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Thursday, 22 August 2013

Santas Tipple

Wowsers, it's Thursday already people!
I hope you are all having a good week!
Lol, I'm just thinking that my blogposts are a bit like buses! 
None for ages then they all appear at once!
On to my project!
I made a card using a brand new image,
it's called Santas Tipple & is just one of the fantastic 
new set of images available at Just Inklined
I think this would be a great Christmas card for a guy!
As these are pencil drawn, the lines are much softer! I totally love them all! 
The paper is from Southfields Black & Silver Christmas background paper pad.
I used holographic silver mirror card & plain black card
from my stash to matt & layer.
As the lines were soft, I wanted to colour him in with soft colours.
I had a couple of ideas up my sleeve, but this is what I did!
I coloured the image with flexmarkers, adding a pop of colour
with the holly on Santas hat! He's so jolly looking & he
looks like he's looking forward to his tipple too!
The sentiment was made on my PC using a fantastic free font
called White Christmas. I wrapped some twine around the 
card, added a metal snowflake which has been in my stash for 
a very long time & stuck a red self-adhesive gem at the centre.
Thanks for popping by! I always appreciate your visits!

I'd like to enter this card in the following challenges:
Craft Room Challenge - Something New (Image)
Cuttlebug Mania - Anything Goes Manly
Loves Rubber Stamps - Round Or Square Cards
Shopping Our Stash - Oldest Hardware (metal snowflake)
Crafty Boots - Christmas

23 comments:

  1. Beautiful, elegant, card Dawn, love it xxx

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  2. This is lovely Dawn. Love the softness of the image and a great male christmas card.
    Mags
    x

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  3. What a fab image and backing paper. Love the soft red you've used on his hat and the wine x

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  4. Fabulous image and super backing paper on this lovely card!
    xx

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  5. WOW Dawn this is fabulous, love the Santa he looks so jolly. The design of your card as always is stunning!

    Hugs
    Linda xxx

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  6. Love this and you are right. A stunning male themed card.
    Laine
    xx

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  7. Wow Dawn what a lovely card the colours and the image go so well together and l like your twine and snowdrop just finishes it of to perfection x

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  8. Hi, Dawn! What a great card! that sentiment is perfect for the cheery tone in your image! Very pretty card. hugs, de

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  9. Brilliant Christmas card. Lovely image and great details.

    Thank you for sharing your work with all of us at Crafty Boots Challenges.

    Dionne

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  10. fab card
    thanks for playing with us at fashionista
    hugs
    céline

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  11. Gorgeous design. I love the subtle way you have coloured the image and the black and silver is a perfect and stunning backdrop. Thanks for joining us at Crafty Boots Challenges this time.

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  12. This image is fabulous! He looks so fun! Love the sentiment and the colors/papers. Wonderful card Dawn. Hugz!

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  13. I love your christmas card, and your new image is so Christmassy, thanks for sharing with us at Craft Room Challenge, Debi x

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  14. Awesome Square Christmas Card. Love the color scheme. Thank You for joining us here at Loves Rubber Stamps this week. Good Luck and Tons oF Hugs, Dangina

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  15. What a great card....love the image xx

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  16. lovely Christmas card! Thanks for joining our round or square challenge this week at Loves Rubberstamps!

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  17. Very Nicely Done, Dawn! I like the background and the soft tone of your image! Nice composition and fabulous execution! Thanks for playing along with us this week at Shopping Our Stash!
    Hugz,
    Chana, DT

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  18. A beautiful card like the soft col of santa xxx

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  19. Wow, this is so fabulous, I love it. Thanks for Playing with us over at Loves Rubberstamps!!!

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  20. Wonderful christmascard. I love the image! and you´ve decorated so elegant around it. Thanks for joining us at Fashionista Challenge. Hugs, Lisbeth

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  21. Hi Dawn, thanks for visiting my blog and sorry I have not been around yours for a while, time goes so fast.

    Your Christmas card is fabulous, I think the Santa image is super and the colouring is perfect.
    I absolutely love the background paper it is very unusual.
    Hugs Janet xxx

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  22. A fabulous Christmas card, thank you for sharing it with us at Craft-Room Challenge.
    xxx Hazel.

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  23. wonderful! great image, papers and that metal snowflakes is like a cherry on the top!
    Thanks for joining us at Shopping Our Stash!

    Hugs, Alica ;)

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Thank you for taking the time & trouble to comment! I truly appreciate your feedback!
Hugs
Dawn xx