Winter Window Wonderland

I made three variances to my Winter Window Wonderland cards. I just downloaded this new stamp from Stitchy Bear called Winter Trees. I thought it would be a perfect outdoor view from a window. I tried to keep my cards monochromatic in blues and white.

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I entered Card  into the following challenges:

Top Tip Tuesday – 3 or more papers

Shopping Our Stash – SOS #177: NOT Ready For Christmas (by changing up the flowers and sentiment made a winter scene card vs Christmas design)

Crafty Creations – Recipe (3 tasty layers,  2 delicious design papers, 1 scrumptious  image)

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I entered Card 2 into the following challenges:

Completely Christmas – Twist add Blue

STAMPlorations Challenge Blog – Stamps and Layers

Fan-Tastic Tuesday – Handmade Flowers

Jellypark Challenges – Festive

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I entered card 3 into the following challenges:

Cards und More – Snowflakes

Holly Jolly Christmas – Colour Challenge – Monochromic

1) Stamped images, and colour-washed it using distress inks: Broken China & Stormy Sky
2) Added highlights to the trees with white gel pen
3) Painted white glue on areas I wanted white glitter, then added Twinklets Diamond Dust. Set aside to dry.
4) Die cut window from white card stock
5) Glued image to back of window frame.
6) Added patterned papers to A2 card
7) Attached window
8) Added embellishments – flowers, branches, snowflakes, gems
9) Added sentiment

Products Used:
Stamp from Stitchy Bear’s Digi Outlet – by Gingerloft – Winter Trees (card 1, 2, 3)
Die from Memory Box – Large Madison Window (card 1, 2, 3)
Punches from Nellie Snellen – Floral Rose Set (card 1, 2, 3)
Punches from Martha Stewart – Pine Branch and Frond Branch (card 1, 2, 3)
Sentiments from PI – Winter Hills Stamp Set (card 1, 2)
Die from Spellbinders – Poinsettias (card 2)
Die from Memory Box – Frosty Border (card 2)
Sentiment from Lawn Fawn – peace joy love (card 2)
Dies from Paper Smooches – Snowflakes (card 3)

UPDATE: My card was selected as a Favorite of the week ending November 16, 2014 at Splitcoast Stampers See post 93 @ http://www.splitcoaststampers.com/forums/general-stamping-talk-f17/favorites-week-ending-11-16-2014-a-t594068.html

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And as one of the Top 3 at Completely Christmas – Twist add Blue

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My card was selected as one of the Top Four for Shopping Our Stash – SOS #177: NOT Ready For Christmas

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13 comments

  1. Brenda says:

    Myrna, what a great trio, you were really on a roll! Looking forward to working with you over at CRAFT Challenge! Thanks for sharing this beauty at Top Tip Tuesday Challenge!

  2. Elaine says:

    I can feel the ice cold snow in these cards. Lovely collection. Thanks for joining Top Tip Tuesday. Elaine

  3. Donna says:

    Gorgeous cards Myrna. I love the blue and white together, such a beautiful wintery scene! Thanks for playing along with the Shopping Our Stash crew for our “Not Ready for Christmas” challenge!

  4. Samantha says:

    What a beautiful card!! I love the colors.

    Crafty Gals Corner is currently hosting a DT call. If you have a moment, check them out at: http://craftygalscornerchallenges.blogspot.com/ and if you would like a chance to work with the wonderful sponsor’s then link up your favorite project to apply.
    -Samantha

  5. lauren says:

    not only do i ♥LOVE♥ all of these versions, i love that you made so many different variations, it really shows how versatile the same “ingredients” can be! thanks for SHOPPING YOUR STASH with us this week! ♥

  6. Love all the cards. I especially like the “wallpaper” on the first one. Thanks for joining us at Shopping Our Stash!

  7. Very pretty! Love how you have managed to make such different cards using the same image. Very clever use of the window as well.

    Thanks for joining our fortnightly challenge here at Tip Top Tuesday. Hope you will join us next time DT Crafting Vicky.

  8. Gorgeous wintery scenes you created! The last one is my favorite! Great to see you playing with us at STAMPlorations. Come back next time, too! Hugs, Cornelia DT

  9. Susi says:

    Your card looks so pretty. Love the tree behind the window. He seems to be real.
    Thanks for sharing on Cards und More Challenge.
    Hugs
    Susi

  10. All your cards are lovely, but I especially like the one with the snowflakes, it’s gorgeous! Thanks for joining our Colour Challenge at Holly Jolly, come play with us soon again! Karola, DT

  11. Meighan Wheller says:

    This is a lovely Christmas card. I love how you see the tree in the window and the wonderful snowflakes on the outside. Thanks for sharing with us at Holly Jolly, we hope to see you again soon. Meighan DT

  12. Nonni says:

    Wow, aren’t these beautiful! I love the snowy scene and those gorgeous diecuts. Thanks for joining us at STAMPlorations!

  13. maria f. says:

    Such a lovely scene outside the window, Myrna. Thanks for joining us at STAMPlorations this month!