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Friday, 31 July 2015

Santa Claus is Coming to Town

Hi Folks
Hope you are all well and looking forward to your weekend.  Our town is holding it's annual Raft Race this Sunday.  It is a great event where teams are encouraged to build their own rafts and paddle down the river through the town.  Lots of side stalls and entertainment is provided too.  Hopefully the weather will be kind to us when we sit on the river bank on Sunday with our refreshments.  I think a few nibbles and a glass of prosecco will go down nicely lol.

Anyway, onto crafty matters.  Today sees the start of a new challenge over at Winter Wonderland.  This will be an extended challenge and will last until the 27th August. 
Our theme for this challenge is:
Christmas Carols/Christmas Songs

Here is my inspiration project and I have chosen the song 'Santa Claus is Coming to Town'.


The image is from a Lily Of The Valley Art Pad.  I matted it onto red cardstock.  The background has been embossed with a snowflake embossing folder.  Some Ho Ho Ho ribbon along the bottom and some punched snowflakes finished the card.

I am looking forward to seeing all your entries to the challenge.  Just pop over to Winter Wonderland for full challenge details.  We have four sponsors for this challenge offering some great prizes so you don't want to miss out.

I would like to enter this into the following challenges:
Crafty Boots - Christmas
OLLCB - Christmas
Artistic Inspirations - ATG
Fab N Funky - No patterned paper
Crafting for all Seasons - Christmas
CHNC - Ho, ho, ho
613 Avenue Create - ATG
Robyns Fetish - Christmas
Eureka Stamps - ATG
Craft Your Passion - ATG
Crafting from the Heart - ATG
TTCRD - ATG
Crafting by Designs - ATG
4 Crafty Chicks - ATG
Crimbo Crackers - Santa
Brown Sugar - Animals
Crafts 4 Eternity - ATG
Simply Create Too - ATG

27 comments:

Marianne's Craftroom said...

He is fab and I love your card. Have a great day Sunday x

Aunty Sue said...

wow loving this christmas card nearly as much as your plans for sunday fingers crossed for the weather

Wendy said...

Gorgeous Christmas card Mags, love the sweet image... Have fun on Sunday, hope the weather is kind to you.
Wendy xx

Lea Brawn said...

Great character. Fabulous card Mags x

julie_woolston said...

Gorgeous card Mags
Hugs Julie xxx

Linda Simpson said...

Love this Santa he is brilliant! Another fabulous card. Have a great time on Sunday and hope the weather is kind.
Hugs
Linda xxx

Stamping Bubbles said...

Hi Mags
Great card, love the image and the ribbon is brilliant.
Hugs
Lesley

McCrafty's Cards said...

Gorgeous card Mags, I like the image and the snowflakes
Kevin xx

Jacee said...

Lovely festive card Mags
hugs Jacee
Simply Paper Card Design

Pollard Carole said...

Great card love this image and the colours are lovely I love traditional Christmas Enjoy your Raft Race and the Prosecco!1 Love an d hugs Carole x

Carol S. said...

Brilliant card and love the image. Hugs, Carol S.xx

rachel said...

love this stamp - its a fab one - great make mags - enjoy the rafting! Hugs rachel x

Hazel said...

Thanks for entering your lovely crafting for CHNC challenge 239 - hope to see you again soon

Joan said...

Your card is very lovely!! Great image! Thanks for joining us at Ooh La La Creations!

Linda Osterwise, DT said...

Mags, what a great way to start (for me it's a start, anyway) thinking about the holidays. Great card. Thank you for joining us in the Through The Craft Room Door challenge this week.

Hugz,
Linda

Christina Hor said...

Hi Mags. This is a very festive card! Love this LOTV image. I'm usually don't start my x-mas until after Thanksgiving. But seeing all these Christmas in July cards tempting me to start early. Have a lovely weekend Mags and thanks for the "winter" inspiration on this very hot summer evening.

Dee's Craft Room said...

Beautiful Christmas card, lovely design and fab ribbon. Thank you for sharing your work with all of us at Crafty Boots Challenges.

Dionne

Lo Scatolone di Dodò said...

Very cute card!Thanks for playing with us at Brown Sugar Challenge this week!
Giada

Danielle said...

Great card Mags! Love the image and good for you getting a start on Xmas cards!! Thanks for joining us for our Anything Goes challenge at Simply Create Too!
Hugs, Danielle x

Barb said...

This is absolutely BEAUTIFUL, love your design and coloring and your image is so darling. Thanks for sharing with us at Crafting for all Seasons. Barb

Tamie said...

Awe, loving your stitching and the snowflake embossing. The image is super, super cute! Love it. Thank you so much for sharing your amazing creation with us at 4 Crafty Chicks Anything Goes Challenge.

Tamie DT

cotnob said...

A fabulous Christmas card, such a lovely image.
Thank you for joining us at Crafting for all Seasons.
Pauline
x

Gea said...

Very nice card And nice colord. Thank you foer joining BSc

michele said...

Fabulous card! Thanks for joining us at Crafts 4 Eternity this week hugs x

Kim Heggins said...

Just too cute....I love your fabulous Santa! Thanks for joining us at Simply Create Too!

Helen said...

A great card - thanks for joining us at Fab'n'Funky.

Helen x

Tip Top said...

So sweet! Thanks for entering Crimbo Crackers - hope to see you again soon!