Sunday, November 20, 2022

Santa and Kitty by the Window Card

 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

Challenges I'm entering: 

Crazy for Cats: Challenge #1 - CRAZY FOR CATS - Launch Party sponsored by Lawn Fawn! - Cat Lovers Hop by Cat! ( 2/3

The Paper Funday Challenges: ATG (6/6; ends Dec. 4)

Can You Handle The Pressure? ( ATG with embossing folder (2/3; ends Nov. 23)

Allsorts challenge blog: ATG with option of trees or leaves (2/3; ends Nov. 25)

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  1. What a very sweet Santa image! Love all the texture on your card. Many thanks for sharing your project at Allsorts and playing with the Trees & Leaves option.

  2. The embossed background fits perfect to your cute Santa image. It's a lovely card!
    Lia DT POE

  3. Such a cute image and wonderful card! Thanks so much for sharing at Allsorts challenge!

  4. Wonderful card and great design, especially the added packaging to help the window look more realistic. Thanks for playing at the Paper Funday Challenge!
    Donna xx
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