Monday, December 10, 2012

Snow Tunnels

I was just asked by my son recently, as he walked in from the outside all bundled up and with cheeks rosy red: Mama, what did you like best about playing in the snow when you were little? I thought for a while 1. because it has been a long time since I've thought of snow as being fun-mostly it is a nuisance to drive in and 2. it's been a long time since I was little. I finally replied: Your aunties and I used to build tunnels that spanned the length of the driveway. His eyes lit up like he's never thought of that before and said: Well, I'll just have to try that next!


Lil' Inker Designs is having a mini-release for the month of December. If you are following the hop that started on the Lil' Inkers Blog, then you should have arrived from Jen Carter's blog!

My card today combines the super sweet winter image, A Snowman's Soul, from last month's release along with this month's Snowflake Dies (a set of four!), Stitched Squares (set of seven nested dies!) and a sentiment from Winter Greetings stamp set. The silk ribbon is from May Arts.


There's a prize of a $10 gift certificate to Lil' Inker Designs hidden on on of the blogs from yesterday, today and tomorrow, so leave a comment at the stops for your chance to win! For more inspiration, head on over to Debby's blog!

36 comments:

  1. such a sweet and lovely card Karen!!! hugs...xoxo

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  2. Karen this is such a sweet sweet card. I love that image.

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  3. sweet image and love your soft coloring. very pretty card, Karen!

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  4. Sledding and building snowmen were our favorite things to do when it snowed. Never made a snow tunnel, but it sounds like so much fun!!

    Love the cute little scene on your card and the soft coloring too!

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  5. Can't wait to see the pictures of the tunnels! You'll need the perfect snow packing type of snow! I love the gorgeous white ribbon...stunning.

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  6. Love that big bow and snowflake.
    I remember loving the snow as a child and playing in it for hours upon hours and then coming in for hot chocolate.

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  7. Such a sweet winter card...love the colors.

    Tunnels...how fun...I remember playing outside for hours when my brothers and I use to live in Canada...we'd go in for lunch and back outside until dinner. Now, I'm like you...I cringe when I hear snow in the weather forecast....it would be different if I didn't have to drive in the stuff...Oh to be young again...

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  8. beautiful. love the flake on the bow! My step dad would take my brother and I to a park with a BIG HILL to go sled riding! wahooooo!

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  9. Great reminder from your son that snow is something to be embraced not just endured...in December, at least. Hard to feel that way about it in March!
    Love the snowflake cut from the same patterned paper as your mat., and the soft, springy colours for the stamped image.

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  10. So pretty! LOVE the bow with the snowflake! Just gorgeous!!!

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  11. I'm right there with ya! Even though its really been a long time since I was little, I remember my dad helping us make an igloo! It took hours but it was so much fun!!

    Karen, love that big beautiful bow! Love your card!

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  12. Oh I can just see his little eyes sparkle at the thought of tunnels! Sweet story Karen and a darling card. This is such a cute scene and I LOVE your gorgeous ribbon topper!!

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  13. Well for sure with this weekend's snownami, we are now covered and have scenes like this one :) Great card!

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  14. such a cute card..love that little scene and how you colored it...the yellow background is perfect...love it

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  15. I've always lived in Southern California. Alas, no snow. I have to settle for die cut snowflakes. Cute card.

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  16. Love the sweet image, the ribbon adds such a beautiful touch to this cute card!!!

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  17. We're hoping for some snow here this year! I love the colors....it kind of reminds me of those bright days just after it snows when you go outside and are kind of blinded by the reflection of the sun. Great card!

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  18. Fantastic card! I hope we get enough to make a snowman this year!

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  19. This is so fresh and sweet Karen!

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  20. This is a charming little scene and I love how you incorporated that pretty ribbon onto your card.

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  21. Wonderful card! Such fun new products to play with! :)

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  22. Love the card. Your card and story about your childhood memories reminds me of growing up in Canada and enjoying the snow.

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  23. We use to build tunnels too! Fabulous card Karen!

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  24. Great story and cute snowman card.

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  25. I LOVE the BEAUTIFUL Card!! THANKS for sharing and have a FABULOUS WEEK!! =)

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  26. Love your sweet card! The image is adorable and adore that fabulous ribbon!

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  27. Your card is so fun! Love that little snow scene. Wish we had enough snow here to play in...but, we've only got the cold temperatures and no snow to speak of.

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  28. Adorable! The green snowflake is fun and different. Beautiful card! :-)

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  29. Super sweet scene! Love those pretty colours you chose!

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  30. sorry but nothing about snow sounds fun to me! lol
    this is a beautiful card and i love the ribbon :)

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