Santa Gift Card Holder

Yesterday I started working on this card for as gift to a family member. I started with this wonderful Santa image from Mo’s Digital Pencil called And I Want A… and Mercy’s Tuesday Sketch Challenge Sketch 53 (MTSC53).

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I used this image not to long ago on a card for our babysitter. I love how both of them turned out. This maybe me favorite Christmas image… well at least this year.

I used the gorgeous My Mind’s Eye paper The Merry Days of Christmas and Java Bazzill Cardstock (pretty much my favorite when it comes to brown cardstock).

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I modified the sketch just a little and made the main panel square because I didn’t have a large enough circle die for this image.

Here’s a look at the inside:

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(The colors are a little off on this… I’m without my Ott light right now so the pics seem to be a bit red.)

I needed to make the inside a gift card holder so I glued down the sentiment panel with the top open so I can slide the gift card right in.

Here’s a closer look at the details:

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I embossed both sentiments (I’m getting better at it) and sponged everything with Walnut Distress Ink. And added two little taggie buttons and it’s done. đŸ˜€ And the main image is colored with Copics… a ton of Copics, lol.

I’m not sure if I’ll be posting again before Christmas, I’ve got a LOT of cooking and cleaning to do in the next day and a half so if I can’t get back to the computer I hope you have a fantastic holiday!!!

Card Details:
Paper: My Mind’s Eye The Merry Days of Christmas, Bazzill cardstock – Java, Hillary, PTI White
Ink: Walnut Distress Ink
Accessories: Copics, ribbon, PTI Vintage buttons, Zig 2 Way Glue, Zing black embossing powder, embossing buddy, brown embroidery floss
Copics: E33, G24, E31, YR20, 0, C3, C1, 100, R39, R59, Y17, Y06, E35, R27, C5, B32, B23, E02, G21, YG67, C7, R20, E37, E00 (Sorry these are in random order, lol)

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