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


  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

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

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

  4. Hello Sarah

    Another fabulous card with your gorgeous image and paper.


  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 :)

  6. This is a great card.

    Thank you for entering the first Crafty Boots challenge.


  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

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

  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

  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

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

  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