30 March, 2020

Last bit of snow

Catching up on my crafting, too. As I'm still away from my crafting corner, I found this little snow guy in my stash recently. He was meant to invite you to join the January Fadengrafik Challenge, but between work and medical issues I just didn't have the time to give him the proper presentation.
Our theme for the month was "snowmen", and since I didn't use stitching on the snowman itself, I decided to decorate the winter card with a breeze of snowflakes in form of a stitched swirl which I then decorated with snowflakes, pearls and gems. 
I based the colour scheme on the cute snowman image, which I cut from a sheet of scrapbook paper. To add a little more depth, I glued it on a sheet of light blue paper. After that, I placed everything atop a strip of white corrugated cardboard - a left over from one of my previous crafting projects. 
A little contribution to the April collection of Create in Austria - artwork created by Austrians and/or in Austria.
A little contribution to the collection of hand-stitching at made with Blümchen.

krafty chicks: all occasions (Christmas)
613 avenue create: ATG
allsorts challengeblog: men/boys
as you like it: buttons or pearls (easy answer this time: pearls. Not only do I have lots of them, I really like to add them to my various projects (card and non-card based) because they're such an easy way to make something pop without taking too much attention from the main motif. I use them almost automatically and I feel like they've saved many of my creations by adding this extra something when I don't know what else to do)
cards4galz: get ready for Christmas
craft-alnica: rich masculine card
crafty catz: ATG
craftyhazelnutschristmaschallenge: ATG as long as it's Christmas
creative inspirations: pretty pastels
creative moments: ATG
fabnfunky: masculine
little red wagon: leftovers
love to craft: ATG 
pennys papertake: ATG
12 months of Christmas: optional theme "ice ice baby"
sketchy challenges: ATG
through the craftroom door: ATG
winter wonderland: blue Christmas
wortartwednesday: ATG
worldwide open design team challenge: ATG


  1. Very Very pretty card. Love the image. Colors, papers, embossing and design. Thanks for sharing over at Crafty Catz.

  2. This is stunning! I love the stitchwork and pretty little snowflakes. Beautiful card design! Thanks for sharing this with us at Penny's!

  3. Love this card. Thank you for sharing with us over here at World Wide Open Design Team Challenge and best of luck with your entry.

    Wendy DT Member for https://worldwideopendesignteamchallenge.blogspot.com/

  4. Gorgeous, sweet little snowman, the embroidered edge is exquisite!
    Thanks for playing along at Fab'n' Funky this week.

  5. This is so very pretty and I love the delicate border detail! Thanks for another awesome submission to our challenge at 613 Avenue Create!
    Chana Malkah, Owner

  6. Lovely winter card and great way to use scrap papers.

    Thanks for joining our "Leftover" Challenge @ Little Red Wagon. Hope to see you back again soon.


  7. Such a pretty card awesome snowman thanks for sharing at 613 Avenue Create x

  8. A delightful card, very pretty. Thanks for joining AYLI challenge. Elaine

  9. Thanks for joining Allsorts challenge, good luck.
    Happy crafting
    Tracy x

  10. Oh wow, This is absolutely gorgeous. I love the stitched swirl, it is so elegant. I do hope your medial issues are resolved and you and your family are save with the whole virus situation.

    Thank you very much for your lovely card and entering it into our challenge and good luck.

    DT for The 12 Months of Christmas Link Up!

    Made By Mandy – My personal Blog!

  11. Gorgeous. Love your embroidery detail, so elegant. Thanks for playing with us this month at 613 Avenue Create Challenge. AJ DT 613

  12. Gorgeous details! Thank you for joining us at Allsorts challenge this week.

  13. Beautiful card - love the stitched swirl.

    Thanks for joining us at the 12 Months of Christmas.

    Helen x

  14. Absolutely beautiful work. Love the design.
    Thank you for sharing with us over here at World Wide Open Design Team Challenge and best of luck with your entry.

    Annette DT / Admin / Registered Owner for https://worldwideopendesignteamchallenge.blogspot.com/

  15. I am in awe of your amazing stitch work!
    So glad you have shared this with us at 613 Avenue Create.
    Please come back again!
    The best of luck with your entry.
    Jackie, DT member at 613 xx

  16. That's adorable, first Christmas card I've seen this year!
    Thanks for joining in the AYLI challenge
    Anne x

  17. Zelo zanimiva izpeljava moškega izziva v Craft-alnici, kjer sem bila gostja izziva. Nežna in igriva voščilnica.
    Prijazne in vesele praznike ti želim, Majda