Friday, July 8, 2011

CSAYL- Heavy Metal Holiday

Time for another weekly Christmas Stampin' All Year Long challenge and this week its to use something metal on your creation - whether it be a tag, brad or any other embellishment. This week's sponsor is Kenny K:
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There will also be three prizes - 1st place will receive 3 free digis, 2nd place will receive 2 free digis and 3rd place will receive 1 free digi - so make sure you link your creation over at the CSAYL blog.

I chose to work with the Santa digi and this was so much fun:

I usually struggle to use my Copics effectively but I really enjoyed using my growing stash of red markers to colour his suit.  Once I had finished colouring Santa, I added some Sparkly Fluff to his suit and beard and matted the image on some Pure Poppy cardstock.

For the background I used some retired Ski Slope paper which I adhered to my Pure Poppy base and added another design from the same pack for my red strip down the centre. I then matted a third design from the pack onto some Baja Breeze cardstock and tied some red ribbon around it. I adhered the Santa image on top and finished off the front by adding a metal edged tag to the bow. The sentiment and tree is a rub-on that I had in my stash.

I used another rubon for the inside and then added some more of the pretty Ski Slope paper as a border around the edge.

As Christmas is getting closer and closer, why not join in the fun at the CSAYL blog and get a start on your Christmas card stash - I have got quite a healthy pile made already!

Stamps: Santa digi (Kenny K)
Cardstock: Pure Poppy (PTI); Whisper White, Baja Breeze, Retired Ski Slope DP (SU)
Accessories: Red Ribbon (AnnaBelle Stamps); copic markers - R22,R24,R27,R59,C1,C5; Sparkly Fluff; Xmas Rub-ons; metal edged tag


  1. Fabulous and Festive! Love that DP (I still have a few scraps left) and I love the expression on Santa's face. You did a great job with your Copics.

  2. your card is very your coloring!