Snowfall Scenes

Let me start off by saying that I pray for hope, courage, and faith for everyone impacted by Harvey, and I pray for strength, wisdom, and faith for those preparing to face Irma or the aftermath of Irma. I can only imagine the fear and devastation that they are facing and I truly feel the sadness in my heart.

I decided to think of something that would represent faith and that is the holiday season where we celebrate the birth of baby Jesus.  For me the celebration comes alive with the first snowfall, therefore, I created cards with snowy backgrounds. I hope you like them and perhaps they will remind you that Christmas is less than 120 days away.

On both cards, I used distress inks, a mask and a bit of frisket to create the snowy background.  Once I did that all that was left to do was to add my greeting and my image.  The first image is from the "Lovely as a Tree" collection from Stampin Up and the second image "Vintage Pine Tree" is from Stampabilities. Although it's not shown I did add the greeting "Silent Night" on the second card at the bottom left.

I fell in love with the technique for creating a snowy background and have a few more cards that I need to finish up and get posted but until then be safe where-ever you are and happy crafting.

I would like to enter the following challenges:
Crafting With Attitude - #31 Anything Goes (9/24)
Aud Sentiments - #188 Anything Goes + Sentiment (9/17)
Simply Papercraft - #50 Anything Goes (9/27)
Creative Fingers - #136 Anything Goes
Paper Creators Crafts - #61 Simply Christmas (9/29)
Love to Craft - #14 Anything Goes (9/28)
Crafty Girls Creations- #39 Anything Goes
Crafts Galore - Anything Goes (9/29)
A Bit More Time to Craft - #51 Anything Goes
Stinkin' Inkers - Color Wheel (9/28)

Thanks for stopping by and I hope you will visit often.  

Sending tons of hugs from Texas


meg said...

Stunning backgrounds and cards, wonderful snowy effect on both,thank you for joining us at Paper Creator.

kiwimeskreations said...

What beautiful snowy cards Lesia - I love the backgrounds you have created. Snow at Christmas is foreign to me here in the antipodes.
I am think of and praying for those affected by the hurricanes - it must be terrifying!

As.I.Do.Rodos. said...

a beautiful card .Thank you for joining us at Aud Sentiments challenge good luck Ginny ♥
Aud Sentiments
My Blog As I do Rodos

Stinkin' Inkers said...

Oh my goodness, your cards are gorgeous. Perfect for the holidays. Thanks for joining the Crafting With An Attitude challenge. Your cards also fit the theme of the Stinkin' Inkers challenge titled "Color Wheel". (

Marjeta said...

Fantastic winter scene. Love it.


Sue said...

Stunning card love the background it's fab! thanks for sharing with us at Paper Creator hugs Sue x

SewPaperPaint said...

This is over the top gorgeous! I so love it! Hugs, Autumn (SewPaperPaint)

Ann Chuang Crafts said...

Such a beautiful Christmas card. I love the scene you created. Thanks for joining us at Love To Craft Challenge Blog! Hope to see you again soon!!
Ann DT

Papercrafting Princess said...

Your cards move me!

msafrocentric2012 said...

Those are some pretty cards

Tindaloo said...

Lovely christmas cards and great technique, love your wintery scenes :)
Thanks for sharing your creations with us at Creative Fingers
PS: I got a xmas blogcandy on my blog if you wanna join in!
♥ DT Tindaloo


Beautiful creation! Thank-you for joining us at the Crafts Galore Encore Challenge September "ATG".

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