Tuesday, 12 July 2016

Christmas in July at Cardz 4 Guyz

This week at Cardz 4 Guyz we're thinking ahead to Christmas, because it's time for our Christmas in July challenge.

I've used this fun "Santa Selfie" image from Dr Digi's House of Stamps, which I printed out 24 hours in advance to prevent smudging then coloured in with Promarkers. I had planned to colour the braces a more realistic dark grey, then I remembered the classic cracker joke:

Why does Santa wear red braces?
To keep his trousers up!

Well, of course after that they HAD to be red, didn't they?

The sentiment is a Dylusions stamp that seems very suitable for Christmas in July, and the backing paper a very old freebie from Craft Creations. The snowflake border is a self adhesive felt one that was a gift from a friend.

 
I am sharing this with:
 
Christmas Card Challenges - Snowman 
Crafty Hazelnut's Christmas Challenge Extra - July Anything Goes 
Christmas Cards All Year Round - Anything Goes 
   

10 comments:

  1. What a super fun image Jane. A really happy card. Barbxx

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  2. Ahaa cute Snowman ask the Santa to make Foto selfie...the image makes me smile Jane..great Christmas colors...I joined too C4G...this time..see you maybe on my card Jane..miss you..hugs
    Monika

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  3. Well that is about as modern an image as you can get . Love the phone in his hand .Such a happy duo .Great card . Thanks for sharing with us at Christmas Card Challenges

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  4. Thank you so much for sharing and joining in with us at CCAYD...fabulous fun image and colouring..

    Luv CHRISSYxx

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  5. A great card - love the fun image. Thank you for joining us at Christmas Cards All Year Round.
    Kath x

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  6. Wonderful card, not so sure about the joke though! Cara x

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  7. Thanks for joining our Challenge at Christmas Cards All Year ‘Round.

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  8. Fun card!!
    Thanks for playing along this week at Christmas Card Challenges!!
    Debbie (CCC DT)
    Debbie's Dash of This and That

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  9. such a fabulous project! :) you have done such a lovely job and really put a lot of work into it.

    thank you so much for joining our challenge over at The Crafty Hazelnut's Christmas Challenge Extra Blog! :)

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  10. Great card, Jane - one of my favourite Doctor Digi images.

    Thanks for joining us at Christmas Cards All Year Round.

    Helen x

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