Winter Wonderland

Hi everyone! Wishing you all a VERY happy New Year! Hope you have had a fabulous holiday week filled with extra special time spent with family and friends. Maybe you’ve even managed to squeeze in some time to just rest and relax after all the hustle and bustle of this past month, too. I know I’ve definitely been enjoying every moment. We’ve had the most wonderful time with our California visitor, Megan. This morning we are heading to the airport to see her safely on her way back home, and tomorrow we are back to the old routine. Seems that all good things must come to an end. But as one door closes, another opens on a whole new year and a new opportunity for us all to grow and dream and reach new goals. Here’s to hoping that 2012 is an amazing year for all of us!

Today I have a card to share that I made for the Prickely Pear Rubber Stamp blog using the Build an Owl Clear Stamp Set 2 and matching Build an Owl Die.

We haven’t been having much of a winter wonderland, as the temperatures have been unseasonable warm, but starting today things are turning quite chilly on us. Perhaps I triggered winter with my little card. ;)

Stamped and die cut the owl from patterned paper and added a touch of color with Copics. Popped the owl up with foam adhesive over a background of layered snowflakes and a banner cut from the paper. I cut the fancy scalloped edging off a doily and ruffled it along the bottom for the trim and finished the card with a rub-on sentiment, a bit of lace, and a trio of vintage buttons.

Hope you’ll pop by the Prickely Pear Rubber Stamp blog to see what other fabulous creations the team has for you this Monday morning. And thanks so much for stopping by today! Happy New Year everyone!

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30 thoughts on “Winter Wonderland

  1. Brrrrr….I think you triggered it here in MS too! LOL It’s beautiful Audrey. I love the icy blue colors and all the pretty trims and buttons not to mention those gorgeous snowflakes! You’ve started off the new year with a perfect Audrey style card. :-) Hugs!

  2. A very pretty wintery card, Audrey! Love those snowflakes and sweet little owl! We’ve been lucky here with no measurable snow! But, temps will be cold tonight. I’ll have to bundle up before braving the cold tomorrow morn! Take care and thanks for sharing your lovely card, hugs!!:-))

  3. Your card is so adorable.. That owl image is soooo darn cute..
    I am looking forward to another wonderful year of seeing your projects
    my friend..

    Hugs, Linda

  4. audrey…i hope you do reconsider doing olw…and taking ali’s class too! it has been so powerful for me. and in light of the last year i just lived, i would almost say it was crucial to stay focused on a word.
    let me know if we can win you over!!
    gorgeous card…as always.
    ~j

  5. Oh what a darling card! That sparkle snowflake is the perfect touch too. You sure know how to add just the right about of accents to your card to give them that WOW factor! And… I want snow. I figured the year the year that I actually am wishing for it, we won’t get any. Figures.

  6. How delightful! Love that you paired up this cute owl with a Winter theme! I adore the glittery blue snowflake!

    Glad to know your holidays were fabulous!

    Take care, happy creating and HAPPY New Year!

  7. Happy New Year, sweet friend! Just adore your card- that owl is so cute and the colors are so fun and frosty. Love the photos of your decorations in the post below. Glad you had such a great Christmas! Looking forward to seeing your 2012 creations. :)

  8. Your card is adorable Audrey! I love the winter colors and especially the cute little owl with the snowflake belly! I am loving this cold weather, too bad it’s going to warm back up over the weekend. I want it to snow soooooooo bad! Hope you have a great day!

  9. this is really lovely with the winter whites paired with a touch of sparkling blue! I love the owl and his eyes automatically made me look to the right to see what he was seeing which is the fab glittered snowflake! Fun Audrey!

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