Tuesday, 10 November 2009

On the Seventh Day of Christmas.......

On the seventh day of Christmas
my true love sent to me:
Seven Swans a Swimming
Six Geese a Laying
Five Golden Rings
Four Calling Birds
Three French Hens
Two Turtle Doves
and a Partridge in a Pear Tree

Well I guess you know that if you've arrived here from Debbie's blog that you are in the right place - the song kind of gives it away, doesn't it?

If you've landed on my blog from anywhere else and want to follow the Twelve Days Of Christmas

and all the scrummy new stamps from the fabulous new Whimsy Stamps designer

then please start here at the lovely Bev Rochester's blog.


I was so pleased to be given this fantastic Santa stamp to show you. He's so jolly! I decided to make my card all white to really show him off. And I give a big thanks to Chris for inspiring the background to this card. Thank's hunny. She had done one of these on a card recently and I'd been dying to try it out. It's simply a piece of card that I embossed with a diamond pattern using my scoreboard and dotted with stickles where the lines crossed.




Aren't these new stamps just the cutest? Chrissy is a really talented artist and I'm positive we'll be seeing a lot more of her stamps in the future.

Now, for those following the song and leaving comments along the way there will be the chance of some lovely candy to be won at the end. This hop is open until Friday 13th November at 12 noon ET. Your next stop is Simmonne


Thanks for looking,
Sharon xx

77 comments:

Bev said...

Gulp!! Absolutely stunning card Sharon - that gorgeous white embossed background sure does make Santa pop off the card x

Debbie said...

I Agree with Bev on this one Absolutley stunning Sharon,Hugs Debbie x

Vicki (basement stamper) said...

WOWZER!! Sharon, this is just beautiful!! LOVE the pretty white ribbon and bow!! Santa looks just adorable here!! HUGS

Cassie_lu said...

LOVE this present card with the cutest little santa

~Denise Lynn~ said...

Beautiful card Sharon! All the white on white with the splash of color in the image is fabby! I love your background too, such a fun idea. Beautiful coloring! :)

Lil Sis said...

Wow what an elegant card love the background and the way you have used the ribbon. Santa looks brillaint.

Beccy x

Mimiko said...

This is absolutely beautiful :)

Deb said...

Wow, stunning card Sharon the white background really does make Santa stand out, beautiful! hugs Debx

joey said...

Hiya Hun

Absolutely adore this stamp!!! gorgeous card

Joey.x

Stacey said...

How pretty is this?! I love the simplicity of your background - makes that santa look even more gorgeous! ~x~

bluepoohbear75 said...

I love your card. So clean. Such a cute Santa stamp. I love it.

Ruthie said...

What fun - and what a gorgeous card

thanks for organising the hop folks

Rx

Maria Matter said...

gorgeous!!!!

love the scoring...just perfect!!!
Blessings, Maria

cazarol said...

An amazing card, love how you have done the criss crosses and then popped a blob of glue, gorgeous effect

stampinsilvia said...

I love the all white card and especially that is looks like a boutique wrap job...the pearls are a great touch and the coloring is STUNNING!!!

Yvonne said...

beautiful card. Love the simplness of this, such a wonderful creation.

Lilacanglia said...

Elegance!!!
Cute image,
Hopin On
Hugs
Angie

Sylvia said...

wowwowwow... so classy and elegant! gorgeous holiday card!!!!
{love} Sylvia

paola said...

Love that embossing idea and this Santa is such a jolly fellow
smiles
Paola

Margreet said...

just stunning!...I knew about that background but I haven't used it yet myself..
xxx Margreet

Vicki said...

So elegant!!!! Love your card design and beautiful coloring!

HUGS,
Vicki

Crafty Chris said...

Beautiful card makes the santa really stand out. Christine x

Crafty Chris said...

Beautiful card makes the santa really stand out. Christine x

Debs said...

Beautiful card, love how the image stands out. I am loving all these cute kitties and pups. Debs x

Maz said...

Love this santa and puppy, and your colouring is fab! x

andrea said...

hoi, this is a very chique card, love it
hugs andrea

Mary said...

What a gorgeous card Sharon! I love the white embossed background! Santa just seems to pop right off the card! It's adorable!

hugs
Mary

Gosia said...

I love this card!!
It's absolutly beautiful !
Greetings from Poland

Louise said...

gorgous card, think i might have a go at that technique, it's very effective, Louise x

domino said...

Another fantastic card. The embossed background would look great on a Wedding card. How do you get your bows to look so perfect? Cute Santa stamp really stands out in this design. Domino, XX

Neenie said...

