Monday, December 7

A Bit of Holly Jolly Stamping!

Well, hello Monday! It's time for some Holly Jolly stamping!



If you're a stamper, this is the best time of the year! From holly to trees, Santa to sentiments, there are so many amazing stamps for the season. We challenge you to use a favorite or perhaps never before used holiday stamp this week and join us in the fun!

This week, I am playing with a wonderful new stamp line I've just discovered - Santoro stamps from London! I just love this little elfin girl with her nightcap and candle!


I decided to go with traditional Christmas colors on this card. I started by stamping my images on the Bristol board, then coloring them with markers as well as using the markers to watercolor with. And, yes, you might notice my mistake - the dark blob by her hair. I tried to white it out, and then just covered it up.


You may have noticed, I do not usually reach for cute stamps, but there is something about this line of stamps that I just love. Bet you will be seeing more from me!

All right, now it's your turn to dig out your favorite holly jolly stamp and get stamping! I can't wait to see what you come up with! 

I also wanted to wish a very Happy Hanukkah to all of you who celebrate the Festival of Lights!

Simon Says Stamp offers a generous $50 voucher to one lucky person who links up with the challenge!

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11 comments:

  1. aww isn't she lovely :-) The whole design of this is beautiful! I love the colours and simple design, absolutely gorgeous!

    luv
    Lols x x x

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  2. Adorable image! The soft coloring is perfect with the lovely image and design!

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  3. Such a sweet image and card! I love it~

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  4. Your card is so cute! Love the adorable image. :)

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  5. Lovely card ! the image is absolutely cute and the soft colors are so beautiful! Barbarayaya

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  6. This is so flippin' cute! Love that image and love even more how you brought her to life with your soft yet vibrant colors. And ha! What a cool thing to see how you handled your "mistake"! It did my heart good to know that even the best of the best have a stray ink smudge every now and again! Fabulous post all the way around!

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  7. This is adorable, Maura...so, so pretty! I'm a huge fan of these images, so I was always going to love this and as for your 'mistake'...who knew, you did a wonderful job of covering it up! ;)

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  8. Such a cute image! I also keep getting ink blobs here and there. Or drop my jet black ink right on top of a card.

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  9. Such a sweet card, Maura. It's adorable!

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  10. This is such a sweet and cute card, really do love it. Thank you for stopping by my blog xx

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  11. Such a darling card, Maura. She is so sweet! Hugs, Sandra

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