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Tuesday, September 25, 2012

Cookies For Santa

Good Morning to you!

Thank you so much for stopping by and taking a look at my latest creation, Cookies For Santa.  I'll tell ya, this isn't anywhere near what this card was supposed to look like but I must say that I'm still happy with it just the same.  Some time this holiday season, I hope to get the original idea put together.

I made this card to represent our theme for this week's challenge over at the GGSC Challenge Blog which is FOOD.  OH, THE POSSIBILITIES...!  Since I'm so stoked about this holiday season (I do have two grandsons to spoil, after all) I jumped on the chance to do another Christmas card.
Here is Birthday Tilda offering up, not cake but, Christmas Cookies made especially for Santa.  I masked the cake when stamping my image and replaced it with little handmade cookies that I made using mini punches.  I used my brand new Spellbinders' Floral Ovals, behind Tilda, and embossed with Snow powder.  I got a little crazy with that stuff and put it all over the place, including myself.  LOL!  I have distressed and sewn my two designer papers and sandwiched a piece of cheesecloth between them.  I thought,
"cheesecloth... cooking... baking... food... WORKS FOR ME!".  More of what I used to make this card can be found at the bottom of the post.
 
As of today, it is exactly three months to Christmas Day!  Just thought I would throw that out there so you can be just as flipped out about it as I am.  Have a great day and better tomorrows!
 
♥ Laura C.
 
Challenges I would like to enter:
 
Just Magnolia (Something New - New Spellbinder Die)
Tilda's Town (Clean And Simple or Fussy And Fancy)
Totally Tilda (Bingo - Lace, Punches, Twine - Lace, Distressing, Gems - Gems, Ribbon, Twine - Flowers, Punches, Gems)
ABC Christmas (S is for Santa Claus Is Coming To Town)
Bunny Zoe's Crafts (Distressing)
Die Cuttin' Divas (Tic Tac Toe - 2 Ways)
Lollipop Crafts (Punches)
 
Card Recipe:
 
Stamps: Magnolia of Sweden (Birthday Tilda)
Inks: Ranger Distress Inks (Vintage Photo, Scattered Straw) - VersaMark - Copic Markers (hair: E21, E23, E29, E 37; skin: E000, E00, YR00, R20; dress: R22, R24, R29; shoes: E70, E74, E79; plate: G28, G29; socks & lace: CB, E13; cookies: YR 24, R29, G05, E37)
Cardstock: Recollections
DP: Imaginisce (Go, Scooter, Go) - Gooseberry Patch (Christmas Cookies)
Dies: Spellbinders (Floral Ovals)
Punches: Marvy (Scalloped Circle, Mini Pine Tree) - McGill (Mini Heart) - All Night Media (Mini Snowman) - Recollections (3/4" Circle)
Misc: Prima Flowers (poinsettias) - Martha Stewart (Half Pearls) - Jesse James (Christmas Cookie Star Button) - Recollections (Snow Embossing Powder) - Stickles, Lace, Twine & Ribbon

40 comments:

Jenée said...

Beautiful, beautiful card. I don't know what your original concept was, but this one is super fantastic, so no harm no foul! That little Tilda sure is a cutie, and I so like the way you've colored her and the papers you've used!

scrappymo! said...

Oh my...this is so gorgeous! Fabulous job!

Aunty Sue said...

Lovely christmas card and thanks for sharing at Creative Inspirations

Aunty Sue said...

Lovely christmas card and thanks for sharing at Creative Inspirations

Elizabeth said...

Beautiful card! Love the die and the gorgeous flowers! Thanks for playing With us at the midweek magnolias this week! Hugs, Elizabeth

angelwhispers said...

What a beautiful creation and such fab detail so perfect. Thanks for joining us over at Midweek Magnolia Love Chanelle xxxx

Basement Stamper said...

so cute, I love the flowers on this. Beautiful!

Melissa Bove (SCS ~ Melissa1872) said...

Gorgeous card!! I love that sweet Tilda! Love those pretty flowers too!!

Thank you very much for joining us this week at the Simon Says Stamp Challenge Blog!

Hugs...
Melissa

..Karen said...

This is beautiful! Love those poinsettias! : )

RenateKreativ said...

Love your flowers and your speciallycake is so cute, lovely. Great job you have used.
Hugs
Renate

JAE613 said...

Love all the detail! I bet this looks even more amazing in person! The cheese cloth in the background is genius. I love everything about this card :-)

Paula said...

