28/12/2012 06:39 GMT

Instagram's Best Snow Picures: Frosty Hedgerows And Winter Blizzards

Were you dreaming of a white Christmas? Were you disappointed?

Well, no matter. Huffington Post UK has collected some of our readers' best winter images from around the world to give you your Christmas hit of snowy scenes.

From cars and fire escapes piled hit with drifts (yup, beneath those conical mounds are cars) to a snow mountain that would rival the Grinch's lair, take a look through these snowy winter scenes.