Tuesday, December 23, 2014

Pinterest Inspired Santas

Hello everyone!! Can you believe tomorrow is Christmas Eve!!! I'm afraid I still have one more gift to buy and I have to get groceries for our Christmas Eve party ....I'm sure I will think of a few more things before 6:00 pm on Dec 24th...LOL!!! 
I did find a little time to get inky...

These Santa Gift Bags by Shannon White found on the Taylored Expressions Christmas Pinterest Board were the inspiration for my Santa card and ornament....

Taylored Expressions October Sneak Peeks -Sack It To You w/Bonus Santa

aren't these adorable!!! 

For the card, I used the Taylored Expressions Mix and Match Bows and the Mini Mix and Match Bows dies for the mustache, beard, and nose.....the beard and mustache were embossed with the TE Snowfall embossing folder. The mitten band from the Mitten Garland die set was used for the beard background and face and the hat band and hat were hand cut from felt. Washi tape was used along the bottom and the sentiment is from the TE set called Wings of Joy and the button, black rhinestones for the eyes, and twine finish it off.

I made a few changes for the ornament....instead of the Mitten Garland band for the beard base, I used the round scalloped part of the TE Tin Topper die. The beard and mustache were all embossed with the TE Twirls ans Swirls embossing folder. The face and the red felt part of the hat were hand cut but this time I used the hat band die from the TE Sack It - Leprechaun with Sugar Cube card stock....had to cut it down just a bit to fit.

The button and rhinestones for the eyes are the finishing details.

Thanks for stopping by....Have a great day!!!!

Supply List:
Taylored Expressions Stamps: Wings of Joy
Paper: Sugar Cube, Toffee, Strawberry Milkshake (TE), Pink Pirouette (SU)
Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black (Tsukineko)
Accessories: Snowfall and Twirls and Swirls Embossing Folders (TE), Black Rhinestones (KaiserCraft), Buttons (PTI), Washi Tape (Doodlebug), Baker's Twine (The Twinery), Red Hot Felt, Marshmallow Felt (TE)
Taylored Expressions Dies: Tin Topper, Label It, Mix and Match Bows, Mini Mix and Match Bows, Sack It - Leprechaun, Mitten Garland


Lisa Lara said...

Oh my goodness I love your santas Joan. So awesome. Merry Christmas!

Julia Aston said...

what a great Santa Joan! for both the bag and the tree! Merry Christmas dear friend! Thank you for your lovely card!

Becky said...

OH MY Word Joan, I love these!! Those bags are awesome and Love that Santa! Have a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year.. Sending Hugs & blessings :).

Lynn McAuley said...

What a fabulously fun Santa, Joan! He is adorable any way you use him!!

Lyn said...

Love this, hope you had a lovely Christmas <3

Taylor said...

This is too cute, Joan! The bow backer as a mustache!? Once again you are too too clever!