Santa’s Ways…..

It’s the 1st of December and that means a new challenge over at ABC Challenges.

We completed the alphabet with our last challenge so that means we are back at the start.

So, our challenge for you today is A is for Almost Christmas’.

Our sponsor for this challenge is The Paper Shelter and they have provided us with some gorgeous images to work with.

I decided to use ‘Yep, I have my Methods!’.

Here’s what I came up with.

I’ve printed my image onto Cryogen White cardstock and coloured with Copic Markers.

The colours I’ve used are as follows:

Skin – E11, E00, E000, R20

Clothes – R39, R37, R35, R32, R0000

Boots, Belt & Gloves – C10, C8, C6, C4, C2, C00

Bird, Belt Buckle & Balloon String – YR24, YR23, YR21, YR0000

Chimney – E49, E47, E44, E42, E0000

Balloon & Bird Hat – B99, B97, B95, B93, B0000

Snow – B91, B0000

Beard & Coat/Hat edges – C1, C00

Here’s a closer look at the image.

I’ve also finished off the inside.

I’m not sure if I’ll stamp another sentiment or just leave it blank to write my own message, so for now it’s blank.

I love how this turned out and I used lots of new things that I had purchased over the last few months so that’s always a bonus.

Stamps: Yep, I have my Methods! (Digital Image from The Paper Shelter), Sentiment from Lilli of the Valley
Card: Cherry Cobber & Whisper White (Stampin’ Up), “Sweet Christmas Dreams” Blue Christmas Holly (Magnolia Ink)
Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black
Accessories: Big Shot, Oval Framelits, Cirlces #2 Die, 1 3/4” Circle Punch, Paper-Piercing Tool, Mat, Occasions Templates, Organza Ribbon (Stampin’ Up), Snowflake Tree & Snowflake Corner Dies (Memory Box), Copic Markers, Pearls.

Now if you haven’t already stopped by ABC Challenges and checked out what the rest of the DT have created then please do so now.

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