Friday, 9 November 2018

Reindeer Building A Snowman - Winter Wonderland Challenge for the 9th of November 2018

Well I'm the host for this fortnight at Winter Wonderland!
And the theme is:
What you love to do at Christmas!
Or in the case of our Southern Hemisphere friends (me included!) what you love to do in Winter or in the snow!
For example: build snowmen, drink hot drinks, wrap presents to give to friends and family, or unwrap them!

We would love to see your projects, whatever they may be, using the theme.
But remember that it is CHRISTMAS PROJECTS ONLY.

So here is my card:

We are sponsored this fortnight by Kinda Cute.

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I started drawing when I was a little kid and I developed a very realistic style. I usually painted animals and plants from photos, thinking that I would never had enough imagination to draw something without looking at it first. I am so glad I was wrong!!! When I had my kids a few years ago I started telling stories, making toys, and drawing for them. It opened a new world for me. I love making illustrations and I would love if you could sense that there could be a little story behind them. I surely have a story for many of them.

And the prize on offer to the winner is 3 digital stamps from Kinda Cute.

So back to my card:
I digitally printed Reindeer Building a Snowman on to X-Press It Blending card, which I tried to get my Silhouette Cameo to cut out, but it had a bit of a hissy fit! So I have ended up using my paper cutter.
I have coloured the image with the following Copics markers:
  • Reindeer fur - E23, E25, E27, E29
  • Reindeer ear - R20
  • Reindeer nose - lipstick Spica pen
  • Reindeer antlers - E81, E84, E87
  • Reindeer hooves - E84, E87
  • Reindeer collar - BG57, gold Wink of Stella
  • Snowman body - C00, C0, C1, C2, colourless blender
  • Snowman nose - lipstick Spica pen
  • Snowman eyes and mouth - black Wink of Stella
  • Snowman sticks - E77
  • Snowman scarf - YG11, YG13, YG07
  • Snowman buttons - BG57, clear Wink of Stella
  • Background - B0000, B00
  • Snow - C00, C0, BV0000, colourless blender
Here is a close up of the colouring:

I have attached my coloured image on to a small square card from Envelope Solutions.

I will add this card to the following challenges:
Happy Little Stampers November Christmas Challenge - Anything Goes with an optional twist of CAS
Crafty Hazelnut's Christmas Challenge #410 - Anything Goes as long as its Christmas

Here is another photo of the card:

There is inspiration from the rest of the Snowflakes DT over on the Winter Wonderland blog, so please pop over to everyone's blog by clicking on their name. We always appreciate a comment or two! :) You can also find out what other challenges are out there, which could give you some ideas for your card stash.

We all hope that you are able to join us for this challenge. Please remember that it is Christmas Projects only! We look forward to visiting your blogs and seeing your gorgeous Christmas creations. Please be sure to post a link back to the Winter Wonderland blog in your blog post in order to be eligible for a prize!
Have fun and remember that you can enter up to 3 times. This challenge will end on Thursday the 22nd of November. Please check the Winter Wonderland blog on Monday the 12th of November to find out the winners of the Colour It Challenge.

Thanks for looking!


  1. Adorable winter card! Such a sweet image! Thanks for sharing it with us at Lil Patch of Crafty Friends!
    Sandy DT

  2. Hi Lou this is a stunning card that is such a cute image. Have a great weekend. Hugs Jackie

  3. Cute the fluffy reindeer! A fabulous festive card. Thanks for playing along at CASS this month

  4. I think your card is a very sweet one!
    Thanks for joining us at CHNC!