Tuesday, June 21, 2011

Santa Catching a Wave!

The challenge at Die Cutting Diva's this week is to use a Christmas cut for a non-Christmas themed card. I thought is was such a fun idea for a challenge, so I made a Surfin' Santa card to enter.
I cut the Santa from Pack Your Bags at 5". Yes, I know Santa is a little skinny, but he's burning the calories catching all those waves.  I'm sure he will gain the weight back once he heads North ;) The Santa beard and hat were cut from the Christmas cart and I had to play around with the size until I could get it to fit. I embossed the water with the swirls embossing folder. The background paper and Santa's shorts are from DCWV Tahati Stack. I added cotton to the ball of the hat, gems to the top corner and I inked the edges with Colorbox amber ink.

Thanks so much for stopping by! Have a great day :D

17 comments:

  1. Hi Lisa,

    Very creative...love it. You ricked it Lisa. TFS! ~Shen

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  2. Lisa I LOVE THIS!!!! Santa on a surfboard! Clever!! You have a wicked fun sense of humor!! :)Amy

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  3. Surfs Up!!! Santa Baby Lisa your project is so awesome!!!

    Mistyrose
    Die Cuttin Diva

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  4. This is a great card! I love the surfin' Santa. Thanks for joining us at DCD. -Yvette
    cre8tivegirls.blogspot.com

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  5. Love it, what a great idea
    Trish

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  6. Hi friend!

    Lisa, what a fun card. Santa is definitely loving the waves. For sure he will gain the weight back once the kiddies leave him cookies and milk again. Thanks for playing along with us at DCD.

    Hugs,
    Patty
    creativediva98.blogspot.com
    creativediva98@gmail.com

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  7. Another delightful card from my crafty friend! :o) You did such an excellent job with surfing Santa. Love the hat and color scheme.. you seriously make the most fun things ever. :o)

    Hugs and blessings! :o)

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  8. The surfs up with this clever Santa card. Santa will add the weight back on if he comes to my house since I just made Ghirardelli Chocolate Walnut Brownies; that is unless my daughter & I do not eat them up first.
    Melissa
    "Sunshine HoneyBee"
    http://createdbysunshinehoneybee.blogspot.com

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  9. That Cricut is an amazing machine... and you my dear, have quite the imagination. So creative!!!
    Thank you for the nice comment about my garden. It's an arbor with a gate. And snakes abound in our yard. If the Penmaker isn't around when I'm working out there, I like to have a rake handy to either hit them or scare them away. Can't stand the horrible things!
    Hugs!!!

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  10. This Card is so cute. I love your blog! I'm your newest follower. Thanks for stopping by my blog earlier today for the It's Officially Summer Blog Hop.

    ~Sarah
    http://simplyshaddock.blogspot.com

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  11. Adorable! Very creative! I love how you put the whole card together! This is definitely a cart that has been on my wish list. GREAT JOB! Thanks for playing with us at DCD!!

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  12. How fun! Santa needs vacation time too. LOL! I am able to see your posts if I go to your home page and then click on Older Posts to see the others!
    :O)
    Jessica

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  13. This is soo COOL!Awesome job with all the great details and the embossing!:)

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  14. Oh Lisa...your surfin Santa is so cool! Very creative:)
    Sherrie K
    http://sherriescraps.blogspot.com

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  15. I love how this card turned out!! I find santa in shorts quite funny :) Thanks for joining our challenge at DCD :)
    <3 Giselle

    yuveriaseden.blogspot.com

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