Thursday, November 22, 2018

More Santas ...

Hi everyone.  Another couple of cards for the CAS Christmas November Challenge - Santa.



He's everywhere this time of year. :)

Here he is with a little wrapped gift for someone special.  Don't you just love the multi-coloured polka-dot background.  I think it's adorable and perfect with this Santa.

Had so much fun making the above card, I made a second one. :)  This is yet another Santa, and he's jumping for joy! :)

Received these adorable stamped and die-cut images from my dear friend Bonnie.  Just did a quick watercolour with distress inks and zigs.  Then added a bit of blush to his cheeks with red chalk and crystal glaze with diamond dust glitter on top for the brim and pompom.

Still a few days to play along with the challenge before it closes at midnight on Nov. 24th.  Hope to see you in the gallery!






Stamps: Birdie Brown - gift from Bonnie
Paper:  Mixed Media die-cuts; White (Neenah 110 lb. white card stock); Festive and Frosty patterned paper (Penny Black)
Ink:  Real Red (SU!); Distress Inks:  Twisted Citron, Mowed Lawn (Tim Holtz); Zig (flesh tone)
Accessories & Tools: water brush, Stitched Rectangular window die (AliExpress), Crystal Glaze (Nuvo); Diamond Dust Glitter

Challenges:
CAS Christmas November Challenge - Santa

28 comments:

Sue said...

Two adorable cards, Loll. The Santa images are lovely and I like how you used the patterned paper. x

Vicki Dutcher said...

Adorable Santas! How fun someone gifted these to you :) -- cute cards you made with them too.

Susan said...

Such cute Santas! Love them peeking out of the apertures with the fun coloured dots behind (always a good feeling to use up some dp!).

Liz said...

Two brilliant card, Loll. The Santas are so cute and the patterned paper makes a perfect background. xx

Bonnie said...

You have done these Santa's up in such a fun way, Loll! Love those polka dots and even the sentiment ink and message says FUN!

Nancy Stislow said...

These Santas are the cutest thing and love how you colored him. They look so fun to do too! Against that fun background he looks terrific. Love the bright colors on the packages too. Another image for the wish list.

nancy littrell said...

I love your sweet colored and die cut Santa's peeking thru the window and with the colorful polka dot background. Thank you for sharing both your Santa cards, Loll. Hugs..Nancy

Maria said...

Very cute Santa cards! And, love the colorful polka dots!

Christine Alexander said...

Loll, these Santa's are so sweet and love the DP background.

Darnell said...

What a treat to see your twin Santas, Lolly! That festive polka-dottie paper is just as you say: perfect with your jolly Santas!! Hugs, Dolly

Aileen said...

love your santa's peeking out the windows with the pattern paper behind, looks wonderful. Lucky you getting them gifted to you. Enjoy them, I have just been colouring mine up as I couldnt resist buying them any more. I have so many Santa's, maybe I need to do a Santa convention lol.

Maxine D said...

Super cute cards Loll - love how you have made the most of the santa image by 'framing' him!
Blessings
Maxine

Julie B said...

Such a cute pair of Santas, the DP is just perfect! :)

Marcia HIll said...

These cards are both SO cute Loll...I love the idea of using PP behind the die cut window and really making Santa pop! Cute, cute cards!! :0)

Jeanne said...

You have some very generous friends, Loll! What adorable cards. Those Santas sure make me smile. I adore the polka dot background and the use of the stitched rectangle cut out frame die. These are terrific!!

Trina P. said...

So darn cute, Loll! And so fun having Santa peeking out of the peek-a-boo window.. The polka dot background is festive and perfect! xx

Denise Bryant said...

Love these adorable Santas! Darling cards!

Julia Aston said...

Love these jolly Santa's peeking out of their windows with the fun dots behind them! xx

Papercraft Boutique said...

These Santas are so adorable, Loll! I love both cards. The multi-colored polka-dot background makes the scene so fun and festive. Fantastic choice of the patterned paper. Love your color choice of the sentiment too. It echos the background (and the gift box).
Hideko

Linda said...

What a cute little pair of Santa's ..... and I love the idea of using the polka dots in the background ...... such a fun design xx

Robyn Oliver said...

Super cute Santas on their dotty backgrounds, two fab cards Loll

Mac Mable said...

Both you and Santa look like you've had a lot of fun x. Fabulous Christmas cards and love the image and the fun polka dot backgrounds x.

Barb Ghig said...

Beautiful watercoloring on your Santa's and I love the multi-colored polka dots for the background! Really cute cards, Loll!

Anita in France said...

Both these little Santa's with their shimmery hats sure do make spirits bright, Loll ... even before Christmas ... they're so cute and downright fun! Hugs, Anita :)

Karen D. said...

love the fun and festive look these have Loll, too cute.
I bought that digi yrs ago before it was a stamp...I need to retrieve it.
xx Karen

nwilliams6 said...

So fun!!! Adorable cards, Loll. Hugz

Jo Manna said...

Polka dots for Santa, yup he’s popping out the window on my grandson’s bedroom. Both are so full of cheer and FUN xx

BożenA said...

This stamp set is really beautiful. I love the modern line of these projects. I love how you managed these sweet Santas characters.
Hugs,
BożenA