Friday, 20 January 2017

A new DT for me

Good morning.
The end of the wek is here and hopefully an enjoyable weekend stretches before you all.
I don't usually post at this time on a Friday but I can now share a little secret with you. When Fantasy Stampers suspended their challenge blog, Jan asked if I would be part of the Alphabet Challenge DT, so here I am.
This week it is 

W - for a Winter Walk

I must admit to liking a walk in the crisp winter fields, the sun sparkling on the frozen ground and perhaps the odd bit of snow on the trees. There's not been many days like that recently to take Max out in, it's been very damp and miserable. To add to the muddy fields, engineers from Rail Track are constructing an access point from which to repair the line and the only way down is along our lane! Although they have assured us that they will reinstate it, the muddy morass that it is at the moment does not help in keeping car, dog or feet free from yuck! 
Anyway here is my card.

To begin, I took a panel of white card and stamped some snowflakes and embossed them in white, then scribbled some of my icy blue Zigs over the embossing before spritzing with water to create the frosty sky. On a separate die cut panel I cut a scene with a Memory Box die, coloured the scene with more Zigs and a little bit of Stickles on the snow and roof tops. The sentiment, a mixture of MFT and Uniko, was stamped in Grey Flannel. The snowflake background was glued flat to the base and the scene was popped up on foam pads.
For more winter walk inspiration why not pop over to the main blog and then join in.

I'm joining in over at -

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                                                           Winter Blues

Thanks for the reminder Cornelia!


  1. Oh I love the little scene you've created here Julie! Fantastic! Thanks so much for playing in our ‘Winter Blues’ challenge at Dies R Us! Please come back again soon!

    Darlene (DRU Blog Leader)
    DAR’S CRAFTY CREATIONS Please come for a visit.

  2. your card is so sweet, teamie!

    hugs and kisses from germany,
    silvi xoxo

  3. Oh, so pretty - you should link this up with MCV:

    And big congrats on your new DT - they are so lucky to have you on board!

  4. Hi Julie this is a stunning card I love it. Welcome to the team. Take care. Hugs Jackie

  5. This is such a sweet winter scene Jules. I would like to take a walk there ... but not along your muddy lane! ;) I hope things get cleaned up for your soon. And thanks so much for sharing with us at CAS Watercolour! xx

  6. What a delightful, snowy scene, Julie! I love how you've colored your houses and trees as well as the snowy sky! Thanks so much for sharing this with us at CAS Watercolour!

  7. Beautiful snow scene. Thanks so much for joining us at Dies R Us Challenge Blog. We hope you will join us often.
    Kathy DRU DT

  8. Well done on your new team Julie and this is a perfect debut card, a perfect winter walk xx

  9. Beautiful snowy background for your Winter village. Love how you colored your village and nice to see this die as a birthday instead of a Christmas card. Hope your road gets fixed properly. TFS and joining us at CAS Watercolour. Hugs....

  10. Julie, this is SUPER fun!!!! LOOOOVE the ittly bitty houses!!!! Thanks for joining us at MUSE Christmas Visions!!!!!

  11. Lovely winter country scene, Julie! Thanks so much for joining us at MCV!

  12. Simply beautiful!!! Thank you for joining our challenge at Dies R Us!
    Diane DRU DT

  13. Darling card--perfect for a winter BD! I love the sweet little scene & beautiful snowflake filled sky!


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