Thursday, 18 September 2014

Jolly Vintage Santa.

Good morning all.
I hope you are all well.
Thanks for all your comments on my sneaky peek yesterday, today i can finally share the finished result.I am also entering my card into the following challenges:
1.Fussy & Fancy Challenge - Challenge 122 - More than 1 fold
2.Deep Ocean Challenge - Challenge 86 - Vintage
3.Crafty Ribbons Challenge - Challenge 102 - 1st Christmas with ribbon
4.Charisma Cardz Challenge - Week 20 - Lace & Pearls
5.Crafts 4 Eternity Challenge - R193 - Fav colour combo (red and gold)
6.Brown Sugar Challenge - Challenge 111 - Celebrations (Christmas)
7.Crafty Cardmakers Challenge - Challenge 123 - Ribbon/lace & pearls
8.ABC Challenge - T is for Tic,tac, toe (ribbon, sentiment, pearls)
Products used are:
Kraft card
Presscut centre stepper card die
Lace
Gold ribbon
Faux red and gold berries
Pearls
Distress tool
Docrafts papers
Docrafts kraft tag and string
Stampendous stamp - cling jolly santa
Woodware sentiment stamp
Polychromo pencils & sansador
White gel pen
Stickles - stardust

A close up of the fab jolly santa......does his nose look a little strange though or is it me?

The inside.

The back of the card.

With the sentiment tag removed.
And a sideways view.
Thanks so much for popping by, it means a lot ;D
Hugs Nic
xxx

54 comments:

Craftin Suzie (Susan Flynn) said...

Oh wow Nic how fabulous. What a wonderful image of Father Christmas and your sensational colouring! Love the shape of the card and the sentiment on the tag is fabby! Susan x

Marianne's Craftroom said...

Wow this is a fab card, love the vintage Santa, see what you mean about his nose. Live the gold and red too x

Sarah said...

What a lovely Father Christmas (in spite of the "strange" nose!!), I don't have any Santa stamps as most look a bit sinister, however this jolly chap looks like the "real deal"!! Great job and I love the tag pocket on the back xx

Dortesjs said...

great x-mas card and lovely sentiments

susiestacey said...

Lovely card inside and out - such a jolly looking Santa x Susan x

Chrissy said...

Fabulous fold..gorgeous bow and berries and a brilliant Santa Coops..gorgeous card.

luv CHRISSYxx

Rainey's Craft Room said...

Gorgeous card, love that stamp.
Lorraine

Aunty Sue said...

oh Nic this is awesome just love that stamp one for my wishlist love his cute nose

Jane Savage said...

Love centre steppers, Coops and this is gorgeous! Such a terrific vintage feel, perfect for that wonderful image! I think his nose looks fine! Very .... nose-like!!! xx

Elizabeth said...

Hi Nic, this is a wonderful card. I love the shape, all the trims and that fabulous Santa stamp. Somebody is going to be delighted to receive it at Christmas :) Elizabeth xx

Doreen said...

This is gorgeous Nic,love the image and fab details.xxx

aussie aNNie said...

Nic this is just super fabulous....love the inside as well.xx

The Journey is the Start


Michelle said...

A gorgeous vintage Christmas card nic. You have coloured your Santa beautifully. Michelle x

Ella's Design said...

Morning, Nic! Fab jolly Santa card! Love the traditional colour tones and lots of details. Hugs, Lisa x

Whisper said...

Absolutely stunning - i so love that Santa and all the details, Luv Sam x

XxJULESxX said...

Hi Coops, what a stunning card!!!! love that bow !, i didn't notice his nose until you mentioned it lol!

Pamellia Johnson said...

Hi Coops! What a great Christmas card! I just love the vintage feel to this with that wonderful colour palette and vintage embellishment! I love it (although his nose does seem a little offside)! hugs :)

Julie said...

Wow Nic - this is a stunner! LOVE the image and your colouring with all the vintage embellies! Awesome!! Hugs, Juliexx

Nannieflash said...

A gorgeous Xmas card, love the design and your colour choice. Thanks for joining us at ABC, good luck with the challenge. hugs Shirleyxxxxx

Martinas Welt said...

Fantastic card Nic! Love it! Should start with my Christmas cards, too...but I too uch love Halloween and autumn....
Martina

Sandra H said...

So beautiful is your card x

Sally Dodger said...

