Monday, 15 October 2012

Worn out Santa

Good morning all.I hope you are all well.Had quite a chillaxing day yesterday.found a couple of cheesy films to watch,Got all the ironing pile done, don`t ya just love school uniforms and work uniforms.NOT.Made fajita`s for tea as we had a roast chicken dinner friday teatime.Worse thing about hubby working shifts is that sunday dinner is normally in the week.
So heres my card for today and to any little ones reading this is how Santa looks when hes been and delivered all those presents.He even has holes in his socks.
I am entering my card into the following challenges:
1.Cute card thursday challenge - Challenge 238 - Paper piecing
2.The crafty pad challenge - Challenge 192 - Distressing


Products used are:
Cream card
Dovecraft back to basics vintage papers
Pearls
Cuddlybuddly sentiment
Molly Blooms stamp - MB - 0174N
Distress tool
Pro/Flexmarkers
 
Pro.Flexmarkers used are:
Blush,sunkissed pink,coral,cinnamon,warm grey 4
Tan,cinnamon,walnut,umber
Ice grey 1,3
Pastel beige,soft khaki,warm grey 3,5
Mustard
 
And a sideways view.
Thanks so much for popping by,means a lot ;D
Hugs Nic.xx

79 comments:

Caroline said...

Morning Nic, fantastic card I love the santa and the layout is gorgeous I love the colours you have used. Caroline xxx

Fluffles said...

I hope that Santa gets a second wind before Christmas! Lovely card & great colours, Jx

Lizzy said...

Fab card hun...love santa..lol the paper piecing looks ace :)

xx Hugs Lizzy xx :)

Debs said...

another stunner Nic - I'm sure that's how Santa looks just after visiting my house :o)
Love the paper piecing.
Have a fab day
Debs xx

lis-m said...

Morning honey! this is lovely , I LOVE Santa's fun outfit..lol and the holey socks!
Hugs

Doreen said...

Gorgeous card Nic, love the paper piecing and the design is fantastic.xxx

Stefanie said...

Such a cute Christmas card. Your paper piecing is is gorgeous.

X Stefanie

Christine L said...

awwwww he's certainly one shattered Santa Nic!! Love your card as always...

Also glad you have a Sunday roast at least one day in the week..... seems lots don't any more now.. such a shame!

Hugs
Christine x

Susan Flynn said...

Brilliant Nic! Love the paper piecing and the Santa image is just adorable! x

Jackie said...

What a delightful Santa image, fabulous card :o)
Jackie xx

Marianne's Craftroom said...

Hi hun, thanks so much for all your visits and comments while I have been away. Sounds like you had a lovely day yesterday. Love your Santa and great paper piecing xx

nnalorac said...

Fab card Coops, love the Santa. We had Hailstones in the night last night.
crafty hugs
Carol

Ella's Design said...

What a fab Santa image, Nic - I love how you've paper pieced him! Great paper choice and layout, too...Lisa x

Margarets designer cards said...

Hi Nic

Gorgeous card , I love the Santa and your layout totally a beautiful card
Margaret

Deb.x said...

Ha - this Santa looks as worn out as I fell at the mo! - great little image!
Deb.x

Janette said...

LOL...ohh my word Nic, thats kinda how I feel on boxing day too...lol....Love your Santa, he looks brilliant..xxx

krafty-kutz said...

Ha ha ha nic, he has socks like my husband, lol. Beautiful card sweetie. Thank you for all the lovely comms you leave for me, much appreciated sweetie xx

Margot-craftcorner said...

Another fab card:)I love the Santa:)

Hugs xxx

Marjorie said...

I Love this hunnie, gorgeous image and your paper piecing looks fantastic..really must try this..
Hugs,
Marjorie
xx

Loopylou. said...

oh this is wonderful Nic!
I love his little suit too.Those papers are just so yummy.
huge hugs Lou xxx

McCrafty's Cards said...

Fabulous card Coop's I like the image the paper piecing, the papers and the pearls.
Kevin xx

Boxofcolours said...

What a great image of Santa!
Hugs
Jane

Mad Moose said...

Fab santa! love all the paper piecing. Gorgeous card

Viv's Visuals said...

He looks how I feel today Coops! great card, hun - love it. x

CraftygasheadZo said...

I love it Coops. Great work. Take care Zo xx

Marilyn said...

Fabulous card and I can't tell you enough how much I like the way you pieced that chair... it's perfect! This is such a great image and I think this could be what I look like on Mondays when I get home from work.

Sue - bearhouse said...

this is wonderful Nic. I love Santa with the holes in his socks, maybe he'll get a new pair from Mrs Christmas !
Gorgeous papers and detailing

hugs Sue

tilly said...

Love your Santa... I feel like this every day lol....hope he perks up for December
Tilly

Lorraine said...

Aww, this is fabulous Coops! Love that image, Santa really does look worn out!!
Great paper piecing and fab colours too.
Lorraine x

Creations by Shirl said...

Hehe, that Santa is just too cute...
love the image and your layout...

Anita said...

Gorgeous card Coops and I love the paper piecing. Not only does Santa feel like that after Christmas - so do I lol!

mylittlecardstudio.blogspot.com said...

Oh wow, what a fabulous Christmas card. I love all the paper piecing and the layout. Awesome image too. Hugs, Jill x

Jovan said...

What an AWESOME card...I love the paper piecing!

Lisa xx said...

what a gorgeous image, super card xx

Sue said...

