- 5.5" x 4.25" white card blank, tent style
- spotty and striped snippets of patterned paper from a Dovecraft 'Back to Basics Christmas' paper pack - love the contemporary look of these papers and I keep every tiny left over scrap
- the little elf and reindeer image was stamped using Memento 'Tuxedo Black' ink and a Stampingbella 'Elf with a Reindeer on Top' stamp
- coloured the image (to pick out the colours in the patterned paper) using Faber Castell Polychromos pencils and Sansodor Blending Solution, then tickled the pom pom and fur on the elf's hat with clear Wink of Stella
- used the matching die to cut the image out - and as usual I die cut a card template first to be sure it all lined up properly. Just tape the template aperture lined up onto the image, slot the die back in, add a little bit of extra tape to hold it in place (optional - and always use low tack tape of course) and it works perfectly every time
- attached a strip of spotty paper along the bottom edge of the card and 'reclined' the elf on it
- finally die cut a couple of banners using dies from the Frantic Stampers 'Stitched Fishtail Banners' set of three dies and my chosen snippets then glued them in place in the top left corner
- I opted not to use a sentiment on this card - it speaks for itself really!
And so, this is today's prize:
EDIT: Having thought it through I've decided that it's 'in for a penny. in for a pound' and if you would like one part of the prize only then if you win I'll do a second draw(s) for the rest of the prize.
Just leave a comment on this post if you would like the chance to win today's prize.
I see that yesterday's prize is especially popular - that Inkylicious Pine Trees stamp really is a corker and Sarn's card is absolute perfection.
I would love to have my name in for this prize, thanks DiReplyDelete
I'd only want the dies, but totally understand needing to keep down shipping costs. Cute card & such pretty papers, Ms Di! Happy Holidays!ReplyDelete
Love this card!ReplyDelete
its so cute!
I will participate for this prize,thank you for the chance!
Please count me in.ReplyDelete
Di, since you've decided it's OK to split prizes, I'm really just in for the banner dies. Thank you.Delete
Very cute card :) yes please to the prize, thank you. HugsReplyDelete
Such a cute card Di, that stamp is pretty quirky isn't it?ReplyDelete
Count me in for the prize, I'm always a sucker for banners : )
Super cute card, can I say yes please, please? XxxReplyDelete
LOL...this card is the cutest and I have to say that the quirkiness makes it even more fun. The dotted paper goes perfectly with that tipsy little elf so yes please to the prize!ReplyDelete
Fun card Di - and yes i would love my name to go in the draw for this prize.ReplyDelete
Hahaha! I love that card and as for the stamp, I HAVE to have it, so I'd love to go into the hat and if I don't win it I need to buy it. I have a group of friends who used to help me when I ran a business - "like Santa's elves" as my (grown up) daughter put it - so we all refer to ourselves as The Elves and I try to make them an elf themed card every year. This year I'd run out of elf images and ideas so they got Cookie Cutter Christmas cards instead. Next year's card is now being planned....ReplyDelete
Oh my goodness, yes please to this prize package! The stamp is beyond cute and those flag dies would be so handy as well. If I don't win this stamp I think that I'll have to buy it for myself because I just can't stop giggling every time I see your card!ReplyDelete
A fabulous card and such a cute elf! I would love a chance to win this prize, please.ReplyDelete
Simply gorgeous card Di love the stamp prize and die set l won't be entering the comp for it but good luck to all that do take care xReplyDelete
What a fun card! Definitely too much alcohol....just look at those rosy cheeks! I'd love to go in the pot for a chance to win Prize C. xxReplyDelete
That is the cutest card ever, Di! I love the reindeer's facial expression. Yes please to super prize XxReplyDelete
Oh my, how cute and fun card! It puts a smile on my face! :DReplyDelete
Surely I say YES for today's super-prize, please! :)
Hugs and Happy Holidays
Cute card Di , I have a "thing" for spotty Christmas paper... is that a bit weird? Don't answer that :-) Yes please to the fab prize, ta, Donna xxReplyDelete
This is the cutest image, really! It's just fun all the way and I'm loving those fishtail banners too! Yes please to this wonderful prize!ReplyDelete
Mrs A's daughter did a great job with the cute elf and stitched banners Di making a delightful card. Personally I would just like to play for the banner dies but quite understand if you don't want to split the prize. xReplyDelete
Ha! I made the card Pat - but the reclining on patterned paper idea did come from Faye. She seems every bit as lovely as her Mum is too. I will split the prize - have decided it's in for a penny and in for a pound from now on :)Delete
Would love to be counted in for this prize!! Hope you had a beautiful Christmas!ReplyDelete
What a cute little stamp. Count me in for the drawReplyDelete
That is such a cute little gnome card. Yes please for a chance for this lovely prize. HugzReplyDelete
wow, amazing design, I love your elf.ReplyDelete
Thank you for playing with us at Butterfly Challenge where I am a Guest Designer.
and yes for the prize, please, I love Stampingbella.
