Tuesday 11 December 2012

It's nearly time for Santa!! Anything Goes Challenge - Traditional Christmas Colours

Hi All

Time is flying by and it's nearly time for the big man's visit!!  Our theme at Anything Goes this time is 'Traditional Christmas Colours'...  An easy one for me where Santa is concerned!

I used a gorgeous stamp that I've used before, from Sugar Nellie... called Old Saint Nick...  and he's such a pleasure to colour... although you do have to watch that the deep red colour doesn't run into what should be white - it has a habit of doing so!

I used a mix of Copics and Promarkers to colour him...  a lot of fab Glamour Dust on his hat and coat...  and a bit of shading creating his shadow.

The DP is by Scenic Route and is called Brighton Blizzard... (don't think it's made any more), and I've added some dotty grosgrain ribbon.  A PC generated sentiment (as it's for an order), finishes the card.

Don't forget to pop over to Anything Goes - to see my fab teamies gorgeous creations... and also to see if you were a winner on our last challenge.  Lots of lovely craft goodies can be purchased online at the Craft Den - why not pop over and take a look?!

Looking forward to seeing your wonderful creations for this challenge!

Big hugs and Happy Crafting..
Christine x

Challenges: I love Promarkers - Anything Goes
Delightful Sketches - All About Christmas
Cupcake Craft Challenges - Merry Christmas
Joanna Sheen - With Love At Christmas
Dream Valley Challenge #47 - Christmas
Craft Us Crazy - It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas
The Ribbon Girl - Ho Ho Ho
Penny Black and More - December Challenge - It's Your Choice


  1. Christine this is gorgeous I love the cute santa and the layout is so beautiful. Love the personalised sentiment. Caroline xxx

  2. Gorgeous colouring Christine and love the papers and ribbon with him - just fabulous!!

  3. Gorgeous, beautiful card, and fabulous sweet Santa.

  4. Fab card and your colouring is beautiful. xx Flora

  5. What a gorgeous card, so sweet :o)
    Jackie xx

  6. Morning sweetie this is gorgeous love what you have done here, huggles pops x x x

  7. Hi Christine
    What a gorgeous card and a cute and cuddly Santa! Love the beautiful colouring.
    Hugs, Sylvia xx

  8. Beautiful card, great design. I love your fabulous ribbon, it is gorgeous.

    Thank you for sharing your work with all of us at Crafty Boots Challenges.

    Merry Christmas.


  9. Great card, fab colouring too, thanks for joining us at I ♥ ProMarkers.


  10. Beautiful card Christine! I love the sweet Santa! You did an amazing job coloring him and I love the sparkly detailed trimming! Happy Holidays!

  11. so stunning christine.i love this santa image and your rich red colouring is fantastic :D

    xx coops xx

  12. Adorable Christine....:o)

    big hugs Vicky xx

  13. Love this Santa - think I might need him for next year's cards! Perfectly coloured too, gorgeous card :o) Hugs, Lisa x

  14. Stunning card Christine, fabulous colouring and love the glitter. Great image too.

    Kath x

  15. oh he is a gorgeous jolly santa .. love this card ..
    Lisa x

  16. Hi Christine, Love the card the papers are gorgeous and a great Santa image, he is adorable.
    Hope you are ok xx
    sorry no crafting got done this month :( I have so missed the ITP
    Hugs Mau xx

  17. Absolutely gorgeous Christmas card, beautiful dp and the image is fabulous!

    Thank you so much for sharing your creativity with us this fortnight at Dream Valley.
    Best of luck and we'd love to have you visit again!

    Dream Valley Design Team Member

  18. A super Christmas card Christine, lovely warm seasonal colours as well.

    Thanks so much sharing with us at Penny Black and More challenge this month.

    B x

  19. I love this Santa image and your colouring is amazing on this gorgeous card.
    Hugs Emma xx

  20. Fabulous image and beautifully coloured. Love these colours. Really stunning :D Thank you for joining us over at the Joanna Sheen Challenge Blog, hugs, Jayne xx

  21. Great card I love your coloring. I have been looking for the stamp to buy. Do you know who might still sell it. I would appreciate your help
    Thanks Terri xx

  22. Just fabulous Christine :)

  23. This is gorgeous, love your colouring. Thank you for joining us at Dream Valley challenge this fortnight. Marlene DT

  24. Such a beautiful card! Love the santa image and your stunning coloring!! Thanks for joining my challenge over at Cupcake Craft Challenge this week! Good luck! Hugs and sunshine!

  25. So beautiful, Christine! Love your Santa! Thanks for joining us at Cupcake and good luck! Hugs Delphine xx

  26. Wonderful Santa dearest friend on This lovely card:)
    Big hug,

  27. Hi Christine,
    Such a sweet card, and an adorable image. Thanks for joining Penny Black & More @ Allsorts challenge. Good Luck.
    Happy crafting
    Tracy x

  28. Very cute card. I love your Santa. Thanks for playing with us at Dream Valley challenge.


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