Thursday, October 30, 2008

Scandinavian Season

Last night I had my pre-buy class for "Scandinavian Season." Why did I pick this set? Well, first off, I love it! And secondly, it feels a bit like my heritage. My mom was born in Norway, and then immigrated to Canada with her family when she was young. I have never been to Norway, but it is high on my list of places to visit. I was supposed to go there with my mom in the Summer of 2001, then instead, I got sick and needed surgery. Bummer. Later that year I got married, and the opportunity fled as Steve and I went other places on vacation.

So, when I saw this set, all kinds of visions of rose malling came to mind. And the mitten looks just like the ones that my Mormor knitted throughout her whole life. I think the Scandinavian style is so beautiful, and this set really appealed to me.

The first thing I did was to raid my mom's rose malling collection for inspiration. And then I made up some cards, as well as checked out Splitcoaststampers for more ideas.

Some pieces...


The cards we made last night:

The "Bandanna Technique" Cased from Speedystamper

Ornament card Cased from stamperjen0



And this last one is just a take on the SC200 sketch challenge on Splitcoast

5 comments:

Anonymous said...

Fantastisk...Synes det er kjempekoselig

Sarah said...

takk, mor :)

deWoldeDaily said...

Beautiful cards! I wish I could have made it to that class.

stampinkerry said...

Those are stunning Sarah!!! Love what you did with the set! Now to find some time to play with it and make some Christmas cards for myself to use. I liked seeing the pieces from your mom too....
Kerry

Louise said...

The cards look great! I like this set too, for the same reasons :) Haven't used it yet though.