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Sunday, November 8, 2015

Vintage Santa Ornament


Hi friends.  Beautiful Indian Summer here near Buffalo, New York!  We hit 73 degrees on Wednesday, and all this week until Friday we are supposed to get into the 60's each day.  Why we have had snow by now in some recent years!!!


I have had this wonderful Santa colored up since I purchased the digi at Power Poppy,
by Artist Marcell Hawley.  I have a vintage Santa Ornament very similar to this only
he clips on the tree with a metal clip.  He is very old and each year we carefully place him
high up so nothing bumps him.  He has lost his shine, but we still covet this treasure.


Close up of image

My card


I kept the card really simple so that this wonderful Santa could be the main
focal point.

Digi - Glittery Glass Santa Digi, Power Poppy, Marcella Hawley
White 5x7 card blank
Bright Red mat for image
Designer paper is old from my stash
Glossy Accents on the berries
Edged with pale blue dye ink and sponge
ran glossy accents around edge and sprinkled
with sparkly white glitter
Fur on his coat is White sparkle flower soft.
Colored with copics.

Thanks for stopping by today.
Have a great day.
Until later...........



 

6 comments:

Donna Hanley said...

Sue, this is just amazingly beautiful. I love your coloring on this Santa and I like that you let him be the main focal point although I could not help but to notice that very pretty paper backing him up. It was 57° this afternoon but suppose to go up again tomorrow. So it sounds like we are having the same weather. Waiting to see how long we can stay this lucky. Enjoy the evening.

Lauren Hatwell said...

Oooh! That's LOVELY Sue. It really does remind me of Christmas. Lx

Cheryl W. said...

I love your vintage ornament card, Sue. How special that you actually have one like it.

Renee Butchart said...

This is gorgeous Sue. Love that the image is the main focus of your card! I too have an ornament like this that is very special....my Mom brought it over when we immigrated from Ireland almost 60 years ago! We also have a little plastic Santa & sleigh that Bill's family always had on their Christmas tree when he was young. Special memories!
Hugs, Renee

cuilliesocks said...

Hello Sue, I just love this card, as a child I remember an ornament jus like this and love it. Your card is gorgeous, love the design. Enjoy the weather whilst it is good, Kate x

*Vicki* said...

Such a gorgeous card Sue!! I always love how you finish off your designs with the sparkle and pretty details!! :) Thanks for sharing!