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    The Snow Queen

    Filed under Art Projects, Collage Sheets, Giveaways, Newsletters, Rhonda Secrist Thomas, Sale, The Snow Queen Kit

    I feel a wee bit guilty here… showing you chilly colors and images while lots of you are facing REAL winter… but not much to do at this stage in my planning. I hope you’re reading this with your feet up, in front of a roaring fire!

    Before we dive into the new kit, new goodies, and new artwork there are still some sales from the past week of While the Cat’s Away Sales & Giveaways happening!

    ALL scrapbook paper is on sale at 40% off !
      - ALL Christmas Paper Section (pads and single sheets). Over 40 items!
      - ALL Scrapbook Paper: Single Sheets . Over 200 items!
      - ALL Scrapbook Paper Sets. Over 30 items!

    I’m letting the scrapbook paper sale stay in place! So the new papers in today’s newsletter are 40% off! BUT this scrapbook paper sale ends TOMORROW night (January 1st, 2018!) at midnight.

    Reminder: Half Price Shipping on ALL orders (for orders shipping to USA) also ends Monday night, January 1st! Only $2.95! Plus FREE shipping on orders over $50! More info

    The Snow Queen Kit

    We’re still in the wintry territory of last month’s kit, but this time with more intense colors, and sparkly snowflakes (3 styles of snowflake embellishments are in this kit).

    And, of course, snow queens! So many beautiful images have been painted over the decades to illustrate The Snow Queen by Hans Christian Andersen. I picked some faves for this new collage sheet (and note: 2 of the images are sized large enough to fill the entire area of the new 4×6 Shadowbox — and either of the cute window lids that fit that box… more on those below).

    Related to one of those shadowbox lids: a Taj Mahal Window Card is also included in this kit. (The window cards have the same size windows as the shadowbox lids, just in a flatter “greeting card” style.)

    Scrapbook Papers:
    THREE New 12″ x 12″ papers are included:
    - Winter Playground Toboggan Scrapbook Paper (And see below for a related 6×6 paper pad)
    - Aqua Blue Sponged Background Scrapbook Paper
    - Lavender Fairy Sky Scrapbook Paper

    Artwork! See the wide photo below for TWO related projects by Design Team Member Rhonda Secrist Thomas!

    Rhonda made both a 3D shadowbox and a window card using the same collage sheet image (but with different embellishments). You can see the 3/4 view on the far right of the photos to see the depth of the 2 options.

    More info and photos in Rhonda’s blog post, and here’s a link to see all her supplies.

    More info about the new kit is on The Snow Queen Kit page. And remember to scroll down to the Giveaway on this page for a chance to win a kit plus lots of extras! Plus between here and there, a big bunch of pretty coordinating trims!


    Hooray for The Snow Queen Kit Giveaway!

    Beside one of The Snow Queen Kits (that includes EIGHT items all by itself!), this Giveaway also includes:

    2 more new items also shown in the photo at right:
    - Shadowbox Lid – Double Pane Window
    - Jack Frost Collage Sheet


    4 more items not shown in the photo at right (but they are in a row at the bottom of this Giveaway, with photos and links):
    - 4×6 Shadowbox (new and to fit that shadowbox lid in the photo)
    - Snowy Winter Ladies Collage Sheet (also new)
    - Large Snowflake Sequin Mix
    - Snowflake Border


    3 more items from Rhonda’s supplies:
    - 5mm Thin Silver Snowflakes
    - Mini Silver Snowflake Garland - New!
    - Silver Glittered Leaf Pick

    To enter The Snow Queen Kit Giveaway drawing all you have to do is leave a comment BELOW on this blog post TODAY or TOMORROW (the deadline is 11:59 pm PST, Monday Night, January 1, 2018). Happy New Year!

    AND tell me: A Snow Queen? Jack Frost? Wintery Lady? Which of the new collage sheets will you use first?

    Don’t forget to leave your (hello! correct) email address, too, so I can contact the winner; your email address does not need to be made public. Note: I’m offering free shipping, too, but only within the USA. International shipping will still apply.

    Please be patient! Spammers try to post crap here a lot so comments are moderated. So if you don’t see your post in the comments section, be patient and check back in a few hours before re-posting it, please!

    After midnight, I’ll randomly pick the winner (via Random.org).

