Monday, December 9, 2013

Snow Friends!!

Is everyone ready for Christmas??!!

Isn't it a crazy (in a good way) time of year!!!!  Decorating...still working on that, shopping...getting close, baking...need to start and Christmas cards...still wading through...LOL!!!!

Well I'm down to the "special" friends who I get together with and hand deliver...this one is for a friend that I have a coffee date with...

the front of the card with the darling Polar Bear from the Winter Wonderland Collection 2013(click on first image for slideshow)... 
opened we meet Pingy and Rudolph  (also from WW 2013)...if you look closely at the DP written on it is polar bears, penguins and perfect is that...
the smaller flap...I used a crocheted doilie for the center flower...
close up of Polar Bear mounted on a die cut snowflake...
Pingy...also mounted on snowflake...
Rudolph and North Pole sign (WW 2013)...mounted on a paper doilie...
"Let it Snow" tag from Whimsy Stamps tucked into a crocheted doilie with snowflake and cheesecloth bow...
flowers are touched with Gesso for snow effect and sprinkled with Glamour Dust..

So that's another many more to go!!!

Materials Used:
DP-Martha Stewart Holidays Pad
Stamps-Polar Bear, Rudolph, Pingy and North Pole Sign from the Winter Wonderland Collection and Whimsy Sentiments all available at Magnolia-Licious
Die Cuts-Spellbinders 2012 Snowflake Pendant-S5-117 and Crealies Creative Flowers-CL CF 18
Crochet Dolies-Kaisercraft
Crystal stick pin and end piece, Frantage and snowflake charm-Live and Love Crafts
Flowers, medium pearl brads and paper dollies-Wild Orchid Crafts
Ribbon, cheesecloth, gesso and glamour dust-from my stash

Challenges I will enter:
Marvelous Magnolias-Anything Goes
Midweek Magnolias-I'm Dreaming of a White Christmas (add snow or snow image)
Tilda's Town-Winter Wonderland

Well I'm off to bed to get a few hours much needed sleep!!!

Thank you for taking the time to stop by...your visits and comments are very much appreciated!!


  1. This is really a beautiful Christmas card Beth. You put so much detail into each and everyone of your creations. I usually have to take a second and third look at your work just to take in each and every detail . I just love that little polar bear....way too cute! What a great way to start my day off! Have a wonderful lunch today and I know that the special friend receiving this card will be in awh!

  2. Gorgeous Christmas card Beth, the images are so beautiful & the design is outstanding....This will be treasured and brought out each year I'm sure...Love it all... Hugs May x x x

  3. Hi Beth, this card is absolutly fantastic with all those cutie animals, love the soft colors and design
    and thanks for playing at marvelous magnolia

  4. absolutely beautiful! the subtle colours are perfect along with the many embellishments to make it truly a work of art! The photos do not do this card justice .... it is even more beautiful in person and I am honoured to be the recipient of this card. I will treasure this card forever.

  5. Just gorgeous love it..your coloring is FABBY!!!!

  6. Awww!!! This is so fantastic! Thank you so much for sharing these adorable snow friends with us at Tilda's Town! Good luck!
    Rene :D

  7. Stunning card Beth. Love all the animal characters in this new collection. You have created a really gorgeous scene here. Thanks so much for joining us at Tilda's Town.
    Hugs, Katie

  8. Beth, I am so proud of you! People's Choice award! Way to Go!!!!!!!

  9. This is soooooooo gorgeous as always my sweetie, absolutely love the lush colours & the fab images. Its awesome hun!! I am sooooooo behind with everything this year...........I need a kick up the butt to get me in gear lol.

    Lotsa hugs Vicky xxx

  10. Adorable Beth! Beautiful coloring and colors! So glad you linked up to Tilda's Town Challenges! Thanks for playing!

  11. Beautiful card, inside and out. And the image is so cute! Thanks for joining us at the Midweek Magnolias! Hugs, Elizabeth