Wednesday, December 7, 2016

Old World Santa for Holiday Chaos Day 1

     I said they were being posted out of order but this is my card for the Holiday Chaos Day 1 challenge at Catch the Bug, "All that Sparkles."  I've already shared the card for Day 2.


     I used one of the sweet 'Old World Santas' from Bugaboo Stamps for this really CAS card.  I printed the santa and the sentiment onto the same piece of scrap CS, then I colored it with ProMarkers, colored pencils, and lots of glitter on the tree and fur on Santa's coat.  Pretty simple with just three colors; red, green, and white.  I cut it into a simple rectangle, added ribbon, and put it on the front of a red card base.

     I found two, glittery candy canes in my stash and used those for embellishment.  I told you it was a really CAS design, one of my favorite techniques.  :-D

     Challenges:
Aloha Friday
Christmas Cards
Crafting with an Attitude
Crafty Calendar
Crafty Hazelnut's Christmas
Creative Inspirations
Hiding in My Craft Room
Jo's Scrap Shack
Polkadoodles

     I won't be able to do Day 3 but with any luck I might be able to squeeze in the ones for Day 4 and Day 5.  Keeping my fingers crossed.  Happy Stamping.  NanaConnie    

16 comments:

  1. Love your old world Santa and all of the stunning sparkle you've added to his fur trimming and snow on the tree!! What a fun little candy cane accent too! HUGS :)

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  2. Awesome image....love the shine and texture from the addition of glitter, and I like the little candy cane embellishment, too! Thank you for sharing this week at Jo's Scrap Shack!
    Christine
    DT Member at Jo's
    my blog: http://withaverygratefulheart.blogspot.com

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  3. Sweet and beautifully colored! XOXO

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  4. Adorable Santa and great CAS design. hugs, Terea

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  5. Love the fab image,this is gorgeous.xxx

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  6. Adorable!!! Thank you so much for sharing this with us at Creative Inspirations. Good luck!
    Rene

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  7. Another fabulous card Connie, love this Santa!
    Hugs
    Linda xxx

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  8. Love the CAS look of your Christmas card. So glad you're playing along with us at Catch the bug Holiday Chaos. Good luck
    Billie A
    Catch the bug
    Inspiration Destination
    Creative with Stamps
    Aud Sentiments

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  9. I really enjoyed the card you put together and the your coloring. Thank you for participating in Jo's Fun Friday Challenge.
    :) Michelle - DT
    http://www.MajesticMemories.biz/wp

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  10. Thanks so much for joining our Christmas Chaos Day 1 – Theme Challenge at Catch the Bug! I love your project, good luck!

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  11. A lovely CAS design. We really appreciate you joining in the fun at Polkadoodles

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  12. Fabulous card and thanks for sharing with us at Crafty Calendar Challenge hugs Sue J x

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  13. Thanks for entering your lovely crafting for CHNC challenge 310 – you could also enter this into my CHNC challenge extra for December - I'd love to see it there too x

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  14. Super fun card! Thanks for playing along at Christmas Card Challenges.

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  15. Fab festive make. Thanks for joining us for the ATG challenge at Polkadoodles Craft Challenge.
    Gail Polkadoodles DT
    https://polkadoodle.blogspot.co.uk

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  16. What a great clean and simple card! Love that cute Santa, and the added candy canes are the perfect touch! Thanks so much for sharing with us at Christmas Card Challenges! -Lori DT

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