Monday, July 20, 2009

Christmas Stampin' All Year Long

Happy Monday kids!
Today brings a new challenge from the CSAYL blog!

Today's challenge is a sketch by the uber-talented Maria Bell.

Here's what I came up with...

A little disturbing? Perhaps...but I had someone specific in mind when I made it!
The snowflake images on the background are from SU's "Winter Post" set and the skull is from SU's "Just Jawing". The funny sentiment is a little gem I discovered in a GIANT bin of rubber at an expo I went to a few years back.

I cut some mini holly leaves out of Garden Green cardstock and added some jewels for the berries.
Then I added some Doodlebug Sugar Coating to the eyes, nose and one tooth to give that extra little *holiday sparkle*! The skull is mounted on a piece of Real Red cardstock that I embossed with a Cuttlebug "D'vine Swirl" folder.
I hope you're inspired to play along with us and get a head start on your holiday cards! I loved what everyone came up with last week for our "Inside Out" challenge, but this one by Mary was my fave!
Be sure to check out what the rest of the DT came up with and upload YOUR card by hopping over to the CSAYL blog.


Cathy said...

This is really cute. I love your take on the sketch!! Hugs, Cathy

Patty Chalas said...

This is really nice card!! Like you take.

Michelle said...

I think it's awesome! What a great sentiment too!

Kathy W said...

twisted! you made me laugh- way to think outside the box

Lisa (lakind) said...

Love this! I know what you mean about having someone in mind for a certain wouldn't make this your family card, but a little naughty is good for THOSE friends or family members! LOL! Great card! I wish I had the drive to make holiday cards....sigh!!

Creepy Glowbugg said...

Hmmmm,.... what a lucky friend to receive such a special and stylized card. Reminds me of an ornament I saw once.

Marcia said...

It's unique and just right for someone specific!

inlovestamping said...

I think this is so cute! I love how you used that set which is NOT a Christmas set....great idea!!!

Maria said...

Hey Mackenzie! Sorry I'm behind on my commenting! Uggh. . it got sorta busy!

Okay. . your card is an interesting Christmas card . . .I think my daughter would love to receive a card with a skull! LOL! She's into all the rock-n-roll stuff so your design is perfect! Awesome job on the challenge! Love your creativity!!