4 June 2021

Santa Claus Is Coming To Town!

 Hey there, I hope you are all well & getting in some crafty time! I'm here to share my latest
 'My Time To Craft Christmas' DT creation with you. For the next fortnight our theme will be....


I decided to go all vintagey with mine, but you don't have to!

Challenges I Would Like To Enter
Sparkles Christmas- krafty Christmas

Images & Colouring Mediums
Images- 'Vintage Santa' by Gecko Gals
Polychromo Pencils by Faber-Castell in black
Promarkers/Flexmarkers in red
Distress Oxides by Tim Holtz in pink
Skin- cinnamon, medium flesh & light flesh 
Eyes- light ultramarine
Beard- cold grey V, cold grey IV & white
Hat- mauve & red violet
Bell- green gold & light yellow ochre
Holly- deep cobalt green, hookers green & permanent green
Ivy leaves- pine green & chromium green opaque
Poinsettias- light green, dark red, deep scarlet red & scarlet red
Bluebird- prussian blue, helio turquoise, cobalt turquoise & cobalt green
Robin- walnut brown, van dyck brown & middle cadmium red
Surround & sentiment- vintage photo

Papers & Embellishments
DP- 'Traditional Christmas' from the Signature Collection by Sara Davies
'desert storm' Neenah kraft card by Crafters Companion
'black' card from the A4 stack by Papermill
My stash- 2mm, 3mm, 4mm white pearls
Pearls- cocoa

Tools & Glues
'Collall' all purpose glue
'Collall 3D' glue with tools
sentiment from the 'Christmas Grungy Messages' stamp set by LOTV
sentiment stamped using 'onyx black' ink by Versafine
paper distressing done using a thread cutter
'6" square white card blank'

Thank you for stopping by today, please pop over & see what fab 'Santa' creations the DT have made to help inspire you.
I will be back later with  my next DT creation, until then take care xx


Jackie T said...

Hi Shell this is a gorgeous card. I love it. Take care. Hugs Jackie

Cheryl said...

Beautiful! I really love this image. I will have to look up this shop. You colored this Santa beautifully.

Cheryl (SheStamps)
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Heather said...

Wow, Shell, what amazing coloring! A perfect image, and gorgeous over kraft paper! Thanks so much for playing at Sparkles!

Sandra H said...

This Santa is amazing and fits well on your card it’s gorgeous x

Melanie Hungerford said...

That's a beautiful image, and I love the look of colored pencil on kraft!
Thank you for joining us at Sparkles Christmas Challenge.

Dawn Phillips said...

Awesome hun. You have some patience to colour that image so beautifully. Love Dawn x

Hazel (Didos) said...

Ahhh I love this card, what a brilliant image, where did you get it?? Hope alls well, missing ya, thanks for playing along on Fezziwigs, Hazel xx

Vee Cassidy said...

A gorgeous card, I love that image. Vee xx

Debbie said...

Great card!
Thanks for playing along at Sparkles Christmas Challenge!