Friday, 16 September 2011

Santa Baby....



My list of Christmas cards to make is slowly getting smaller thanks to all the challenges I have been entering lately. Today's make is another one off the list, a quick little card using a stamp I had forgotten I have.  I found it in the bottom of a basket of stamps and thought it was about time it saw some ink again. I started by using black ink but it looked to severe so I used brown instead and I am much happier with the result. I then used watercolours to very lightly colour Santa's face and the holly on his hat. Lastly I just added lots of Stickles glitter to his hat and beard.




I like this paper I found  in my paper rack, it's by MME. Finished off with some bakers twine from the Pretty Little Ribbon Shop and a little bell (my favourite Christmas embellishment). A really quick card!

I made this card for the following challenges;

Simon Says Stamp challenge - Use a Song for inspiration - 'Santa Baby'
Moving Along with the Times - Sparkle
Creative Inspirations - Anything goes
Crafty Boots Challenge - Anything Goes
One Stitch at a Time - Anything Goes

12 comments:

  1. What a gorgeous stamp and card !!
    Thanks for sharing with us at One Stitch At A Time for our 'Anything Goes' challenge. Good Luck !! Hope to see you back again soon.
    Choccy x

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  2. What a fab Santa and you've coloured him beautifully. xx

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  3. Super card, Sarah. Your Santa image, softly coloured, looks perfect against the lovely backing paper:)

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  4. Hello Sarah

    Another fabulous card with your gorgeous image and paper.

    luv
    irene
    xxxx

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  5. This is a very elegant card, I like the santa image, thanks for sharing with us at OSAAT, hope to see you again soon, Gaynor DT :)

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  6. This is a great card.

    Thank you for entering the first Crafty Boots challenge.

    Dionne

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  7. Love your gorgeous card the colouring is FANTASTIC!

    Thanks for joining us at MAWTT for our 'Sparkle' challenge this week and good luck

    Hugs Laurie x

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  8. Love your Santa he is brilliant and so traditional. Thanks for playing on our Sparkly Challenge on MAWTT This week Hazelxox

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  9. Wow a gorgeous card hun! Thanks for playing along with our Anything Goes Challenge at Creative Inspirations Wednesday's Challenge Blog this week! xxx

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  10. What a great Santa image!! Love the shabby vintage style and the simply perfect background.

    Thanks for joining us on the Simon Says Stamp Challenge blog!!
    xoxo, Christine

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  11. Oh this is just gorjuss, thanks for joining us at Creative Inspirations this week.
    Shell xx

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  12. oh what a fab image .. and love the red and white colour combo
    Thanks for joining us at MAWTT this week for our sparkle challenge
    Lisa x

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