Wednesday, 4 December 2019

Festive frosts

The first few days of December have been very chilly and the frosts have been deep and crisp, with clear blue skies too. It's perfect festive weather for me. I love seeing the frost on the leaves in my garden
and my pots. The violas are such plucky plants and their little heads were bowed over. They will perk right up despite the weather. Underneath my bulbs are sleeping away. 
My primula should be fine too
 My studio has been shut up for the winter now and my crafting continues indoors. 
I am hoping all the hedgehogs are fast asleep unlike the one on my card for today.
I wanted to create a snowy scene with my Lavinia stamps and it features one of their lovely fairies and a sweet hedgehog.
I decided that it could be snowing stars instead of snow in my little magical scene.
The background is distress oxides.
I would like to enter it into the following challenges;

Try it on Tuesdays Inspired by a song or carol mine is In the Bleak Mid winter
Simon says stamp Monday let's sparkle
The Artistic stamper 1/3 Christmas is coming
Love to craft 1/3 anything goes
Sparkles 1/3 winter wonderland
Stamping sensations 1/3 anything goes
Happy little stampers watercolour anything goes
Crafty Hazelnut's Christmas #466

It is for sale down at Dotty's Tea House, Carshalton High Street. 

Just to give a little heads up; if you live near Coulsdon in Surrey, Dotty's has opening a 2nd venue called Dotty's Tea Garden.
..and yes my cards will be for sale there too. I am hoping to visit the Tea Garden very soon and will share some photos when I do. Exciting times!

Thanks so much for stopping by, particularly at this very busy time of the year.

Keep warm,

Bye for now,

Jane x

9 comments:

  1. Gorgeous posting and wonderful card! Thank you for joining us at Try It On Tuesday!

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  2. Awe what a sweet little card, love everything about it, the colour is beautiful and the little hedgehog is adorable. :)
    Great to have another outlet for your wonderful cards!
    Enjoy the rest of your week my dear,
    V x

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  3. A beautiful card. You've created a wonderful fairy scene. Your photos of the frost on the flowers and leaves look great too. Thanks for joining us at Stamping Sensations. Marlies

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  4. I love this one. This is cute. Thanks for joining us at Crafty Hazelnut Christmas Challenge

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    Claudia
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  5. This is such a magical card. I really love it-your frosty plants sure did inspire you. That addition of the little hedgehog makes it special. Thanks for sharing at Try It On Tuesday. Hugs-Erika

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  6. A lovely winter scene. We had to rescue an underweight hedgehog and took him to a local hogspital so hope it makes it! Your frosty photos are beautiful

    Thanks for joining us at Try It On Tuesday challenge

    Joan

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  7. Back again to say thank you for joining us at Stamping Sensations

    Joan

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  8. such a fun card, your background is stunning
    thanks for joining us at Happy Little Stampers
    Barb Housner

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  9. Lovely card, thanks for sharing at Love to Craft Challenge. Agnieszka chanya13

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