Saturday, November 12, 2011

Season's Greetings! Sketch Saturday Challenge #181!

It's Saturday again and time for another fun Sketch to play with at "Sketch Saturday"! 
And I think I'm finally starting to get in the holiday I've only had Christmas cards on the brain lately! But that's a good thing...cause I'm usually one to procrastinate.

Plus I wanted to show off my new Christmas themed sentiments that were just added to "Prairie Fairy Designs" shop yesterday!

Here's my card using this week "Sketch Saturday" sketch and a little inspiration for you...

The Sketch:

And this week we are sponsored by "Simon Says Stamp"!

"With over 100,000 items in stock, Simon is proud to offer the best selection of Rubber Stamps, Scrapbooking, Artist Trading Cards, Altered Art, and Paper Crafting Supplies in the world!"
A very generous $25 gift certificate will be awarded to our lucky winner this week to spend on goodies in the SSS store!

Thank you to everyone at SSS xx

The absolutely gorgeous image I used on my card is from "Prairie Fairy Designs" called: 'Santa and the Deer' and can be found in the shop HERE! The sentiment is one from a set of 8 also available in the shop HERE! Roberta has the most amazing digi images to play with and now some sentiments too!

I used Glamour Dust on santa and for the snow too...I'm never good at capturing the sparkle...but it is super sparkly!

I used another one of those Dollar Tree snowflake ornaments and some of the white snowflake buttons too!

The inside...


SIZE: 6x6
STAMPS: Prairie Fairy Designs Digi Stamp -"Santa and the Deer" and Sentiment is from my "Swirly Christmas" set here
COLORING MEDIUM and INK: PrismaColor colored pencils and OMS
LAYOUT: Sketch Saturday -"Sketch #181"
EMBELLISHMENTS: Snowflake buttons, flat back pearls, pearl brads and snowflake ornament
TOOLS: Spellbinders dies (ovals and scalloped ovals), Cuttlebug Machine and Sewing machine

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"Come join us every week for fun inspirational sketches and prizes to get those creative juices flowing!"

"Prairie Fairy Designs offers fun and whimsical digital stamps!"

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Crafty Catz -"Use a Digital Image"
Cuddly Buddly Crafts -"Double Trouble -Feature 2 Characters"
Floweret -"Christmas Cards"
Mami Doodles -"Christmas"
Stamping With Dragon -"Food For Thought"
Stempelsonne -"Santa Clause"
Wags 'n Whiskers -"Christmas Themed"
Crimbo-Crackers -"Make it Sparkle"

Thanks for stopping by!
Happy Crafting!


Colien said...

Wow, this is not a card, this is complete art-work! Super colours, great lay-out and lovely details!!

Dreja said...

Wow! Phantastisch! Ich bin total begeistert!

Vielen Dank für deine Teilnahme an der Stempelsonennchallenge.

LG Dreja

Jo said...

I love this card so much, especially the mahoooooosive snowflake... AWESOME!
Have a great weekend hunni xx

Janette said...

I love this so much, what a gorgeous image to, thanks for sharing it with us at CraftyCatz this week.xx

Caroline said...

Gorgeous card with stacks of lush detail and twinkle Thanks for joining us @ stamping Dragon xx

Lindsay Craftymonster81 said...

Gorgeous card, love the stitching
Lindsay xx


Hi Tracey
A gorgeous and beautiful card thankyou for joining us this week at CraftyCatz
Hugs Dianne xx

Tip Top said...

Wow! Wonderful and love the sparkle! Thank you for joining in at Crimbo Crackers – hope you can join me again for the next challenge! Crimbo Crackers

coops said...

so stunning tracey.i love the sparkle and fabulous image and design :D

xx coops xx

McCrafty's Cards said...

Beautiful card, I like the image and the papers, Thanks for joining in with us at Cardmadfairy digi days.
Kevin xx

Rebekah said...

This is wonderful Tracey love the bold colours and festive image hugs Rebekah xx

downrightcrafty said...

gorgeous creation and so yummy too, thank you so much for joining us at Stampin with the Dragon
Hugs Kate xx

Cindy said...

Tracey, This is a fabulous card!! Your coloring is beautiful!! So many details, too!! I just love it!! You are quite talented!!

Seija said...

Wow, amazing Coloration and a very gorgeous card.
Thanks for joinung us at Stempelsonnenchallenge, hope to see you next time again!
XOXO Michi

Sudha - Art Admirer said...

Wow awesome. Love the festive colors too.


Cor* said...

OMG Tracey this is glorious. I love all the sparkle and bling. What a great way to use that sketch with the sentiment in the corner!! YAY!! TFS!

Donna Mosley said...

A really lovely christmas card Tracey, gorgeous image and the sparkly snowflake is so beautiful.

Donna x

Wendy Colledge said...

Wow !! What a gorgeous project. So stunning ..I love it!
Thanks for joining us at the Mami Doodles challenge.

Bastelfalter von Beckburgia said...

Eine wunderschöne Weihnachts-Glitzer-Karte. Tolle Gestaltung!
Danke fürs Mitmachen bei der Stempelsonnen-Challenge.
Viele Grüße

Dawn said...

Beautiful card! The sentiment and image are gorgeous! Beautiful colouring & I love all the sparkle.

Hugs, Dawn

Mynnette said...

Oh my word! This is stunning! LOVE all the details--a truly gorgeous card! :) Thanks for sharing your talents with us all!!!

Gillian said...

Fabulous card I love the snow flakes. Thanks for joining in with our texture challenge at Cardmadfairy. Hugs Gillian.