Monday, December 1, 2014

The Challenge #20

Are you Ready for Another Installment 
of The Challenge??!!!
Here We Go!


  Announcements!! Announcements!! Announcements!!
First of all we have a NEW Featured Designer for December!

This month we welcome Kristie Goulet  
as our Month long Featured Designer! 
(hooray Hi Kristie!)

And as the winner of our last challenge, 
we also welcome 
as our Guest Designer
(Awesome to have you Betty!!)

We ALSO have a brand NEW
Designer that we are adding to the ranks!


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WELCOME ABOARD Kim!
Such a delight to add to this fantastic team!

This week I am staying with Christmas with these colors!  
A natural pairing is Santa in red and some blue with snowflakes. 
I added a strip of satin red ribbon and a strip of dark navy at the bottom for ooomph!
All of the DT inspiration cards just blew me away!!
AMAAAAAAZing Right!!!??!!!

 I really am inspired to join in again, 
how about you?
I sure hope I see you!

JOIN IN (HERE)!



Sketch Dimensions
(this is only a suggestion)
Card Base: 5.50 4.25"
Middle Strip: 2.25 x 5.5"
Rectangle: 2.50 x 3.50"
Star: Any Shape


I saw the MFT jumping Santa as my focal point for this card, 
and a fun PTI sentiment to tie in the red.  
I also added some white enamel to add texture.. fun!

MFT Santa
PTI Sentiment
Memento Tuxedo Black
Ranger White Enamel Dimensional Glaze
Lil Inkers Stitched Rectangles Die
Copics




Check out the Design Team!!!!


- Lesley Croghan  (Creator)
Lori Tecler of Inking Aloud -
- Kimberly Wiener---And Me too!!!!!!!
Lynn Putt of The Queen's Scene
Nancy Salkeld of  Soul Stampin' Designs
Veronica Zalis of  So Many Stamps so Little Time
And also welcoming - Kim Heggins of Cupcakes, Cards and Kim

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Also Posting to Just us girls is ANYTHING GOES! #269
so let's INUNDATE them!!! LOL!
(For you Vicki!)

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Thanks for coming by my blog!

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Live, Laugh
and 
LOVE!
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26 comments:

Maura R said...

So cute, Kimberly! I love the white enamel accent you added for depth and that santa is so fun - I just ordered this stamp set - can't wait to get it.

Reusing Cards & Quilling said...

Cute n fun card :)

Laura Norris said...

Super cute Santa on a great card!!

Bonnie said...

I LOVE this Kimberly! This Santa is having too much fun!

Deepti said...

Awwww such a cute card, I love the texturing on the Santa :)

OH Babs said...

You are so busy and creative and I really believe you have more hours in your day than I have - I have 24.

Karren said...

That Santa makes me smile every time I see him! Adorable card!

Betty Wright said...

Kimberly, this is too cute! Great coloring and I just love how you did santa's beard! Wonderful Christmas card!

Lesley Croghan said...

Super cute card, Kimberly!! Love that Santa! I own him too and need to get him inky!!!

~amy~ said...

I love that guy! He always makes me smile!

Kristie Goulet said...

LOVE this Kimberly! Every time I see these Santas on cards, I want them. They are so cute!!! I love the texture you added too!
Great to be designing with you this month! xx

donna mikasa said...

Super duper cute!! LOVE the texture on Santa's beard! LOVE!!

Barb Ghig said...

Such a fun card, Kimberly! I love your jumping Santa and how you added texture to his beard...so CUTE!

Jacquie Southas said...

Super cute card, Kimberly! Fabulous use of the colors :)

Ksenija Rizova said...

Kimberly, your take on the sketch is super-cute! Love it!

Marika (MeandMinimecrafting) said...

That Santa is so cute! Great design!

Sharyn Polesel said...

This is super cute! I bought that cute Santa too, but haven't gotten him inky yet. You have inspired me! Thanks for joining us at Just Us Girls!

Nora N. said...

This is fabulous!!! I LOVE how you did the Santa's beard-totally fun. I was trying to figure out what to use besides just shading with Copics. Never thought to use enamel. Love the layering of the panel as well. Really great card!!

Thank you for stopping by my blog and leaving me some Love!!!

Sue VanDeVusse said...

So cute! I love that darling little Santa and your coloring is amazing. Thanks for playing with us at JUGS!

Vicki Dutcher said...

How adorable is this Santa! Great job with the sketch too -- Thanks for joining in at JUGS!

Monika Reeck said...

Kimberly oooh woooowww
I really love
1. the MERRY in red its so bold and beautiful on cour card
2. black under the card it looks like a credit card design
3. the santa is sooo cuuuteeee I want ittt....would you mind to stamp it and send it to me 2 pieces its soo sweet santa image
4. I love the add of the red ribbon too
Really CLEVER BEAUTIFUL and ADORABLE card..LUV this MUCH!!!
hugs, Monika

Monika Reeck said...

oops it is NAVI sorry not Black LOL and number 1. I mean . the MERRY in red its so bold and beautiful on your card..correction hope you accepted LOL

Monika Reeck said...

I love your design
nice add of that 3 dots in black
and nice sentiment too ..
clever card Kimberly and I am INSPIRED too..I joined this time OLD challenge too and .wish you have a bit time to visiting me back Jen..maybe you will laugh looking my card (or maybe not :) )hugs, Monika

Notes by Nina said...

So cute, I love the jolly festive Santa.

Katie Ann Brooks said...

This card makes me happy! it encompasses the joy I feel during this time of year. LOVE, LOVE, LOVE this!

Michelle (sf9erfan) said...

What? This Santa rocks!! Love this card!