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Tuesday, November 16, 2010

On the way to the Market

I stopped here... and here... before finally arriving. :)

Do you ever find you start with something and it takes you a few tries to get there?  Well... I had this Santa image stamped and colored on my desk.  I saw the wonderful sketch #66 from Kazan from 2S4Y and decided to combine the two. Here is the output of this little crafting session...

Here is the final card:


Before that version was this version which was sitting on my desk since last night and this morning I took a long look at it and thought the proportions were wrong. So I re-sized it and cleaned it up. (Off popped Santa and the gems to re-use on the new card.)


And in between those cards was my original stamped Santa and his card.  

The good news is that I ended up with two Christmas cards to send out! :)

Here is the great sketch from Kazan:


The products used in the projects; Making Memories Christmas Tissue Tape, Versafine Vintage Sepia, Black Onyx, Stampers Anonymous Letter to Santa CMS053, Cornish Heritage Farm - Scrapblok - Aged Sheet Music, Stampabilities - Vintage Holly IR1026, Cornish Heritage Farm - Night Before Christmas

Thanks for sticking with me on the way to the market. :)

Have a lovely Tuesday!

Suzz

20 comments:

  1. Love your Santa christmas cards Sue :)

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  2. Wonderful vintage Santa! All three are beautiful holiday cards, lovin' that Tissue Tape!

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  3. I love them all, Suzz! What a neat Santa image!

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  4. Your Santa image look great. And so do both your cards.. It seem like that always happens to me.
    What ever I have in mind for a card usually alway truns out diffent. I hope you have a great day.. Hugs Linda

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  5. Fabulous Santa cards! Love them!

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  6. Oh, I love all 3 Suzzanne. I love vintage Santas. :)

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  7. Awesome Christmas cards, Sue!! Love your take on the sketch and the beautiful colors!!

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  8. Both wonderful cards using that fabulous vintage Santa! Great job, Sue!

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  9. I love vintage Santas and I love these cards!

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  10. Love it! Great old world Santa! :)

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  11. very cool Santa cards, Suzanne!

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  12. Love this post Suzz.... you were right - the first version just wasn't right,,, but the second version perfectly proportioned. What a lovely Santa image.

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  13. I agree with you too Sue. The second version (1st photo) is much better in proportion. Thanks for showing us the difference between the two. Love the other other one too. I think this is my favourite Santa image 'cos he's the one I always carry in my head.

    Hugs
    Lesley Xx

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  14. Oh these are gorgeous Christmas cards, Sue! I loved seeing the two versions of your first card - it's amazing the difference between the two with the changes you made!

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  15. Absolutely beautiful!!! Love that Santa image!!!!

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  16. these are beautiful! i love the simple design on the first one and the second one is so YOU! love them both!

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  17. Great take on the challenge. Perfect old time Santa!

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  18. very nice Suzanne - both are gorgeous and different from each other too! Is that a new profile pic of you? it is lovely :)
    Thanks for joining us at 2 Sketches 4 You this week
    :) Kazan

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