Sunday, July 19, 2015

Santa Loves Summer...

This week at the Pile it On Challenge it is
"Christmas in July."
I always have a hard time getting motivated to 
make Christmas cards when it is 100 degrees outside.
So, our fabulous sponsor, Stitchy Bear, had this great image
of Santa at the beach -- just perfect for me!!

The Creative Details
Image: Stitchy Bear - "Surfin' Santa"
Copics: powder blue, strong red, pinkish vanilla, fruit punch
Embellishments: gems, stickers, paper clip

The Challenges
Aud Sentiments - anything goes
Crafting From the Heart - anything goes
Craft Your Passion - anything goes
Crafty Gals - Christmas in July
Crafty Calendar - Christmas in July
Crafty Girlz - beach
Craftyhazelnut's Christmas - spots/stripes
C.R.A.F.T. - Christmas
Eureka Stamps - at the beach
Hiding in My Craftroom - layers
Inspiration Destination - anything goes
Morgan's Artworld - Christmas in July
My Time to Craft - Christmas in July
Score-Pal - more than one fold/summer
Simon Says - different shaped card
Simply Papercrafts - anything goes
Through the Craftroom Door - anything goes

Stay Warm Harted,


  1. This is so cute, love it & the great fold. Thanks for joining us this week at Eureka Stamps. Karal DT

  2. Oh! Cute! I love this Santa!
    Thanks for joining us at C.R.A.F.T. Challenges this week!
    Monica - DT

  3. Super cute. Love the Santa, and you've colored him well. Thank you so much for entering our ATG challenge at Through The Craft Room Door this week. We are looking forward to seeing you again in the next challenge.
    FP3 {My Blog}

  4. Cute and fun card, adorable image. Thank you for joining us this week at HIMCR.

    Sue - HIMCR DT

  5. I have to agree about it being hard to do Christmas in the heat but I think you nailed it, Elizabeth! :-D Putting on a DT hat now -- Thank you for playing along in our "Anything Goes" challenge at Aud Sentiments this fortnight. Good luck and come play again soon.
    NanaConnie DT

  6. A beautiful Christmas easel card. Love all the details. Thanks for playing along Simon Says Stamp Get In Shape challenge :)

  7. Fun card! Thank you for sharing with us at the C.R.A.F.T. Challenge. - Myrna DT

  8. Really fun - great card for Australians too. Thank you so much for sharing it with us at Aud Sentiments and good luck in the coming draw. Annie xxx

  9. This made me smile Elizabeth - I can't imagine what it would be like to have a hot Christmas!!! Love your colouring too! Thank you so much for entering the Crafty Calendar (Christmas in July) Challenge this month, lots of luck to you.

    Hugs Sue Pxxx DT

  10. Thanks for entering your lovely crafting for CHNC challenge 237 - you could also enter this into my CHNC challenge extra for July - I'd love to see it there too. x

  11. Great design and such a jolly card :-)
    Thank you for making such a great project using our Digis.
    It is a pleasure to sponsor you and I hope you have enjoyed working with our images.

    Best wishes,

    IKE x

    DT for StitchyBear Digi Outlet

  12. such a fun card :) Love the Santa!
    Thanks for playing along in the Morgan's Artworld Challenge.

  13. Love that Santa....great fold too! Thanks for joining us over at Crafty Calendar this month & good luck!
    hugs Jo x

    I have a birthday candy on my blog if you'd like to join in.....
    You can find my candy here
    You can find my atc swap here

  14. This is very cute! I love the Santa on a Surfboard image! Nice fold too, an easel?