Thursday, 26 October 2017

Holly Jolly Santa

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Before I share todays project with you, please can I remind everyone that I have a wonderful set of stamps from Polkadoodles as a blog candy giveaway.

  Polkadoodles Christmas Sentiment Flourish clear stamp set

You can find the post and all details about how to enter HERE. Also I am happy to ship worldwide ...

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Unlike my previous Polkadoodles Christmas cards that I have shared this week, I've gone a wee bit minamilistic ... well for me, it is 😆😉 and I've used the Christmas Santa Claus image again but coloured in more modern traditional colours ...


Santa has been stamped on to water colour card, coloured with Aqua Flows and then cut out. He has then been placed on to a white glitter frame - die cut from Bubbleicious Frames & Fancies set - shaped and raised up using silicone glue.



The sentiment and holly leaves are from the same collection and have been layered to appear as the ending of the frame - in truth, Santa looked a little lonely just plonked on the die cut layer. The extra white snow circles are the waste from the Bubbleicious Frame and a great way to add the snowy feel to my card.

A quick post from me today as lots to do this end, the first being walking the dog, who is, at this moment, looking at me with sad eyes saying "when are we going mum" ...

Lou
x x x

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I would like to enter Santa in to the following challenges:
Crafting by design - get ready for Christmas
Crafty Gals Corner - anything goes
Fab 'n' Funky - Christmas
PDE - anything goes
Simon says stamp - anything goes
Watercooler Wednesday Challenge - All about Christmas
Crafty Creations - anything goes

10 comments:

Kate M said...

Love this Modern Traditional colouring - beautiful!! Love the stamp and I love the snow circles you added on the holly - lovely finishing touch! Great card.
xx

KarinsArtScrap said...

o gorgeous Santa and very beautiful card Lou
Gr Karin

Aunty Sue said...

No this is how i alway expect Santa to look like fab colouring and is one of my fave from the collection

Heidi Weaver said...

My goodness Lou! What a careful and excellent piece of cutting you've done with that Santa and all those intricate whiskers and detail. But that's part of what makes this a "wow" card. Love the colouring! Love the layering! This is a beautifully crafted card and I love it. Thanks so much for joining our Watercooler Wednesday Challenge this week.

Brawny said...

Aw I love this image. Great cardvx

Amy Ottmers said...

Super cute!!! Thank you for joining us at PDE, good luck!!! Amy DT

Elizabeth Hart said...

Fabulous holiday card - love the traditional look. Thanks so much for joining us this time at the Crafty Creations Challenge, Elizabeth (DT)

Penny Hanuszak said...

My heart skipped a beat when I saw your beautiful Santa in its traditional colouring. The Christmas Santa Claus image with its wonderful vintage style and the sparkly matting you've mounted him to is perfect. What a lot of detail you captured in your fussy cutting. Simply beautiful! Lou thanks so much for joining us at the Watercooler Wednesday challenge this week.

Gail said...

What a wonderfully nostalgic Christmas card! Love the colouring on Santa and the way Santa and the holly pop against the white background. Thanks for joining us at the Watercooler this week.

Tracy Freeman said...

He is just awesome, lovely traditional card and design.

Thank you for joining us at Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge x