Sunday, December 25, 2016

Old Saint Nick's House

Thank you for stopping bye and for all the lovely comments you left on my previous card.

We have been having some really cold temperatures here in the Northwest, my husband and I purchased four Blue Spruce trees to plant and when we got them home and unloaded we discovered the ground was frozen solid.  Really I am glad none of the neighbors were filming us otherwise I am sure we would of shown up on a You Tube video.  It really was a funny site to see, we finally gave up until a few days later when it started raining.

I only used the top part of the Manor House die and then trimmed off the sides.  As you can see if went overboard on the glitter, the silver really is pretty even though the picture does not show it very well.

Spellbinders - Card Creator 5 X 7 Matting Basics B
Dee's Distinctively - Alpine Tree Large & Small
Impression Obsession - Santa's Sled
Precious Marieke - Icicles
Memory Box - Manor House & Small Alder Tree
Lawn Fawn - Stitched Hillside Borders
Silver Glitter
White Glitter


  1. Beautiful card! Merry Christmas!

  2. A real cracker, sorry, it is just perfect.
    Merry Christmas.

    Kath x

  3. A gorgeous card. A very merry Christmas to you xxx

  4. A really beautiful card! I hope your Christmas has been merry! xxx

  5. Wonderful card Diane, gorgeous scene. I hope you are well and enjoying Christmas, the very best of wishes to you and yours, Kate x

  6. What an awesome card! You sure have some wonderful dies. Merry Christmas to you!

  7. This is so beautiful Diane! I love the pop of red with the house in the gorgeous snowy landscape. The glitter on the trees lovely really lovely and the sleigh is such a wonderful addition to your scene. Love this! Debra x

  8. Gorgeous card! I know all about outdoor activities, and hoping no one is watching!
    Hope you're well!

  9. What a gorgeous winter scene. I'm sure your tree planting antics kept you warm though!

  10. Such a lovely and dimensional Christmas scene. Very pretty with glitter and snow.

  11. Beautiful North pole scene you have created, I totally love all the sparkle and framing of the scene!!
    Oh my I bet that was a problem with the frozen ground and trying to plant the trees.

  12. WOW, I love this card. The colours, design and die cuts are absolutely gorgeous!
    Gina xx

  13. Your Christmas scene makes this a classic and iconic card, Diane! It's breathtaking! And thanks for sharing the hilarious story of the frozen ground, even though I'm sure it wasn't too funny in the moment! Wishing you all the best in the new year!! Hugs, Darnell

  14. I just LOVE this wonderful snowy and wintry scene you've created here Diane!! Stunning texture and lovely details here!! Hope you had a wonderful Christmas!! Wishing you happiness and creativity for the New Year! HUGS

  15. A very beautiful card. I love your fab snow scene.

  16. Beautiful card and love the snowy scene and sleigh-hope you had a great Christmas and best wishes for the New Year
    Carol x

  17. Hi Diane, I am a little late to wish you a Merry Christmas, but New Year wishes will come your way instead. Your cards are so creative and pretty and hope the new year will continue to inspire you..Judy

  18. wonderful depth and great texture too! Love your scene! Thanks for popping by my blog! Hugs rachel x

  19. Oh love the sliver glitter and frosty design.


  20. What a lovely card Diane. It's a beautiful scene and I love all the layers and textures. Barbxx

  21. what an adorable, love all the details you added to make such a fun wintery scene...

  22. This is really gorgeous! Beautiful work!

  23. I love this snowy scene with St Nic's house. A beautiful card.

  24. Liebe Diane!
    Vielen Dank für Deine lieben Worte auf meinem Blog!
    Ich habe mir jetzt schon eine Weile Deinen Blog angeschaut, und ich bin total begeistert von diesen wunderschönen Karten, die Du machst.
    Diese mit dem "Old Saint Nick Haus" gefällt mir ganz besonders gut!!! Du bist ein Genie!!!
    Alles Liebe und eine wunderschöne Adventszeit


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