Sunday, December 26, 2010

Baby, It's Cold Outside

Coincidentally, while we were enjoying the gorgeous Christmas Day snowfall yesterday, I was digging into my stash for this layout about our unusually cold December.  After my parents had gone home and the dishes were done (finally!), I got in some scrapping time.  Two unexpected treats for the holiday!

Project Notes:

  • The layout is based on Artfuldelight's monthly challenge
    ( December Sketch Challenge at ).  For the shaped background, I did two Cricut cuts.  The second one in the lighter teal accidentally came out the same size as the first so I decreased the size and moved the cutting blade in and down just a tad - maybe a quarter of an inch - and cut again.  I got a perfect frame!  Just lucky on that one.
  • Rhinestones in the center of snowflakes add a special zing.
  • Also, vellum seems to really go with snow/cold themes, too.

Now that I have dozens of wonderful Christmas snow photos, I'll have to do another snowy layout for my very first white Christmas!

Thanks for visiting today.  Enjoy your holiday week.

Ingredients:  DSP:  background DCWV; teal papers from My Mind's Eye
Ribbon:  Enchanted Cottage in Winston-Salem, NC
Rhinestones:  Hobby Lobby
Chipboard:  American Crafts; "L" from Holly Jolly by Cosmo Cricket
Fonts:  Andy, Times Roman, Lucida Handwriting


  1. Great layout and yes I agree it's cold outside! Great take on the sketch! Thanks for joining us at Artful Delight!

  2. I'm TOTALLY feeling cold from your layout! LOVELY! :) Thanks SO much for playing with us this month in the sketch challenge at Artful Delight!


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