Seeing all of the holiday movies being played on
a certain TV channel got me to thinking that I ought to
check out a couple Christmas card challenge blogs
that I participated in last year.
Although I don't send out very many,
it's a perfect time to start working on Christmas cards :)
As soon as I saw this weeks sketch challenge at
52 Christmas Card Throwdown, I knew what I wanted to make.
I finally got around to making it.
I lightly blushed the cheeks with chalks / pastels.
Eyes were made with a marker.
Hat pom pom is a 1/4"circle punch. A tiny pom pom or jingle bell would be fun to use!
Die cut circle has real stitching and the edges are distressed.
Embossing folders from Cuttlebug:
Christmas Countdown (I think that's the name)
The edges of the kraft card base are lightly sponged with brown ink.
Pattern I drew on scrap paper to start.
I cut it apart and traced onto card stock scraps.
The pieces were hand cut with scissors then pieced together
onto a larger scrap of card stock. I trimmed around it
then adhered it to my card front with dimensionals / pop dots.
I was inspired by this image I saved long ago.
At the time I thought I'd use the idea to make ornaments
out of fabric scraps to give as gifts.
I never got around to it.......
Thanks for looking =)
I'm also entering my card in the following challenges:
Christmas Cards All Year Round - July Anything Goes
Crafty Hazelnuts Christmas Challenge - vintage or anything goes
Through The Craft Room Door - Anything Goes
EDITED JULY 15, 2016:
My card was chosen as an honorable mention !