Thursday 28 August 2014

Dear Santa

Hi guys

I'm here tonight to share a card I've made this evening for the current challenge at CASology where the cue word is 'letter'.

The idea I had in my head hasn't really translated as I wanted it to, but I thought I'd share my card anyway.

I've had these mini cards and envelopes in my stash for years but have hardly ever used them.  With these in mind I immediately thought of a Dear Santa letter.  I used an embossing marker to write the text, trying to make it look like a child had written it (not too difficult when you can't see where you're writing!!), and then heat embossed this with some red embossing tinsel.  I stamped some silver snowflakes on the card base to add some interest.

Materials used:

  • Stamp: Uniko Studio - Stunning Snowflakes
  • Ink: Versa Color - Silver
  • Embossing Pen: Whispers Embossing Marker
  • Embossing Powder: Heat It Up - Embossing Tinsel (Red)
  • Cardstock and mini card and envelope from stash

Really quick post tonight as I'm now off to bed.

Bye for now


  1. How adorable is this mini envelope jazzed up for Christmas with the pretty snowflakes and whisper of red! Sweet, eye-catching and delightful!

  2. Stunning - love all the shimmer and shine! So glad you joined us at CASology this week!

  3. Ah this is so cute. What a short wish list for Santa you have!

  4. This is such a fun Christmas card, I like the silver snowflakes !

  5. Hi Anita, I think your card is really cute actually, but, maybe more sophisticated with a kraft envelope and linen look paper?? Glad to see you sharing a card that hasn't gone quite to plan, have you seen my crafty confessions series this week?? Rebecca x x x

    1. Perhaps putting an idea into practice at 11pm wasn't such a good idea either! :) Looking at it again today I really don't like it! I've seen your posts popping up but not had a chance to look properly and comment yet, I'll pop by shortly xx

  6. I think this is fabulously adorable! Nothing says "letter" like a child's letter to Santa! Love the red tinsel embossing, looks like a child's writing in such a cute way! Thanks so much for joining us at CASology!

  7. Love that glimmer and glitty sparkle!!! What a sweet letter, so cute!! Thanks for joining us at CASology this week!

  8. This is adorable and such an awesome Christmas card! Thanks for playing along with CASology this week!

  9. WOW - what a great thought for the cue of letter - The very most important letter children write all year!! What a great idea, so clever and so well done. Love the sparkly paper!! Great touches!!

  10. Love this!!!! Especially your hand written sentiment looks adorable with red embossing powder. Thank you so much for sharing your creativity with us at CASology. May


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