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Sunday 15 December 2013

Its snowing at Premium Craft Brands

Good morning folks, are you nearly ready for Christmas? I'm nowhere near organised yet but there's plenty of time yet (if I say it often enough I'll eventually believe it lol). As time is whizzing by so quickly, its time for another new challenge at Premium Craft Brands PanPastel UK where we've got a snowy theme this week! As always there is a fab prize from our generous sponsor Berni at Your Creativity Store, pop on over to the challenge blog for all the deets and to check out the amazing artwork from my lovely teamies.

I've made a Christmas card using my PanPastels. I used Ultramarine Blue Tint for the sky, masking the moon and then applying silver and pewter PanPastels. I used a copier paper mask to create the hills, again with silver and pewter PanPastels, its hard to see on the pic but they give the most amazing shimmer and sparkle.

 The stamps used are from Stampendous, I love this set its one of my favourites. I stamped the snow stamp with versamark over the sky area and then applied silver PanPastel to create the snowflakes. I added a pretty brass snowflake topped with a pearl and a die cut reindeer coloured with Burnt Sienna and the shade PanPastels. I added a bit of colour to the stamped images with the same PanPastels and a paper stump.

I'm entering this in the following challenges:
A Creative Romance: sparkle at Christmas
Brown Sugar: Christmas
Craftitude: anything goes/Christmas sparkle
Craft your Passion: Let it snow
Creative Moments: winter wonderland
Moving along with the times: Walking in a winter wonderland

Papertake Weekly: Christmas Creatures
Sweet Pea Stampers: its cold outside
Wags'n'Whiskers: Christmas

Well I'd better tackle the ironing and think about cooking Sunday lunch
have a lovely day and thanks for popping by


  1. Aww! Such a beautiful snowy scene, so tranquile xx

  2. Love this Claire, I'm really hoping Santa is going to bring me some pan pastels this year
    Jackie x

  3. A beautiful scene you have created there Claire.
    Beryl xx

  4. Claire, this is stunning. Such a wonderful wintery scene. Thanks for taking part in the Sweet Pea Stampers Challenge this fortnight of “it’s cold outside” and best of luck. We hope to see you back again very soon. Best wishes, Kym, Sweet Pea Stampers Design Team xxx

  5. Ah this is lovely, what a great card, and perfect for the challenge on MAWTT this week, Thanks for playing along, Love Hazelxox

  6. Wow, this is stunning! You almost get the feeling you step into the scenery of the card. Thank you for playing at Sweet Pea Stampers "It's cold outside". We wish you good luck and hope to see you again. Sylvia, DT-Sweet Pea Stampers

  7. Wow, you are on a roll this week. I love the snowy scene. It's so serene and stunning. Thanks so much for sharing at Craft Your Passion.

  8. Hi Claire
    You do create some wonderful scenes. So atmospheric. Just wonderful.
    Best wishes.
    Ang x

  9. Beautiful winter scene. Well Done. Thanks for sharing with us at Craftitude Challenges .Good Luck

  10. Thanks for sharing this lovely card for The Sweet Pea Stampers 'it's cold outside' challenge - hope to see more of your lovely crafting soon - Hazel, Design Team - you could also enter this into my CHNC challenge extra for December - I'd love to see it there too. And you could also enter The Glory of Christmas 22 x

  11. thanks for joining us at brown sugar this week it's a beautiful card

    grts tonnie

  12. What a beautiful card and wow that brass snowflake is gorgeous, love the whole scene that has been created. Hugs x Thank you for joining us over at Top Tip Tuesday Challenges x
    TTT Challenges
    Little Pear Tree

  13. Beautiful card,thank you for joining us at A Creative Romance and Merry Christmas
    Louise xx

  14. that's a gorgeous scene! Love the snow drifts you have created. Really awesome.

    Thanks for joining our fortnightly challenge here at Wags ‘n whiskers. Hope you will join us next time DT Crafting Vicky

  15. Lovely scene....thanks so much for joining us at Craftitude, good luck!!
    Hugs Donna DT xx


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