Monday 11 November 2013

Santa Stop Here

Hi Bloggers.

Here's today's card -

For the background, I ran a piece of Coconut White Card through the Grand Calibur with the Spellbinders Holiday Magic M-Bossabilities Folder. I ran it through a second time to extend the design and inked around the edges with Fired Brick Distress Ink. I pressed some Victorian Metal Corners into a Perfect Medium Ink Pad, added Cosmic Shimmer Christmas Red Sparkle Embossing Powder and heat set. I attached them to the corners of the background using Cosmic Shimmer Dries Clear Glue.

I stamped the Santa image from the Justrite Christmas Labels 22 Stamp Set using Vermillion Archival. I cut it out using Justrite Vintage Labels Three Dies and inked through the die with Fired Brick. I cut a Spellbinders Heitloom Ornament 2011 out of Burgundy Card and embossed through the die with the Spellbinders Holiday Magic M-Boss. I tied a knot in a piece of Burgundy/Ivory Striped Grosgrain.

I stamped the sentiment from the Justrite Holiday Magic Stamp Set using Vermillion Archival. I cut it out using Justrite Vintage Labels Two Dies and inked through the die with Fired Brick. I cut the pointy end off a wooden cocktail stick and glued it to the back of the sentiment panel.

I assembled the card as shown adding some dots of Cosmic Shimmer Pearlescent PVA in Berry Red around the edges.

Thanks for stopping by.



  1. Good morning Julia,
    Ho Ho Ho... Great inspiration for my holiday cards, it is time to get very serious about making them... This one is very cute, thanks.

  2. Morning Julia
    Thank you alovely traditional colours card, I hope that makes sense , it is early take care Kitty

  3. Morning Julia, a fantastic Christmas card just love this
    traditional Santa stamp.
    Nancyd xx

  4. Hi Julia
    Great christmas card very traditional one I thought I've finished with ideas for cards them you come up with this one I will be copy this idea for my christmas card stock thank you Tracy w x

  5. Hi Julia, what a fab Christmas card, love the knotted ribbon, and those corners are amazing. Bx

  6. Morning Julia
    Super Christmas card, very traditional - will have to knuckle down and start time is running out.
    Amanda x

  7. Good morning Julia today's card is fantastic the colour is so rich and sumptuous just right for Christmas. Have a great day. Love Jackie

  8. Morning Julia. Lovely card today and I have to say I have this stamp and its gorgeous. One of my favourite Christmas images. Kind regards Joanne K x

  9. Morning Julia, I love this card, the colours are gorgeous, love the 'Santa Stop Here' sign, and the Santa stamp is delightful, and I adore the knotted ribbon.
    Lots of love from Patricia xx

  10. Morning Julia,

    A lovely, very fitting Christmas card, love the colour.

    Love & Hugs

    Jacquie J xxx

  11. Timely card, II am in the middie of my final batch of Christmas carrds. Love this Santa!

  12. Gorgeous card, Julia, love the Santa stamp. Bought it from your store but have not used it yet... Must get it out! Happy Monday, have a good week.

  13. Hi Julia. Great card. I love the Santa stamp and the knotted ribbon makes a change from a bow. I can tie knots much better than bows so must remember to do that! Take care.

  14. Morning Julia,
    Great traditional card love the Santa.

  15. Hi Julia. Lovely card, very traditional feel to it. I have finished my Christmas cards for this year but it will give me time to save up and buy the stamps and dies etc for next year's batch. Have a great day. x

  16. Hello Julia, Lovely traditional card, the colours are so warm. Love the Santa stamp and the cute sign.
    Take care.
    Hugs June xxx

  17. Lovely traditional looking card.

  18. Hi Julia, Love the card lovely colours Love Jean Z xxx

  19. Hi Julia, great card, would never thought of using a cocktail stick but its perfect.
    X Ros

  20. Love this card Julia, loved it when you did it on TV.
    Great Santa stamp too

  21. Fabulous card Julia - I love it. I have that embossing folder and have used it on loads of my cards this year, it's a beautiful design. Pat x

  22. Hi Julia. Loving this fun card. Really like the "Santa stop here" sentiment and the Father Christmas image is jut my idea of how he should look.
    Love val x

  23. Hi Julia

    A lovely traditional Christmas card today. I have already bought this embossing folder and have used it on some Christmas cards.

  24. Hi Julia,

    Love this card.

    Much love,

    Shirley T. xxx


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