Friday, November 29, 2013

52CCT - Pick a Previous Challenge - Santa Claus

Hello friends! Here it is the very last Saturday of the November, 2013.  When there are five Saturdays in a month the 52CCT Week 5 Challenge is to Pick a Previous Challenge - as specified by the hostess.  This time Louise (our November hostess) has selected 
Pick A Previous - THEME.   
To see all the previous themes that we have done at 52CCT - just look in the Themes Archive.   
I had several favorite themes this past year so it wasn't easy to choose - ultimately I picked the April 2013 Theme - Santa Claus/Father Christmas.  Here's my DT card (hope you like it):

Isn't he just a jolly guy?  Every once in a while I get the bug to do some distressing and this was one of those occasions.  I used a Kraft scallop circle base and added a whisper white circle to layer on.  To get the list to go over on the sentiment just a tad, I stamped the hand and list a second time, fussy cut around it and then placed it on top of the original image in the circle.   

Fortunately through the 52{Christmas} Card Throwdown Challenge  (52CCT),  I have plenty of cards to send out this year.  Now I need to get some serious shopping done - eek! Most of the people on my list have been nice this year :o)  I won't specifically mention the naughty ones - you already know who you are - LOL!  I do think Santa allows "do overs" though as I've gotten a couple myself in the past :o) (slightly naughty grin).   

The other ladies on our fabulous 52CCT DT have also made some beautiful Christmas cards using past themes to share with you as well.  I hope you will go visit them and then decide to join us this week. 

I'm also entering the following challenges:
MOJO Monday 321 - Round or Square

ABC Christmas Challenges - X is for Out of the Box (NO square shapes)
4 Crafty Chicks Challenges (4CCC) #170  - Christmas

Thanks so much for stopping by to visit me today - I'm sure glad that you did.  Til next time friends...hugs and happy crafting! D


  1. I don't like it- I LOVE it! so glad you chose the Santa theme. The fun shape is a great idea and your distressed Santa looks so jolly. Good luck with the shopping - I just started today too!

    Louise xx

  2. Genius! I love the shaped card, the lovely image of Santa and the layout is lovely too. Fab work.

    Hope the Christmas shopping goes well. Like you I'm done for this year's cards - in fact I'm working on next year's!!!

  3. Danielle, I just adore this fun shape!!! That Santa image just keeps cropping up and you're making me "need" it! ;) Fabulous! HUGS and hope you have a great week! :) Mynn xx

  4. Wonderful take on the sketch, just love the roundness of it all! Thanks for playing with us at ABC Christmas Challenge!

  5. This is a gorgeous vintage Santa card! Love the shape of it! Thanks for joining us at 4 Crafty Chicks this week :)

  6. Love the layers and vintage Santa image! Your shape card is stunning.Thank you so much for sharing your amazing creation with us for our Christmas Challenge at 4 Crafty Chicks.

  7. The scalloped circle is a fun alternative to the usual A2 card! I like how you've kept the color scheme simple for the vintage look. Excellently done, Denise!

  8. I'm sorry! Danielle. Not Denise. Oy, it's been a looooooooong day.

  9. Hi Danielle, sorry it's been a while since I commented! I LOVE your jolly Santa card, brought a big ol' grin to my face! I popped your card in the mail today so hope it arrives soon! Ruth x


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