14 December 2014

Here comes Santa Claus...

Here it is ~ the inevitable Santa Claus layout!  Christmas challenges abound this time of year, and at Lasting Memories our theme this week is Here Comes Santa Claus.  I'm approaching the end of my Santa Claus photographs; with J-girl getting older our photo opportunities with Santa are diminishing.  This one is from 2012, when Santa visited our rural fire brigade:

I used the December sketch from Blue Fern Studios to create this layout.  I used some BFS Turkish Bits chipboard too, all gesso'd up to look a little bit frosty:

I'm also submitting my layout at Kelly's Scrappy Friends word challenge - a nice easy one this month with a selection of "Christmassy" words to choose from.  I used the word SANTA in my title.

Other materials:
Becky Higgins Project Life - Jade Collection patterned paper
Bo Bunny Sweetie Pie - Sigh patterned paper
Carolee's Creations AdornIt - Tiny Whoopsy Red alpha stickers
Crafty Ribbons Bling Velvet - Sherry ribbon
Red birdie from a Scrapbook Fantasies embellishment pack
Christmas die cuts from a RAK

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  1. I LOVE this layout, lovin the distressed layer with stitching. Your work is fabulous!

  2. I really like you layout. I thought the use of the chipboard and the stitching really added allot to the layout.

  3. Love love love the stitching! Works great with your mix of patterns all red/wht. Happy holidays!

  4. Lovely happy page Karen. It sure says Christmas.

  5. The Turkish Bits were perfect for this beautiful page! Thanks for joining us in the December Blue Fern Studios Sketch Challenge!

  6. Ohhh, super fun Santa layout and LOVING all the red! Fantastic! Thanks for playing along with the Scrappy Friends! :)


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