Wednesday, 26 September 2012

Santa is coming to town part 2

Good morning, Its Wednesday and just where does the time go?
we are now ½ way on the current ABC Christmas Challenge.
S for Santa Claus is coming to town so you have 6 days left to play along!
We want you to use an image of Santa or someone dressed in a Santa hat,
or some way include Santa in your creation!

Our fabby sponsors for this challenge are:
and the AWESOME Stamp and create

Here's my card

For my card I have used this fun lovely Whiff of Joy Santa,Iv'e coloured him with distress inks, and added glamour dust,
I then masked him and stamped the magical background stamp over creating the dotty swirls, the papers I have distressed as I LOVE the TH distressing tool!
I also had a play with the ink and some Dotty Ann tape as a stencil too!
added some card candy, all done!

Here's a few challenges I am entering too
Simon Says Stamp - Anything Goes
Paper Play - Choose a holiday – Well it has to be Christmas!
Try It On Tuesday - Lots of Layers 
Heart to Heart – Christmas 
Allsorts Challenge Blog- Inspired by a song - Santa Claus is coming to town
LEJ Designs - Monochromatic
Party Time Tuesdays - Anything Goes
Bunny Zoe's Crafts - Distressing 

Have a great day
and don't forget to come and join us at 

hugs me x


  1. The distress ink coloring gives this adorable image beautiful softness. Perfect masking too! Just love how the colors all work together in the patterned papers and the creative accents you added!

  2. Wonderful Christmas card in some un-traditional colours...lovely WOJ Santa.
    hugs Dorte

  3. This is gorgeous, I love the image and beautiful papers

    Hugs Sue

  4. Hi Samantha
    Brilliant Christmas card! Love all your papers you used, they have got very pretty pattern. Makes a change seeing Santa in blue and your distressing is fantastic. That TH distressing tool works a magic.
    Michaela xx

  5. Wow, great card, Samantha. Love the Santa and the coloring! Love the blue papers. Love, Wilma

  6. Samantha I just love this. So beautifully designed. Hugs Desíre {Doing Life - my personal blog}

  7. beautiful card, unfortunatley we can not put you forward for one of our prizes as we ask that you only enter 5 challenges, we hope to see you again soon - best wishes EE

  8. Such a beautiful Santa card Samantha, love the colours. Thank you for joining us at Allsorts this week x

  9. Fab card honey, Love the sweet blues and the cute candy too.

  10. Fabulous card. Love the colour.


  11. Beautiful card but to play along with the Heart 2 Heart Challenges, you must use Close To My Heart products. Your link will be removed.

  12. What a beautiful card love it the colouring is great and the colour combo. Thank you for joining us on the TIOT challenge, unfortunately we cannot consider it in our prize draw because it is linked to too many challenges. We only allow 5 including ours. Thank you for joining us and hope to see you in the next challenge. Hugz, Z

  13. Absolutely love this midway card Samantha and those non traditional colours makes it perfect. Great layering of papers too. Hugs Bettina xx

  14. Fabulous Santa Samantha and I love that we both coloured him in traditional blue !! :-)

    Lols x x x

  15. Beautiful card love that you have used blue looks great and love your DP and I am a great fan of card candy too thanks for joining us at LEJ Designs
    carol DT x

  16. Such a cute Santa. Love your choice of colour too. Hugs, Carissa

  17. Oh this is gorgeous Samantha, love the colours and sweet Santa image.

    Thanks for joining us at Simon Says Stamps Challenge.


I really appreciate your comments thank you! hugs Samantha :0)

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