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Dreaming of Snow

This winter has brought very little snow.   I can’t believe how much I miss a good snowfall.  If Mother Nature won’t make snow, then I will.  Life has been extra busy with great guests and fun family happenings- so this post is a bit shorter than my usual.

Love using the die cutting machine – used Tim Holtz’s snowflake off the edge die with some sparkly wrapping paper, and Sizzix’s dream die on a scrap of paper.  The dress form was cut using my Silhouette and used as a stencil/mask. The words are from a rub on that I dearly love but can’t remember what company made it. I wish I did because I would happily buy more of them!  Had to add a bit of glitter to the word dream.  Hope you had a great weekend and are having the weather you are dreaming about!

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  • Cynthia February 13, 2012, 5:06 pm

    Love all the details!! The rub-on is really cool. I haven’t seen anything like that one. 🙂 We haven’t had much of a winter here in SC either. I’m not sure it that’s good or bad at this point! 😉

  • Gwen February 13, 2012, 5:09 pm

    Lovely…no harm in making your own snow. When we don’t get rain, and I love it so much…I turn the hose pipe on and point it up into the trees to make my own rain…it so wonderful. This is a lovely piece of work and you have used lots of different techniques for an interesting piece:)

  • Angie Richmond (@write_me_happy) February 13, 2012, 9:45 pm

    Your art work is beautiful! You are very talented and it’s inspired me 🙂

  • Rita McGregor February 14, 2012, 3:54 am

    I really miss the snow, too. We usually have tall snowbanks after many snowstorms by now. Instead we barely have enough snow to cover the ground. Seems so strange. Ominous. Other people are loving this winter because of the change, but I miss the snow. Seems so wrong to see brown in February in Fargo.

    I do love your snowflake dreamer. Me, too. Me, too. 😉

  • Ginny February 14, 2012, 9:02 am

    This is so soft and pretty Carolyn. Snow makes me feel so peaceful and ready to dream. Your painting did the same. Thank you.

  • Pauline Leger February 14, 2012, 10:04 am

    This is really nice… i didn’t see that it was a dress until i read your words! Then (of course) it was SO obvious. Such nice soft colours. Thanks for posting! xoxo

  • cat @ sea.sky.stone. February 14, 2012, 10:57 am

    Blues, greens and white–one of my fav color combos! And with the silver accents on the letters…very pretty!!!

  • cat @ sea.sky.stone. February 14, 2012, 2:37 pm

    In case you miss my response to your question on my blog…I use the one they make for the iPad (not a regular one) 🙂

  • Aimeslee February 14, 2012, 9:43 pm

    it’s so delightful to see your art and what you are up to next. thanks for sharing it, xoxo

  • Bev February 15, 2012, 8:51 am

    Have had fun exploring your blog. Love your artwork! Dream is gorgeous! We are the same here with snow – what a strange winter indeed.
    Thanks for stopping by!

  • FranT February 15, 2012, 10:46 am

    Not much so here on Long Island this winter either. I love the dress form!

  • Ruth February 16, 2012, 8:33 am

    This is wonderful!