Saturday, 17 October 2015

Checkin' it Twice

Happy Saturday.
Brrr...it feels chilly and cold here this morning and I am in Christmas card making mod.
This morning I am being inspired by the challenge at Splitcoast from the Illustrations Pinterest Board.  Great images to be inspired by!

I began stencilling the bkg. using Peeled Paint and Mowed Lawn Distress inks.  Love those inks to stencil with as they just blend so well together.  I cut the piece into panels and rounded the corners so I could use them for a more interesting background.
This cute little Santa is a digi that I printed and coloured using Copic markers.  I added him to my card front using some pop dots.
Note:  He was created by the most talented Birdie Brown and is no longer available as a
digi.  You can buy a set from MFT that includes one like this.
Lastly, I stamped the sentiment that is from a set by Penny Black.

Adding my card to these challenges:

Addicted to Stamps- ANYTHING GOES

Crafting with Friends- ANYTHING GOES

Virginia's View- COLOUR IT

Craft- CHRISTMAS


Thanks so much for coming by and taking a look.

Supplies:  stamps- PB, digi/ stencil- TCW/ Copic markers/ Distress ink/ pop dots/ Memento bl ink/ corner rounder


13 comments:

  1. Oh, Karen, it's already cold there? Wow! Well, I can see why you are in the Christmas mode, and what a fun and delightful card with this cute Santa! I love him as he's checking his list, and what a fabulous background you've created! Totally love it! Sending hugs, sweet friend!

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  2. Great to see you working with this sweet Santa again, Karen! Jo x

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  3. This is so cute! Love the background and that cute Santa checking his list.

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  4. Adorable! Love the background, and the way Santa pops against it!!

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  5. Karen I just love that sweet Santa!! Great job! Hugs....Cookie

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  6. Love how you have done the background, a fab card.

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  7. I agree with the others, the background is superb.
    That's a great Santa, I wonder what he has on his list.

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  8. This is adorable, Karen. LOVE the bright green stenciled background. Making the rounded panels is so creative and fun! xx

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  9. love your cute santa - thanks for playing along at ATSM

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  10. How fun i s your list-checking Santa! The background stenciling is such fun! Festive fabulous! Thank you for joining us at ATSM!
    ~c

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  11. Such a fabulous Christmas card! Thank you for sharing at ATSM.

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  12. Cute image choice and great stenciling. Thank you for sharing this with us over at Crafting with Friends. Sue DT xx

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  13. What a great background technique, Karen. It sets off the wonderfully painted Santa perfectly.

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