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Tuesday, August 28, 2012

Christmas in August


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Good morning!  Today is the day for a new challenge from the ladies at Creative Card Crew; this fortnight our challenge is Christmas and our sponsor is Bugaboo Stamps.  Thank you to Bugaboo for this fun Stella image...she always makes me laugh!

The image is colored with pencils and I've added a bit of glitter to the Christmas balls and her Santa hat.  Who says Santa hats have to be red?!  I used some hoarded papers from my stash and a computer generated sentiment.  I added some simple ribbon and a couple of mini brads for embellishing.

Image: Bugaboo Digital Image
Ink: Printer
Papers: PTI Stamper's Select and Raspberry Fizz, SU! Pear Pizazz, KI Memories DP
Embellies: PTI Raspberry Fizz Grosgrain Ribbon, Spare Parts Brads, Doodlebug Glitter (hat), Martha Stewart Crystal Fine Glitter (ornaments and eyelids)
Extras: Prismas/Crayolas/Goo Gone, Spellbinder's Nestabilities, The Paper Studio Sticky Doos

I hope you will check out the rest of the DT's cards and maybe even play along with us for a chance to win a prize from Bugaboo!

I am also entering this card in the following challenges:

Challenge Up Your Life: Christmas in Summer
Christmas Stampin' All Year Long: Non Traditional Colors
Deconstructing Jen: Sketch
Paper Playtime: Polka Dots and a Sentiment

Thanks for stopping by!

Angela

20 comments:

Jan Ltc said...

Fabulous card xx Jan

grandmabonnie said...

I really like your card, Angela..looks like a great card for my mom..she makes fruitcake. :)

KraftyKoolKat said...

This is fab Angela, I do love the comical images that Bugaboo do. I love your layout and colours.

Hugs
Cathy
xxxxx

Amy said...

Very cute! Love the card sketch and the mix of patterned papers.

Joanna said...

Love your sketch. We ROCKED Stella this week!

Vicky said...

I love this stylish card, it really suits this funny image

hugs Vicky xxx

Linda Palmer said...

Love your Stella. You did a beautiful job on coloring her. Love the great papers and I love non traditional colors for Christmas.

Margaret said...

Stella never fails to raise a smile lol Love the papers

Margaret xx

onecraftymama said...

Are there more perfect crazy Christmas stamps/sentiments than Bugaboo? Love her shoes, and the fun striped flag you made!

Mynnette said...

LOL, this is so fun!!! LOVE your patterns and your sentiment is hilarious! Thanks for joining us at CSAYL! :)

Julie E said...

What a wonderful color combo - so happy and bright, perfect for Christmas. Your card will definitely make the receipient smile! Thanks for linking up at CSAYL this week!!!

Leikkaan Mervi said...

Lovely and fabulous card, beautiful colours!
Thanks for sharing at CSAYL;-))m

Fabiola said...

hello Angela, thanks to play with us at CSAYL this week, what a fun and cute card you made, hope to see you next time, biz

Sandra said...

Hu Hu A funny pretty card!!
Thanks for joining us at Challenge up your life
XXX
Sandra

Jennifer Shults said...

Oh how fun! I love this color scheme and the fabulous stamp! Thanks for joining us for this week's sketch!

Sharon said...

This is so so cute!! Love this Bugaboo Stamp! The bg papers are great. Thank you so very much for playing with us at Paper Playtime!!!! :)

Marie said...

Way too too funny, Angela. Great coloring, LO and color combo. Neede a good laugh today...TFS

Larissa said...

Another fun card! Great image and the design papers you used are fabulous.

Kathy said...

LOL, love Stella and this one is so cute, great sentiment, too.

Chris said...

i love this ole bitch!! great xmas card!