Friday, August 17, 2012

Christmas in August

I was very excited recently to find an affordable Jolly Holidays cartridge.  I'd been looking for it for ages, and am so happy to add it to my collection!  I decided to make a card with one of the cute elves that are found on this card.

I used a red A2 card, with patterned paper from All Seasons 2 from Paper Studio.  The green cardstock was embossed with ProvoCraft's Snowflake embossing folder.  I cut the elf at 3.5 inches.  He was pretty simple to put together, but as with all of the Lite cartridges I was glad that I sat and really looked at what layers were what, because I'm used to cutting the base layer in black on cartridges like Create a Critter but his base layer is actually the white.

I colored his Christmas lights with green and blue Sharpies, because I wanted them to be multicolored.  Then I went over them with Christmas Red and Firefly stickles.




I'm entering this card in the following challenge:
Celebrate the Occasion- Christmas in August

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9 comments:

  1. What a cute elf! I love the stickles. Thanks so much for sharing with us at Celebrate The Occasion!

    Tonya
    CTO DT

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  2. 2 cute, thanks for playing @ CTO!

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  3. Haha, he's really funny, great card! I like the embossing at the background. Thank you for joining us at the Celebrate the Occasion challenge and hope to see you back again. Hugs
    Anna xxx

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  4. LOL....SO Cute...Super Duper Cute!

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  5. This is such a cute card i just love it. Glad you found that cart I do not have it . It is hard to find.

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  6. Super cute. TFS with us at CTO

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  7. Love this cheeky chappie Becky! Fab card!
    Thanks for joining us at CTO, Rachel xxx

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  8. Your little elf is darling!
    Thanks for joining CTO this week!

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  9. I just love that little elf and the texture behind is wonderful, such a cute card! Thank you for joining us this week @ CTO for our "Christmas in August" Challenge :)

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