Dec 14, 2016

Let It Snow!

Hello Dies R Us Friends!
Darlene with you today, standing in for DT Member Deanna who is under the weather.
I don't know what the weather is in your neck of the woods, but here in Ohio it is SNOWING and I'm afraid this is just the beginning of it.  So with that in mind here's a card I created to share with you today!


 The dies from the Dies R Us Store that I used on today's creation are:

Penny Black  'In the Winter' - #51-173 
Die Versions 'Let It Snow' - DV-011

It is so much fun and so easy to create a little scene like this with all the amazing dies available in the Store.  Here's a quick overview of how I created the background to go with my fun 'scene' making dies.

First I started with a plain white card stock panel about 1/4" small than my card front.  Using a lighter and a darker shade of blue distress ink and large sponge daubers, I created the 'sky'.  Next I used a small paint brush and white paint to created the falling snow.



I then die cut TWO of the 'In The Winter' panels from scraps of white card stock.  I actually CUT the trees off the second die cut panel to create a snowy roadway for my truck.  A touch of glue & glamour dust gave me the winter sparkle I was looking for and the cardinals came from the Impression Obsession 'Birch Tree' die set.  


If it is snowing in your area ... please be safe on the highways!
Better yet just stay inside and play with your die cuts like I have today!  LOL

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9 comments:

  1. love the old truck dies...what a great masculine card

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  2. A fabulous snow scene card Darlene! I love the birds in the trees and the truck in the snow. Thank you for a great tutorial.

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  3. Those rabbits are so cute, positioned the way they are. Wonderful colors on your card. Love the little pop of red from the cardinals.

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  4. Totally Love it Darlene, that is a fantastic winter scene, love your different shades of rabbits, with the sparkling snow, and snow covered trees, we do not have any snow, but they say we might get some for the first time this weekend.

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  5. Love your card Darlene. Love the pop of color too! We are supposed to get snow today. I am staying in.

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    1. yes by all means ... stay in, stay warm and feel better!

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  6. Gorgeous card, loving those pretty snowy trees and the precious red cardinals! Great tip on the paint and falling snow, I am making a card right now and needed to add some falling snow....perfect!

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  7. What a pretty winter scene you've created! I love the red cardinals in your winter white trees and those sweet little bunnies... so cute! We just got about 8 inches of the fluffy white stuff too. I was snowed in on Monday and loved it!! Stay warm and safe. :0)

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