Gorgeous card, Sharon! Love that image but I think I love the white embossed background and fantastic bow even more!x :)

Crafting Andy said...

Great card. Love the white. These images are just fab.
Andrea.xx

Crissy Armstrong said...

Oh I will have to remember how you did that white piece with the stickles! Amazing! I love all the white and the sparkle on Santa's fur trim too! Gorgeous coloring on him! xx Crissy

pinky said...

Sharon your card is just stunning, gorgeously coloured image on fantastic background and beautiful ribbon.
Pinky

Erin... said...

ooooooooooooooooooooh love this!!!!! The embossing is fabulous!!! WOW

Dragonlady said...

Hi Sharon,

Fabulous white Santa card. Stunning.

Hugs Ali x

Anne said...

Fabulous card Sharon love the white on white
Anne xx

Cheryl said...

stunning card again hun you really do make the most amazing designs and always have such great detail love hugs cheryl xx

CraftyC said...

Beautiful card Sharon, great background and gorgeous image
Clairex

Crafty Feeling said...

wow this is sooo affective and \i think I may try and have go at mnaking a card similar to this.

jayne
xx

Karen said...

wow snowy white cards!!! wish i could get my whites wash that bright!!!

Lovely card

Lisa said...

Hi Sharon, Gorgeous card! Love the contrast of the image against the crisp white background.

Lisa x

Shell said...

stunning card Santa just jumps of the page shell x

Pinkllilac said...

Gorgeous card Sharon love the design and the colour combination is beautiful.

Hugs Linda

Jenni said...

Amazing card, the santa really zings against the white card doesn't it?
Jenni x

Anita said...

Spectacular!

jenny said...

Just stunning, I love the crisp embossed background it makes the cute Santa really POP!

Jenny x

Rene said...

I love the white and just the red Santa.
Rene xo

Kris said...

OMGosh! this really looks good on white! lovely card!

Marion said...

Stunning card. This background makes the image really pop. Classy
Marion

Sue - 'TILLYMINT' said...

Absolutely stunning!!!

Emma (metalicbutterfly) said...

The white embossed card looks so effective great card!!!


Emma xxx

Mina said...

I think this jolly santa would make anyone smile Sharon...stunning card
Mina xxx

Tracey said...

I love this!! The beautifully coloured image on the white card is gorgeous!

HazelQ said...

Wow! This card is gorgeous :) I love white cards, the stamp looks adorable.
Hugs
Hazel

Scrubbybubbles(sue) said...

wow sharon! this is beautiful. I love how you used the white to help focus on the image. Just gorgeous!

Diamond Doll said...

Sharon what a stunning card the embossing is fab and the white certainly shows of Santa.
Trish (-;

Denise said...

Oh my gosh this is so elegant looking!

Denise Wells
mamascollections@aol.com

Killam Creative said...

This is lovely! The scoring is really cool. :)

cheers
Susan

raindropecho said...

Oooh absolutely gorgeous!! Your perfectly colored image just stands out so well against your white card. Fantastic card :)
- Ann

beadz said...

This is so cute! Love Santa.
Hugs,
Gini

lorraine00 said...

Wow, this is such an elegant card! Love it!

Elborgi said...

that is such a wonderful card!!!!!!
Hugs
Elma

JulyeB said...

What a fab card, clean crisp and elegant Julye

Valoudesbois said...

Ohhhhhhh il est beau ce Père Noël !!!!!! et la carte est super classe

Wendy said...

this is a great idea and so simple to do, love the large bow

Cheri Howard said...

How beautiful!

Roxie said...

Love the card. It is soo cool how everything is white except Santa and the puppy!!! Soo cute!!

Phyllis M. said...

Very pretty card. Love that embossed background and the stamps too.

Kraftychick said...

Oh Sharon - what a beautiful card (and how in the world did you get that bow so perfect?) - The stamp is one of the ones I really like the best and it just pops on the white card! Now, "on the eighth day of Christmas..."

Jackie

craft_princess said...

Great coloring on this image!!

Tammy Miller said...

this card is amazing I love it .

agnes said...

What a cute stamp.
Hugs agnes

Jacilynn said...

super cute Sharon! Love the clean white look!

Sam said...

Gorgeous card Sharon. Love the cute image which looks fab on the white embossed background.
Sam x

Mary Lou said...

Sharon what do I say!! Uniquely elegant!! That was a great take from chris--I may need to steal LOL
Thanks and blessings
Mary Lou

Rach said...

This is adorable, so sweet, love all the white. hugs rachxx

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