It's Snow Season!!

For many of you...that sentiment couldn't of come at a better time.

As many of you are posting about snowfalls, school closures and how the Echo Park Paper Wintertime collection is just the perfect paper to use for those newly taken photos!

Echo Park's recent release of Wintertime brings to mind snowy days spent sledding, ice skating, building snowmen and yes...drinking hot chocolate.

Lots of hot chocolate!!lol

Today Designer Kristen Swain and Michelle Lanning will warm your hearts and feet with their creations.

California Winter
Designer: Michelle Lanning

Glue Arts:
*3D combo pack-U Cut It 3D Foam Blanks
*Glue Glider Pro - Extreme Adhesive
*Ribbon Adhesive

Paper Products:

*Echo Park, pattern paper, die cut stickers
*snowflakes, Imaginsce
*Twine, The Twinery
*Brads, American Crafts

Layout Tips:

*turn diecut stickers to the sticky side and add glitter. Then adhere with pieces of 3D foam blanks. Ads a sparkle to the layout as well as dimension.

*For the winter title I outlined the letters in brown so that they would show up on the white journal card.
*for the brown border on the layout, I used the ribbon adhesive to glue these thin pieces, it worked perfectly!

Snow Season Sled
Designer: Kristen Swain

Supplies:Glue Arts - Hot Glue Gun, Glue Glider Pro with Perma Tac runner, UCutIt Foam
Wooden Sleigh/acrylic paint/Ribbon/Gems- craft supply
Paper/Stickers- Echo Park Wintertime Collection
Styrofoam balls
Sculpey Clay
Black Marker
iridescent pipe cleaners 


1. Paint edges of sleigh with white acrylic paint. Allow to dry.
2. Using the Glue Glider Pro with Perma Tac runner, place adhesive along edges and middle parts of wood, then adhere strips of paper to sleigh, trim off excess and sand with sand paper for close fit.

3. Use UCutIt foam and cut large piece to fit behind cut out journal spot, then adhere to sleigh. Also add UCutIt to border sticker, and adhere over bottom edge of journal spot.
4. Add styrofoam balls cut in half using Hot Glue Gun, then glue on sculpey clay carrot nose, and detail face with chalk and marker. Add pipe cleaner scarf.

5. Add sticker details to piece, using small pieces of UCutIt foam to pop up between stickers, add ribbon bow and sticker topper, gems, and twine to sleigh as shown. Use Hot Glue to attach stickers/gems/buttons more permanently to piece.

Seriously...did your jaw hit the floor? Are you shaking a little realizing that's doable! You CAN make these that you normally see in a fashionable boutique!! Amazing isn't it? When you combine Glue Arts outstanding adhesive products and Echo Park Paper's Wintertime collection you truly find yourself creating unique projects.

For today we've got to keep this moving right along so let's mix it up a bit! Echo Park Paper has a brand new release called Little Girl.  It's filled with cupcakes, crowns, sweet girlie clothes, hearts, polka dots and more!!   

To make things fun for today we're not only going to giveaway our Glue Glider Pro, our Extreme Adhesive Squares and 3D Combo Pac....but we're also giving away a brand new collection of the Echo Park Paper Little Girl collection.  Just leave us a comment today and for a bit of fun...use the letter's in Echo Park Paper, Glue Arts Glue Glider Pro and Little Girl to make some fun new word combos for us!

We'll pick a winner tomorrow who will win this amazing prize!! Now speaking of prizes....let's announce yesterday's winner of the Wintertime Collection and Glue Arts products and that is..... 

Jamie said...

wow love the layout super cute! I think wintertime & a glue glider pro would be just the perfect combo.. cuz i am in LOVE with the wintertime collection.. and all you really need is an awesome easy way to adhere it! thanks so much for the chance to win!
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