Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Christmas Gremlins

    I know, I know, gremlins aren't really well known as Christmas critters.  Grinches, yes, and certainly elves but I happen to have personal experience with Christmas gremlins!  Ever have a package disappear after you wrapped it?  Or have favorite ornaments fall off the tree when the cat is locked outside?  Yep, it's the Christmas gremlins!

     Fortunately for you, someone managed to get a photo of a Christmas gremlin celebrating his latest raid on the Christmas tree.  Look at that evidence!  Wrapped presents and stolen candy canes.


   
     This image is from the Progressive Challenge at Sasayaki Glitter, and I colored it with my ProMarkers.  I used a die from Little B to cut it.  The deep burgundy CS in the background was embossed with my Linen folder.

     The three candy cane embellishments and the sentiment are from Recollections and I like the CAS design which focuses the attention on the image.  I debated for a while about which color candy canes to use, decided on both of the traditional Christmas colors although I admit to a preference for green most of the time.  It makes me think of the scents of Christmas - pine, bayberry, and balsam.  Mmmmm, good holiday smells.

     Challenges:
As You Like It
Aud Sentiments
C.R.A.F.T.
Creative Moments
Dream Valley
I {heart} ProMarkers
Outlawz Twisted Thurs.
Star Stampz
Word Art Weds.

     Stop by again later to see the next card I've done for the 30 Days of Holiday Cards at Beccy's Place.  Happy Crafting.  NanaConnie

11 comments:

  1. Love this Connie, that gremlin looks very happy with himself.
    Hugs
    Linda xxx

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  2. OMG!! This is such a fun Christmas card! I love it! Yes I have had a few encounters with those pesky Christmas Gremlins!!

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  3. A super fun card. Thank you for joining in at As You Like It x

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  4. Lovely card :) Thanks for joining us at C.R.A.F.T. Challenge.
    Monika

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  5. Lovely creation, thank you for joining our challenge at CRAFT Challenge this week
    Jo

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  6. Oh he is a little cute terror! lol. Great colouring,

    Thanks for playing along at Creative Moments, Aud Sentiments AND I Love Promarkers too,

    Hugz Tinz

    PS love your top banner :)

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  7. Ha,ha another fun and delightful Christmas card Connie. Yes,I too have been visited by those Christmas Gremlins, they do seem to get around!
    Love your card
    hugs
    Glenda

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  8. Great card! Thank you for playing along with us on I 💜 ProMarkers.
    Nikki, DT member x

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  9. Such a funny monster on your card! Thank you for playing along with us at Creative Moments.

    Xx Grietje
    Grietje's Kaartenhoekje
    Creative Moments DT

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  10. What a great image, such fun and I think the traditional colour way suits him very well...perfect for us at AYLI!! Sarah DT

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  11. This is such a fun card! The Gremlin is very cute! Thanks for joining in at Dream Valley!

    love Mags B x

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