipped cream - I could just lick it off the card!!!

  7. Such a cute card and all you really need for a cold, snowy day....a sled and some hot chocolate. Let the fun begin!