Very pretty! The colors and layout are perfect together. Wonderfully done.

Pauline said...

This is beautiful Laura! I LOVE those flowers!
hugs and blessings,
Pauline

Paper Tails said...

Very sweet card! Fabulous coloring.

Karen

Susan Dube said...

Beautiful Christmas card and I love the cookies! I don't think you used too much snow. Never too much accent!

Christina C. said...

Brilliant!!!! Love how you replaced the cake with the cookies! I think the snow powder is awesome....will have to get some of that stuff!!!

Pam said...

Beautiful card Laura. Love the cookies and flowers.
Hugs.....Pam:)

tammejean said...

I just love your card and the cookies look so real--thanks for sharing

Cathy Lee said...

Yummy, yummy. I love Christmas cookies. Your Tilda is adorable, Laura and I love all the fun embellies. A sensational Christmas card.
Hugz,
Cathy Lee

Kelly Neis said...

Great card, I love the layout and colors. The sentiment, ribbon and star is so cute and the poinsettias are gorgeous. Tilda is colored so pretty with the yummy cookies. I also love the touch of distressing on your card.

Janette said...

Awwwww so cute, I simply love this, thanks for sharing it with us at CraftyCatz this week.xx

Elle said...

I love how you put together your card. Very nice!

Norma said...

Laura, brilliant alteration on the Tilda image and you've coloured here beautifully. Love the shabby chic look--I can never distressed my papers so well.
Hugs,
Norma

Teresa said...

Absolutely adorable card, thank for joining us at Tilda's town this week. Teresa xx

Kathleen said...

Great card, lovely design and fabulous details. Love the flowers
Thanks for joining us at Tildas Town
Hugs
Kat xx

cabio's craft corner said...

Fabulous card Laura. Love this Tilda X'mas card and those cookies are super adorable :o)
Hugs,
Cabio

Christine said...

Hi Laura gorgeous cute Tilda creation, so clever to give Tilda a tray of cookies..great colours & distressing..

Thanks for sharing with us at Totally Tilda BINGO chall

Christine TT DT entry manager

ps can you plz link back to Totally Tilda chall & tell us which bingo line you have used to be eligible for a the prize draw..thanks for your understanding. X

Lizzy said...

Such a beautiful card, Tilda look adorable love the distressing ...Thanks for playing in our BINGO challenge at Totally Tilda..good luck!

xx Hugs Lizzy & TT team

Brigitte said...

Oh my!!!!! I love how you replaced her cake by cookies, it's genius!!!!! YOur card is wonderful and the poinsettias sooo pretty!! Thanks for joining us this time at Totally Tilda and we hope to see you again next challenge. Hugs, Brigitte

Chris said...

Your card is just delightful, Laura! I love Tilda! She's precious! Great cookies! Your design is wonderful. The end result is a nice piece of art!

XO,
Chris Christensen

Wishcraft said...

Beautiful card Laura! Love this super sweet Tilda and your fab design :o) Hugs, Lisa x

cathylynn said...

Absolutely beautiful! Great job with the cookie tray! You did a fantastic job!
Hugs, Cathy-Lynn

Brittany said...

Hello, this is lovely, Hugs, Brittany, xx
http://www.mymagnoliacardsbybrittany.blogspot.co.uk/

Zw@@n said...

A very beautiful card, Laura. What a sweet Tilda and you coloured here so beautiful. Thanks for joining us at ABC Christmas Challenge. Love, Wilma

Suzi said...

Wow! Laura, this is a Gorgeous card, lovely colours, fabulous design and such a sweet Tilda. Thank you for joining us in our Bingo Challenge over at Totally Tilda, good luck!
Hugs
Suzi x

Gerda said...

What a beautiful X-Mas card!!! Love it!!
Thanks for joining us at DCD this week!
Gerda
http://cardscreations.blogspot.com

Ashley said...

This is my favorite card of the recent bunch. I love it! But Christmas in 3 months!?!? I'm not ready!

Love you much,
Ashley

Samantha said...

Lovely card with lots to look at, thanks for playing along at ANC Christmas challenge, Samantha x

Bettina L. said...

This is a gorgeous christmas card and I love the design with the cheesecloth, lace, flowers and pretty santa sentiment. Thanks for playing at ABC Christmas Challenge and good luck. Hope to see you back wednesday for another challenge. Bettina xx

Mina said...

fantastic colouring and design Laura, I love your Tilda...thanks for joining in with the Bunny Zoe's Crafts monthly challenge
Mina xxx

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