Wednesday 15 December 2010

#45 Excuse Me Santa

Our theme this week at I ♥ Promarkers is good ol’ Santa and for my DT card I have used this ever-so-cute image from Elizabeth Dulemba, popping it into a circular mat and colouring with Promarkers. I have only used the one design paper today, running it horizontally behind the image but clear of the sewn presents in each of the card’s corners. The sewn embellishment was done with a plain running stitch on the machine going very gingerly when it reached the parcels and even turning the wheel manually when it came to the bows so that I was sure where the needle was going. Rather than mat the image I added gems where white met white.

Right, I have managed to keep it fairly short and sweet this time, but do try to join in with our challenge. Just remember to enter you must use Promarkers on your project and don’t forget Santa! We look forward to seeing your work go up onto our blog and hope to be able to leave you a comment soon.

Tine :)

Challenges I would like to enter this card for:
Passion for Promarkers - Christmas anything goes
Stamp with Fun - Christmas
Stamptacular Sunday - winter wishes
Aly's - Christmas movie theme (Santa Claus the Movie)
Dutch Dare - Christmas card, tag or ornament
Allsorts - last minute Christmas
Stamp Challenges - use a digi
Creative Inspirations -  Christmas anything goes
ABC Christmas - Z for Zero (use an older challenge - S for Santa)


  1. Great card Christine, very sweet image and superbly coloured and wow to your stiching, I havent mastered the straight line yet on cards never mind creating presents hehe. xx

  2. Fabulous card - love the image and your stitching is amazing!
    Thanks for playing along with my Last Minute Christmas challenge at Allsorts this week.
    Good luck
    Debs xx

  3. Hi Christine!
    fab card, love the stiching around the image!
    thanks for playing with us at stamptacular sunday .

  4. Oh how super cute! Love the little image! My goodness that is skill with the sewing machine, very clever!
    Hugs, Dena

  5. Hi Tine

    A really super image and coloured to perfection and the stitching detail is so clever and frames the image perfectly.

    Thank you for sharing with us at Allsorts and Stamptacular Sunday this week and good luck.

    B x

  6. Great card Tine, love the stitching ! Thanks for joining us at PfP. Sue C x

  7. Lovely card, Tine with a real 'retro' look!
    Diane x

  8. Oh what a cute card. Love your image. Thanks for joining PFP's mega challenge :o)

  9. Did you STITH this???!!! OMGoodness!! Wow! Awesome awesome awesome. You are one brave woman and it definately paid off here!

  10. Such a cute image and beautiful card. Thanks for joining us on the ABC Christmas Challenge.

    Merry Christmas! Carissa

  11. Love it Christine,,,,so adorable,,,oh my the red color here is really stunning,,,,,youare really a true artist my friend,,,,,Hey I am now on CADC and I have my own group Christine,,,

  12. Oh love your card! and your sewn parcels are so clever! well done you! great choice of challenges to replay!! thanks for joining in with us!! good luck! and hope you will continue to play our challenges in 2011 too!
    hugs Samantha ABC Christmas Challenge :0)

  13. Love it Tine!! Great stitching!! Thanks for joining in our Mega challenge at PFP, Juliexx

  14. I love this Santa image Tine it has a real retro feel to it
    Mina xxx

  15. Such a gorgeous card Tine. Love the image you've used and the colours also. Thanks for joining in with our Mega Christmas challenge at PFP. Hugs Michele x

  16. Hi Tine, what a gorgeous card. I love the image and your colouring is fab. Thanks for joining in with our Mega Christmas challenge over at PFP. Hugs, Denise x
    Have a wonderful Christmas x

  17. Hi Christine, thank you so much for he lovely comments youve been leaving me and I thought Id pop across and see your blog, your cards are stunning and so beautifully coloured to. With love and hugs Shirleyxxxxxx Will definitely be back again soon.

  18. Hi Tine, what a gorgeous and sweet image, I love your colouring and the card design is fabulous. With love and hugs Shirleyxxxxxx

  19. wow!! stunning card.the image is fantastic and i love your stitching.
    thanks for playing in our mega christmas challenge at PFP :D

    xx coops xx

  20. How utterly gorgeous! Love-love-love your stitching and my Little Drummer Boy was definitely influenced by your colouring!!
    Wishing you lovely Christmas time!

  21. A beautiful creation, thank you for playing the Mega Christmas Challenge at Passion for Promarkers and Good Luck!