Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Happy Holidays with Santa

Hi everyone! As I mentioned a couple weeks ago, I'm a Step Sister with The Sisterhood of Crafters this month, and I'm proud to share my inspiration project for the Santa Claus Is Coming To Town challenge! Come play with us! All you gotta do is use a Santa on your project! ;)

I picked out a couple Unity stamps from my stash and went to town myself. Feels rather good getting into the Christmas spirit and having another card done ahead of time! ;)

I cut the card base and insert from textured cardstock and the layered components from various Christmas papers, all with my silhouette. The Santa bingo card is a Unity stamp that I embellished with a Santa postage stamp from my stash. I added some gorgeous flowers and flourish die cut, along with a gold metal snowflake charm and a couple gold Candi Minis.

I gold-embossed the ornaments and Hapy Holidays sentiment on the insert, and brought the ornaments to life with some Copics.

And here's a shot of the set. I really like how this turned out! ;)

Proud to enter this holiday card into the following challenges:

  • DCWV brown textured cardstock; DCWV dark green textured cardstock scrap; GKD Pure Luxury Ivory and Cranberry Tart cardstock scraps
  • The Paper Studio Old World Winter 6x6 papers; burlap print paper (very old, from stash)
  • Santa postage stamp ephemera from stash
  • Unity Santa Bingo stamp
  • Happy Holidays from the Unity Tags Glorious Tags stamp set
  • Memento Rich Cocoa ink
  • Versamark
  • Ranger Gold fine detail embossing powder
  • Copics: R27, G09/14
  • Magnolia Doohickey Swirl die
  • Spellbinders leaf die
  • Wild Orchid Crafts paper flowers
  • Wild Orchid Crafts snowflake charm
  • Stampendous Dot Sparklers, red
  • Candi Minis, gold

Hope you've found a little inspiration to play in our Christmas challenge this time! Thanks so much for stopping by today - we'll see you next time! ;)


Diane said...

Beautiful card full of gorgeous details!! Thank you for being our "guest designer" at "The Sisterhood" this month...we loved having you and your creativeness!!
Diane TSH DT

Michelle said...

It is so beautiful Lesley - congratulations on becoming a Step Sister - wonderful work - Michelle x

Jane Savage said...

Love those gorgeous papers and your design is so clever! A stunning make!
Thank you for joining us at Digi Choosday! Jane xxx

Moni said...

Stunning card!!! Thank you for joining us a Digi Choosday Challenge. Monica-dt

Darcy Schroeder said...

Hi Leslie!! This is such a great Christmas card!! Lots of details and time went into it!! But so worth it!! Thanks for sharing with us at Through the Purple Haze Challenges!

Lynn's Place said...

A very cold looking, but cute snowflake...Thanks for joining us @CIO challenge blog...stop by again and play <((><

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Sally Dodger said...

A fabulous Christmas card. I love the shape of your card and your papers are beautiful. The Santa stamp is lovely and your embellishments are gorgeous. Sally D.x.

nini78 said...

Beautiful christmas card,
Thanks for joining us at SAAC this week

Ros Crawford said...

Another gorgeous creation!! Thanks again for sharing at CCCB!!

tanya miller said...

I absolutely adore this project and thank you so much for sharing it with us all over at the Digi Choosday challenge this week.

Hazel said...

Thank you for entering my CHNC challenge extra for November with your lovely crafting – hope to see you again soon. x

Kirsty Vittetoe said...

It is beautiful, thanks for sharing with us at CCCB!

Carla Harkies said...

Gorgeous, anyone will be who receives this will be over the moon. Fabulous card, thanx for joining us at Through The purple Haze Challenges.

Carla DT

sue card maker said...

Beautiful card thank you for joining us at OLL Creations Susan DT xx

Rose said...

So glad you joined us for our CHNC extra challenge this month with this wonderful creation!!
Hope to see you back for our next challenge :)

Ann Chuang said...

WOW!It's sooooo beautiful!! What a fabulous creation!

Karen Conner said...

Love the card! Love everything about it-the way it's made, the colors, the Santa-all!

Thanks for playing with us @ Party Time Tuesdays!

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Stella said...

It's always great to see a wonderful take in classic colors. Perfect for Christmas. Thank you for joining us again at CCB! You are on a creative roll :)

Kim Butterworth said...

Love the vintage feel you have created with this card. Your embossed ornaments look fab. Thanks for joining us at Perfectly Rustics.

Avril Ann said...

Beautiful, love all the tactile elements here, thank you for sharing with us at Ooh La La Creations, best of luck xxx

Charlene said...

What a beautiful card!!! Thanks so much for sharing this week at CCCB :-) Have a great week!

chanya13 said...

Beautiful !!! Love colours. Thanks for joining us at Clear It Out!!! I hope you get to join us again for our next challenge. Agnieszka DT

Bonnie said...

Great card! Thanks so much for participating in our Party Time Tuesday Anything Goes Challenge.

Julies Crafty Creations said...

Great card
Thanks for sharing it with us in our Christmas Celebrations challenge over at Digi Choosday and good luck
Julie x
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FiestyCrafter (Tina) said...

Creative card!! Love the design on this and the details. This would be great for gift cards, but a smaller version of course. Love this one!!

Emz said...

Gorgeous card, Thank you for joining us at Digi Choosday for our Xmas Celebrations Challenge xx
Emma DT Digi Choosday