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Friday, November 21, 2014

Snowman on Bauble

YES - finally Friday! The week-end is near and Friday also means you can pick up a new freebie in the Bugaboo store.  Today I'm sharing my GDT card showing you this week's freebie - Stocking Santa ornament.

I'm a DP addict, but this card is actually made without any DPs. I used kraft and red paper sprinkled with white mist. The kraft paper also got white frantage. I distressed the edges with walnut DI and stitched around the edges - a bit rough and randomly.
The image is colored with Promarkers and I used lots of gold glitter glue for the bauble. I used a sentiment from a stamp set from Dylusion. I cut two pieces of straw and tied a golden bow around it for a little bit of decoration.

This card is also for these challenges:
1) 4 Crafty Chicks - #221 Make it Sparkle
2) Aud Sentiments Challenge - #120 Use a Sentiment for any December Holiday
3) Make My Monday - Glitter
4) Sparkles Forum Challenges - The Big Guy (Santa)

32 comments:

Lisa M said...

Heeheehee....what a great conversation starter. That's one of my favorite sayings and seeing it on a Christmas card is hilarious. Love the glitter and you did very good refraining from DP :) This is such a terrific holiday card and the straw...perfect!
Happy weekend to you too!

Lau W said...

Haha ! super sentiment ! Your card is wonderful, love the frantage, and this santa is cute !!!
xxx
have a nice week-end !

chrissy xx said...

He! he! What a FABulous Fun card Pia..LOving your image, colours and design.
Chrissyxx

Sue said...

This is fabulous Pia, I love the image and fun sentiment. Gorgeous colours and great layout too.
Sue xx

Sue B said...

Oh Wowzer! this is gorgeous Pia… not only cute but sparkly and stunning! Love the fab image and sentiment. The frantage looks SO pretty on the Kraft… and the little straw decoration is adorable! :-)
Hope you have a lovely evening!
Big Hugs Sue B xx

cotnob said...

A brilliant card Pia, I love your Santa image and fun sentiment.
Pauline
x

Laine said...

This is such a fun creation Pia. Love the sweet Santa, sentiment and lovely sparkle detail.
Laine
xx

Chrissy said...

A fabulous fun card Pia..love the straws and bow and the image of Santa is very cute.As for the sentiment..brilliant.

luv CHRISSYxx

scrAPpamondo said...

wonderful card with hilarious sentiment. Love the stiching and the comic stamp!

Leikkaan Mervi said...

Fabulous card, funny sentiment! Love the background and all the sparkle.
We got the first snow;-))m

http://acraftynutter.blogspot.co.uk/ said...

This happy card put a huge smile on my face :)
Brill!!!

Donna said...

This is fabulous, cute and fun. Enjoy your weekend, Donna

crafty-stamper said...

Love the freebie image and fun sentiment-loving all the sparkle
carol x

Monika Reeck said...

You love sparkle much Pia...sweet Images..lovely gold there and nice color combo...wohooo you are like a rock star dear just posting and much comment..its only in my dream..LOL..great card as always sweety..hugs.Monika

Avril Ann said...

LOL, Pia, superb sentiment, think that might go for a great many of us, LOL..another stunning card my friend, hugs xxx

Regina said...

What an adorable card and is sure to make anyone smile.
wish you a wonderful weekend - Regina

Marlies said...

A lovely card Pia with a fantastic sentiment and image. I love this! have a nice weekend, hugs, Marlies

KraftyKoolKat said...

What a gorgeous fun filled card Pia. Love that sentiment and your gorgeous stitch detail.
Hugs
Cathy
xxxxx

Faye Wynn-Jones said...

Cute, very cute. Loving the glittery ball! x

Loz said...

I LOVE this image and sentiment Pia..Loz

Tammy said...

This is so cute, I love that Santa image! Fabulous sparkle and sentiment!!
Tammy x

sandie said...

love the rough stitching and what a great idea with the straws x

Darnell J Knauss said...

Do you ever just use paper, you know, as paper, lol? You do amaze me, you know, with how beautifully you dress up and stitch up and glitterfy your papers ... so the opposite of my own no-work-involved policy! What you've done with these papers and that sediment to make this fantastic card just blows me away, Pia!! Hugs, Darnell

Brenda B said...

What a fantastic card, the sentiment is brilliant and actually fits me to a tee, lol!! Love the Bugaboo freebie, I forgot about those so I've just been over for mine! Thanks for the reminder! Love the straws and the glitter and Frantage, brilliant. Thanks so much for playing along with us at Sparkles this month, hope to see you again.

Hugs
Brenda B
Sparkles DT

aussie aNNie said...

Gorgeous card Pia and that image and sentiment are super. I have no idea what the Swedish words were on my card, it was on the bottom of the DP I used. I am guessing it was about Christmas.xx
aNNie The Journey is the Start

Tina Henderson said...

This is just adorable! I love that quote! Great image and love the sparkle! Thanks for joining us at 4 Crafty Chicks this week.
Tina - DT

scrappymo! said...

Having a wee catch up on your blog. I am so far behind in visiting. Just can not seem to have enough time lately.

The packing and getting the garden put to bed for winter is taking up my days and sleep is calling early lately!

Thanks for the great idea about paper piecing my flower. Think i will try that!

This card is hilarious! I had a good chuckle at it...fabulous sentiment and love your stitched papers!

Asha said...

Of course he does! How can you deny a gift to that little man! LOVE the shiny bauble detail... and the candy canes!
x Asha

Billie A said...

Awesome card and loving the sentiment.. love the bugaboo image. Thanks for joining us at Aud Sentiments.

Julie said...

Fab card. I know several people that need an answer to that question. Thanks for joining us at Aud Sentiments
Julie T

Danielle Vincent said...

LOL! I can think of a few people I know who should get this card :o)

Cazro said...

Oh I love this Santa he is so different. Thanks for joining in the fun atSparkles Monthly Forum. Caz