Vintage Santa


Oh dear, so many Christmas challenges I wanted to enter this week and unable to choose. Anyway, I new I wanted  to to make a vintage Christmas card for my son and this is it.  I used kraft card and lots of layering and distressing. I used a piece of song sheet music which is called " Santa Claus so Jolly" and distressed the edges with bundled sage distress ink. I added gold brad snowflakes and some webbing. Bearing in mind I was ill for a couple of days this week I was lucky to get it finished today. I was pleased with the end result.
Two of the challenges I have entered are :-http://sparklesforumchallenges.blogspot.com/  (vintage) and http://trulyscrumptiouschallenges.blogspot.com/ who's challenge is Xmas + pearls or vintage.

 The rest are listed below.

http://stamptacularsundaychallenge.blogspot.com/ anything xmas
http://craftyourpassionchallenges.blogspot.com/ tis the season
http://lexiscreations.blogspot.com/ one for the lads
http://scrap-creations1.blogspot.com/ xmas
http://stampsfun-creativity.blogspot.com/ distressing
http://thekraftjournal.blogspot.com/ xmas card (use Kraft)
http://ppp-makeitmonday.blogspot.com/ anything goes linky party
http://deepoceanchallengeblog.blogspot.com/ "c" as christmas
http://creativecraftchallenges2.blogspot.com/ free week
http://tuesdaythrowdown.blogspot.com/ masculine holiday
http://citycrafter.blogspot.com/ santa claus
http://forfunchallenges.blogspot.com/ christmas card
http://www.simonsaysstampschallenge.blogspot.com/ anything goes
http://cookingitupwithkatie.blogspot.com/ anything goes
http://rubysrainbow.blogspot.com/ music
http://stampingwithdragon.blogspot.com/ anything goes christmas
http://paper-craftingjourney.blogspot.com/ anything goes
http://thespottedchick.blogspot.com/ use kraft card stock
http://fairytale-challengeblog.blogspot.com/ xmas
http://frosteddesigns.blogspot.com/ music
http://cardmakinmamas.blogspot.com/ use a sentiment
http://simplycreatetoo.blogspot.com/ all about christmas
http://joyfulstamper.blogspot.com/  anything - inspire me friday linky party
http://www.hidinginmycraftroom.com/ holiday theme
http://scrappyfrogschallenge.blogspot.com/ use kraft card stock

32 comments:

Kirsty Vittetoe said...

This is GORGEOUS!!! Thanks for playing along with us at CCCB!

Bianca said...

You have made a perfect Christmas card! I love the colours and all little details you have add! Thank you for joining us at Fairy Tale Challenge! xx Bianca

Jan said...

Great card, i'm so pleased I saw it on MIM xx Jan

Shell Shearer Swinscoe said...

Fab card, love the image!

Thank you for sharing with us at Sparkles, good luck!
Hugs Shell xx

Andrea Fogleman said...

Fabulous! I love it! thanks so much for joining us for a challenge over at Frosted Designs.

Carly said...

Wow ... this is amazing!

Thankyou for joining us at Creative Craft Challenges.
xoxoxox Carly

* Shaz * said...

Fabulous card!

Thank you for joining in the fun with us at Ruby's Rainbow with our Music challenge & Sparkles Challenges with our Vintage Challenge

Hope you will join us again soon, good luck x

Ros said...

Lovely card ... such a great image ... thanks so much for playing along at CCCB

KraftyKoolKat said...

This is lovely Shirley and I am sure number 1 son will love it. Glad the webbing came in handy. Lol!!!

Hugs
Cathy
xxx

NanaConnie said...

What a wonderful card, Shirley! Love that incredible vintage Santa and all the details. Really happy that you chose to play along at Cooking It Up with Katie this time. Remember, you can enter a total of 3 times while this challenge runs during December. Merry Christmas.
NanaConnie DT Chef

Romina Nahata said...

OMG !! So many challanges !! U seem all set to win all !!love the vintagy feel of d card !!

DianeMoneyGoolsby said...

Shirley: First of all, sure hope you are feeling better! What a delightful vintage Santa card----love all the work you did on it! Glad you could join us at Simply Create Too for our first challenge, "All About Christmas". Hope to see you creations in our upcoming challenges.

Diane
Simply Create Too Design Team Member
http://DianesDigitalDesigns.blogspot.com/
http://DianesChallengeCards.blogspot.com/

Riet said...

What a beautiful card Shirley.

Hugs Riet.xx

Basslady said...

wow! this is absolutely stunning!

love the style of your card!

thanks so much for playing along with us at Ruby’s Rainbow Challenges!

hugs and kisses from germany,
silvi xoxo

Amanda said...

Beautiful Vintage card, love how you have distressed around the whole card, it gives it a really nice effect

Thank you for joining us at Frosted Designs. I hope that you enjoyed the challenge

Amanda

Franz♥ said...

Fantastic, really love it!

Thank you for joining us at Deep Ocean, hugs, Franz.

p.s.: i have some candy if you like!

Linda R. said...

What a wonderful Santa image.. I love your card.. Thanks so much for playing along with us at CCCB!

Pauline said...

FABULOUS! Love the traditional colours... Thanks for sharing with us at For Fun Challenges!

Lisa M said...

This is fabulous Shirley!! Perfect combination of colors and textures and I'm loving the distressed look and the webbing. :)

Thank you for playing along with us at Make It Monday!
Remember, for a chance to win the prize from our sponsor, leave a comment for another entry and mention that you saw them on Make It Monday.
Lisa xx

Rica said...

A fabulous card, wonderful distressing and great colours, I love the beautiful traditional Santa.

Thanks so much for joining her at the Simon Says Stamp challenge
love
xx Heather xx

Bianca said...

Your card is so very wonderfull! I love the colours of your papers and the coloration! Thank you for joining us at Fairy Tale Challenge! xx Bianca

Yolanda said...

Gorgeous card. I like the mesh ribbon and distressing. Thanks for playing along with the Tuesday Throwdown this week.

Audrey Pettit said...

Wow! Amazing detail here! Love that vintage image and love all the texture! Thanks for sharing this with us at The Kraft Journal.

dragonllew said...

Gorgeous vintage card thanks for joining us at Creative Craft Challenge this time.
Jenny x

Mandy said...

Beautiful vintage card, I love the Santa image you've used and the distressing looks fab.
Thanks for joining us at Simon Says Stamp for our anything goes challenge
hugs Mandy xx

Roberta: Mother of 3 said...

Beautiful card! I love the torn sheet music! What a merry Christmas it will be! I hope you'll join us again at Frosted Designs!

cnelson said...

Beautiful! Thanks so much for sharing your talent with CCCB!

The Spotted Chick said...

Oh Shirley, this is so beautiful! I LOVE it! Thanks so much for playing along in my That's Krafty Thursday challenge! {{{hen hugs}}}

Maria Matter said...

beautiful Shirley!
I'll be featuring you this week @ Inspire Me Fridays!

Wendy Colledge said...

Wow !! What a gorgeous project. So stunning ..I love it!!
Thanks for joining us at Lexi's Creations.

Christine - Cndn Stamper said...

Just gorgeous. What a beautiful vintage card. Thanks for joining use at For Fun Challenges this week.

Carolina said...

Very pretty card. Thank you for cooking it up with Katie :-)

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