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Monday, November 21, 2011

TLC352 - Let's Make Some Snow!!

Hello everyone!! It's my turn to host the TLC challenge on Splitcoast...since Holly and I are continuing our focus on the holidays until December 19th, how about setting the scene for some holiday fun!! Let's make a little snow....you can:
1. Use Flower Soft
2. Rub two pieces of styrofoam together to create home made snow
3. Tear and crimp white cardstock
4. Tear white cardstock and add Stickles to the torn part
5. Use patterned paper
6. Use a snow stamp
7. Use a winter snow scene stamp
8. Use snowflakes
9. Use Stickles or glitter to create falling snow
10. Make a card, gift box, ornament, gift set...what ever your little heart desires!!!

My card features the cute Rubbernecker G.Q. Polar Bear . He was colored with Copics, cutout and popped up in the snow which was made with torn white cardstock and the edges were covered with Stickles. The background was created first by sponging the clouds using Pool Party and a homemade cloud template. Then the three tree stamps from Stamp Oasis' Evergreen Set from Rubbernecker  were stamped using Handsome Hunter, Always Artichoke, and Old Olive. The sign and cardinal  from RN's Christmas Outdoor Set were also colored with Copics, cutout, and popped up with foam dots. The edges of the background layers were distressed for the finishing touch.

This was also for the 2 sisters Challenge to add sparkle, Crimbo Crackers Challenge to make it sparkle, and the Moving Along With the Times Challenge to let it snow.

Thanks for visiting and be sure to join us for the Technique Lover's Challenge on Splitcoast...I would love to see your snow creations!!!

13 comments:

Tammy said...

This card is too darn cute! Love the no traditional colors you used and the beautiful background!

Dawn Easton said...

SO sweet, Joan! Love that image...he's a cutie!!! Great challenge! I'm into added snow of some sort to my images these days!

Lynn McAuley said...

This well-bundled snowman is divine, Joan! What an adorable scene!! I'll try to join in on your challenge later today. I have many pre-holiday errands to run this morning.

Wishing you and your family a blessed Thanksgiving!! Holiday hugs, my friend!

Sasha said...

Your polar bear is wonderful, Joan. Love his fab outfit. The way you have made your snow would be the way I would do it, too. It looks great! A really cute forest winter scene:)

jimlynn said...

What a PERFECT scene! Love the polar bear and those trees in the background! WOW! So very cute.
Lynn

Wanda G (stampcat) said...

ACK!!! Joan....I can't stand it! That bear is the cutest dang thing and I love love love your layout! What a great card! Made me smile BIG! Have a wonderful Thanksgiving!

Laura - Layers of Color said...

Aw, what a cutie!

Wishing you a very Happy Thanksgiving, Joan! Many blessings!

Susan (rainy) said...

What a darling sweet card, Joan. Love that beautiful scene you've created. So cute.

Joanne (jojot) said...

thanks for the grin....this is such a delight of a scene...sure to bring joy wherever it goes

Kathy and Lucky said...

Cute, cute, cute!!! Love this sweet little card. The image is adorable, the face of the bear is priceless. Thanks for sharing the different snow ideas, I am always Flower Soft or Stickles. Have a great holiday.

Shirley said...

Wow, Joan, your snowman is just too too cute! And your instructions on snow making are wonderful!! I really like how you layered the snowman, snow, and sign too!

Denise Marzec said...

Awwwwww, that snowman is such a cuuuutie!

Happy Thanksgiving, orange buddy!

Barb said...

Now that's my kind of snowman! He looks a lot like my DH! hehehe! Very fun card and great tips on snowmaking, too!