Hi Nic, a really jolly looking Santa that has been coloured perfectly. The papers and embellishments you have used create that traditional Christmas look. Thanks for joining us at Crafty Cardmakers and more. Sally D.x.

Lau W said...

A real beauty, wow !
xxx

Lee said...

Oh WOW,what a Fantastic card,love all the details.xx

Jacee said...

I knew it would be worth waiting for Nic! fabulous, love it!!
Hugs Jacee
Simply Paper Card Design

Sue B said...

Oh he's a wonderful vintage santa Coops… a perfect jolly face and you've coloured him beautifully! I love the scrummy papers and embellies… the lace and lush bow/berries are gorgeous!
Hope you have a good evening!
Big hugs
Sue xx

Lorraine said...

A gorgeous vintage santa, he looks fab. Love the colours and shape too.
Lorraine x

Beth Brovold said...

Wonderful card Coops!! The design is fabulous and Santa sure looks cheery...thanks for sharing with us at Fussy and Fancy...good luck!!
Beth F&F DT

Denise Goeldner said...

Stunning christmas card, love the vintage look, such a jolly image. Just letting you know that there's a new challenge going to starting 4 Jan 2015 over at Lil Patch of Crafty Friends Challenge. Love you to become a follower, there's a DT Call happening too, grab our badge while your there if you like to, really hope to see you join us, many thanks xx
~ Denise ~
Owner {Lil Patch of Crafty Friends Challenge}

Faye Wynn-Jones said...

Oh, this is completely fabulous! X

Sue said...

This is gorgeous, such a wonderful image and beautiful detailing.
Sue xx

Rosietoes said...

Fabulous card Nic. I do see what you mean about his nose but it does suit him. :) Love the details on the card and the colouring. x

Debs said...

Totally awesome!!
Love that fabulous image.
Debs xx

Crafty Moone Cards said...

Wow he is gorgeous. Sue x

Sharon said...

I love your Santa Coops. Such a big happy chappie. Love your gorgeous layers.
Have a happy Friday and weekend.
Hugs Sharon, x

michele said...

Gorgeous! Thanks for joining us at Crafts 4 Eternity this week hugs x

crafty-stamper said...

Beautiful card and yes the nose does look a little strange-love all the embellishments and how you decorated the inside and back too
Carol x

Marlene Atkinson said...

A gorgeous Christmas card, a great design. Marlene

Creations by Shirl said...

Beautifully done Coops! Thanks for joining us over at Brown Sugar Challenge~

Jackie said...

What a happy Santa and a gorgeous card :o)
Jackie xx

debby4000 said...

Oh what a wonderful Christmas card.
luv
Debby

coldwaters2 said...

Beautiful, festive card Nic, love the wonderful card fold, papers and that awesome Santa image.
hugs
lorraine x

Marilyn said...

Wow, wow, wow! Wonderful Christmas card and I love that big gold bow on here.

Judy Corner said...

Oh now isn't he a jolly one! Great card too. Judy x

Little K Smith said...

Ooohhh this is such a yummy crimbo card Nic! I LOVE the Santa image, lush colours and colouring and the embellies are delish!
Kelly.x

paper fun said...

Fabulous card!!! Love the fold with it.

Thanks for joining us at Crafts 4 Eternity.

Mari

Teresa Kline said...

wow, gorgeous! so glad you played along with Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge!

sparkle & shine *~*

nwilliams6 said...

Love that image! So cute and fun! All your layers are wonderful - inside and out. A perfect Christmas card Nic. Hugz!

Viv's Visuals said...

Sorry am late commenting Coops.. and no doubt have missed lots of gorgeous creations - am currently on holiday but popped on to do my commenting duty!
Truly stunning christmas card - love it.
Thanks for sharing with us at Crafty Cardmakers.
Viv
CCM DT

J said...

What a lovely card! He is a very jolly Santa (albeit one with a strangely placed nostril!) Thank you for joining in my challenge at Crafty Cardmakers & more...

Jackie

Kelly Lloyd said...

Gorgeous Christmas card nic
Hugs Kelly

Kelly Lloyd said...

Forgot to say thank you for joining us at crafty ribbons
Hugs Kelly

Sarah said...

Stunning Santa card Nic, gorgeous details & colours x

Emz said...

Great Christmas card. Thank you for joining us at The ABC challenge for our 'T is for Tic Tac Toe' challenge xx