Saturday, 14 December 2013

Cookies for Santa

My Christmas card this week features the Cookies for Santa Jude digi from Simply Betty Stamps. I began by colouring the image using my Copic markers:
Hair: E33, E35, E37, E39
Suit: YG09, YG13, YG17
Hat:R05, R27, R29 and T1 for texture on trim
Face: E50, E53, E95
I also used T1 and T2 for the shadow and the plate/milk
The image was cut out using a generic label die. I had to use the largest size in the set so traced around the outside of the die onto red card to create the border and cut it out carefully by hand.
The paper for the background were from Simple Stories 2012 Handmade Holidays range. Brown Spot- 'Tis the Season' and Tartan- 'Winter Wonderland'. I used the Martha Stewart 'Loops' punch to create the edge on the tartan strip. Small red diamantes were placed on alternate spaces to add interest.
The flower in the top left corner was created using the Cheery Lynn Poinsettia Die Strip. This looks best if the petals on each layer are spaced between those on the previous layer. I joined the layers using a brad and then added foliage using Martha Stewart's branch die. Finally, some Bella bling in red. The flourishes were cut apart to make a shape that suited the main picture.
Let me know what you think, Happy Crafting, Jackie.

I am entering this card into the following challenges: Merry Christmas Card

1 comment:

  1. Love this image and your card is cute. And WOW, what an awesome layered poinsettia with red bling to really enhance the card. Thanks for joining us at Digi Haven - Karen, DT