Sunday, 3 January 2021

Winter Trees

Evening peeps

Well that was definitely the hardest Christmas we have ever had at work and it's still not got any better.  We went into Tier 4 just before Christmas, but you wouldn't think so with the amount of people out shopping on a daily basis.  Our store has a limit of 20 customers at any one time, so when a mother and father come shopping with their 5 kids, it means that 7 of that 20 limit is used up with one family, it should be stopped.  And the amount of customers either not wearing a mask or wearing them under their nose is ridiculous.

I personally think that the supermarkets should be closed and everyone made to order online, because until people start to listen, things are never going to get better.  Sorry for the rant.

Anyway, this is the first card I have made since before Christmas.  The materials I have used are:

White card stock

White watercolour card stock

Magazine freebie Autumn Days stamp set

Presscut Layering Squares die set

Nellie's ED004 Edging die set

Crafters Companion Frosted Tree die set

Crafters Companion Frosty Christmas die set

Tonic Winter Wishes Sentiment Strip die set

White embossing powder

Nuvo Blue Blitz shimmer powder

Nuvo Atlantis Burst shimmer powder

Nuvo Jade Fountain shimmer powder

Nuvo Laguna Bay ink pad

Nuvo Duck Egg Blue crystal drops

I am entering this card into the following challenges:

Jan's Digi Stamps Challenges - Anything Goes

Make My Monday Challenge Blog - Create Your Own Background

The Paper Funday Challenges - Anything Goes

Mod Squad Challenge - Anything Goes With Real Stamping

Penny's Paper Crafty Challenge Blog - Anything Goes

Sweet Stampers Challenge - Anything Goes

Word Art Wednesday - Anything Goes

Krafty Chicks Challenge - Anything Goes

C.R.A.F.T. Challenge - Christmas

Cute Card Thursday - Anything Goes

My Time To Craft - Monochromatic Christmas

Allsorts Challenge Blog - Anything Goes

The Creative Crafters - Anything Goes

Crafty Hazelnut's Christmas Challenge - Anything Goes

A Bit More Time To Craft Challenge - Anything Goes

Sweet Stampin' Challenge Blog - New (New shimmer powders)

Not Just Cards Challenge - Anything Goes

Crafty Gals Corner - 'Tis The Season

Creatalicious Challenges - Anything Goes

Crimbo Crackers - Anything Goes

Cut It Up - Winter

Dies R Us Challenge - Anything Goes

Papercraft Challenges - Snowflakes

International Art & Soul - Landscapes

Lil Patch Of Craft Friends Challenge - Anything Goes

A Perfect Time To Craft Challenge - Anything Goes

Classic Design Challenge Blog - Anything Goes

Your Scrapbook Place - Anything Goes

Crafts Galore Encore Challenge Blog - Anything Goes

Crafty Friends Challenge Blog - Anything Goes

That's all for now.




  1. A beautiful background and card thank you for joining in at MMM

  2. You have created a lovely winter scene! Let's hope 2021 brings us relief from this virus! Thanks for entering your lovely project in the December challenge at The Paper Funday Challenges and best of luck in the draw! Donna, DT

  3. Your background looks lovely against the die cuts, a beautiful card. Thanks for sharing with us at Allsorts challenge.

  4. It is really unbelievable how careless some people are about this corona crisis. Some people think they are alone in the world.
    I also work in a store, a very large one. 300 customers are allowed in, but they are required to bring a shopping cart, and wearing a mouth mask is also mandatory.
    At the moment, the Netherlands is also in a pretty strict lockdown, which will last at least 2 weeks. But it doesn't look good.
    Enough talk. Now let me talk about your card, which you made super nice.
    Thank you for sharing it at our challenge.

    -xiss- Renate.
    (DT Papercraft Challenges)

  5. So pretty these trees are, wonderful job, Happy New Year and Thank you for playing our ATG Challenge this week at Krafty Chicks.

    Leanne DT/KC

  6. Very pretty, love the detailed trees and the beautiful background. Thank you for joining us at the Paper Funday Challenge!

  7. Gorgeous card. Stay safe. Thanks for joining the Mod Squad challenge. Hugz

  8. Beautiful winter card, Teresa! Thanks for joining us at Krafty Chicks this week! Happy New Year!

  9. This is a smashing project!
    We do love to see all the entries at Classic.
    Stay safe and well.
    Thank you for sharing in our challenge at Classic Design Challenge we really appreciate you joining in.

    Jackie DT

  10. What a beautiful card! The snowflake is gorgeous!

    Thank you so much for joining our challenge over at Lil Patch of Crafty Friends!

  11. Wonderful card.
    Thank you for joining us at the Sweet Stampers and i hope to see you again.

  12. Hi I'm in total agreement with your rant, I understand there are those who would struggle with a mask and personally I do, the warmer air triggers my asthma but I order online for the majority and wear a shield rather than nothing because surely that's better than not wearing one. I hope that things become easier over the coming weeks, can you put up a policy whereby one per household only similar to what the large supermarkets are doing? I've been refused entry to tesco with my dad even though he's my interpreter {I'm deaf} which is fine I don't shop there as such but had to get a prescription. Your creation is beautiful I really like it.Thank you for supporting International Art and Soul, I love seeing your creativity and imagination at work. We hope to see your inspiring talent again in the near future. Love ‘n’ hugs Sall, International Art and Soul DT

  13. Hello, Teresa. I'm so sorry that you have to work in a store with stubborn customers. My husband assures me that things will return to normal eventually, so keep a good thought.

    I'm glad that you get to relax with crafting, though. Your card is really pretty! Thanks for sharing it with us at Cut it Up for our Winter challenge, and Happy New Year!


  14. Thanks for entering our Anything Goes challenge… your card is lovely. Good luck in the draw and we hope you will come back again soon.
    Diane Louise [Team Leader for Crafty Friends Challenge Blog]

  15. This is such a pretty card, love it Megan

  16. Absolutely gorgeous! LOVE it! Never tried shimmer powders, looks fab! Thanks for sharing it with us at Sweet Stampin'. Hugs, Wends xoxo Sweet Stampin' DT

  17. Beautiful background and snowflake dies. Thanks for joining the challenge at Crafty Gals Corner.

  18. Beautiful design. Love the winter scene. Thank you for taking time to link up with us at DRU Challenge Blog. We hope you will join us for future challenges.
    DRU DT

  19. Beautiful card Teresa. Love the colours.
    Thanks so much for joining us for our December Not Just Cards Challenge at Not Just Cards!
    Unfortunately this is our last challenge at Not Just Cards.
    We hope to see you again somewhere else in Blogland,
    Lou DT xo
    JemLou Productions

  20. Adorable card. So cute. Thank you for joining us at Crafty Gals Corner this month. Hope to see your cards back here again soon. Judy DT