    Hey, who won the French Crowns Giveaway from yesterday’s newsletter? That would be Bonnie! (Note: there were 2 entrants named Bonnie — the winner in number 27.) Congrats! Check your email for info.

    Posted by Leslie, December 31st, 2017

    71 Responses to “The Snow Queen”

    1. Nancy O Says:

      Jack Frost.

    2. Nadine Says:

      I choose the Snow Queen!

    3. Verna Says:

      I love winter and this make me feel it. Beautiful. Thanks for the wonderful giveaways!

    4. Ann F. Says:

      I would definitely use the Jack Frost sheet first. It’s beautiful!

    5. Sharon Phillips Says:

      The Snow Queen! Thanks for the chance to win the giveaway.

    6. Jen R Says:

      Oh definitely the snow queens!

    7. marge luttrell Says:

      love this collection…..works with my style….

    8. Emily Dale Says:

      Definitely a snow queen! Love the Snow Queen Collage Sheet

    9. Sara H. Says:

      Winter ladies! They’d be great with the window pane. Happy New Year!

    10. Barb A Says:

      I love the Snow Queen paper, would definitely be the first to be used. Love the blue and silver with all the beautiful trims and sparkle/glitter.
      This is a beautiful shadow box, truly one of my favorites.

    11. Karen Says:

      I love the snowflakes and “icy” things and would most likely create a cloth doll with and frosty snowflake or icicle theme – all white on white with lots of crystals and glitter and “ice.”

    12. Eileen Says:

      Oh my goodness, winning the Snow Queen would be a dream come true! Happy 2018!!!!!

    13. Laural Says:

      I love all of the items. Great give away to start the New Year!

    14. Vera Collier Says:

      I like them all, but am particularly drawn to the Jack Frost images.

    15. Marilyn Ray Says:

      I just love the snow queen sheet. That would be perfect for the project I am thinking about

    16. Noreen Says:

      Jack Frost appeals to me to begin with. So many fun wintry images!

    17. Kathi Rerek Says:

      What a gorgeous kit!

      I prefer Jack Frost. Something very cool (pun intended) about him!

      Happy New Year!

    18. Randi Says:

      Wow. Snow Queen for certain.

    19. Olivia Says:

      Love the colors of The Snow Queen!

    20. Denise Bryant Says:

      Love that shadowbox lid!
      I’d use the Snow Queen designs first!

    21. Sue Pierson Says:

      This is by far my favorite Giveaway. I love anything “snow” or “frosty”. So beautiful…….

    22. francine perri Says:

      Love all of these would use the snow queen first. thank you

    23. Leah Fein Says:

      I would definitely use the snow queen 1st

    24. Nancy E Says:

      I love the Snow Queen paper. I would definitely use it first!

    25. Cg Says:

      (Contest Haiku)

      Oh please enter me
      For my first choice is to be
      the Wintry Lady

      Oh yeah…somebody’s ADHD meds are working to-…wait…did you say shadowbox, too??? HOT DANG!

    26. Bonnie Says:

      Thanks so much !!!! xoxo
      Is it bad for me to enter and say I would LOVE the snow queen? Love it:0)

    27. Winnie Says:

      The snowy winter ladies for me. Love the new window box cover!

    28. Leanna Alverson Says:

      Mean Jack Frost (weather is awful in Indiana right now!)

    29. Laura Says:

      Snow Queens, definitely! I love winter and all things wintery and everything in today’s post certainly fits.

    30. Beth JOnes Says:

      I would use Jack Frost first!! My son, thirty years ago, chose a Jack Frost ornament to hang on the the Christmas tree and I still use it today! Brings fun memories for me! Thanks a bunch!!

    31. Karen Mallory Says:

      Snow Queen using the Hans Christian Andersen collage sheet.

    32. Rebecca Russell Says:

      I love the magnificent snow queen! What beautiful art work!

    33. Barbara Carter Says:

      I just love the Snow Queen. Beautifully illustrated. This is my first time to your site. I would love to win and incorporate this into my miniature world.

    34. Bernadette Ho Says:

      I love the snowy winter ladies. They are beautiful even though the weather is harsh. Beautiful inspiration

    35. Wilhelmina Margalis Says:

      I will start with the snow queens and work my way through. You have my number here I’m in love with all of them!!

    36. Traci Says:

      Snow Queen-so pretty. >^..^<

    37. Kat Cashwell Says:

      Snow queen!!!! Love the lavender fairy sky paper!!!!

