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Sunday, 7 November 2010

One Stitch at a Time Challenge 38

This week at One Stitch at a Time, we're challenging you to do some Christmas crafting, and giving you the chance to win some fabulous images from Di's Digi Downloads! The theme is 'Anything Goes/Winter Wonderland'.

I was lucky enough to get one of Di's images to work with this week, and this is what I came up with.





This was a lovely image to colour. And I don't know about you, but I think he's pretty much a perfect Father Christmas!

The image is mainly coloured with Promarkers, although I've added some Sakura Stardust pen in silver for the aeroplane and Santa's buckle, and in clear for his beard. I glittered the fur trim on his suit. The background is silver mirri-board embossed in my Wizard with a Papermania embossing folder, and I finished it with some ribbon, a couple of flowers and a sticky gem. The silver metal flower came from a local bookshop and the green one from Craft Creations. It orignally had a gold glittered centre, so I covered that up with the sticky gem to keep from introducing yet another colour.

I hope you can join us at One Stitch at a Time this week.

I'd like to enter the following challenges.
Charisma Card Challenges - whose theme is Christmas,
Creative Cottage Challenges whose theme is embossing
Lexi's Creations whose theme is 'Anything Goes'
Craft Your Passion whose theme is 'Anything Goes'
Critter Challenge whose theme is 'Christmas'
Top Tip Tuesday whose theme is 'Christmas'.

13 comments:

stitchy said...

Oh Josephine, NOTHING says Christmas like foil paper, that is just awesome..Di will be thrilled :)- I especially love the sparkles on his fur :)

stitch xoxox

Brenda Brown said...

Fabulous card Josephine, the image is coloured beautifully and great layout. The mirri works so well - and congrats on getting such a good photo of it.
luv {brenda} xox

Choccy said...

A gorgeous card Josephine. Love the embossing on the mirri card (How did you manage to get such a great picture ?) That Santa is sooooooo cute !!! Love how you have coloured him.

Choccy xx

Shell Shearer Swinscoe said...

Gorgeous hun just love the foiled paper looks amazing & he is super fab!
Thank you for joining us at Craft Your Passion this week Hugs shell xx

Unknown said...

Beautiful card Josephine, really pretty, love the mirri background too. Big Hugs Jo xxx

Laney said...

WOW!! Super card Josephine!!
hugs
laney

sallysbitz2 said...

This is a fab card & a cute image xx
I love that silver embossed background, looks really good x

coldwaters2 said...

WOWWWW Josephine this is awesome, that mirror card with the embossing looks superb and I so love the image this is fabulous.
Hugs
Lorraine x

Berry said...

Beautiful card Josephine very shiny and festive hugs Rebekah xx

Love crafts forever said...

Lovely card, like the shine on it. Hugs, Nataliya

Jayne said...

Lovely card Josephine, the embossed mirri-board looks great.

Amanda said...

Great card and lovely image

Crafty Creations by AJ
Amanda

Marjo said...

Hi Josephine,

Love your card! The foil is gorgeous and Santa is soo cute.

Hugs, Marjo

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