Friday 28 November 2014

Santa Claus is coming to town.

Good morning all.
I hope you are all well.
I am in work later so hopefully i get some home stuff done first.
Here is my creation for today which i am also entering into the following challenges:
1.Sparkles Monthly Challenge - Challenge 62 - The big guy
2.A Creative Romance Challenge - Something old (old image and sentiment stamp)
3.A Gem Of A Challenge - Challenge 133 - Kraft and one other (red)
4.Totally Gorjuss Challenge - Challenge 263 - Sparkly,blingy, glittery
5.Creative Inspirations Challenge - Challenge 291 - Seasons greetings
6.Simon Says Stamp Challenge - Anything goes
7.CRAFT Challenge - Challenge 287 - Christmas present
8.MAWTT Challenge - Inspired by a song (santa claus is coming to town)
9.Pile It On Challenge - Challenge 47 - Recycle/upcycle (the snowflakes are Christmas decorations)

Products used are:
Kraft bag
Kraft card
Dovecraft papers
Distress tool
Snowflakes - recycled decs
Red ribbon
Kraft tag
Stampendous sentiment
Pink Gem Vintage Santa image
Stickles stardust
Glamour dust

Close up of the fabulous jolly santa.

A close up of the tag.

And a sideways view.
Popping out the top are my new pair of thick snuggly thermal socks.
They will be taken out and be on my feet
Thanks so much for popping by.
Lotsa Hugs


Jackie said...

What a gorgeous bag, love the happy Santa :o)
Jackie xx

Jane Savage said...

That is a gorgeous Santa image, Coops and a fab sentiment! Loving that great colour combo and your recycled decorations!
Enjoy your snuggly socks and have a lovely weekend! xxx

Doreen said...

This is gorgeous,love the fabulous stamp and

Mary J said...

Fabulous card, Nic - I love the frostiness of it!!

Sue said...

I adore your Santa and gorgeous bag.
Hugs xx

Sheila said...

Love everything about this gift bag. Image beautiful, fab colouring, papers gorgeous and well now that sentiment is hilarious. X have a good weekend Nic. Found one of your stores near to us (where you work I mean) so hopefully visiting for some yummy goodies for Christmas very soon

Gibmiss said...

Hi Coops
Fabulous Gift bag....
Love the image ... And Sentiment...
Hugs Sylvie xxx

La Papera Gialla said...

Your project is fabulous! Perfect colors, perfect image! I LOVE it!
Thanks for playing with us at C.R.A.F.T. Challenge this week!
Monica - DT

Nataliascraft said...

This is gorgeous Christmas bag, beautiful details x

Sarah said...

Great little bag, I'd be happy with that...never mind the socks and underwear!! xx

Hazel (Didos) said...

Ah this is super and what a friendly Santa. Thanks for playing with us on MAWTT this week, Love Hazel xx

Sally Dodger said...

A fabulous gift bag. Your image is lovely, beautifully coloured and matches your papers perfectly. Great sentiment too. Sally D.x.

Anita said...

A beautiful gift bag. Love the gorgeous image and the snowflakes are so pretty and sparkly!

Chrissy said...

Fabulous altered gift bag Coops..I remember that Santa..fabulous colouring and scrummy snow. love the tags and sentiment.Hope the socks are nice and warm.


McCrafty's Cards said...

This is gorgeous Coop's, I like the cheery santa and the fab sentiment
Kevin xx

Margarets designer cards said...

Lovely bag, amazing how much detail you have put on the bag.

Crafty Moone Cards said...

This is so gorgeous Nic.

Sue x

Basslady said...

what a wonderful present!

thanks so much for playing along with us at Craft-Challenge!


Hugs and kisses from germany,

silvi xoxo

Sandra H said...

Beautiful is your bag coops and so lovely and coloured is your Santa x

Jacee said...

What a fabulous bag Nic, you've done a really nice design on this, it's so gorgeous.
hugs Jacee
Simply Paper Card Design

susiestacey said...

Gorgeous decorated gift bag Nic and l love the sentiment - my son-in-law is a bah humbug so l always buy him something christmassy - this year it is santa/reindeer socks lol x Susan x

Sue B said...

This is gorgeous Coops! such a wonderful jolly santa! Love your colouring and the snow effect! beautiful papers and embellies and a fab sentiment too! will make a great gift! :-)
Hope you have a good weekend!
Big Hugs
Sue B xxx

Rainey's Craft Room said...

Ha ha love this sentiment, suits my husband to a T, he's a bit of a bah humbug where Christmas is concerned. Love the Santa image and how you have coloured him. Fabulous gift bag!

suzanne2 said...

stunning as always Coops! thank you for joining us at creative inspirations again this week. xx

Sandy said...

Love your fab gift bag, wonderful Santa image and such a fun sentiment. The big snowflakes look great and I really like the texture for the snow and fur. We are having a 35C day today so you can enjoy those thermal socks, lol. No sock day today for me.

Craftin Suzie (Susan Wykes) said...

Fabulous gift bag Nic. Love Kraft and red they were made to go together. Lovely image of Santa and love those snowflakes!! Susan x

Juls said...

Cute, love all the layers :-) xx

debby4000 said...

What a wondeful gift bag.

crafty-stamper said...

Love the santa image and great sentiment-love all the snow and sparkle
Carol x

Tracy said...

Hiya hun, really love this, the snowflakes look great and brilliant colouring...and those socks look very comfy xxx

nwilliams6 said...

A wonderful bag Nic. Love the image, the giant snowflake, and that super fun sentiment. Sadly, the sentiment is true. Makes a wonderful bag - so festive and fun. Hugz

Pamellia said...

What a beautiful gift bag Coops! I just love that sentiment, and your image is fantastic! The bits of snow look so realistic! Love the touch of twine and glitter! big hugs :)

Whisper said...

Oooo what a great Santa and colour combo and i so love those Snowflakes too, luv Sam x

Lee said...

Hi Nic,this as always is absolutely Stunning.Love everything about it.Fab colouring

Inkypinkydelights said...

Love this Nic! What a jolly fellow he is! Happy Weekend x Judy x

Lorraine said...

A gorgeous gift bag Nic. Santa looks fabulous and I love the sentiment.
Lorraine x

Wishcraft said...

Love it Nic... fab image and sentiment, gorgeous design too :o) Hugs, Lisa x

Lynne in NI said...

What a gorgeous gift bag ... I love how you 'recycled' your snowflakes, they look fab behind your Santa image :)

Joey said...

coops this is stunning, fabulous make. Joey x

Marianne's Craftroom said...

Love this Santa, not used him yet this year. Fab bag and love the colour combo. With my DT hat on thanks for playing at agoac

Shell Shearer Swinscoe said...

Fantastic creation hun, love the image & the sentiment made me smile
Hugs Shell xx

NGCARDS said...

This is such a lovely creation hun! Thanks for playing at Creative Inspirations! xxx

Jingle said...

This is gorgeous! Santa looks amazing! Thanks so much for playing along with the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge!

Wendy Fraser said...

Wow, this is just amazing, the sentiment made me laugh! Thanks for joining us at A Gem of a Challenge xx

Helen said...

Great bag, love it. Thank you so much for sharing with us at Sparkles Monthly Challenges for our 'Big Guy' challenge.
Hope you have a lovely Christmas.
Hugs Helen P (DT) xx

Cazro said...

Stunning as usual, loving the sentiment and of course the Big Guy is amazing.
Thanks for joining in the fun at Sparkles Monthly Forum. Caz