    38. michele s Says:

      i think this one might be my favorite! thanks for another chance to win and i hope everyone on staff had a lovely time off! happy new year! xo

    39. Jennie Ingram Says:

      Snow queen! Hands down, final answer. ;-)

    40. Luanne Shoup Says:

      How is it I did not see the winter playground paper pad before today? Always something new and fantastic!

    41. Judy Goodwin Says:

      I love the colors and the subject but that snowflake border is scrumptious.

    42. Jaimi Bailey Says:

      Jack Frost! I love it!

    43. Pattie Walters Says:

      The Snow Queen is one of my favorites. I have the original animated movie on DVD(w/Sandra Dee).

    44. Kathy Sokol Says:

      I remember reading about the Snow Queen when I was a kid. She is waaaay cooler (hehhehheh) than Jack Frost!

    45. Debra Young Says:

      love all the new winter papers and snowflakes. Think I’ll make something blue while I wait for spring.

    46. Maria B Says:

      i hope I’m not too late. Your e-mails seem to be arriving late in my in box. The first 2 days did not arrive at all. Jack Frost sheet are really cool (pun intended).

    47. Victoria Harris Says:

      This looks like such a fun project!! I love the blues, silver and purples.

    48. Kim Lucak Says:

      Snow Queen :) New Year’s Blessings!

    49. Jackie P Neal Says:

      If not a snow queen definitely wintry snow ladies!! What a gorgeous Kit!!
      Fingers crossed!
      Happy New Year!!

    50. Lana Says:

      It’s a balmy -10 to 0 degrees here in NYC. HAPPY NEW YEAR!

    51. Celeste Says:

      The snow queen is my favorite

    52. Janet Turner Says:

      So beautiful. I love the Wintery lady theme.

    53. Barb macaskill Says:

      Snow Queens all the way! It is approximately -25 degrees here with the wind chill factored in so we have seen enough of Jack Frost for a while.
      If I was the lucky winner of this scrumptious prize package! There are so many absolutely amazing elements in this prize package that I would have to just sit and stare at them all after unpacking the box to convince myself that I would be able to spend hours creating with them!
      Thank you for the chance to get my hands on these awesome products much sooner than I will be able to afford them! 🤞✨🤞✨🤞✨🤞✨🤞✨🤞

    54. Mary Mac Says:

      I love Jack Frost, that plus the snowflakes are my favorite.

    55. LeAnn Says:

      The Snow Queen.♡

    56. April D. Says:

      The Snow Queen! Loving the glitter.

    57. Debbie S. Says:

      Congrats Bonnie # 27! It is great to see so many having fun with this give away! One of my favorite parts of this page is reading everyone’s messages. So much creativity and talent here. I think the Snow Queen Taj Mahal is beautiful. I live near Erie, PA, they got hammered 70.3 inches.

    58. orianna abels Says:

      Definitely the Snow Queen. She is a wonder.

    59. Angela Bowling Says:

      The snow Queen of course.

    60. KIM Says:

      The snow queen is beatiful

    61. Sheila AR Says:

      First up: the Snow Queen. Rhonda’s project is beautiful!

    62. Elizabeth H. Says:

      I would start with the snow queen.

    63. Deb Says:

      I’d start with Jack Frost then do all the others :)

    64. lynn legge Says:

      I love them all, but the snow queen is so beautiful, and those snowflakes. so perfect for the winter crafting…everythings so beautiful

    65. Sylvia L Says:

      All of the sheets are beautiful, but the Snow Queen is exquisite. Rhonda’s artwork captures the beauty of winter-a lovely way to start the New Year. Thank you for the chance to win the giveaway.

    66. Peggy D Says:

      Jack Frost! I would use Jack in the shadow box. Happy New Year! Thanks for this fun newsletter. It is the only one I ever read top to bottom.

    67. Gina Goodling Says:

      Wow, such a treasure trove of beauty! I will go with Jack Frost as winter is a favorite season of mine! Thank you!

    68. Arminta Says:

      I would use the Snow Queen.
      Happy New Year

    69. geri Says:

      I would use the snow queens sheet first as those gals look so warm all wrapped up in their winter finery and it is below 0 here in chicago… Best wishes for the new year!

    70. Roe Says:

      Although i could use every thing in the give away right away. The snow queen collage sheet is the one id go for first

    71. Kay W Says:

      I love the Snow Queen!