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Tuesday, December 4, 2012

Lots of Snow....

Our Tuesday Throwdown Challenge is a White Christmas.
This weeks Sponsor is Robyn's Fetish.
 Now here in the desert Southwest we do not get snow.
 When my SIL was in Iran a few years ago I went to spend 
Thanksgiving with my daughter in Alaska.
 Living in the desert I have never experienced so much snow ice and cold! 
It was 10 degrees the first day and then plummeted to 40 degrees below zero 
a few days later. I was struck how in nature there is very little
 color just white with shades of greyish blue in sky, ground and all foliage.
 The dp I used was a grey blue with snowflakes on it.
 Using some paints I added the greyish trees and white snow.
 The base is torn strips run thru the dotted swiss folder and 
all is stitched around. I wanted the sweet little Rudolph
 to pop with all his bright color against the background.
 Very simple but I like the way it looks cold and wintery.

10 comments:

  1. This is absolutely beautiful!! I love the background...it really feels like it is snowing!! And the reindeer is so adorable and colored perfectly!! Have a great day :)

    Lisa
    A Mermaid's Crafts

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  2. Oh wowzer!! This is absolutely stunning Davi!! LOVE your wonderful winter snow background and beautiful coloring on your reindeer!! HUGS :)

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  3. Darling card Davi! Looks like a real winter wonderland!

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  4. What a beautiful card. That winter background looks wonderful. And your reindeer is so cute.

    Hugs~

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  5. Adorable card Davi! I love the beautiful snowy scene you've created and that reindeer is so cute!!
    Hugs, Tammy

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  6. a real winter background, gorgeous card! Greetings Karin

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  7. I totally love the background you have created and your coloring is wonderful. AWESOME!!!

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  8. Beautiful job Davi, the reindeer really stands out in that snow covered scene! Burrr...I can't imagine that kind of cold in Alaska! hugs, Kimberly

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  9. This is so lovely ... Love how you did the snow ... and I can promise you that where I am at the moment it is positively freezing!!!

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  10. Wow, that background is stunning on this gorgeous card. Love your mixed media work here!! ~ Blessings, Tracey

    http://gracescraps.blogspot.com/

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