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Thursday, July 14, 2016

Photo - Christmas in July - Day 6

Today is day 6 of the fun Christmas in July event over at Catch the Bug. 1 week, 7 challenges, different prizes - you can read more about it here.

Today we have photo challenge for you. I was inspired by the sand and sea and the neat and clean feel of this photo.
I masked my Santa then started sponing with blue DI through a Memory Box stencil to make the waves. I colored the Santa and the sand and pebbles with Promarkers. Added two red sentiment stickers.
I've been trying to create a bit different styled Christmas cards this year and focusing on them being postage friendly, I believe that this one fits the bill.

This card is also for:
Inkspirational - #112 Anything Goes with Red
Allsorts - #371 One For The Boys
Cardz 4 Guyz  - #128 - Christmas in August
Cards und More - # 162 Summer Fun, Beach, Sea

24 comments:

scrAPpamondo said...

Wonderful waves and sand, Pia, great work!! This is surely a fun card for Christmas!
I would love make flat cards :) One day, perhaps, I will be able to do this... :) LOL

Imke said...

This is SO COOL, Pia !!! Love your waves Background and the Focus on Santa at the Beach. Really great !

PS: I have question for the Freebie Friday and Color Challenge tomorrow: Did we have to use the Freebie from tomorrow 7/15 ? That means i have to wait to create my Project or can i use the Current Friday Freebie or another Image ? I would be thankful for a Little note. THANKS !!!

Loz said...

This is so Cute Pia..Loz

Monika Reeck said...

Hiyaa we used the same Image Pia
and this santa is cute I love to use it again and again
and clever way to make your wave there
we have similar idea I put sea too behind him
but yours is more CAS yaay Pia without DP is so different than your cards normally but it is adorable and has a color of blue red and white see my Blog it has challenge with that colors why not join there Pia...
luv this cute Santa card
hugs
Monika

Mrs.B said...

Such a fun Christmas card Pia and it would be just perfect if you know anyone living in Australia at Christmas time!
Avril xx

Donna Ellis said...

wow, Miss Pia! Does this EVER feel like a Caribbean-Tropical Christmas! Love those flowing waves from your stencil, and all that sandiness covering Santa! I suppose that will keep him from getting sunburned? It's a fun, delightful card! Hope you enjoy a great week-end! hugs, de

Laine said...

Such a great image Pia. Love the fun Santa and his wonderful background detail.
Laine
xx

meg said...

Fu and quirky Santa, the waves are superb and the pop of red a great touch

Chrissy said...

Another fun card and fab technique Pia..reminds me of my Christmas sitting in the scorching sun...fabulous card.

Luv CHRISSYxx

cotnob said...

Such a fun card Pia, a super image and great take on the inspiration photo.
Pauline
x

Kim Heggins said...

Just adorable...love your sweet Santa in the sand, so much fun Pia!

Wendy L said...

A wonderful card, thanks for joining us at Allsorts, xxxx

Paper Profusion said...

Great colours and contrast Pia in this fun card. Love the waves! Happy Weekend. Nicola x

Jane Willis said...

What a fun card, and I love the way you've coloured the sand. Thanks for sharing at Cardz 4 Guyz.
Jane

Karen Steele said...

This is a great fun card for Christmas!

Mervi said...

So gorgeous card, funny and clever design.
Thank you for sharing over at Allsorts;-))m

Helene E said...

Popping by to admire your creation and to thank you for participating in this week's challenge at Allsorts.

KT Fit Kitty said...

This is so cute! Love your stencilled waves behind Santa! Such a cute little scene! Happy weekend!

Beate Rauer said...

great funny card!Thanks for joining us at cards and more and good luck! Hugs,Beate

Cazro said...

A wodnerful fun card. Thanks for joining in the fun at Cardz 4 Guyz. Caz DT

Helen said...

Great card - love the little scene you've created.

Thanks for joining us at Cardz 4 Guyz.

Helen x

Yvonne Garner said...

Too cute! Thanks for joining us at Inkspirational!

*Vicki* said...

I just really love this card Pia!! The Santa looks so cute in his pile of sand and that background is awesome!! :) HUGS

Asha said...

LOVE this.... what a super fun card. Santa on the beach... I believe that's what he does in New Zealand!
x Asha