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Sunday, November 2, 2014

Lavinia Challenge #11 add some Snow

Today, We remember with happiness 
the loved ones who have left us!
Happy Day Of the Dead...
"Feliz Día de Muertos"

mexican bride skull
 this is a small bride skull  that I got in Mexico! Isn't she cute?

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As every 2nd of the month, Lavinia stamps has a challenge, for this month the theme is snow and glitter...
You have a whole month to enter at Lavinia's Challenge blog using at least one Lavinia stamps for the chance to win a £40.00 voucher to use at Lavinia's web store. All the DT will love to see your creations...e-mails entries are accepted as well...
And check out their NEW website, just beautiful! and NEW stamps and DIES!!!!
Good luck

here are my 2 design team (DT) projects for your inspiration!

a snowy Christmas Ornament

lavinia snow christmas ornament front
pin it;

and a snow Winter scene using some NEW Lavinia stamps

lavinia snow winter scene front card
pin it:

Step by step; Snowy Christmas Ornament 

lavinia snow christmas ornament front

ink "Stazon" in black, white tissue paper, decoupage medium glue and sealer "Mod Podge", "Lavinia" Fairy Stamp "Sky", "Floral Spray"  and "Stars 1" , 1 ornament, some mica flakes

lavinia snow christmas ornament supplies

1- stamp on tissue paper with "Stazon" ink the "Fairy, floral and the stars" stamps on the tissue paper
2- trace shape of ornament on tissue paper , cut with scissors
3- glue this circular piece to the back of the ornament using a sponge brush with "Mod Podge", Give a light coat, let it dry
4- take off the metal piece of the ornament, add inside the ornament some "Mica flakes"

lavinia snow christmas ornament how to

5- brush metal piece with "Tombow" glue and dip in "Diamond Dust", let it dry
insert back on the bulb/ornament.
Note: (the flower soft, the clouds template & the Stickles are some of the supplies for the next card)

lavinia snow christmas ornament how to

6- attach strings and plastic leaves from the metal piece
glue silver string around the bulb

View from the back

lavinia snow christmas ornament back

Last View

lavinia snow ornament front

Step by Step; Winter Scene Card

1- Sponge the background with the acetate template of clouds (photo below) using gray inks

lavinia snow winter scene supplies

2- Stamp all the images ("floral spray", "silhouette house pods" and "3 dancing fairies" with gray ink first
then all of them again with black ink (a little off set)  to give a shadow effect

3- with a brush and some white acrylic paint (photo supplies above) stipple and splash the whole background (to add white spots)
4- add glue in the shape of icicles, sprinkle "Diamond Dust"

lavinia snow winter scene icicles made with diamond dust

4- for the bottom add glue randomly (shape of a mount), sprinkle flower soft

 5- add "Stickles"

lavinia snow winter scene mount of flower soft

Last View

lavinia snow winter scene side view

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 Lavinia's stamps: sky; 3 dancing fairiessilhouette House podsFloral spray; stars 1;


  1. Absolutely gorgeous cards Bibiana. I love both of them. Hugs Rita xxx

  2. Thank you for two great tutorials. Your projects are terrific. Very beautiful indeed.

  3. As always, you have been so innovative.

  4. tes créations sont vraiment magnifiques bravo
    merci pour le pas a pas

  5. Beautiful ornament and card but I am sorry I don't agree on your cute verdict on the skeleton - I find them really creepy.

  6. Wow! Amazing samples as always, I love the ornament, and the icy shades on your card is gorgeous xx Zoe xx

  7. Superbes créations, merci pour le partage. Bises.

  8. Wow, each of these are exquisite! Big hugs, ~Diane

  9. Been playing catch up since being sick. Love the ornaments they are gorgeous Bibiana. I just love fairies, pretty pretty.

  10. First let me tell you how much I love your bride skeleton! Looks like I have to make a trip to Mexico!!
    both of your makes are wonderful, I really love your card!
    Sandy xx

  11. preciosos me encanto la esfera :)

  12. Gorgeous and gorgeous! They are both so beautiful - I would really like to try an ornament like this - thank you for all the steps! I like how you show all the products used too! I have not heard of Lavinia stamps before - the ones you have use are very pretty!

  13. Absolut stunning work on both here hun. I really love the glitter feel on both, so beautiful and suitable for christmas. I really love the little ornament you made here and could suddenly think of two more ways to decorate these like this too, and even think, I have some in my hidings here somewhere he he.
    Thanks so much for the wonderful inspiration here today sweet friend, it´s really gorgeous.

  14. De superbes créations Bibiana ! Superbe ce nouveau challenge Lavinia stamps ! Bises

  15. bonne chance tes creas sont sublimes, j'adore les deux

  16. Lovely frosty card I am so glad you are sharing this technique.......Lis

  17. What wonderful samples, Bibiana....as always, you never cease to amaze xx

  18. Your fairy snow projects are so pretty, love the way you used the snow and glitter in the ornament and such a pretty winter scene in the second, love your glitter framing!

  19. Just ... WONDERFUL work, both on the samples and your tutorial on your posting.
    Thank you so much, Bibiana, for all your support regarding Lavinia Stamps.
    Eileen xxx

  20. very inspiring and beautiful!! :)

  21. magnifiques toutes ces réas! bravo! bises


Thanks so much for visiting my blog!...AND Thank you for taking the time to comment on my post today...It keeps me motivated!
If you have any questions please feel free to contact me, I will be more than happy to answer them.
THANKS again, Bibiana