Wednesday, June 30, 2010

No word of a lie.............

..............I busted my hump to "make this card in an hour" which is the challenge going on at The Crazy Challenge this week. My usual cards run me from 1.5-3 hrs...depending.........so when 'the kids went a nappin-I went a scrappin' (or card making, but that doesn't rhyme as well) !

Last day of school for my daughter yesterday............boy oh boy! She'll be going to grade 4 in September! EEK. To celebrate the end of school I let her & a friend have a sleep over in our camper trailer that is parked in our driveway. Hooked up to electricity, these girls were good to go 'hard core campin' LOL!
Lord only knows what time they fell asleep.....however, they were jumping on the trampoline at 8 am!!
Good Lord !!


I used my stamp set from SU called Jolliest Time of the Year! It's been a while since I cracked this puppy open. I wrote the "let it snow" sentiments on my puter as this image reminds me of one of my fav. carols "Let is Snow" which is the challenge over at the Christmas Card Challenge (card based on Christmas carol).



oooooooooo in this shot you can see how I added liquid applique to his jacket & hat, as well as crystal effects to his mits, belt & hat.

Other Challenges for my card:
Bah-Humbug- Father Christmas
Sketch & Stash- Sketch & new stash is my BG paper
Winter Wonderland- Strawberries & cream
Christmas Stampin' all Year Long- stitching Faux or Real
Daring Cardmakers- Ice & Snow

Happy Holidays & Hump Day.

15 comments:

BananaStamper said...

Love your Santa card - he is so cute! And perfect for this challenge too! Thanks for playing along this week at Sparkle's Christmas Card challenge!
Cheers,
Shanna :)

cardcrazy said...

What a darling santa! I love that song too!

shellshearer said...

Great card loving ya santa, he looks fab,
Thanks for joining us this week at 'The Crazy' Good Luck!
hugs shell xx

Irene said...

Hello Cor

Whata fabulous card, I love your Santa and he certainly does look jolly. The liquid applique is perfect and gives him a more rotund look.
Great backing papers and ribbon.

Thank you so much for joining in our latest challange at Bah! Humbug!

irene
xxxx

Dora said...

O wow I nearly missed this one and it's such a cutie :) I love this stamp and that liquid applique looks awesome xxx

Lori said...

Love the new header, gorgeous!!!!! Hey didn't I see a sneak peek of this card already....lol? Where are those paper from, I'm jealous? Great job!

StephC said...

This is a fantastic card! I too love "Let It Snow". Great job combining challenges. So glad you joined us for this weeks Christmas Card Challenge!

Danielle said...

Fabulous card Corry! Love the crystal effects on Santa and what a fun sketch! Thanks for joining in our challenge at Winter Wonderland this week!
Hugs, Danielle

Marianne's Craftroom said...

What a grea shiny Santa. I recognise that sketch s I have used it for tomorrw's challenge DT card. Thanks for playing along at Winter Wonderland. Hope to see you back on Friday. Marianne x

downrightcrafty said...

Wow this looks like it took so much longer than that. Beautiful with such detail. Thanks for joining us this week at WW, hope to see you tomorrow too
Hugs Kate xx

Maria said...

Oh my gosh, Corry! Your card is just way cute. I really love the 3D look to your card. . it's pretty. You did a beautiful job with the faux stitching. Thank you for playing along with us again at Christmas Stampin All Year Long!!

Maria

Ann said...

oh what a gorgeous card. congratulations on all your DT positions - well deserved.
Hope you'll have chance to join us in our new challenge which starts tomorrow.
Ann xxx
Bah! Humbug! DT

Debs said...

Fab card, love the jolly Santa and the liquid applique makes a great finishing touch. Debs xx

Max said...

Brilliant card featuring our favourite Christmastime character.

Luv'n'Stuff
Max
xx
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Bah! Humbug! Challenges DT

Becky said...

Wow! Your card is so cute! And I love your new family portrait, your children are absolutely adorable, you must be so proud!
Thanks so much for joining us at Sketch and Stash!!
Love Becky xx

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