Wednesday, July 14, 2010

Christmas in July

The Shabby Tea Room challenge this week is Christmas in July. I love Christmas. I have been making cards the last few months for Christmas. For this challenge I wanted to make something with softer colors. I used two colors that are not really traditional Christmas colors but I have a feeling this year Christmas colors are going to be non-traditional, vintage-ish and muted. The Santa stamp I used is my all time favorite. I don't think the sparkle shows up as well as it should in this photo but it's like the 10th photo I took on the third attempt at photos so I'm sticking with it.

santa 002

Supplies:
Paper: My Mind's Eye, Bazzil
Stamp: Snowflake Stanta
Other: Jelly Roll Stardust pen, colored pencils

5 comments:

  1. Wow! Love this! That color palette is right up my alley. I love taking a non-traditional approach to things. Gorgeous stamp. Love the 3 panels in the background. thanks for joining us this week in the Tea Room.

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  2. Great card,love the colours.That is also my fave Xmas stamp and comes out every year.

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  3. What a FABULOUS holiday card -- I {heart} the non-traditional colors and soft, muted shades! Lovely vintage santa image! Thanks for sharing this pretty card with us in the Tea Room this week :)

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  4. Such a beautiful and classy Christmas card! I know I have some of that paper in my stash. I may have to lift this card look! :)

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  5. Beautiful - I love that Santa stamp and you set it perfectly in front of the three panels! Thanks so much for joining us this week at TSTR! :)

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