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Thursday, July 19, 2012

Christmas in July - Tropical Santa


This is my fifth entry at the challenge at Catch the bug....
I love this challenge!!! In my country, Argentina,  Christmas comes in summer and we all love to be in the beach, eating fruit salad, ice creams and everything very summery!!!


I colored the freebie Tropical Santa with Koh-i-noor acuarelable pencils, then with foami tape I gave volume to the feet and the face (although you can't notice it in the pictures, don´t know why...). I mounted it in a blue mat (cut with a Labels two, Spellbinders Nestabilities).



I used stripe papers in very bright colors (printer soyuz) and mounted on a blue cardstock. I cut with two different punches suns in different sizes to embellish it and give the idea of heat and tropical.


I added a ho ho ho sentiment placed in a blue mat.


Hope you like it :)

Challenges:

Catch the bug: use the freebie and use tropical colors.
Digi Haven: fun in the sun free digi
EDITED: I AM A TOP THREE!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Digi Haven Top 3!

Craft punked: summertime
Crafty mess: sun or moon
Oozak: bright colors
Can you digi it: day at the beach
Die cutting divas: Christmas in July
Our daily bread: clouds or sunshine
Quirky crafts: Christmas in July
Digi make over: digi dimension

19 comments:

  1. Sorry I've not visited much lately hun, got a lot going on, but I can see from today's gorgeous creation that you are still working your magic. This is just fabulous! Hugs Sxx

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  2. Thank you so much for joining in our current challenge over at the craftymess challenge blog.
    What a wonderful card. Very different and really fits the challenge theme :-)
    Hope to see many more entries from you in our future challenges.
    Love Lisa xxx

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  3. Very fun, bright and cheery card. Thanks for joining us at Digi Haven this week.

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  4. What a funny christmas card! Thanks for joining us at DCD this week!
    Gerda
    http://cardscreations.blogspot.com

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  5. Fun card. Thanks for joining us at DCD.

    Hugs,
    Patty
    creativediva98.blogspot.com

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  6. Cute!!!! Fun beach card. Thanks for joining us at Can You Digi It?

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  7. LOL--this is too fun! LOVE the super bright colors! Super fabulous! :)

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  8. I just love your tropical Santa ~ he's cute and so much fun too! Thanks so much for joining us this week for Fun in the Sun at Digi Haven.

    Peace & Luv,
    Jeannie

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  9. Wow! This is a fantastic card and a fab digi. I've scooped him up and plan on using him on a Christmas card! Love it! Your coloring is fantastic! Thank you for playing with us on Digi Haven ♥ Denise www.DigiHaven.Blogspot.com

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  10. Wow, this card makes me want to celebrate Christmas in Argentina!! Great Idea and those bright colours really bring out the sunshine! Love it.

    Thanks for taking part in the Craftymessers Challenge with us.

    Ax

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  11. This is so stinking cute! Really! I love it! The bright colors and Santa having fun in the sun! Perfect for this challenge! Thanks for joining us at Digi Haven and hope you'll join us again!
    ~Sandy
    sandy's crafty creations

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  12. Fun and cheery Christmas and July card!! Great use of the sun! Thanks for joining the ODBD Shining the Light challenge this week!!

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  13. Super fab card, Thank you for playing along at Sketch Saturday! xx

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  14. what a super cute card - thanks for sharing with sketch Saturday xx

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  15. I LOVE this! So cool to see Santa relaxing for a change! Thanks for joining us this week at Sketch Saturday, Niki xx

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  16. What a fun card!I'm so glad you were able to share it with all of us at Bugaboo Stamps during our week-long Christmas in July Celebration! Good Luck in the draw! :)

    Scrappy - Bugaboo Stamps DT

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  17. How cute is that?! Love the popped up hands and feet. ;) So glad you could join our Digi Makeover Dimension Challenge at Paper Makeup Stamps! :)

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  18. Very cool!! Great colours & image

    Thanks for join us at craftymess

    Tracey dt

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  19. Congratulations you've won top 3 at Digi Haven's Fun in the Sun Challenge. Please drop by and pick up your Top 3 blog button!! http://digihaven.blogspot.com/p/winners-buttons.html Great job! Thank you for playing with us at Digi Haven. We hope to see you again real soon! ♥ Denise www.DigiHaven.Blogspot.com

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