Saturday, October 11, 2014

MTTC Challenge #262 - Santa

Hello friends and followers, hope each of you are doing well!
I'm excited to share my DT card for My Time to Craft (MTTC)
Challenge #262 - "Santa" because I finally used a stamp set 
that a dear friend gave me a few years ago (thank you Patrice!)
but it had gotten stuffed in a basket only to be forgotten until now.
Take a look:

I'm just so excited over  how this turned out.  I used my Stampin' Up
markers to color the stamp and get the variation in the colors
Then I ran the image through my Big Shot using my new
Lawn Fawn stitched rectangle dies and cut the image into 
3 layers.  After gluing the first layer to the cardstock base
I then used dimensional dots to pop up the second layer. 
Ohhh...oops.. before all the adhering I used a sponge dauber
and ran it around all the edges using Baked Brown Sugar ink (SU)
to give it an aged look and more dimension.  The last piece of 
the three I dropped down inside the frame I had created with the
other two pieces and viola!! LOVE it :o)  
I used a Qtip to give Santa his rosy cheeks and lips. 

Here's a look at the very simple inside

I hope that you will join us this week at MTTC #262 and show us
your rocking Santa creations! My lovely and talented DT pals
have also made some fabulous creations for your inspiration.
Please pop on over and say "hi".

I am entering this card in the following challenges:
Addicted to Stamps and More! Challenge #116 - Anything Goes
Papertake Weekly Challenge - Anything Goes
Festive Friday Challenge #42 - Photo Inspiration (colors and bow for me)
Loves Rubber Stamps Challenge #121 - Anything Goes

Thanks so much for stopping in to visit me today!
Til next time...hugs and happy crafting! D 

15 comments:

  1. What a lovely vintage Santa image! I love how you've designed your card, hun, it looks fabulous!

    love Mags B x

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  2. Danielle, this is such a great, vintage card! I love vintage so it really spoke to my heart. It is simply beautiful! xx

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  3. Oh this is super Danielle, love the image and the way you have used it, great idea, gorgeous card.

    Pat xx

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  4. Love how you layered this card, and what a fantastic vintage Santa image!

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  5. oooo you have the new Stitched Dies. I just got a new order the other day. I am so in love with those dies! Your santa is absolutely amazing, my friend. What a fabulous card. I have to apologise for not being around much but I promise I will be better. Thanks so much for playing along at ATSM xx

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  6. This looks fantastic - classic and vintage all at the same time! Great image and the little detail of the charm is well, charming! So glad you joined us at Festive Friday!

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  7. Fabulous creation! Love your design and layout! Thanks for joining us here at Loves Rubber Stamps this week!
    xoxo, DT Dangina

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  8. Well, lookee who I've bumped into while playing along at the ATSM #116 challenge! ; ) What a beautiful Santa card Danielle, I love the layering effect you've achieved and the bow and tree charm are the perfect accents!

    * sigh * feel like I may need those dies, off to check if they're available in the UK now!

    Have a great week! {{{{hugs}}}} Ruth x

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  9. Oh hun I just love this image & what you have done with him!
    Hugs Shell xx

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  10. Oh wow I love your Santa, it really makes it look like a traditional Christmas card.
    Kim x

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  11. Beautiful project. Thank you so much for sharing your creativity with us at Loves Rubberstamps.

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  12. Such a beautiful vintage looking card! Lovely work! So glad you joined us at Festive Friday! :)

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  13. Love this Vintage Santa, and how beautifully you've colored him! So glad to have you with us this week at ATSM!

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  14. What a pretty and unique design...I love it, too! The 'believe' inside is just perfect for that sweet vintage Santa on the front! So glad you could join us at Festive Friday!!!

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  15. Love this D. The vintage look is awesome :)

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