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Monday, 18 November 2013

The Big Guy!

Good morning one and all and welcome to the Make My Monday challenge which is... ta da!!
Santa .... The Big Guy
Here's my DT card... which is meant for some one who likes tradition at Christmas....
Materials
Backing paper: Websters Page: Snow flakes and Feathers...... I love these papers. I cut around some of the berries so that one corner of the main image slipped underneath.
Main stamp image: La Blanche. Stamped onto cartridge paper then  onto EcoArtBoard but this time focusing on Santa's face.
Poinsettia: Creative Expressions: Holly Set.
Distress Stickles
versafine: Onyx Black
Distress Inks: Festive Berries and Mowed Lawn used as water colours. Antique Linen on the artboard.
Prima Trim:  cut into strips and frayed. loose pieces used for the bow.
 Snow flake from stash.
 This is an unusual size base card 16.5 square made  by me ... I'll have trouble finding an envelope... I know, I know, I could make one but I fail miserably at making envelopes!! Good job I wont be posting it :)
Isn't it a "Jolly" Santa image, hope you can pick out the Stickles. I'd  coloured the sides of the art board with festive berries then when I added the stickles it bled onto the top but I liked it... I'd already lightly coloured Santa's hat.
Pop across to MMM a to see the other inspiration provided by the DT and please do join in. We love seeing all the different takes on our themes.
have a great week
Suzi B xx



9 comments:

Netty said...

Its a lovely traditional christmas card Suzi, with a great design, Annette x

Aquarius said...

A great traditional card - love the Santa

Brenda Brown said...

LOve your festive card and the traditional image of jolly old Santa. A great make Suzi.
hugs {brenda} x0x

Anet van Zyl said...

Your card is beautiful Suzi, I love all the embellishments.

Paper Creations by Shirley said...

Beautiful design, I like how Santa is highlighted in the collage. The corner berries and flowers are a great add. Have a wonderful day, Shirleyx

Astrid Maclean said...

Great design! I love these types of cards (and a traditional Christmas), so this is right up my street. FABULOUS!!

Christine B. said...

Love your traditional card Suzi. Hugs x ChrisB

Pia S said...

WOW - love this design and how you put those squares with different images together! Your card has a beautiful vintage feel and a great traditional color scheme for a Christmas card!

craftimamma said...

This is a wonderful traditional card. Love how you enhanced the Santa image on the art board.

Hugs
Lesley Xx

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