Tuesday, November 22, 2011

25 Days of Christmas: Day 2

Hi Everyone!

I hope you all enjoyed yesterday's Christmas creation. I'm back again today to share my card for Day 2. As always, I have included a picture and link to Kristina's original card. When CASEing the original cards, I tried very hard to follow the same techniques as well. For instance, in her card she does some water-coloring, so I water-colored my image as well. This image was hard, simply because there are a lot of little spaces and details that have to be colored. Also, when you get used to coloring with markers such as Copics like I have, it's odd to go back and do something as simple as watercolor pencils and aqua painter brushes. Still, I think it turned out pretty well.  The placing of the little circles behind the main image for the scalloped circle edge was a bit challenging as well; but I rose to the challenge! Anyhow, links to supplies are below. All of them except for the stamp image because it is from a set of Christmas stamps I bought at Michael's last year that I can't find a link for anymore. Enjoy the rest of your day and I'll be back tomorrow with Day 3.

Challenges:
Karen's Doodles: Celebrate with Santa
Pollycraft Monday: Christmas Fun
Make it Monday: Anything Goes
Creative Craft Challenge: Free for All
Shopping Our Stash: Winter or Christmas related


11 comments:

Lisa M said...

Awww, Santa's helper is wonderful!!!
I love these little images and your design is perfect. :)
Thank you for playing along with us at Make It Monday!
Remember, for a chance to win the prize from our sponsor, leave a comment for another entry and mention that you saw them on Make It Monday.
Lisa xx

Debs M said...

lovely cards, came here from mim x

Cheryl said...

oh these are super cards hun adore the images,hugs cherylxxx

Paul said...

Saw your project on Make it Monday and had to come over and take a closer look.
TFS
Paul
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DT Member for Catch The Bug

P.S. Visit my blog to see some candy – I have some Digital Scrapbooking softwear up for grabs, all you have to do is comment on my post.

Hlora said...

Hello!
I saw your card on Make it Monday and had to stop by and tell you how beautiful it is!! Love the colors and your papers and the image!

Arabella said...

Lovely cards Dori!

Thanks so much for joining in the Christmas Fun challenge at Pollycraft!

Arabella

sandra's crafty corner said...

Hi hun
thanks so much for joining us in our free for all challenge at creative craft challenges your card is fab, good luck with the draw,
hugs sandra DT
My blog

Kari said...

Great Christmas card!
Thank you for joining Karen`s Doodles this week and good luck!

HUgs,Kari :)

Leslie Hanna said...

What an adorable kitty! And I usually only CASE the design, not the technique. Good for you for TOTALLY CASEing your cards! :)

Thanks for joining us at Shopping Our Stash!

Shuly said...

oooh you did a good job on the colors of the card, yes it does come out well and yes i imagine the work with all the details of the image! thanks for sharing on make it monday!

Paige said...

Cute card! Great job with the CASE! Thanks for joining us at SOS!


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