Thursday, December 20, 2018

Santa's Belt

     I have been playing with soda pop tops for the last 3 days. I think I have used 9 of them so far. It all started with some gift tags for under the tree. You can see these tags here.

     When I started playing with this card sketch from Sketch N Scrap, my first thought was -- where is the pop top (Santa Belt) going to be. Once I had that figured out I located this Santa from an old set I had. Sometimes I wish I had dated my stamp sets, so I would know how old they really are. 
     One thing I know for certain is that this paper from Carta Bella is two years old. I have 6 or 7 sheets left from a Christmas tag swap. I chose it here because the red matched the red I wanted to use on Santa's suit. 

Sketch #136 by Lisa Hidy

     I used my Copic markers to color this Santa. I set the picture on large, allowing you to analyze my coloring out of the lines. You can see I took this pic before I added the bling to the tree. 

     Here is the inside of the card. I had several partial sheets of patterned paper, so finding scraps was no problem.

Inside of Card

Materials List:      
     Patterned Paper: Carta Bella - Christmas Delivery 
                                                    - Festive Florals
                                                    - Black and Cream Plaid
                                                    - Christmas Tags
     Card Stock: My Colors - Snowbound
                                        Black Magic
     Ink: Momento - Tuxedo Black
     Stamps: Gina K - Christmas Magic
     Dies - Stamps of Life - Ho Ho Ho
     Copics: Face - E53
                Beard, Fur - C00, 0, 1, 2
                Red Suit - R22, 24, 29
                Boots - N5
                Tree - G94
    Embellies: 3/8 inch stitched black ribbon
                    Soda Pop Top
                    Elizabeth Craft Designs: Starfoam Stickers - Red


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