Hello stampers and happy Wednesday to you. Today’s card is a quilt block Snow Wonder card by Sue Macdonald from New Brunswick. I am loving this Happy Mail in Holland contest. Both Gerard and I love checking the mailbox for happy mail. This is the last card right now so I am hoping for happy mail today or tomorrow. My time here is slipping away!

 

Sue Macdonald’s Quilt Block Snow Wonder Card

 

Wow, that is a mouthful! Sue participated in my Cozy Christmas Online Retreat and the featured bundle was Snow Wonder. She must have sent this card right after the event because she says in her wonderful letter:  I’m still in stampin’ mode from the weekend! My room is sadly a mess but I’m so pleased with the creations standing around. John’s impressed and suggested we stand the cards up throughout the house and NOT send any.” This makes me so very happy. It wonderful when family members and especially husbands appreciate our handiwork.

 

 

Quilt Block Snow Wonder

 

 

Sue used pearls to accentuate the eyes and buttons on the snowman and this gives him or her a totally different look. It just goes to show you that this snowman doesn’t have to be vintage!

 

 

Quilt Block Snow Wonder up close

 

 

Taking the Party Inside

 

Sue took the party inside by really stamping and decorating it beautifully. In fact, she writes that the inside of the card took her almost as long as the outside. The love was also shown to the envelope!!

 

 

Snow Wonder

 

 

Happy Mail Envelope

 

When you stamp on your envelope you can be sure that your recipient knows for sure that this is indeed happy mail!! What fun.

 

 

Happy Mail in Holland

 

 

Not only did Sue stamp the outside of the envelope she also hand-lettered my name and address. I am really feeling the love with all these special

 

 

 

 

Moncton, New Brunswick

 

Sue comes from Moncton, New Brunswick. I spent a few hours there many years ago, so I know that I didn’t do this city justice at all. The city is named after a British officer but due to a clerical error it was misspelled. The officer’s name was Robert Monckton. Throughout history the city has had different names, all of them to do with the fact that it is situated at a distinct bend in the Petitcodiac river. Moncton has the distinct honour of being the first officially bilingual city in Canada, a fact that I was not aware of. If you want to read more about Moncton, you can check out my blog post here.

 

 

Moncton Montage

 

 

Free Tutorial With Purchase

 

Did you know that if you place an order with me you get a free tutorial? I am part of a Demo Design Dream Team and each month we create a 16 project tutorial. This is my card from the December tutorial. I give this tutorial to my team members and training group for FREE.

 

Winter Woods Card

 

Here is the inside of my card. The beautiful deer come from the Most Wonderful Time Product Medley refill kit.

 

 

Here is a little sneak peek of all the projects in the December tutorial.

 

 

Thanks!

 

Thanks so much for joining me here again today. I also appreciate all of you who joined me for my first YouTube live video yesterday. Every Tuesday at 10am EST I will be there with a virtual coffee and a card component. You can subscribe and get the monthly kit sent to you. It’s only $25 for the month and you need to let me know by December 21 if you want to join in for January. The focus bundle will be Posted for You. I hope you have a super day. Stay safe!

 


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