Thursday 1 December 2016


hi everyone here I am with first of my two Christmas themed posts for Countryview crafty as this month was my choice what else could we have in December! There are some fabulous creations over on the blog to tempt you away from all those cards and pressies you are making to play along and have some you time! And don't forget if you are chosen you win £20 to spend in the shop!   I do hope your preparations are ticking along nicely, try not to get stressed, remember this is a celebration and as such enjoy it, whatever you celebrate. 

Well I certainly enjoyed creating this vintage Snow Globe, full of snow and ice!

  The paints and crackle I used are from Paper Artsy and the snow is chunky white embossing powder. TIP! flick water where you want the texture and then sprinkle the powder. The heatgun doesn't blow it away! A great tip from the ladies at Birds in the Barn in Marks Tey in Essex, thank you ladies!   Here are some photos of how I created it!  

The background 

ArtZone tip! Apply a layer of Grunge Paste and let it dry then add your crackle, most times I do this I get this lovely thick crackle 
It was difficult painting on the crackle, but it's meant to look old, right?
Adding colour and snow, building up the layers.
Adding the finishing touches!
Lastly a different scene
Love the way it looks with the candle, our only decoration currently up!
Have fun my friends and stay creative!
See you all soon
Hugs Debsxx


  1. The textures are fabulous, all that crackle and the snow... it's a white Christmas!!! (I'm getting all excited now)

  2. Love your Snow globe, the Snowman is fab, he looks really oldy worldy, just like a decoration you have had for many years.

  3. Love your little globe, Debs! Gorgeous textures, the crackle is wonderful!
    Hugs Evelyn

  4. What a lovely snow globe, Debs! It really looks vintage and nostalgic too! Step by step you created a wonderful winter scene! I love it! xx

  5. Awwww your vintage Snow Globe turned out beautiful! I so LOVE it! :)

  6. Fantastic Debs!
    Love all the crackle...
    Corrie x

  7. Love your snow globe decoration - yummy layers and crackle Have a lovely weekend :)

  8. I love snow globes and this is gorgeous Deb xxx

  9. Great crackle, great layers, love the lighted version. Xx

  10. What a marvelous scene you painted over that gorgeous crackle in your snow globe! LOVE the vintage look of it all! Julia xx

  11. Wonderful weathered textures and your snow globe looks fabulous both by day and by night!
    Alison x


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