Sunday, 26 July 2015

Nice List - Christmas in July!

I have been resisting all the talk of Christmas in the crafty world but... I've finally succumbed! I can only apologise! But it is only 152 days away - yep I'm Sorry again!

So here is Father Christmas from Dr Digi and the image is called Naughty or Nice.

I have left a space where I will use letter stickers to add someones name to the front before I send this card... so my friends and family still have time to earn the place on my nice list. (And I am definitely open to bribery!)

I've made this card using paper from Simple Stories - December Documented range. I mounted it onto Bazzill Swiss dot card in red. I used a Martha Stewart punch to create the zigzag edge and glued on to it some Christmas ribbon from Hobbycraft. I added some Doodlebug red enamel dots and also some green homemade dots. I have used 3D foam to make Father Christmas stand out a little.

Father Christmas has been coloured with Promarkers and Flexmarkers -
Skin - Antique white, Blush, Soft Peach, Coral & Spice.
Trousers - Red, Poppy, Ruby & Cardinal.
Shirt - Warm greys.
List - Satin, Tan & Antique white
Boots & Braces - Ice Greys
Eyes - Powder blue.
I also used a little gold pen to highlight buttons and I added some Frosted Lace stickles to Father Christmas' beard and hair.

I would like to enter this card into the following challenges -
Crafty Calender - Christmas in July.
My Time to Craft - Christmas in July.
Inkspirational - Kraft.
Whimsy Stamps - Christmas in July.
Freshly made Sketches - 196
Cardz 4 guys - Christmas in July.
Cute as a Button - Challenge 11 Christmas in July.
Paper Creator - Challenge 40 - Christmas.
PINspirational - Christmas in July. 


  1. I love the idea of being able to personalise this super card. Thank you for joining us at Cardz 4 Guyz

  2. Lilibet, this is a wonderful card. Such a great image, beautifully coloured and i love the fun card design...

  3. We have the weather for this card today! fabulous card love the design Ginny x

  4. Adorable card!!! Thanks so much for participating in our {PIN}SPIRATIONAL challenge!! Hope to see you again for our next challenge!!
    A Little Bit O' Paper

  5. A lovley card with a super image. Thanks for sharing with us at Cardz 4 Guyz.

  6. What a great card! I love the image and layout. Thank you for joining our Cute As A Button challenge. I hope you play with us again. - Francesca, Owner

  7. Love this card - image and design! Thank you for sharing it with us at My Time to Craft!

  8. Oh how cute!! I love the theme and details and what a cute Santa! Thanks for joining us at Inkspirational!

  9. This is a fun card, love the Santa image and your layout too.

  10. so stunning, gorgeous design and colours and i love your jolly santa :D

    xx coops xx

  11. Fantastic Christmas card! I really like the idea of personalizing it before it's sent and the colors are wonderful. So glad you shared your creation at Cardz 4 Guyz.

  12. This is super cute...Glad you went for it! Time to get the Christmas card production going!

  13. Great card - thanks for joining us at the Crafty Calendar Challenge.

    Helen x

  14. Fab card & so cool that you can personalize is nearer the time lol. Thanks for joining us over at Crafty Calendar this month & good luck!
    hugs Jo x

    I have a birthday candy on my blog if you'd like to join in.....
    You can find my candy here
    You can find my atc swap here

  15. Thanks for joining us with your lovely creation in this months challenge at Paper Creator, hope you’ll come and join us next time too, good luck!
    Hugs Jacee ---- Paper Creator Design Team
    Simply Paper Card Design

  16. Thanks for all the lovely comments xx