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Saturday, 14 November 2015

Ho Ho Ho

Christmas has already started in the Glittertastic house - I've been making Crimbo cards for a few weeks now and I'm well on schedule! Today's card is for a teenage boy - a difficult group of folk to make for so I kept it simple... very simple!

It's one layer week at Less Is More and inspired by their Santa theme I made this using an embroidery image from Urban Threads...




I used heavy white linen card for the base which I feel always adds a bit of texture to one layer cards and it's lovely to colour as the texture shows through.  I've used pro markers to colour him, and a silver gel pen for the buckle.  Peel-off circles were used for the boot buttons and I've finished it off with a tiny cotton wool ball for the pom-pom. The greeting was created using Candy Square BTN Striped font.

I've also entered this card into the challenges at:

Brown Sugar - no patterned paper
Alphabet Challenge Blog - 'Tis the season


Thanks for visiting

Sharon
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11 comments:

  1. Absolutely love it and I'm sure the nephew concerned will too!
    Thanks so much
    Chrissie
    "Less is More"

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  2. Love it! And I know what you mean about linen card too - I can't help but to want to touch it!! Lou x

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  3. Super card, love the personalisation. XOXO

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  4. A fun, striking and perfect Santa image.
    Love your colouring and a super CAS example!
    thanks so much for playing along this week!
    Sarah xx
    Less is More

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  5. This is so fun - love the tiny buttons on his boots - super card!
    Thank you for joining us
    Anne
    "Less is More"

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  6. Great CAS card. Such fun. I'm sure your nephew will love it.

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  7. Nice card! Thanks for playing with us at Brown Sugar Challenge this week!
    Good luck!
    Giada DT

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  8. Beautiful card, thanks for sharing it with us in the Brown Sugar Challenge, Karen Xxx

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  9. You're right about the linen card, this looks great. And your colouring looks so crisp and clean.
    Thanks for sharing with us.
    Anita x
    Less is More

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  10. A great card - thanks for joining us at the Alphabet Challenge.

    Helen x

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