Thursday, 11 July 2013

Christmas in July card

Wow, how did July rock around so fast??? I can't believe how fast each year goes, seemed to take forever from one Birthday to another when I was a kid!! Now my entire thirties seemed like one year!

Paper Crafting Journey have a new challenge and this fortnight it is Christmas in July and the sponsor is Rick St Dennis. My skating santa is a Rick St Dennis image and I used some Fluffy Stuff on his hat and suit and coloured him with copics. 

I am entering this card into the following challenges:

A gem of a Challenge - Lots of layers
All Sorts - Favourite things (Christmas)
Aud Sentiments - 2 worded sentiment
Catch the Bug - Anything goes
Challenges 4 Everybody - Anything goes
CMC Copic - Anything goes
Crafty Sentiments -  Christmas in July
Creative Moments - Holidays
Designed to color - Recipe - Color image, DP's, Stripes, Red, Sparkly
Friday Sketch - Sketch 
Glitter & Sparkle - Fantasy or Fairy
Hobby Cutz - Fantasy
Inky Impressions -  Christmas in July 
Loves Rubber Stamps - Use a hoarded item (my Christmas flower & sentiment)
Make it Monday - Anything goes
Paper Makeup Stamps - Anything goes
Sassy Studio Designs - Christmas in July
The Squirrel & the Fox - Christmas in July
Stamp & Create - Christmas in July
Through the craft room door - Anything goes
Top Tip Tuesday - Circles and/or Hexagons
Totally Papercrafts - Let's hear it for the boys
Whimsical Designs -  Christmas in July
Whoopsi Daisy -  Christmas in July

Thanks for checking out my card,
Have a lovely weekend,
XOX Lucy


  1. A fab Christmas card. A lovely combination of papers. Thanks for joining Top Tip Tuesday. Elaine

  2. Great image and paper! Love the fluff on Santa's coat. Saw it on MIM. NancyD

  3. This is gorgeous sweetie. I do love these Rick St Dennis images. I love your layout. Thank you so much for sharing your lovely creation with us at Totally Papercrafts.

    Cathy DT

  4. OMG!! your image is super cute.

  5. Fabulous card Lucy - such a jolly looking Sata and gorgeous traditional colours.
    Thanks for playing along at AGOAC this week.
    Good luck.
    Debs xx

  6. Fabulous festive card Lucy, love the image and colours. Thank you so much for joining us at Allsorts for our Favourites challenge x

  7. Thank you for joining us @ Totally Papercrafts this week. How organised are you! must get cracking!!
    Happy Crafting
    Carole xXx

  8. This looks great Lucy and love the dimension on the Santa. Thanks for sharing your favourite things this week at Allsorts
    x catherine

  9. Adorable! Thanks for playing with us here at The Squirrel and The Fox.

  10. beautiful Christmas card love the papers and image,love the flower and white fluffy stuff
    carol x

  11. This is so cute. Love the look of the fluffy stuff.

  12. Gorgeous! Thanks for linking up with us this week! We appreciate you sharing your creativity with us in our July “Anything Goes” challenge at Catch The Bug! We appreciate you! ~~Sammibug~~ DT Member For Bugaboo Stamps

  13. Wow, your hoarded flower is perfect for this card. Love the cute image and the fluffy stuff is awesome. Thanks for playing with us over at Loves Rubberstamps!

  14. TOO cute! Love the image and your layout is fabby! Thanks for joining us this week at Bugaboo's Catch The Bug!


  15. Thanks for sharing your lovely Christmas card at Hobbycutz Challenges!

  16. fab card, love the papers
    thanks for playing with us at crafty sentiments

  17. fab card Lucy - love this santa image and his hat looks fab! Thanks for joining us at whoopsi daisy this week and good luck x

  18. Love this card and the coloring and fun image. the fur looks great. Thanks for joining us at Aud Sentiments for our two word challenge.

  19. TOO CUTE!! Awesome coloring!! Love this card!
    Thanks for playin’ along with us this week for the Catch The Bug Anything Goes Challenge with Bugaboo Stamps!
    Be sure to visit The Bug Blog tomorrow for the kick off of the Christmas in July Celebration!
    Hugs & Happy Days!
    Kaymin Kreations

  20. Fabulous card, love the coloring job and all the details on your card! Thanks for playing with us at Loves Rubberstamps!

  21. Fabulous Christmas card, Lucy! So glad you joined us in this weeks Anything Goes Challenge at Catch The Bug! Hope you'll join us again!

    :) Becky G
    Bugaboo DT Member

  22. Very nice Christmas card. Thanks so much for joining us at Hobby Cutz.


  23. Love this image by Rick St. Dennis and how you brought him to life. :) Terrific Christmas card Lucy! Thanks for joining us at Make It Monday.

  24. Love the idea of Christmas in July!! Your card is great - love the fur and glitter! Thanks for joining the DTC challenge this go around!

  25. Wonderful Christmas card Lucy . . . I love it, traditional meets contemporary!
    Thank you so much for joining us this week at Inky Impressions "Christmas in July" challenge and good luck
    Julie Ann x

  26. Lovely card, great take on the sketch, thank you for joining us at Friday Sketch Challenge this week. Love this image of Santa, off shopping, lol
    Hugs Debs

  27. just popping back Lucy to say thanks for joining us at Crafty sentiments too x

  28. Love your Christmas card. Thanks so much for joining Loves Rubberstamps!

  29. What a great Santa, lovely card. Thanks for joining in with us at Friday Sketch Challenge.
    Shirley xx

  30. OOh he is a darling santa, love him, great card. Thank you for joining us at Creative Moments this fortnight. Abbie xx


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