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Sunday, July 13, 2014

Bugaboo's Christmas in July - Day 1

You will see lots of Christmas cards coming from this week as I aim to participate in all of  Bugaboo's yearly Christmas in July challenges, which started yesterday. There are 7 in all, and for the first day we were to make a card with a Santa on it. Since I'm a slow cardmaker it's quite a challenge for me:)
I used 52CCT's sketch as inspiration for my design. Santa is colored with Promarkers and I added loads of gold glitter glue to the star. The sentiment is heat embossed. I used sequins and pearls from my stash.
I kept the design clean, it's a A2 size card that will fit neatly into an envelope for postage.

This card is for these challenges:
1) Catch The Bug - Show us your Santa (Day 1)
2) 52 Christmas Card Throwdown - July Blog Hop + Sketch
3) Winter Wonderland - Three of Three (Sequins and Rhinestones)
4) Addicted to Stamps and More - #103 Holiday

30 comments:

aussie aNNie said...

Gorgeous card Pia, love the simple colour combo and card...has your die arrived yet???
The Journey is the Start

Laine said...

This is so cute Pia. Fabulous, fun Santa image and I love that star.
Laine
xx

KraftyKoolKat said...

So cute and gorgeous Pia.
Hugs
Cathy
xxxx

Lau W said...

Oh this Santa i cute, so adorable card, love the glitter !
Have a nice day Pia, here it's grey again bouhhh !
xxx

Marjorie said...

Love this card Pia, and I love your Santa, and all the lovely glitter..
Hugs,
Marjorie x

sandie said...

Love all the glitter Pia and that is a challenge but I,look forward to seeing all your Holiday cards and thanks for joining us at ATSM

mulberry station said...

I love the gold glitter and sequins and pearls. Such a clean nice addition to your darling santa card. Beautiful! Thanks for joining us at Catch The Bug.
Good Luck!
Nancy

scrappymo! said...

The sparkly star is amazing! Great card, Pia. I also love the chevron paper...it is so in style!

Sue said...

Fabulous card Pia. I love the image, gorgeous colours and wonderful sparkle.
Sue xx

Chrissy said...

He is a very cute Santa Pia..and love the gold star,sequins and papers..fabulous CAS design..good luck in the challenge..you will do it.

luv CHRISSYxx

Leikkaan Mervi said...

Fabulous card, great colouring. omg I'm so late with my C'mas cards;-))m

chrissy xx said...

GOrgeous! The cutest of images and I LOve your papers and embellishments.
I look forward to seeing all your Christmas card Pia. I agree it won't be easy to do.
Chrissyxx

Cornelia W said...

That Santa puts a BIG smile on my face- wonderful card! Thanks so much for playing with us at ATSM. I hope to see you there next time, too! Hugs, Cornelia DT

Loz said...

Fabulous christmas card Pia..Loz

Danielle Vincent said...

Awesome card Pia! Love that darling Santa and the bright sparkly star. Terrific CAS card with lots of cuteness :o) Thanks so much for joining us at 52CCT for Christmas in July. Hugs D

Desire Fourie said...

This is such a fun Christmas design. Loving the gold star.
Hugs Desíre {Doing Life}

Rahmat said...

Cute card! I like the Santa and the star very much! Thank you for joining us at ATSM.

Regina said...

Santa is just adorable! Gorgeous, love the sparkle.
Regina

Tammy said...

Another adorable card Pia, I love all of the gold sparkle!!
Tammy x

Mynn xx said...

OH my goodness, this is darling, Pia! Such a sweet image and I LOVE the glittery star! Thanks for joining us at 52CCT! :) HUGS! Mynn xx

Deborah Frings said...

I love your take on the sketch. The Santa image is just fab with so much lovely sparkle in the star! Great work. Thanks so much for playing along with our 52CCT Christmas Blog Hop!

Kim Heggins said...

Wow...another fabulous holiday card. Your Santa is about as cute as they come and so is your coloring too. Perfection!

THE BLUEBERRY BEAR said...

I am so glad so popped in to show us your Santa! Thanks for joining in day 1 of Christmas in July with us here at Bugaboo Stamps this week! Good luck! I hope we see you joining in the rest of the week's challenges too!
luv'n huggz
Jen Leeflang
BUGABOO DT

Becky G said...

Pia, what an adorable Santa card! I love all of the sparkle! So fun!

So glad you joined us in our Santa challenge at Catch The Bug! Hope you play along with the rest of the challenges! Good luck!!!

Becky G
Bugaboo DT Member

cotnob said...

This is a fabulous card Pia, such a cute Santa image and I love your clean design.
Thank you for joining us at Winter Wonderland this week.
Pauline
x

Tammy Miller said...

Love your card so very cute! Thanks for playing along in our Saturday challenge during our CIJ event!

Ruth M said...

Hi Pia, what an adorable card, I love the touches of gold! A fab interpretation of the sketch!
Thanks so much for joining us at 52 {C}CT for our blog hop! Ruth x

Deepti Stephens said...

This too.. Pia! You did a fantastic job on all the cards, each card has got it's great design and sweetness. Thanks so much for the inspiration

Asha said...

What an adorable cad, Pia. I like that you kept the card simple so Santa get all the attention. I'm a behind with mu visits. Sorry. But thanks for joining our July Blog Hop at 52 {C}CT. Don’t forget to leave a comment on each blog along the way. There are special prizes to be won and you don’t want to miss out. Good luck!
hugs, Asha

Louise van Vuren said...

Love the sparkly star and the sweetimage. Great take on the sketch, you really rocked it! Hope you enjoyed the hop at 52CCT and good luck in the prize draw
Louise xx