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November 3, 2011

Old St Nick

Hi, been so so busy I haven't posted for a while.  This week at Crafty Creations our challenge is to use GREEN, PURPLE & SILVER with some "snow" on it.  The very talented Peggy is our hostess this week and we where given some images by our sponsor Stretch n' Bubbles Shop.  I chose this image and it reminded me of St. Nick.

I used the challenge colors to color him using my Prisma Pencils and Gamsol, then added some white flocking to the little roof ro make it look like snow.  I cut the snow flakes using the Cricut cartridge Christmas Noel and covered them with snow glitter and added a pearl to the center.  I matted him on green and silver paper that I ran through my Cuttlebug for texture.
A closer look at those snowflakes so you can see the sparkle.
Well sorry this is such a short post but have to go pack, we are leaving for Laughlin, NV in the morning to go to a wedding.  I think I might do a bit of gambling while I am there :), well I guess more than a bit, I love all those crazy slot machines.
Thanks so much for stopping by to take a peak, let me know what you think of my St Nick card.  I think I will cut out the words St Nick to the top of the card.
Challenges for this card
Make it Monday  Always anything goes   ends  - 11/6
The Cuttlebug Spot  Anything Goes   ends  11/13
Joyful Stamper Inspire Fridays  create a crafty project   ends  -  11/10
Digital Tuesday   Cute & Cuddly    ends  11/7
Paper Playtime  Past or Presetn anything goes   ends - 11/4

15 comments:

Chrissy said...

He is just lovely Donna...lovely colours and the snowflakes are fabulous.


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Luv CHRISSYxx

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Peggy T. said...

Donna, this is an adorable card. I love cards with St. Nick. Great job.

Cricut Couple said...

Wow Donna! This is a very cool Christmas Card!!! Love the beautiful coloring, snowflakes... and... well... it's Purple. Do I really need to brag more? Hee! Hee! Love it!

Lindsey said...

St, Nick is perfectly coloured! Very pretty -- love those snowflakes, too!

acreativeneed said...

I thought of him as Old saint nick too! Love how you used these colors and your pretty ribbon and snowflakes are perfect!
smiles,Deena

Hrvatica said...

Very pretty card. The sparkly snowflakes were the perfect touch.

Salma said...

Beautiful card, Thanks for playing with MIM

Stephanie said...

Love it! Great shade of purple. The snow flakes are the perfect embellishment.

Rene said...

Great job! Love the snowflakes!
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Debs M said...

love this, he is fab and i love that ribbon, saw it on mim x

mforquer said...

Oh Donna this is pretty - I love the non traditional colors...that background is amazing! Love the snowflakes you've added too!
hugs,
M

Audrey Frelx said...

Donna, your card St Nick card is adorable, my friend!

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Kerry said...

Great card. I really like the non-traditional Christmas colours. Thanks for joining us at the Cuttlebug Spot.

Peggy T. said...

Super cute. Glad you're back.