This is a good time to mention that Eye Candy has some cold weather effects. If you are designing something chilly, then check out the Icicles and Snow Drift filters. If you are creating graphics for a sale, then Super Star does great star bursts, including irregular ones.
About the Author: Jeff Butterworth
Jeff Butterworth is the founder of Alien Skin Software. He used to create the products, but now he does marketing and gets coffee for the programmers.