Can you believe it's almost time for Santa to visit? Can you believe that it's almost the end of the year? Can you believe I have all my Christmas present shopping done but I'm about to got out at 10pm and do grocery shopping - to avoid the hideous crowds!

Well a great way to de-stress and prepare oneself for the rigors of festive shopping is to craft, and today I did just that. I used my Copics to colour this cutie from Lacy Sunshine.

I started off colouring my image with Copics, then added some Liquid Pearls, Flocking and gloss.  I doodled a border around the edge and then matted the picture to red card.  The remainder of the card has a patterned background, a gold doily and some die cuts.  I added gems to the middle of the peppermint and the snowflake for a bit of sparkle.

Here's a little close up so you can see the gems a little better.  I like to use a tiny dot of glue under the snowflake and hide it with the gem.  The snowflake is made of vellum, so any adhesive will be seen through the paper otherwise.

I fluffed the girl's hat band and shirt cuffs with white flocking and added a clear tab to the side of the image.

I have added this card to the following challenges:

C.R.A.F.T Challenge - Anything Goes
Creative Knockouts - Christmas Delight
Cute Card Thursday - Anything Goes
Digi Designs Challenge - Anything Goes
Addicted to Stamps - Snowflakes


  1. Love the background paper - bright cheerful and contemporary. It suits the image perfectly.
    Great to have you with us at CRAFT this week.
    Hugs Sheryl DT member xx

  2. Very sweet image and gorgeous coloring too! Love the festive and happy design you've made here! Thanks for sharing your creation with us at Cute Card Thursday! I hope you will join us for the new challenge this week too! Hugs & Smiles - *Vicki*-DT member

  3. Such a colourful creation! Thank you so much for joining in the fun over at Polkadoodles

  4. What a sweet Crad. Love it
    Thank you so much for joining us at Polkadoodles Craft Challenge #50 Anything Goes.
    Hugs, Tina - DT


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