Thursday, November 16, 2017

Double D Challenge - Here comes Santa

This is the mood board for this challenge and inspiration.  The leaders do a great job getting amazing pictures to inspire us.  I think of the Santa of my childhood, a long time ago and that means he needs to be vintage.  Did not even have a Santa stamp in my collection.  But I was inspired and went looking on the digis on the Internet.  Found one and printed him, and colored him up with my
Copic marker.  Then, what to do with him.  Got a brain storm and here is how I fixed him up.

Yes, he is peeking out from behind this embossing folder.  I colored up the wood panel and then cut sliced in the middle.  Curled up the ragged ends and then place the Santa behind it.  The rest, you can see.  Just more die cuts for the poinsettias and the word die BELIEVE.  That's all we need to do is believe in the spirit of Christmas.
I am entering this card in the Double D Challenge for this week.  I am on a roll, that's two challenges so far this week.
Just another view.  I wanted you to see that I finished the inside.  Not sure how I will mail this one.  Maybe had it to someone.  Hmmmm, who would that be?
 Thanks for stopping by, I love your comments.

12 comments:

  1. Barbara, this is a real WOW!! Oh, my goodness, the embossing and tearing, the beautiful gilded poinsettias, your cute Santa... a fantastic creation! I'm so glad you shared in our Double D Santa challenge!!

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  2. My friend, you have really pushed the out of the box on this one. I love the surprise element of Santa behind the torn paper. I am gobsmacked by this whole card.

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  3. Fantastic design and take on the mood board. I really like this one. Great vintage feel to the whole design. Those poinsettias are so gorgeous too!

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  4. Beautiful creation. Love the Santa peeking out from those fabulous vintage style diecuts. The poinsettias are beautiful.

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  5. Super cute idea! I've never seen one like this before. You really thought outside the box and it turned out great!

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  6. WOW love this creative work of designing. Stunning. Lovely and gorgeous colours used for our "HERE COMES SANTA CLAUS" challenge, sure suits our theme beautifully ...hope to see you next challenge.. Double D Challenges{DT aNNie}



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  7. This has got to be the most inventive and creative card design of all time! It really has a WOW factor! I love what you have done here, it's AMAZING! Beautiful background and frame, love the pretty poinsettias and the bold believe die cut! AMAZING! Thanks so much for playing along with us at the Double D Challenge, Here Comes Santa Claus, Donna, DT Member. WOW!!!

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  8. I love how Santa pops out from behind. So pretty!!

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  9. WOW WOW WOW..I love this design and all the details, it is perfection..love it!! Thank you for joining our challenge at Double D!
    Diane DD DT {Nellies Nest}

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  10. WOWZA! Now this is ONE FUN CARD!!! LOVE your decision on design ... genius! Looks awesome my friend and something I would have NEVER thought of ... but I will now! LOL Thanks so much for joining in the fun at our Double D ‘Here Comes Santa Claus’ challenge! We hope you’ll come back often.

    Darlene
    DOUBLE D Challenge Blog
    DAR’S CRAFTY CREATIONS Please stop in for a visit!

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  11. What an awesome design! You are so clever and the result is beautiful! Hugs, Autumn

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  12. One of the most creative cards I have seen this Holiday Season! You really went all in with this one! Wish I lived down the street so you could hand this one off to me! LOL Super Duper job my friend!

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