Colour Me Christmas Santa Thinlit Card MM#81

by Joanne James3. November 2013 16:36

So, as promised, a creative post at last today! I've been busy this weekend preparing for next week's Christmas card classes, so I have lots to share with you this week, including a couple of videos. Today's card is another made with the circle thinlits card and I'm just in time to link up with this week's Merry Monday Challenge over at Always Playing With Paper, where this week's challenge is to make a Christmas card featuring Santa:

My very first thinlit card was using the 'Best of Christmas' santa, but today I thought I would go for something a little different and so am using the cute santa from the 'Colour Me Christmas' stamp set. Here's my card:

 

I used a bright red and white colour scheme and coloured my santa with my Stampin' Write markers to give a bold finish. I then cut out my stamped image using the scalloped circle framelit from the thinlit set, which I layered on an offset red scalloped circle for interest. I also used the mini-chevron framelit to create a border edge to my card and finished with a button and some ribbon, and added some Dazzling Diamonds to the trim on santa's hat and coat with the aid of my two-way glue pen just to give a little added sparkle. Well, it is a Christmas card after all!

I hope you like my card; do pop over to the Merry Monday page and see what the designers and other participants have come up with on this theme. Back tomorrow with a card and video for you, as well as a quick post with the digital deal of the day. I also have my first Christmas card class of the week tomorrow, which I'm very much looking forward to and a trip to the cash & carry in readiness for our school bonfire and fireworks display next weekend: a packed day in store, but with the children back at school tomorrow following their half-term break that will be one less thing to think about! Until tomorrow, happy stampin'!

 

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Loll Thompson
Loll ThompsonCanada
11/3/2013 6:51:37 PM #

Hi Joanne, this is really fun!!  Adorable Santa!  Thanks for joining us at Merry Monday.

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Nina
NinaCanada
11/3/2013 7:24:29 PM #

Very cute card, love the image and sentiment. Thank you for playing along with Merry Monday.

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Bonnie
BonnieUnited States
11/3/2013 8:16:53 PM #

Oh, what fun, indeed! A perfect little Santa for this card! Love the punching too! Thanks, Joanne, for sharing this with us at Merry Monday!

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LeAnne Pugliese
LeAnne PuglieseUnited States
11/3/2013 9:49:10 PM #

Cute, cute, cute!  This little Santa makes me smile, and I am sure this card will make the recipient smile too!  Thanks for sharing this with us at the Merry Monday challenge!

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KarrenJ
KarrenJNew Zealand
11/4/2013 12:42:43 AM #

Super-cute card, Joanne.  Very crisp and clean using only the red and white.  Love that chevron border!  Thanks so much for joining us at Merry Monday this week.

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