Wednesday, September 19, 2012


Hi all :-), it’s only 96 days to the big red guy drops down the chimney !! Have you made a start on your cards yet ?? If not why not start NOW and join us on the ABC Christmas Challenge :-)

‘S’ for SANTA !

We have 2 fabulous sponsors this time ,, our very own Lacey, the owner of Stamp and Create will be giving a fabulous spree to her store ,,,,,

$25 Gift Certificate

AND the lovely Jodie, the owner of Bugaboo Stamps will give a choice of images ,,,,

7 free digis

I used this very cute Hero ArtsDown the Chimney’ image :-)

I decided to make my own backing paper this time using the emboss resisit technique, Lawn Fawn snowflakes and various distress inks, I will add a full link list at the bottom of this post :-)

I will just point out the FAB snow on the chimney and roof top is Aleen’s Glitter Snow,, LOVE this product ! :-)

Close Up

Inside View

Thanks for looking :-) the DT have made some gorgeous cards for you to see so please hop along to the ABC Christmas Challenge blog to see them :-)

Challenges :

Loves Rubber Stamps ,,, Make your own background

Craft Your Passion ,,, Bingo ,,Emboss/ribbon/button

Christmas Stampin’ All Year Long ,,,, Snowy

Cute Card Thursday ,,,,, Christmas Cards


Dot said...

Such a great way to create your own background...funny image, Lols.
hugs Dorte

Whisper said...

Oooo what a fabby background and such a funny image too, it made me giggle, Luv Sam x

Fabiola said...

hello Lorraine, you did a fun card, you make me smile, thanks to play with us at CSAYL, biz

Laura Love said...

WOW! This is adorable! Your background is gorgeous and that image is too cute! Awesome job! Thank you so much for playing along at Loves Rubberstamps this week!

Holly AKA KopyKat said...

This is so cute, Love those feet out of the chimney! lol. Your background is so cute with the FL snowflakes, what a great idea. Thanks for playing with us this week over at Loves Rubberstamps!!!

Zw@@n said...

Funny card, Lorraine. Your backing paper is gorgeous. Love, Wilma

~ginny said...

You are right, I like the look of the snow Lorraine! I especially like the resist on the background - nice job.
Nice to see you at Craft Your Passion and I hope to see you again next week!
CYP Design Team
RubberMAD (my blog)

Sharon Caudle said...

HAHA! How can you not giggle when you see this cute card!! AWESOME details and techniques, Lols! I love it!!
hugs, Sharon

downrightcrafty said...

oh this made me smile, the thought of Matt climbing down our chimney - mmmmmmmmm think this would be the perfect image. Love the papers and the red icicles very striking against the pale blue just fab
Hugs Kate xx

Carissa said...

TeeHee, love this image and your emboss resist background is fantastic.
Hugs, Carissa

Anonymous said...

Brilliant card Lorraine LOVE the image tehehehehe and LOVE your distress/embossing background too! hugs me x