Friday 23 January 2015

Hats Off To Christmas

     Welcome to another CASE-ing Christmas post. Each week we have to CASE another team members card and this week it's my card that we're CASE-ing. For me this hasn't been so easy as I really loved the original (still do, but don't tell), thanks to the inspiration out there in blogland I decided to go for hats and retain the sketch.
     The original had snowflakes which are my favourite thing from winter, they are so pretty and delicate. If I'm out in the snow I always wear a hat so I suppose they almost go together.
     For the images, I have drawn them with a fineliner pigment pen and then coloured them in with alcohol markers. Each hat is slightly different, two have pompoms and one has a bell sewn on. Each image square has been matted on red card to give it a border.  
     The backing paper is made using some tiny snowflake stamps and a red ink pad, stamping randomly all over the paper. This is matted on some more red card and then on to a large white DL card blank.
     The greeting is die cut from gold mirri card using some Joanna Sheen Signature dies. I tried red and white but they both got lost on the background so I went for gold to match the bell.
     It would be lovely if you would join us at CASE-ing Christmas and it will help you build up a stash of cards ready for the festive season. This is the last week that we have candy so don't miss a chance to win.

I would like to enter this card in the following challenges:
Christmas Cards All Year Round - Anything Christmas
Christmas Card Challenge - Photo inspiration  red/white, hats
If You Give A Crafter A Cookie - Photo Inspiration  hats


  1. Love your trio of Santa hats. Great card. Thanks for joining us at Christmas Card Challenges.

  2. Rocky, these hand drawn Santa hats are really super nice. I love how you've cased your own card! It was probably not easy!
    Rosi x

  3. Cute card, Rocky! Thanks for joining us at Christmas Card Challenges. Marsha DT @ SCCC

  4. This is beautiful, love it teamie <3.

  5. It's totally ROCKIN', Rocky! I LOVE those fun Santa hats and I adore the gold accents and buff balls! Perfect! I loved CASEing your card!!! HUGS and happy weekend, friend! :) Mynn xx

  6. Hi Rocky! Love this CASE of your card! Those Santa hats are great!

  7. Clever design for these three hats .thanks for sharing with us at Christmas Card Challenges

  8. Beautiful card :) Great interpretation of your card Rocky's.

  9. Great card Rocky, your Santa hats are so cute.
    Lorry :o) xx

  10. These are brilliant...what a great design. Thanks for playing with us at CCAYR and Good Luck!! Sarah :0)


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