Monday, 15 December 2014

The Big Day


The big day is almost here and Santa is all ready to go.  
Today, I am playing along with the Clean and Simple challenge at Splitcoast - Holiday Sparkle.

I began by printing off the Santa digital from Birdie Brown.  (He is not available as a digi anymore but is offered in a stamp set from MFT.)   I cut Santa out and coloured him using Copic markers.  I added some sparkle with the cute little pom-pom.  The die-cut was left in the die and sponged with Mowed Lawn and Shabby Shutters Distress inks then splattered with water to represent snow.  
For my card front I partially embossed my background and added scoring lines to define the embossed area.  

I am adding my card to these challenges:


Little Red Wagon- SNOWFLAKES

Simon Says- BLING IT ON
(sparkle pom-pom)

The Male Room- CHRISTMAS

Brown Sugar- RED, WHITE AND GREEN

Sentimental Sundays- ANYTHING GOES


Hope you are feeling ready for the big day.  
I so appreciate that you took time from your busy day to come over and take a look.

Supplies:  stamps- PTI, Digi/ Distress inks/ die-Spellbinders/ eb folder/ ScorPal/ sparkle pom-pom/ Copic Markers/ pop dots


15 comments:

  1. Adorable - we both share a love of these little Santas! Jo x

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  2. Wonderful card, Karen! I love that stamped-splashed background technique. Thanks for joining us at Little Red Wagon again.

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  3. It's fun to see your coloring talent! That Santa looks extremely happy! Great card and thanks for playing in at the Male Room!

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  4. Perfectly designed card - love everything from the fun Santa image to the fabulous inked sentiment panel and embossed background. So many fabulous techniques in a CAS card!

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  5. What a very cheery Santa. Everything about your card is excellent!

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  6. I love all the little extra details you included on this card, Karen.

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  7. Gorgeous card and color. Thanks for sharing with us at the Brown Sugar Challenge. Barb

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  8. This is superb Karen. I love the cute image.

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  9. What a happy card - makes me smile!

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  10. Thank you for your sweet comment on my blog! I had to come over and check out your blog! I had a look through several posts and - Wow - I love your designs! You have a new follower! I'm No. 300! All the best over the holidays! Looking forward to seeing more of your gorgeous cards!

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  11. This guy is so fun! :) Love the bright red and green that you've used to colour him. The red sparkly pompom is so adorable! Loll xx

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  12. Karen, cant find a contact me on your page... would you mind dropping me a line?

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  13. Gorgeous card Karen :-) I love this Santa image and the embossed background and CAS design is perfect ! Love his pompom too, super cute :-)

    thanks for joining us on the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge
    luv
    Lols x x x

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  14. Fabulous card Karen, love the clean look to the card and that fab Santa of course too ;) Viv xx

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