Monday, 24 October 2011

Santa Claus is coming to town!

Hi there, another Christmas card from me today, this one is for this week’s Wild Orchid Crafts Challenge

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The image was coloured with copics, and I even had the colours written on a post it note attached to the back, woooo get me …. organised or what lol

Skin: E11, E00, E000, R20
Beard: C1, C0
Reds: E19, R29, R24, R22 and Tuscan Red pencil
Black: C7, C5, C3 and Black pencil
Browns: E57, E55, E53, E40 and Dark Umber pencil
Greens: YG99, YG93, E81
Shading: BG000, E40, BG0000

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I even managed to decorate the inside following the layout on the front of the card, and now that I have actually got space for my sewing machine even that got put to use Smile

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The lace started off life white, but I spritzed it with a mixture of Tea Dye and Walnut Stain to give it a vintagey look to match the papers.

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Recipe

Stamps: Father Christmas stampLili of the Valley, sentiment from a Jayne Nestorenko set
Papers: Pion Design - Dies to Die For
Dies: Fancy Hearts Border Die – Crafty Sentiments, Frilly Square 6Go Kreate 
Embellishments: All Wild Orchid Crafts35mm Trellis Rose, 20mm Rose, carnation, 15mm rose, holly leaves, seam binding, lace, metal corner

Before I sign off I did not manage to get a video done on the weekend for today, but I will have one done sometime this week.

hugs

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10 comments:

  1. Gorgeous card Bev,love the image and all your scrummy papers and embellies too

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  2. Such a wonderful card here Bev. I LOVE christmas and SAnta here is just soooooooo cute as well as all the rest of the card. Love everything on it hun, you´ve just done an amazing job here again. It´s really gorgeous.

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  3. What a lovely Christmas card. Nice stamp and coloring.

    Hugs AStrid.
    http://creaastrid.blogspot.com/

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  4. Just an amazing image to greatly coloured too !! Sandra H

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  5. That is a lovely Santa image there, gorgeous colouring, lovely deep greens and reds.
    Have a great week Bev,
    Jane x

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  6. This is gorgeous. I just love that Santa image. TFS.

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  7. Wow! this is gorgeous, love the image and the card design is lush
    Lindsay xx

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  8. Hi Bev, what a gorgeous card. I honestly have never noticed this image in the LOTV range, but he is gorgeous and he may find himself on my next order xx

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  9. This Christmas card is really very good and the use flower at the corner of the card makes it stunning!!!
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  10. Beatitul christmas card! It is realy the most wunderful time of the year.

    Hugs
    Thea

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