A Christmas Surprise!

Today I’d like to share the first of three cards that I’ve made for the C…Is for Challenge GDT.  Today’s challenge theme is “Use a Button” and is sponsored by StampArt Design by Kathryne.2013-10-12 09.29.15

I’ve used the Christmas Surprise stamp by StampArt Design, available exclusively at Whimsy Stamps.  This adorable little elf, perched atop a lovely gift box caught my eye and was a pleasure to colour!  I used Pro-Markers to colour the image and cut a scalloped frame from red cardstock on my Silhouette.

The mats are from a Forever Friends Chirstmas paper stack; I chose them as they echoed the colours of the elf’s outfit!  Along with a red polka grosgrain ribbon, I added a lovely festive button (from the Santa’s Workshop range) which I couldn’t resist on a recent research (!) trip to a large craft store…  The sentiment was simply printed on kraft card and then cut on the Silhouette.

Thank you to Anna for letting me play along with her GDT!  Pop over to the C… Is For Challenge blog now and add your own button-filled creations!

Thanks for reading x

Challenges:

Cutie Pie Challenge – #56 Cute With Embellishment

Created With Love – CWLC 64: Anything Goes

Perfectly Rustics – Challenge 9: Patterned Paper

Paper Crafting Journey – Anything Goes

Bunny Zoe’s Craft – Ribbon

Scribble and Scrap Craft  – Always Anything Goes

Christmas Cards All Year Round – October Challenge

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19 thoughts on “A Christmas Surprise!

  1. Lovely cute card, thanks for joining us at Cutie Pie Challenge, look forward to you returning, good luck cheers Sue N x

  2. Another lovely card. Thanks for sharing this for CCAYR ‘getting ready for Christmas’ challenge – hope to see you again soon, Hazel, CCAYR design team x

  3. Such a gorgeous card! Love your background and the button is awesome! Thank you so much for joining us at Perfectly Rustics.

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