Maybe it’s because I grew up in the south… but I can’t get enough of snow. It’s always been so magical to me! I remember not being able to sleep as a kid if there were as much as flurries in the forecast… it felt like Christmas!

I’ve lived in Boston for four years now, and the enchantment of snow has yet to wear off. It’s one of the most peaceful things to wake up before dawn, or go out late in the night to walk in fresh snow.

Lucky for me, we have snow in the forecast today… and hopefully many more this winter!

Do you guys love snow as much as I do?

P.S. I found the most gorgeous acrylic paint yesterday (used on the curtain above). It’s called Pearl Mica Flakes.

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20 Responses to SNOWFALL

  1. José Cruz says:

    Hi Katie!
    I have a confession to make: though I’m 27 years old… I’ve never seen snow in my life! Really! I live far away from a place were is always snowing, but I’ve never seen with my own eyes! Someday I hope I will! :)

    I hope ‘snow’ is not like ‘Santa Claus': I hope it’s real! :D


    • paperfashion says:

      wow! well, you must see it someday! it’s truly magical…!

  2. I too love snow!

  3. Carol says:

    When I lived in Chicago I loved the fresh snow. Walking through the snow to catch a train never got old=0)

    You inspire me to paint new things everyday!

  4. Samira says:

    beautiful! I hope we do get some snow!

  5. I grew up in the Alps and I grew up with lots of snow. I loved it as a kid and I do love it now. but I don’t like the cold.

    I love how great the fabric on the dress looks. just beautiful.
    xo Barbara

  6. Rachelle says:

    that’s so pretty, you are really talented.

  7. emmakisstina says:

    Growing up in Maine and now living in Stockholm I have seen a lot of snow in my life. I love the romance of it! I did spend a few years in Florida, and found it really boring with out seasons. I must confess I adore snow, but get pretty tired of it by March April. Winters are just a bit too long here in Sweden. Nothing beats that snow crunch though! xo Kristina

  8. emmakisstina says:

    p.s. Your glittery effects are getting more and more gorgeous. I’m in love with your drawings!

  9. Dung Nguyen says:

    I am from a tropical country, and now studying in Ohio! I feel the same way as you do! Snow is so magical, and so beautiful. I still remember the first time I saw snow!

  10. allie says:

    I hope this is soon available as a print!

  11. Joanna Baker says:

    I love snow! It makes me so excited even though I grew up with it. It’s always pretty (even if only for a moment in NYC) and I love how quiet it is too, there is something so tranquil about a soft falling snow.

    I’ve admired your paintings for awhile now, but this gorgeous post inspired me to comment! Keep up the beautiful work =)

  12. Ali says:

    This illustration is SO. BEAUTIFUL.
    I love snow too! I grew up in a snowy area but now living in the Philippines so I probably won’t see snow for awhile!

  13. janet says:

    Hi, Katie!
    Thank you for informing me through my blog. I’m so happy and excited right now!
    I already send an email to you. Hope you will get it :)

  14. Miranda says:

    this is beautiful!! i’ve always lived in the south too…in AL and now GA (which i think is where you’re from?). i’ve only seen snow a handful of times. i loved being a kid and the weatherman would call for snow and cancel school only the next day there wouldn’t be any! ha

    • paperfashion says:

      yes i’m from GA! that was the best… but worst. no school… but no snow… or at least VERY little! :)

  15. I’m in love with your illustrations, they are really beautiful! love it! love it!

  16. Kathleen says:

    Your watercolour techniques stun me every.single.time. I really love this painting. I can almost feel the fabrics that you’ve rendered.

    Snow is gorgeous, but I can definitely get tired of it after awhile! #canadianwinters

  17. Natalie Salhanick says:

    I still get excited when the temperature drops below 40. We take what winter weather we can get in Texas.

  18. phyllis says:

    YES! Smitten with snow and the peacefulness and wouldn’t tire of it :) Your illustration is enchanting!

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