December Theme Challenge – SANTA

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  • #36266
    Cassel
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    Christmas happens every year. You surely have some photos of Christmas time, and activities or if you don’t have photos, you definitely have stories you can tell. Remember that you can create a layout with or without photos!

    And if you don’t celebrate Christmas, you might want to share something about what you celebrate at this time of year. We would love to know!

    Let’s go!

    #36380
    Sherie Dracup
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    I made a facebook cover photo in Paint Shop with my dogs.

    #36381
    Cassel
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    That is a great idea!!! We don’t always think of FB covers as a place to showcase stuff we make!

    #36394
    Bonnie Ballentine
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    Love it, Sherie. Carole is correct…great idea!

    #36406
    Annie Tobin
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    What a fun facebook cover, well done Sherie, I love it! 😀

    #36419
    Michele aka micfin
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    That’s adorable, Sherie…”pawlidays” LOL

    #36433
    trish williams
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    sorry I put Santa on the wrong page.

    #36434
    Cristina
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    Sherie, this is so cute! The dogs wearing scarves are well protected against the cold weather. 😀

    Trish, very nice card. You used an interesting technique that I cannot pinpoint how you did it. Good job!

    #36443
    Annie Tobin
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    Trish, I love this and it has me intrigued, well done. Santa looks like he has had just enough whisky to make his jolly indeed! <3

    #36445
    Annie Tobin
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    I have just completed this one for the Santa theme.  The photo that I used is by Annie Spratt from Unsplash.  It was virtually a blank canvas so I was able to put the poem and the jester type Santa onto it.  The Santa in the upper right corner was created using JDD’s psp script “Shelf Santa”.  The tree I created using Cassel’s “Ribbon Tag Tree” psp script.  The tub and pressies I made myself.  The rest are tubes I have had for a while, source unknown.  The alpha was a freebie download off the web.  Thanks for takin a peek!

    #36448
    trish williams
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    Thank you Annie, ‘intrigued’ ha ha , I like it, perhaps I should keep my card simply in future, it was a paper I made years ago and 3 elements,  I was pleased with the drop shadow on Santa, although I it looks like I forgot to change it on the holly.

     

    Christine, Thank you.  Seems I have intrigued you also, I cant imagine what I did ,  what part cant you fathom. I could learn I did.

    #36450
    Cristina
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    Trish, I meant the diagonal “line” and the corners elements. I was trying to figure out how it was done, but after you had explained to Annie, I think the paper is like that. And keep doing what you are doing, it looks great! To be “intrigued” is good! 🙂

    Annie, nice layout!

    #36454
    Michele aka micfin
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    Tipsy Santa! LOL It’s actually very lovely, Trish.

    Annie, everything works so well together on the one page. How does the ribbon tree script work; do I assume you supply different ribbons for the script to use? On another note, I have to point out that lower left Santa looks like he has a really large “stocking.” Wink wink! 😉

    #36473
    trish williams
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    Christina, yes that was all the backing paper, it is an old one I re used,  the pattern of one of the papers was green foil, the crease line must of been picked up when I did the drop shadow,  the second probably another red gradient, put together with a Christmas mask I have .  I havent checked but the diagonal I dont think was that visable  and was a lucky accident  Here is a quicky I just did with the mask, you can see what is on it better.

    #36488
    trish williams
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    Last try at this mask, then put it away for another year.

    #36490
    AprilDawn
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    Sherie… well done.. you have created a great Facebook cover.

    Annie … a very nice Christmas page… Joanne does have some great novelty element scripts and the Shelf Santa looks real cute.

    Trish.. I left a comment for you in the Working on in December thread but will repeat here.. both your cards are lovely and have a vintage feel ( which I love)..  well done!

    best wishes to you all,

    Dawn.

    #36491
    Annie Tobin
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    LOL! But … did you notice that the stocking appears empty, tsk tsk tsk. Thanks Michele, ;D The script pauses to allow you to open the ribbons you want to use. If you want them in a specific order then you need to open them in that order otherwise the script will select randomly and may skip using a ribbon or two. I tend to use 6 ribbons as that seems to give even layering but it really does depend on what look you want to achieve. It is a great script and especially for this time of year. The ribbons were created from another script by Joann’s Digital Designs “Perforated Cotton Edging”. I’m a little addicted to scripts, lol!
    Cristina … a big thank you!
    Trish, lovely work on xmas 8 and 9. Masks are very influenced by the papers used and as you have shown us the results may differ slightly, thanks Hon.
    Dawn, as always your comments are treasured, thank you.

    #36494
    Cristina
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    Trish, now I can see the pattern better. It’s amazing how, with just one background paper, you’ve created all these different layouts. Great job!

    #36498
    Michele aka micfin
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    Trish, that’s a great holiday mask. It’s very versatile.

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