A Regina man hopes his smiling snow sculptures will help bring smiles to others and maybe even inspire people to create their own snow sculptures this winter. Local architect Bron Nurkowski’s home on Elphinstone Street draws attention due to two huge, smiling snow sculptures he and his family have made from snow in its front yard. The faces are inspired by his sons Ben and Josh. Last winter Nurkowski made a snow sculpture and this year he decided to step up his snow game and make two. He said the idea came to him when he was looking for a reason to get out of the house and have fun in the winter. The story continues under the ad “So I like sculpture and artwork and that. In the pre-COVID days we used to travel down south and make sand sculptures with boys…no travel, so we thought we’d play in the snow here,” Nurkowski explained. Trending Stories The snow sculptures have already garnered a lot of appreciation from visiting residents. , as I was working outside, people were stopping and smiling and honking their horns. So it’s good to see that they’re smiling,” Nurkowski said. He also said that in addition to being a great family bonding activity, the snow sculptures make a great winter workout. the sculptures came from the family’s front yard. “The week before we picked it up, packed it up, then cut it down , then we stacked it,” he said. It took the family about 12 to 13 hours on a one week period. to erect large snow faces. Story continues below ad 1:27Rink on Wascana officially opens in Regina Rink on Wascana officially opens in Regina © 2022 Global News, a division of Corus Entertainment Inc.