Thursday, July 14, 2016

Santa on Vacation?

Howdy Crafters - I have a Summer Theme Christmas Card today. Thanks for stopping by ~ enjoy your day! Gail John 3:16

Kraft cardstock for base of card
Scor-pal to score base of card
Watercolor cardstock by TH for water background - lower portion of card mat

I used Distressed inks on a sheet of plastic - spritzed with water and then pressed it down on the watercolor paper - such a cool look!

Click here for TUTORIAL  by Nina-Marie - I did not add the stencil - I did the watercolor background using the plastic

Catch the Bug Santa Digital Stamp by Jodie
Spectrum Noir Markers - A Wink of Stella on the hat and water - pop up tape behind digital stamp - recollection pearl on cap

Kraft cardstock - Elizabeth Craft Design Dies - Beach Edges
Washi Tape

MFP Sentiment stamp -Versafine Black Ink

It would be an honor to share with

Christmas in July - Catch the Bug Weekly Challenge - Day 6

Dragonfly Journeys Photo Inspired #65

Crop Stop - AG  #2 TH Distress Inks can be purchased at Crop Stop


DLART Thankful Thursday Link Party 1 per day

Simon Says Wed Create a Scene #1

QRK STampede Transportation #2


  1. Hope santa is making the most of his holiday! Lovely card. Thank you for sharing with us at QKR Stampede.

  2. Cute Santa and I like the pearl on the hat. Thank you for joining in on this week's QKR Stampede Challenge.

  3. I love to see Santa on vacation in the Summer time! Really fun Gail - Thanks so much for joining my challenge this week :)

    Jeannie T.
    Dragonfly Journeys

  4. Looks like Santa is enjoying the Summertime. Especially like how you created the water look & the background. Have a Bee-utiful day!
    "Sunshine HoneyBee"

  5. Great job with this cute card. Thanks for joining us this week at QKR Stampede. Karal DT

  6. OHMYLAND, this is so cute!!! Thanks for sharing at Christmas Cards All Year 'Round! ~Ali (CCAYR DT)

  7. So adorable. Love the water and beach scene you've created, so fun! Thanks for playing along with Bugaboo Christmas in July!

  8. Cute card. Great to see Santa taking a break--LOL! Thanks for sharing with us at CCAYR.

  9. What a CUTE Santa card! The theme is so fun and sweet! Thanks so much for playing Simon Says Stamp Wednesday “Create a Scene” Challenge! Well done!

  10. Beautiful Christmas card Gail, love the scene you created. Thank you for playing along with our Challenge at Christmas Cards All Year Round. We would love to see you again ... Anet DTx

  11. such a fabulous project! :) you have done such a lovely job and really put a lot of work into it.

    thank you so much for joining our challenge over at The Crafty Hazelnut's Christmas Challenge Extra Blog! :)


It is always and honor & blessing to have you stop by - may your day be filled with Joy & Happiness - God Bless you today & Always - ~ Gail ~ So sorry, but Anonymous postings will be deleted.