Sunday, December 11, 2011

Ho Ho Ho - It's Santa!

My favorite time of the day to stamp is on Sunday morning before my family wakes up.  I brew a pot of coffee and then get to creating.  I am playing along with the Sweet Sunday Sketch Challenge #147 this morning.


I colored up the newly released Whimsie Doodles Lantern Santa image my my opics nad I added some stickles for snowflakes and on the flame of the lantern.  I did some faux stitching around the image.  I stamped the PTI pure poppy panel with a A Muse Artstamps snowflake in PTI fresh snow ink.  I ran the PTI new leaf panel through the SU square lattice embossing folder.  I added the strip of black CS to mimic Santa's belt and tied some Maraschino red baker's twine from the Ribbon Carousel around it.

Here's the sketch:


I am also entering this card into the following challenges:

Paper Sundaes Challenge #99 - Anything Christmas
  

8 comments:

  1. I love when I can stamp all alone - isn't it wonderful?! I adore your card, this little Santa is so cute and I love all the textures and patterns you added. Fabulous job on the sketch - you are quick with it too!

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  2. Love that Santa image!!! This card is adorable!!!!

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  3. That's such a cute Santa image. I love the little snowflakes coming down around him!

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  4. So super cute Kim! Love this sketch!!

    Crafty Hugs!
    Meredith

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  5. Love this! The image is adorable and your colouring is perfect!

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  6. Oh, I love your Santa, Kim! He's gorgeous. Your choice of colours and image with this layout are just perfect.

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