Thursday, 10 November 2011

Santa on a boat in a snowstorm!

Well, I do like to be different and I guess this is pretty different as images of Father Christmas go.


"Santa on a boat in a snowstorm"

Santa on a boat in a snowstorm. Wonder what happened to Rudolph? Anyway, with the amount of rain we've had lately this is pretty apt. This image came from the Magic Moonlight Studio. I guess it's French due to the sentiment "Joyeux Noel", but who knows?


"The Snowstorm"

The snowstorm was quite fun to make and consists of dimensional snowflakes sitting on a Tim Holtz' Elegant Flourish. The white glitter card snowflakes are each made from two or three punched snowflakes folded in half and half-stuck together, adhering the underside to the card.

"The Flowers"

There's a mixture of flowers here - I wanted them to look more like sea flowers so they're not your typical Prima types. They sit on another die-cut Elegant Flourish.

"Lee's flower"

Keen-eyed readers will notice one of the fabulous flowers from Lee at Craftyloops nestling nicely in the corner. The colour was just perfect for this project - thanks Lee :) If you've never visited Lee's blog, you should get on over there and check out her fabulous flower tutorials!

"One of my handmade flowers"

This one is handmade using a few bought white flat flowers from a petal pack coloured with promarkers and stuck together.

"Hand-coloured bought fabric flower"

These fabric flowers were originally white and were bought cheaply in a craft shop. Again, they were coloured with promarkers to match the project.

"Fence"

The background border has a piece of card punched with a MS lace punch and crimped, then covered with a couple of lengths of ribbons and a matching bow added.

Entered for the following challenge:
Wild Orchid Crafts - brown and blue

3 comments:

  1. Wonderful card, fab detail! x

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  2. This is fantastic Maddy, I love the colour. Awww thanks for using one of my flowers on one of your stunning projects. And look at you making beautiful flowers. Never mind my flower tutorials.....wheres you flower tutorials?? Fantastic card. Lee x

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  3. Fab card Maddy. Thanks so much for joining us at WOC this week x

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