Hello friends xx This month it's the turn of the lovely and talented Sandy who is our host. for our monthly challenge at A Vintage Journey. Sandy has chosen the theme "Winter Wonderland" and here is what she has to say :
For the month of December let's think of the season as well as the holiday with Winter Wonderland. As the song goes, sleigh bells ring, snow is glistening! Let's see some snow, snowmen, bare trees would be nice or some snow covered pines in the meadow. Whatever Winter Wonderland means to you in your vintage, shabby, mixed media; art journalling; industrial or steampunk style.
I love Christmas and thankfully I am not working this year. so look forward to having family here for dinner. For my challenge project I have decorated a 7' x 7' photograph frame purchased from a store with the letters B&M x
I used Decoart Snowtex on the frame, applying some Glamour Dust Glitter, (which is really fine), whilst it was still wet. I so wish you could see the sparkle as its quite amazing !
The background is from the Tim Holtz Festive Paper collection and the Snowman is also one of Tim's Stampers Anonymous rubber stamp collections, as is the stunning cottage stamp. The snowman was stamped several times then layered as in 3D decoupage. The depth was created with silicone.
The festive foliage were cut using my new Tim Holtz Sidekick and I just love it as it has the right pressure for many of these previously hard to cut dies. Once through the Sidekick they are ready to pop out the die......Fabulous !!!
The deer and the corner piece on the bottom left were also cut with the Sidekick but the sleigh and large trees were die cut using my Big Shot
This challenge runs until the 5th January 2018 !!! So lots of time to get your amazing Christmas entries in. Our winner is Randomly chosen but the Creative Guides do pick three Pinworthy winners who have the option to join us as a Guest Creative Guide. Just remember to check to our travelling instructions ( rules) which are on the sidebar. This month's sponsor is Andy Skinner.
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Thank You so much for visiting and for continuing to be a follower. It really does mean so much to me xxxx
Fabulous canvas Annie. Hugs, ValerieReplyDelete
Love this Annie, so fun to use the new stuff and have such beautiful results. Hugs, Sandy xxReplyDelete
Its a gorgeous project Annie, all the details are fantastic.ReplyDelete
You really have created a magical scene Annie, I love the cottage and those beautiful trees in the foreground look wonderful and the Snowtex-ed frame is gorgeous!! Hugs, Anne xxReplyDelete
Having been lucky enough to see this i.r.l I can only say it looks superb, photos just never seem to do these kind of projects justice, - it's a real stunner and I just love it! Fantastic wintry project! Sending big hugs!!!ReplyDelete
What a wonderful snowy winter scene Annie! Such a pretty cottage in the wood with Santa flying overhead and Frosty overlooking the scene! Julia xxReplyDelete
Such a fun and festive creation, great texture and so very beautiful xReplyDelete
What a fun holiday creation Annie, love the snowy textured frame and how you have combined all of Tim's wonderful Christmas dies and stamps to create this wonderful piece! Deb xoReplyDelete
Such a fabulous wintry frame Annie - so many fabulous layers! and the snow is just amazing! Jennie xReplyDelete
This is just beautiful with a fantastic snowy finish. It really looks amazing when you see it adorning Annie's home. Hugs Mum xxxxxxxReplyDelete
Love your winter shadow box, Annie - the icy white foliage looks amazing around the edges, drawing the eye in to that cosy little cottage, and Father Christmas silhouetted against the sky. Brilliant!ReplyDelete
Annie, this is just wonderful with all the layers of die cuts arranged into the sweetest of wintry scenes! It's really great how you have used all those different die sets and stamps and they all work so well together in this snowy scene! I've only used my Santa/sleigh/reindeer die once this year, but you have inspired me to get it out again! Now I need one of those Sidekicks, because my Big Kick isn't cutting as well as I'd like. Thank you for your amazing inspiration! Sending warm hugs!ReplyDelete
FUN and beautiful! I LOVE all the white! Happy happy holidays!ReplyDelete
Oh Annie! This frame is darling! I love everything about it! The Snowtex really gives things that snowy look! Love all the die cut snowflakes. The snowman and Santa with his reindeer are so cute on this picture frame as well! Such a festive holiday piece! Merry Christmas to you and yours!!ReplyDelete
What absolutely awesome layers Annie! I love the use of this favorite snowman stamp and the sleigh above. Truly beautiful color palette and design! You really nailed this theme! Merry Christmas, AutumnReplyDelete
This is beautiful Annie - such great details - love that snowman - I don't think I've used him this year yet! Brilliant! Wishing you and yours a fabulous Christmas! Hugs rachel xxReplyDelete
Love this!! Your shadowbox frame is AMAZING!! What a great Christmas decoration. Sorry I haven't been around lately, but loved scrolling down to see what all I've missed. Enjoy your Christmas dinner with family! Merry ChristmasReplyDelete
Oh My! This really is a Winter Wonderland! Love all those fabulous die cuts around the frame! Hugs, ChrisxReplyDelete
What a wonderful project! I love all the layers you created using the die cuts - amazing 😁. Happy December! J 😊ReplyDelete