Cute card Di...and a yes to be in the draw please! xxReplyDelete
Yes please, count me in for the draw. Thanks for the chance.ReplyDelete
What a fab card Di, the stamp and the dies are bril. Yes please to the lovely prize chance. Enjoy the post Christmas relaxation. Mine have all just gone home ! xxxReplyDelete
Hi Di your card is gorgeous. Yes please for a chance to win this wonderful prize. Take care. Hugs JackieReplyDelete
Such a fun card Di, love the stamp! Yes please for this prize please, thank you.ReplyDelete
Super card Miss Di and that is a fabulous fun image xxReplyDelete
Fun card Di, you havd bern busy... yrs please to dies only.. seems playground still very popular... which is grand. Shaz in OzReplyDelete
I thought I'd already commented on this, but apparently not! Yes please to the prize - I'd happily have both or either :)ReplyDelete
Ooh that's a yes please from me on this one tooReplyDelete
Happy New Year
Ha, the stamp makes me smile: it's gorgeous, and so is your card. I am fond of 'stitched' dies, so I can not choose which I like the best. So: yes please to the prize...ReplyDelete
This was not me over Christmas..... honest! Yes please Di! xReplyDelete
Ha, thought I recognised that as the Elf that Faye has visit her each year. Love your card here and he looks like he could sleep it off for a week. Hope he gets home/awakes in time for the party back at the north Pole. Thankyou for popping into the garden and playing along with all the other elves. Hugs Mrs A.ReplyDelete
Love the little elf stamp. And... my dogs used to sit on me all the time. They tried for my head, but that was a definite NO with me! (I do hope that you get a little Woof soon. You, and Parsnip, both deserve a furball friend!)ReplyDelete
PS I love both of these prizes!
It's the sweetest card Di. What a funny image. It's a yes please from me to be entered for the stamp only.ReplyDelete
A magnum - lucky you and well done! I hope you get the woofer. They're the best and that might help to keep Parsnip in line. I did say might! Barbxx
Such a cool and fun card! The elf looks like me when I have had a few too many! Hic! Please could I just go in the draw for the dies please? Thank you so much. Hugs xxxxxReplyDelete
Oh, Di, I love the mix of stripes and polka dots - what fabulous paper choices! Darling little elf and I'm sure he's just suffering from exhaustion after the Christma rush. Playing for the prize and happy to share.ReplyDelete
Love the CAS style of your card Di - so cute!ReplyDelete
I'm a 'yes please' for this prize :0)
Such a sweet image and card, Di. Please throw my name into the hat for this prize. Thanks.ReplyDelete
Cute card. Yes, please. I'm in for the banners only. Thank you. [Bunny]ReplyDelete
Love this card - so cute!ReplyDelete
I will participate for the elf stamp and die,thank you for the chance!
I love this fun card, that elf is so sweet. Would love to play for the prize. I have now put my thinking cap (okay, tissue crown from a cracker) on to come up with a snippets idea!ReplyDelete
OMG, this is just THE cutest card. What a sweet & fun image.ReplyDelete
Would love to win today's prize! Thanks for the chance. :-)
Your card is lovely! I would love the dies but not the stamp, hope that's okay lol! Wonderful work from you Di. I hope you are resting and not overdoing it Karen xxReplyDelete
Super-fun image on your adorable card! How splendidly perfect that the creative idea you found was from Mrs A's daughter!! It's so cute with the elf lying on the patterned paper like that with the wee reindeer and present stacked on his head.ReplyDelete
Yes, please, to this prize package. Thank you so much for all your generosity!!!
jwoolbright at gmail dot com
Wow, this is such a cute and fun image. Love this card.ReplyDelete
Yes for the prize please.
Really cute card Di!ReplyDelete
Hugs Hazel x