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Saturday, 30 November 2013

Santa's Glee - Dies to Die for DT card


Good Morning to you all my wonderful crafty friends.
I hope you are well and having a good weekend.

I'm here today to share my card made with some gorgeous items from Dies to Die for.

I have made a 'Spring' Card (there is a fabulous tutorial here) to showcase a wonderful Crissy Armstrong stamp made by Whimsy. The fabulous sentiment dies are made using the Die-versions Express Edges, I love these and think I shall be using them a lot in the coming weeks!



Side View to show the gorgeous Bazzill patterned papers.



Items Used:
Image has been coloured with Promarkers and Flexmarkers (reds)


I would like to enter my card into the following fabulous challenges:

Eureka Stamps- Christmas Theme Santa
Party Time Tuesday - Anything Goes
ABC Christmas Challenge - X - Out of the boX
Divas - Use some Red
I ♥ Promarkers - Anything Goes
Little Red Wagon - Off the Edge
4 Crafty Chicks  - Christmas
Crafty Catz - Santa Claus is coming to town


Thank you so much for taking the time to stop and look at my card today, I really do appreciate it and love the read any comments you may wish to make.
bye for now,
big hugs to you all



73 comments:

Sarah said...

Great card Sue (I haven't made a jump up card for ages - you've inspired me!!) what a super Father Christmas, and those die cuts look fabulous. Have a good weekend xx

Wendy L said...

Love the design Sue, great image too. Love this style of card, so clever. xxx

CRAZYCRAFTSHED said...

Gorgeous card Sue just love this design and the santa is fabulous thank you for joining us this week at Crafty Catz and have a lovely weekend
Hugs Dianne xx :)

Pauline said...

This is a brilliant card Sue, those die cuts are fabulous. So clever!

Lisa xx said...

this is such a "wow" card and what a fun image!

Mojca said...

What a gorgeous Santa and the shape is so pretty. hugs! MOjca

aussie aNNie said...

Super card Sue, love the spring design and sweet image. Your papers are just gorgeous.xxx

Pop's Cards said...

Good morning honey I just love this creation, great work as always hugs Pops x

mixamatoasties said...

Love it Sue. It's fabulous. That Santa image is absolutely brilliant and the jumpy card suits it perfectly.

Susan xx

Viv's Visuals said...

Fabulous card Sue!

marion said...

Fab project and such a nice Santa, love the background you made with the cute little dots, looks fabulous, hugs, Marion

Laine said...

A fabulous image and design Sue. I absolutely love it.
Laine
xx

As.I.Do.Rodos. said...

Fabulous design and fun image enjoy your weekend Ginny♥

Marianne's Craftroom said...

Fab shaped card, haven't made one of those for ages, love the image jumping and those great dies

Tammy said...

Love your wonderfully jolly Santa! Cute card! The digi's actions is perfect for a standup card!

Viv said...

Oooh Sue what a fabulous card, I just love it, thanks for all the lovely good wishes and comments too :) Viv xx

KraftyKoolKat said...

This is gorgeous Sue. I haven't made one of these for ages but mine never seemed to be right.

Have a good weekend.

Hugs
Cathy
xxxxx

heidy said...

Beautiful card Sue!!
XXX Heidy

Faye Wynn-Jones said...

I think I saw this fab pop up card pop up on FB and I admired it there. I love the matching pop up text too. It really pops! Too much? Ok, I'll shut up now x

Sue said...

Fabulous card Sue,I love your image and colouring.
Hugs x

Marilyn said...

What a fabulous, happy Santa this fellow is. Makes you smile when you see him! Great colouring and I love the design and shape of this card plus those great dies!

ALI said...

Wow stunning card, really love those dies and of course santa!

Pia S said...

This is one happy Santa! I like your original card shape design and cheerful card!

Donna Mosley said...

Wonderful card Sue, love the design & the image of Santa jumping for joy, really made me smile. LOVE the sentiment dies too. :o)

Donna x

rachel said...

a fabulous pop up card Sue - really wonderful images and those papers and that die work brilliantly with it - fabulous xx

cuilliesocks said...

Hello Sue, love your card, the image is wonderful, Santa's jumping for joy as he's go through his list do you think. Fab papers and brill design with the spring card. Thanks for the link to the tutorial, hugs Kate x

Sue B said...

Oh Wowzer!! this is gorgeous Sue!! what an awesome design… I really like the Santa image and your colouring is perfection! I love the pretty papers and fab sentiment… it's a stunning creation!
Thanks for joining us at Divas by Design this week!
Hope you have a lovely weekend!
Big Hugs Sue B xx

Claire said...

Brilliant card Sue, love the shape, that fabulous sentiment die and love the jolly ole Santa too. Hugs, Claire x

Chrissy said...

Wonderful card shape Sue and love the Happy Santa..fabulous colouring..

Luv CHRISSYxx

Vicky said...

Gorgeous as always hun....:o)

have a lovely weekend...biggest of hugs Vicky xx

Christine Harrop said...

A great card Sue. Love that gorgeous Santa! Sorry I have been missing but hopefully I am just about back to normal now.Hugs Christine xx

Jacquie said...

Hi Sue,

Lovely card, love the design and such a happy Santa.

Love & Hugs

Jacquie J xxx
http://jewelscardcraft.blogspot.co.uk

Vicky said...

Hi sweetie this is absolutely fabulous, I lurve this whole design, its fab!! Love the image & colours as well hun. Hope you are having a lovely weekend with your family.

Lotsa hugs Vicky xxx

Lorraine said...

A gorgeous card Sue. I love the design and your Father Christmas looks fab.
Lorraine x

Pat K said...

