Wednesday, January 2, 2019

Snow Globes


It's the first Wednesday of the month and that means it's a Designer's Choice challenge over on The House that Stamps Built. This week it was my turn to pick the theme, and I chose "Snow Globes." Repeat Impressions has some great snow globe stamps you could use -- or you could make a shape card (like I did) using a free template!

Supplies and Tools
  •  free snow globe template
  • Dies:  
    • Tree Line Die (Sizzix -Tim Holtz)
    • Holiday Greens Dies (Sizzix - Tim Holtz)
  • Embossing: 
    • 3D Lumber Embossing Folder (Sizzix - Tim Holtz)
    • White Embossing Powder
  • Ink:
    • Distress Embossing Ink (Ranger)
    • White Gel Pen
    • Distress Ink (Ranger)
      • Ground Espresso
      • Walnut Stain
      • Broken China
      • Blueprint Sketch
      • Pine Needles
  • Misc.
    • Baker's Twine 
    • White Glitter
    • Sponge Daubers
  • Repeat Impressions Stamps



  • For my blog readers: Enjoy the 10% discount code to the Repeat Impressions Store posted on the sidebar
  • There's a new challenge every week over at  The House That Stamps Built 
    • you don't have to use Repeat Impressions stamps to link or win
  • One lucky person will win a $25 Repeat Impressions Gift Certificate on the first Wednesday of every month

Check out what the other design team members created: 

This post linked to:
Tuesday Throwdown - Winter Sparkles
Little Red Wagon - Hey Newbie (my first time to use my new tree die!)
Dies R Us - Anything goes with die brands carried in the store (Sizzix, Tim Holtz)
Craft-Dee Bowz - Handmade Bow
Simon Says - Something New (new Tim Hotlz tree die)

14 comments:

Cheri said...

What a fun challenge, Esther! Once again, your card is stunning and loaded with fine details that capture my eye. The tiny detail of the doodling around the globe is so subtle yet adds so much to the entire design. Love it!

Darlene said...

WOW! What a fabulous snow globe scene! LOVE it!! Thanks so much for playing in our ‘Anything Goes using Dies from Companies carried at the DRU Store’ challenge at Dies R Us. Good Luck and please come back again soon!

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Laurie Unger said...

Wonderful! thanks for the great inspiration for this DCC. Happy New Year!

Donna said...

This is just stunning, fabulous globe and scene and I like how you embellished with the evergreen, pine cone and the twine! Great choice for DCC!

Natalie said...

Esther this is beautiful!! Love all the details!

Heather said...

Fun challenge and fabulous snow globe card! What a great idea to create the card in the shape of the globe.

Conniecrafter said...

Great scene inside the globe and I love the wood base you gave to it and the pinecones and greenery at that bottom with the twine is a great touch!

Lin said...

I love your snowglobe, Esther, the addition of the pinecone and pine sprig on the outside is lovely! Thanks for playing with us at the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday challenge!

Barbara Bruder said...

What a great globe. What a cool scene and nice coloring. Thanks so much for entering your lovely card into our 'Anything Goes with a Handmade Bow' challenge at Craft-Dee BowZ this month. I look forward to seeing what you create for our next challenge. Hugs, Barbara

Glittered Paws said...

Greatcard - and using the snow globe for our card base - what a good idea. I sort of had to think a little bit as I didn't have a snow globe but I see I wasn't the only one that went "out of the box". So much detail in your snowglobe.

Maria said...

Oh, such a wonderful card with the snow globe, so pretty! Thanks so much for joining us at Dies R Us for the challenge!

Mina Jankovic said...

Nice post. Happy New Year! 🙂
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JanR said...

What a lovely shaped card! Wonderful scene you created. Fantastic texture too. Thanks for joining us at Little Red Wagon.

Sarah said...

What a beauty! I love the globe! Thanks for joining us at Tuesday Throwdown!