This card follows the current sketch over at MFT Stamps. I flipped the top and bottom elements for this version of the sketch because I wanted Santa at the bottom as if he's sitting by a window with pine trees outside. I just love the Tim Holtz 3D embossing folder I won from The Funkie Junkie Boutique recently! It's such a great texture.
For the window, I used my Silhouette Design Studio software to design the window frame and then cut it out using a woodgrain paper I had in my stash. To make the windowpanes more realistic, I added some plastic from a stamp set I just opened. Next time I think I will cut the plastic larger than I need it and then trim it. It was tough to get it centered just right after cutting it the same size as the outer window frame. I adhered the window to the card using score tape.
I did a print and cut of Santa and his kitty from a digi I won from The Paper Shelter. It's such a cut little scene of him reading his letters while his kitty dozes on his chair. I love The Paper Shelter digis because they come in several versions: uncolored, pre-colored, and with a background. This time I used the pre-colored version and opted against using the background from the Paper Shelter since I wanted to create my own with the window, but it's so nice to have that option. I added foam tape to the Santa digi to pop him out a bit.
I used a font called Catty Funny for the "Meowy Christmas" sentiment and added it to a banner cut file I had. I did a print and cut of the banner and then adhered it using foam tape. The ba