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Winter Wonderland Challenge

I'm not sure whether I'm hallucinating or my I'm dreaming but yesterday I swear Winter Wonderland published this weeks challenge, they were looking for a card with an aperture in it. I immediately remembered these diorama cards, I've wanted to make one for a while, so have created this. I kind of like it, but think I need to practice more to come up with something I really like. When I went to link the card no sign of the challenge, is the Augmentin too strong I ask myself. I decided to post it anyway, because I think I spent too long trying to do 'stuff' yesterday and my back is now killing me. Better to post it than nothing at all.Edited: I must be going completely nuts but the challenge is up there now on Winter Wonderland, it is an aperture challenge. So I'm done already and I'm going to lie down and sleep off whatever is going on.

Comments

downrightcrafty said…
wow Kathy, you were quick and with such a lovely interpretation of the card, I just got this lovely stamp and he is just gorgeous
thanks for playing along this week at WW
Hugs Kate xx
Lynda said…
Hi Kathy - think there was a minor blip yesterday with the posting - you're not going mad lol. I love Frosty he's one of my favourites and your card is gorgeous. Thanks for joining in with us at Winter Wonderland again this week. Hope you're ok.

Love Lynda xxx
Sue said…
Hi Kathy
oh you spotted the sneak preveiw! lol. Gorgeous card hun, luv fosty super image, thank you for joining us this week at Winter Wonderland, sue,x
Danielle said…
Gorgeous card Kathy! I adore this Magnolia snowman (he's my all-time favourite). The suspended snowflake in the aperture is superb! Thanks for joining us at Winter Wonderland - hope to see you back again for another challenge!
Hugs, Danielle
This is a gorgeous take on the challenge. Thanks for playing along at Winter Wonderland. Hope to see you back next week. Marianne x
Pascale said…
Oh wow Kathy I love this it is perfect for the aperture and scene theme a stunning card. Thanks for joining us at WW this week hugs Pascale
Clarky J said…
Gorgeous card x Love that cute snowman x Thanks for joining WW this week x Janet
Mandy said…
Gorgeous card Kathy, love the Magnolia snowman.
Thanks for joining us at Winter Wonderland
hugs Mandy xx

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