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Saturday, 14 November 2015

Meet the Snowcrow!



Hello all and welcome, with an especially big welcome to the newest followers - it's so lovely to have you here.

And thank you all so much for the lovely comments on my ballooning Tim tag!  It's always great to hear what you think... the journey wouldn't be the same without you.

I'm here with a sneak peek today (you'll get used to those, there are many of them!) and it's sending you in a brand new direction for me.  I'm posting on the Country View Crafts Project Blog for the first time, and I'm sharing a tag using JOFY's snowman/scarecrow - I can never decide quite which he is, hence the "snowcrow".

I hope you'll have time to hop over and keep him company for a short time - it's lonely work out there in the chilly winter fields.  Stay warm and dry yourselves and I hope you'll be enjoying some crafty time this weekend... or whatever else it is that makes you happy.  See you again soon!



"It was a lonely life to lead, for I had nothing to think of, having been made such a little while before."
Said by the Scarecrow in The Wizard of Oz by L.Frank Baum

It snowed last year too: I made a snowman and my brother knocked it down and I knocked my brother down and then we had tea.
From A Child's Christmas in Wales by Dylan Thomas



Just a little reminder... you have one month left to catch the bargain price for next year's online workshops Wanderlust 2016.

If you book before December 15th you'll get the twice-weekly videos from some amazing teachers (more than 50 hours worth of inspiration), plus challenges, giveaways and retailer discounts all year for just £65 (about $100/€89).

After that date the price goes up to £99 for the year.  You can find out more about the course here, or simply... 


Just to clear up any confusion - I'm not teaching on the course, but I'm along for the ride as a participant and helping to promote the course as an affiliate.  I can't wait for it all to start in January.  Hope to see you there!

31 comments:

Helen said...

I think you're right, the snowcrow is the perfect name for him.. off to check it out now! have a good weekend (what a dreadful world we live in...)

Astrid Maclean said...

Oh he looks a bit different, - off for a peep....

Redanne said...

This looks interesting Alison, off to have a closer look... xx

chrissie said...

A wonderful image for any time of year. Like the name for it

Have a great weekend

Love Chrissie xx

pearshapedcrafting said...

Oh yes! Love everything about your tag! Have a great weekend! Chrisx

Amanda said...

I've just met him and he's fab!
Love Amanda x

Pamellia Johnson said...

BEST SNOWMAN EVER!!! Love your tag Alison, the background is wonderful and the sentiment is the perfect choice!! Happy Saturday. hugs :)

Lisa Minckler said...

He seems extremely happy for having a stick up his keister all day...just sayin'. But why wouldn't he? He's the cutest of cute snowcrow men. Again you've turned paper into a wood texture and brought a stick figure to life. OH my gosh...my eyeball just caught another look and I see that little leaf dangling off his arm...too cute!!
You've done a beautiful job Alison of spreading merriment and joy for the holidays.

I've had my finger on the enroll button for a month now....I think you convinced me to just do it!
Big hugs to you,
Lisa x

Marci said...

What a cute little guy! Great techniques.

Neet said...

As I saw him in Bloglovin' and clicked for the advancement to your blog I was whispering "I hope he is not a sneak peek" but here he is. Now I need to go to find out more about him. He looks gorgeous from here but the anticipation of the whole picture is just too much - must fly.
Hugs, Neet xx

froebelsternchen Susi said...

It's AMAZING! I am in love with your fantastic tag Alison! Happy weekend!

Jennie Atkinson said...

Gorgeous, just off for a look x

sally said...

Love the idea of a "snowcrow"! Absolutely brilliant :-). Wish the budget would extend to signing up but....still, I'm doing a free course with Carolyn Dube & I gather she's also one of the tutors - she's a hoot!

Sally

Chrissy said...

Your snowcrow is awesome Alison..love the background crackle and colours with the starflakes..gorgeous.

luv CHRISSYxx

Sue said...

This is brilliant Alison, he's definitely a snowcrow lol. Have a great weekend xx

rachel said...

such an amazing snowcrow alison. love the image and what you did with it. off for a closer look!!!

lynnesbowsandbelles said...

I've already left some words over there :) He is adorable and I love him set against the crackle.
Alison, thank you so much for your comment on my latest blog post. I am trying to embrace stamps and colours which at one time simply would not have been on my radar however, for me, I am certainly happiest when in my shabby, neutral "box" lol. It is good to know learn that you appreciate when I dip into colour yet shared with me what your preference is.
Wishes
Lynne

Shirley Chillman said...

Just popped back from having a gander at your super tag Alison, which by the way, is deliciously cute.

Warm crafty hugs from Shirl x x x
ShirlsCards.

Fliss said...

Looking really gorgeous and off to view. Still thinking on Wanderlust - really would love to do it (just not sure on the time constraints I have - sigh!)
Fliss xx

Dorthe said...

Such a sweet little snow guy, and a gorgeous background, dear Alison!!
Dorthe, xxoo

Corrie Herriman said...

Just had a look, fantastic !
Corrie x

Deborah said...

He looks fab, Alison. Off for a proper look...

Lynn Price said...

What a lovely bit of whimsy!! He looks marvelous on that wonderfully crackled background. And yes, I did a double take when I saw this - your talent obviously stretches in many directions, all wonderful! xxx Lynn

Sandy said...

Don't forget oh talented lady - he volunteered for the job!!
Sandy xx

Coco said...

Super cute tag Alison!! :)
Hugs, Coco xx

Julie Ann Lee said...

I'm just playing catch-up, having had a chest infection for the last few days. I'm planning to visit lots of blogs today and cheer myself up. I'm popping over to CVC for a closer look at this wintry chap! xx

Kay Wallace said...

A wonderful "transition" tag between Fall and Winter, Alison! Sweet "Snowcrow" is perfect. Love your crackled background, too!

Paper Profusion said...

You almost have me feeling sorry for this little guy!! He does look cold and lonely - will pop over....

Deb~Paxton Valley Folk Art said...

He's so cute! Off to take a closer look Alison. Deb xo

Anita Houston said...

That scarecrow is awesome!!! LOVE the crackled background too! FUN FUN FUN tag!!!

Mrs.B said...

He's such an adorable 'snowcrow' and I think that name suits him.
Avril xx