LOL - Oh what a fab image Coops! and the paper piecing looks SO good!! Love the scrummy papers and sentiment! :-)
Glad you had a nice relaxing Sunday!
Big Hugs
Sue xx

Samantha said...

HAHA!! busy bee you are! LOVE yum! fjita's and Roast too! sounds like my kinda day!

LOVE your card Santa is AWESOme and LOVE his socks too! you made a fabulous job of this card! love it hugs me xx

Dawn Lancaster said...

What an adorable image & coloured so beautifully, great paper piecing too!
Thanks so much for playing at The Crafty Pad in our Distress It Challenge!
Good Luck
Hugs
Dawn xx

Lau W said...

Oh wow ! superb card, the paper piecing is wonderful ! So fun image !
xxx

Pat K said...

Love this card Nic...fun image with fab paper piecing. hugs, Pat K.x

June Nelson said...

Its brilliant sweetie and what a fabby image too, dont forget to leave that poor santa some stockings out on christmas eve lol awwwww its great darl xxxxxx

Donna said...

Too cute Nic and such a sweet Santa, love his paper pieced PJ's :) Donna ♥ x

Jen said...

absolutely brilliant hun xxx

Pop's Cards said...

Hey sweetie this is just gorgeous, fabulous design big hugs Pops x x

susiestacey said...

Fantastic card Coops, love the Santa suit and he looks k.......d x Susan x although you have called me Janice rather alot lately lol, l am sure our fluffy friend will not mind x Susan x

sue w. said...

Hi Nic, what a fab image, hope he's got socks on his list lol. Love the layout and the distressing.
Hugs Sue W.

Chrissy said...

Thats how I looked yesterday after work Coops, minus the beard...fabulous card and colouring...he is terrific.

Luv CHRISSYxx

Lyndsey Marie said...

Love this card, such a cute santa and love his paper pieced suit. Fab papers and layout xx

crafty-stamper said...

brilliant card love the image and the paper peicing especially those socks lol
carol x

Sandra H said...

Hi Coops, Oh wow what a fabulous fun image your card is stunning x

Marlene Atkinson said...

Santa does look exhausted, gorgeous card Coops,love the colours and papers. Marlene

Wishcraft said...

Such a fun Santa image, love how you've paper pieced him! Gorgeous card hun :o) Hugs, Lisa x

Squirrel x said...

Ooh, super gorgeous hun! Hugs Sxx

Donna Mosley said...

A fab card Nic, love the image and the paper piecing looks great. Love it.

donna x

Pink Dandelion said...

Smashing card Nic, what a great image with fab paper piecing. Debs xx

Wendy said...

So gorgeous Coops, love the Santa he looks fab.
Wendy xx

jo said...

He's fab Coops! He looks how I feel after Christmas dinner!
hugs Jo x

Tina said...

Fab card Coops, love the image and your colours. Tinaxx

Mrs F said...

Wow fantastic paper piecing Coops, it must of taken you ages!

Love your card and l'm sure that's exactly how Santa feels after his hard work on the 25th.

Hate ironing too xxx

Janet - aka stacky said...

Love it Nic what a fab fun card xx

Alyce said...

so fun coops! I love the paper piecing and how you did his beard...great work :)

Have A Scrap Happy Day said...

Hello Coops! Your card is so awesome as always. Yes, I spotted the hole in Santa's socks. How funny. He's all pooped out. Have a wonderful week.

downrightcrafty said...

love your image the gorgeous paper piecing and all that fabulous distressing
Hugs Kate xx

Kathleen said...

Fablous paper piecing coops. Great choice of papers. Gorgeous card.
Kathleen x

Sarah said...

Fab image and great paper piercing - I can never get that right!!

Sarah

Whisper said...

Superb, this is how we will probably feel like on DEC 26th, with small boys around !!, Luv Sam x

cotnob said...

This is a great card, great paper piecing and lovely papers.
Thank you for joining us at The Crafty Pad this week.
Pauline
x

Jill Norwood said...

That santa image is adorable! love the paper piecing and the image itself just makes me smile and grin!!! ;)
Great card my dear!!!!!
:) Jill

pinky said...

Ah poor santa!! I love this one Nic.

~ Ali Watson ~ said...

Te he he he he this is brilliant!! Fabulous paper pieced too love it

ali x

Katina said...

Fantastic!! Love the image and the paper piecing looks fabulous!
xx

Lee said...

FANTASTIC.xx

Jacqueline said...

WHt a fun image Coops,he looks how I feel many a night when I've arrived home from work LOL.Love the colouring.Jacqueline.S

Denise said...

Love this card. Such a fun image and great paper piecing.
Hugs
Denise xx

Deb said...

Wow, amazing card, just fabulous paper piecing!
Many thanks for joining in the
♥Cute Card Thursday Challenge♥
this week! Debxx

Sarah said...

Just love the paper piecing on this card Coops, Santa looks fabulous x

Little K Smith said...

This is gorgeous hun, I adore the image and love the papers and piecing too! :)
Kelly.x

xxxtglxxx said...

Wonderful card! :) Love the cute image and all that paper piecing looks blimmin fab! :)

hugs

xxalisonxx

Mamma Mia said...

Hi Coops - what a great card this is! Love the distressed look, and not just Santa! Thanks for sharing this card at The Crafty Pad this week in our "Distress It" challenge.
Helen x (DT)

Andrea C said...

Very traditional feel to this superb card x