Oh what a great card Sue...I've only made one of these before so I know how much work is involved. Love your fabulous Santa and wonderful design. hugs, Pat K x

Doreen said...

This is gorgeous...fabulous design and colours.xxx

Boxofcolours said...

Wow Sue - what a stunning card! Wow!
Hugs
Jane

Janet - aka stacky said...

Gorgeous, fabulous card Sue love the image and your amazing colouring, thank you for the link love the springy card.
I hope you are having a lovely wekend xx

Wishcraft said...

Ooh love the dies you've used hun, fab image and design too! Gorgeous card :o) Hugs, Lisa x

Inky Angel said...

Such a fun and cheerful card Sue. Beautiful red, white, and black color combo and the Happy Christmas die cuts are perfect for this sping card.
Have a lovely weekend.
Hugs, Katie

Holly AKA KopyKat said...

This is so adorable!!! I love it.

Glenda Atkins said...

Awesome jump up card, wonderful job of crafting, love everything about it!
hugs
Glenda

Maarit at Violets Corner said...

Wow, it's a fabulous card Sue, the colouring is is fantastic, love the subtle shading.

Warm hugs
Maarit

Shelby said...

Awesome card! I love everything about it from the shape, to the die cuts and your coloring!

Shelby

Elise said...

Wowwww Sue! This is FABULOUS!!! I love the different style you've done .. it's GORGEOUS!!! Such perfect FESTIVE colors .. I love it!

Big Hugs,
Elise

kay said...

It's gorgeous sue x

Jackie said...

What a gorgeous, happy card, love that Santa :o)
Jackie xx

Patricia said...

Brilliant card, fantastic Santa image so beautifully coloured.
Liking the idea of the Happy Christmas Die cuts
Have a great day

Patricia xx

Jenny said...

This card put an instant smile on my face Sue. Ta for that! Love this happy fun card. hugs x

Helene Siermans said...

Well this is a fantastic SANTA card!
I love every bit of it! Great shape, sweet Santa and great with the glitter.

Thank you for joining our Santa Challenge at Crafty Catz this week!
Good luck!
Nick

Craftdee said...

Great card, I love fancy folds :-) Beautifully coloured image, as always, Donna xx

*Vicki* said...

Oh my he is such a happy Santa isn't he?! :) Love the popped out wording on your design with the sparkle! Very sweet Sue! HUGS

Whisper said...

OMG am loving the springy design and what a super Santa too, Luv Sam x

Jac said...

Fabulous fun card, such a happy Santa, thanks for joining us at Divas By Design this week. Jac x

mags said...

A great card Sue. Love the design.
Mags
x

cotnob said...

This is a fabulous card Sue, I love your Jolly Santa image and great design.
Pauline
x

Karen said...

Sue, this is a true whimsical delight! :o) Not only is the spring technique incredible (and new to me!), but you've brilliantly chosen the perfect image to showcase it! He's springing with joy. :o) You've colored Santa so perfectly and those papers are indeed stunning. Beautifully designed as always, my talented friend!

Hugs and blessings!

Grenouille Greetings said...

LOVELY colouring! Great paper choices. Fabulous springy design! Hugs, Lesley

Grenouille Greetings said...

LOVELY colouring! Great paper choices. Fabulous springy design! Hugs, Lesley

Janine said...

Wow, beautiful card design Sue! Adorable Santa image and fantastic colouring. Such a happy card :)
Thanks for joining us at Divas by Design.
Hugs, Janine xx

Penny said...

Wow, what a fabulous design, Sue! Love it! And I love the different DP you used, as well as your die cuts. Your image is so cute, and you colored it beautifully! :^)
Hugs, Penny

Tracy said...

This is a super fun card design Sue. That Santa really is in a jolly mood and certainly made me smile. Hugs!

Kat W said...

What a happy Santa! Gorgeous festive colours and the spring base is fab - I haven't done one of these for a while but this has reminded me how lovely they are - will have to have a go again!
Big hugs, Kat xx

coops said...

so stunning sue.fabulous card design and i love your jolly santa ;D

xx coops xx

Donna said...

Spring cards always make me smile Sue and I love, love, love this card...you must stop showing me new dies that I want and must have lol! :) Donna ♥ x

Sarah said...

Such a fun card Sue, love it x

Artesania said...

Hi Sue ,a fabulous colourings as allways and a brilliant card fold.
!Thank you so much for join us at I ♥ ProMarkers challenge this week ,hope you return next time!
Hugs Gudrun

Lori said...

Wow what a unique fold!! I love the dies and coloring! Gorgeous! Thanks for joining us at 4 Crafty Chicks this week

Joanne said...

Your card is just delightful! I love the unique folding and the papers you used! Thanks for joining us at Little Red Wagon this week :)
Joanne xo

Tamie said...

Stunning folds and amazing choice of papers. I love the image and the different shapes. Fabulous! Thank you so much for sharing your amazing creation with us for our Christmas Challenge at 4 Crafty Chicks.

Joanne said...

Congrats on having your card featured at Little Red Wagon! Well done!
Joanne xo

Helen said...

Fab card - what a lovely jolly Santa!
Thanks for playing at the ABC Christmas Challenge!
Helen x

Nicole N. (Nicole's Craft Nook) said...

Oh Sue!! I love this card soooooooooo much!!! I have labels 1 & scalloped labels 1 -- so I really hope that I have time this season to CASE this card !!! It's just awesome in every single detail !!!! :))
So sorry for my absence -- I really needed to take a break. :))
I'm back & excited to catch up!! :))

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