Wednesday, 9 December 2015

Deck the Halls - 12DOC ....

.... Hello again!  We've reached day 5 of the 12 Days of Creepmas sponsored by Smeared Ink.  I don't make 3D projects and tend towards clean and simple.  This card is a cute Creepmas card and is certainly clean and simple!

Deck the Halls - photo by Deborah Frings - Deborah's Gems

Stamps: Rick St Dennis Digi - Creepmas Tree Lights; Stampin' Up! - Christmas Messages, One Tag Fits All; Uniko - Jolly Christmas
Inks: Versafine - Onyx Black
Dies: Lil Inkers - Dual Stitched Ovals #4
Accessories: White Lustre Card; SU Card - Real Red; Copic Markers; Wink of Stella - Clear; Glossy Accents


I think this is one of my favourite images from Rick - he's a cute little demon who just wants to put up the lights!  Shame he gets into such a mess.  I printed him on white card, coloured him with Copic markers and cut him out with a stitch edge die.  I added clear sparkle to the lights, his eyes and horns and added glossy accents to the lights and his eyes.  I finished by drawing an eerie green glow around him.  I used bold red card for the base and adhered the image flat to the card.  I used my stamp-a-ma-jig to position the bold sentiment in the corner of the card, and added a few words on the image.  He's singing as he works!!  On the inside I cut a panel of white card and added some Christmas lights in the corner along with a Christmas greeting.

Deck the Halls inside - photo by Deborah Frings - Deborah's GemsDeck the Halls sq - photo by Deborah Frings - Deborah's Gems

I'm submitting this card to Left of Centre - LOC#107 where the theme is Baa! Humbug! with Rick St Dennis.  I'm also playing along with Cardz for Guys - C4G#100 where the team want us to make Christmas cards with traditional colours, and you can't get much more traditional than red!!  I took a close-up photo of the image to show how the glossy accents really adds great detail:

Deck the Halls detail - photo by Deborah Frings - Deborah's Gems

I guess that some of you might be wondering what I plan to do with my Creepmas/Christmas cards. Fortunately I have several friends and some member of my family who just love the quirky nature of these cards.  They will be winging their way soon!  Listed below is the full 12 Days of Creepmas Blog Roll - do drop by and check out the creations.


Fiona
Black Dragon
Susan R
Jessica
Suzi
Airless Chambers
Deborah
Susan S
Val
Sarah
Kat
Leigh
Lady Brayton
Sue

That's all for today - I really need to write some Christmas cards today and get them in the post - most have a very long journey to the UK!  See you tomorrow.

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8 comments:

Cornelia (fun stamping) said...

Creepmas - I love it! Fun card!

valscraftings said...

Love your CAS card, wonder who's hall he will decorate next!

Susan Salyer said...

This is a fun card. you did such a wonderful job coloring him up!

Amy Ottmers said...

Super cute!!! Thank you for joining us at Cardz 4 Guyz, good luck!!! Amy DT

Leigh S-B - The Sharpie Domino Queen said...

Fab CAS card, he's such a jolly creepy elf!

raven said...

Great card. Thankyou so much for sharing with us at LOC. Good Luck..Genny DT xx

Susan Renshaw said...

Great image! The sentiment stands out so well...

Susan Renshaw said...

Thank you for sharing with LEFT OF CENTER!
Susan
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