Santa's On His Way! Christmas Card

by Joanne James19. October 2015 08:00

Good morning - happy Monday everyone! Today I have a card for this week's challenge over at Freshly Made Sketches where they have a great sketch to work with this week:

I used the sketch as the basis for today's Christmas card, although I did make my card landscape rather than portrait as it seemed to fit my layers a little better. Here's my card:

I decided to use the 'Santa's on his way' sentiment from the Cup of Cheer stamp set for my focal sentiment and stamped it in Archival Basic Black on Very Vanilla, popping up the banner element which I stamped in Real Red. I backed this with an offset piece of red striped paper from the Home For Christmas DSP pack, and used a piece of the snow paper from the same set for my background. I used some retired Very Vanilla seam binding for my vertical stripe and for my second overlaid element I fussy cut one of the adorable Santa figures from the Home For Christmas DSP - I just love these papers, I am on my fourth pack already!

Today I will be putting the finishing touches to the preparations for my children's shaker Christmas Card class tomorrow. I'll be back to tell you all about it then and will have another project to share with you. Until then, happy stampin'!

 

Stampin' Up! Supplies Used:

Table built using Product Table Builder by The Crafty Owl - Independent Stampin' Up! Demonstrator.

 

Comments (6) -

LeAnne Pugliese
LeAnne PuglieseUnited States
10/19/2015 1:17:46 PM #

This is waaaay up there on the cuteness factor scale!  LOVE it!

w
wUnited States
10/19/2015 1:28:51 PM #

Santa figures from the Home For Christmas DSP - I just love these papers,

Where  to get and what are these? Sorry don't know what DSP is.

Joanne James
Joanne JamesUnited Kingdom
10/19/2015 8:15:55 PM #

DSP stands for Designer Series Paper - you can buy these papers from any Stampin' Up! demonstrator in the USA: here's a link to visit the store of a friend of mine:

www.stampinup.net/esuite/home/leannepugliese/

Kim S
Kim SUnited States
10/19/2015 8:33:59 PM #

I love the classic images in the Home for Christmas paper!  What a great idea to cut out the Santa and use him with that sentiment. Thank you for playing along with us at Freshly Made Sketches.

KarrenJ
KarrenJNew Zealand
10/19/2015 8:41:38 PM #

Such a fun Christmas card, Joanne, and I love that old-fashioned Santa - too cute!  Thanks so much for joining us at Freshly Made Sketches.

Sandy mathis
Sandy mathisUnited States
10/20/2015 12:27:57 AM #

So cute! This card is adorable, Joanne!

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