How to: prepare for Santa's arrival

These days at the end of the year are running so fast, I can hardly notice that. This week was crazy & successful at the same time, I took part in a dance contest with my little dancers and we made 2nd place! Yay! Here's the team of my crazy clowns:

back to crafting
It's high time for a new challenge at
Crafty Catz Challenge Blog Bagde
and it's
Santa Coming To Town
In Poland we celebrate St Nicolas Day on 6th December, and he brings presents independently to X-mas.
The sponsor for this challenge is

I missed vintage style, that's why I decided to go that way.
The designer paper is pale blue, but I couldn't make a good photo, the days are so dark, I can hardly see what I do. This beautiful vintage pic comes from a scrapbook set, God only knows from where. I bought it last year and that's all I remember.
There are 2 hidden tags made with THIS cool die cut: one with a 'Merry X-mas' sentiment, and one with a short poem about Santa.
The tree comes from a Cottage Cutz die - it's a pear tree, but it could be a winter tree, too. To make it more winter I added the white structural paste.
Thank you for visiting my blog! I hope I was good enough this year and my Santa will give me a present LOL
This card is also for the following challenges:
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Thank you soooooo much, Ladies! I can't wait to claim my prize!

19 komentarze:

CRAZYCRAFTSHED 29 listopada 2013 11:15  

Gorgeous and beautiful card Anna love the santa and beautiful colour's and design and fabulous pic and congratulations have a lovely weekend my friend
Hugs Dianne xx :)

Linda Levoir 29 listopada 2013 11:35  

Stunning card Anna, I love it. Grats on your 2nd place, this pic brought back memories of many many dance competitions attended and costumes designed and sewn lol. Have a great weekend :) xx

Sandy 29 listopada 2013 18:15  

Beautiful card! Thank you for participating in our challenge this week at Party Time Tuesdays. Good Luck! - Sandy, DT Member

Jac’s Playground 29 listopada 2013 21:19  

Gorgeous vintage card Anna, you do vintage so beautifully (not me! Lol) your clowns look fab congratulations to you and them on your 2nd place. Have a great weekend xx

~ginny 29 listopada 2013 23:09  

I see why you miss Vintage style - you are really good at it! The texture in this piece is delightful Anna! The structural paste and the distressed edges really give your card character. I also like the whole concept of hidden pockets and messages - so that is another plus on your design. Well done indeed! Thanks for sharing your project in the “Any Sentiment” Challenge.
~ginny, DT for Aud Sentiments
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Lori Turner 30 listopada 2013 18:41  

WOW! This is beautiful! I love all the textures, added elements and that picture is gorgeous! Thanks for joining us at 4 Crafty Chicks this week :)

Naomi Johnson 30 listopada 2013 19:16  

Stunning vintage-esque card hunnie. X

Karen 30 listopada 2013 19:30  

This is just so very beautiful!!
I adore it so much! Smiles.

Thank you so much for joining us at Crafty Ribbons this week for our "Anything Goes With Ribbon" Challenge and good luck!

Karen. DT.xx

coops 30 listopada 2013 21:02  

oh wow so stunning anna.fantastic vintage design and colours and i love the beautiful image ;D

xx coops xx

Unknown 30 listopada 2013 23:40  

What a lovely vintage card... :)

Karen (karey2005) 1 grudnia 2013 02:36  

Gorgeous vintagey goodness! Thanks for linking up at Clear It Out Challenges! Karen N (DT)

PaperDaisies 1 grudnia 2013 11:24  

Congratulations on your second place. Love the vintage card. Great use of textures and embellishments. Hope you are having a great weekend. Hugs Nina

NickScrapShack 1 grudnia 2013 21:52  

This is so stunning! Love everything about this vintage Christmas card. The hidden tags, the image, the lace.... so gorgeous!

Have a great week!
Hugs Nick

Marie Richardson 2 grudnia 2013 11:39  

beautiful card
Thanks for joining us this week over at Charisma Cardz challenge blog.
Good Luck with the challenge
Marie (A Charisma Gal)

Jules 2 grudnia 2013 12:51  

Just beautiful, this is an absolutely beautiful vintage style card. Thank you for joining us at BMD. Good Luck xoxoxox

Jackie 2 grudnia 2013 13:23  

Stunning vintage card. Thank you for playing along with us this week at BearlyMine Challenges. Good Luck. Jackie DT.

Tamie 4 grudnia 2013 03:35  

Simply stunning and very elegant vintage card! Brings back Christmas to me and the type of cards my grandma loves. Thank you so much for sharing your amazing creation with us for our Christmas Challenge at 4 Crafty Chicks.

Sarah 4 grudnia 2013 18:45  

Gorgeous card, love your design and colours, thanks for joining us at Charisma Cardz, hugs, Sarah x

Pia S 5 grudnia 2013 17:57  

Your vintage design is gorgeous, Anna! Love the soft colors, beautiful image and distressed look! This card is so beautifully put together!

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