Monday 19 November 2018

Snowy Mittens

Happy greetings to you!

Yet another Christmas make ...


Papers: Maja Design 'Joyous Winterdays' collection.

Dies: Poppystamps 'Let It Snow' channel, Memory Box 'Star of Wonder', Spellbinders Shapeabilities 'Mittens', Sizzix Bigz L / Tim Holtz 'Stacked Snowflakes'. Also, Woodware and Martha Stewart snowflake punches.

Embossing: Sizzix / Tim Holtz 'Tiny Dots' texture fade.

Stencil: Memory Box 'Tiny Snowflakes'.

Media: Dreamweaver texture paste, Ranger Gesso, Ranger 'Clear Rock Candy' glass glitter, Snow-Tex, Sparkle & Sprinkle Silver Tinsel embossing powder.

Embellishments: Tim Holtz Idea-ology adornments ice skates, Tim Holtz Idea-ology Silver tinsel. Pompoms, string and gemstones from stash.

Thanks so much for your visit,
Wishing all a lovely week ahead,
Nicola x

I wish to enter card to the following challenges:
Simon Monday - Let It Snow
A Vintage Journey - Paper Stash
Merry Little Christmas - #4 November Anything Goes
Bastel-Traum - #71 - Winter / Christmas
Creative Inspirations - November Chill
Winter Wonderland - What you love to do at Christmas
Lets Craft & Create - #143 - Anything Goes
Fussy & Fancy - #225, Anything Goes
Crafty Hazelnut's Christmas - #412, Anything Goes Christmas


  1. The background paper is beautiful, I love those mittens, the skates are such a lovely addition and the star top left is gorgeous!! A beautiful card Nicola. Hugs, Anne xx

  2. PS, whilst I am here, thanks so much for joining in our Paper Stash challenge at A Vintage Journey. xxx

  3. I absolutely love this, Nicola!! The mittens are fabulous!! I love the texture and the papers!! All of the details you added are perfect!! This is stunning, my friend!! I love, love it!! Have a great day!! Big hugs :)

    A Mermaid's Crafts

  4. This is so pretty Nicola, the placement of the little lad in the corner works so well and the colours really mkke you think you need those mittens.

    B x

  5. Another beautiful Christmas piece, Nicola! I love the added stenciling to the mittens, those sweet wee skates and your touches of snow! A great way to use those papers! I think I have these papers and never cut into them; thanks for inspiring me! Hugs!

  6. Beautiful Christmas card. Thanks for joining us at the CHNC Christmas Weekly this week for our "Anything Goes, optional: "Something beginning with H" Challenge.

  7. What beautiful papers, and your snow is so excellent! This is such a gorgeous card with a shabby chic vintage feel. LOVE it.

  8. Such a pretty scene! The snowy texture looks amazing with the die cut snowflakes and mittens 😀. Thanks so much for joining in the fun at Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge! J 😊 x

  9. I love love love these mittens Nicola! And the sentiment strip die is brilliant! What a gorgeous design. Hugs, Autumn

  10. Ohhh....this was just sooo lovely! :) Really fantastic! :)
    Thanks a lot for joining us at Fussy and Fancy! :)

  11. Exquisitely pretty, as always, Nicola. The papers are simply lovely, and I adore the tinsel trimming on your little mittens. Another wintry beauty!
    Alison x

  12. Gorgeous Christmas make! Love the snowy, vintage feel to this Nicola, and the mittens are beautiful and textural. Thanks for sharing your awesome make with us at SImon Says Stamp Monday Challenge! hugs, Maura

  13. Beautiful Nicola , so love the paper you used as background for the lovely mittens and snowflakes !! xoxo

  14. Absolutely LOVE those glorious mittens Nicola, and the textural elements and tinsel trimming make it all so festive! Another glorious Christmas make, love it!!!

  15. A truly stunning card and you certainly need mittens after making a snowman !!

    Sending huge hugs
    Annie xx

  16. Back to say that its great to have you on board for our paper stash challenge over at AVJ Nicola xx The papers you have used are beautiful xx

    Best wishes
    Annie xx

  17. The mittens here are perfect for the images on the paper. Love everything about this card but especially the texture. So happy to have you join us for the Paper Stash challenge.

  18. I just love the images on the paper you used to layer your wonderful winter mittens and snowflakes on - great texture added with the snowflake stenciling and die cut sentiment! thanks for sharing with us at A Vintage Journey!

  19. This card is lovely - I love the colours! Thank you for joining us over at the Bastel-Traum Challenge Blog. Hugs, Stéphanie (bastel-traum DT)


Thank-you! Your visit and comment is very much appreciated. Nicola x