Saturday, 17 November 2012

Santa is Checking Twice

Welcome to QKR Stampede's First Blog Hop entitled, "Santa is Checking It Twice."

The QKR Stampede design team is showcasing a brand new release just in time for the holidays. This digital image, digi24240 Santa's List ,  is just one of the many beautiful stamps you will find in the QKR Stampede Store.  Come join us as we hop along from each of our designers as they share their fabulous creations using this new digital image. It's amazing how many different creations can be imagined from the same image.

There will be Two Mystery Design Team Members who will each be choosing a winner from the comments left on their hop post! These winners will each win our featured QKR  Stampede digital  image.

There will also be One Grand Prize winner of the hop chosen from comments left on the very last stop, which is QKR Stampede Blog. The Grand Prize Winner will receive 5 new digital stamps of their choice from the QKR Stampede Store.

Our hop will run through Saturday November 17th with winners announced on Sunday November 18th on the QKR Stampede blog. Don't miss the fun and don't forget to leave a comment at each stop!!

Thanks for hopping along with us. You can read the directions for my card below, and your next stop on the hop is the lovely ­­­­­­­­­­Gemma's blog at

Here's how my card came together....
  1. Cut a card base at 5 1/2 x 7 1/2 inches;
  2. Print image on X-Press It Blending Card and color with Copics as follows: Hat: R37, 39 / Skin: E000, 01 / Fingernails and Mouth: E04 / Glasses: B000 / Shirt: E50, 51 / Vest: E84, 87 / Pants: E87 / Bag: E17, 19 / Socks: E39 / Slippers: E35, 37 / List: E40, 41 / Chair: E31, 34 / Shadows: C0, C1;
  3. Sponge edges of image with Distress Scattered Straw;
  4. Cut window frame with Circut's Christmas Noel cartridge at 7 1/2 inches (trim to fit front of card) and attach image to back of frame;
  5. Cut scrap piece of dark blue to fill the top of the window frame and attach to back of frame;
  6. Cut leaves and flowers with Cricut and layer with loops of gold thread;
  7. Accent with Liquid Pearls and Stickles as desired.


  1. Adore it, love the frame you have him in;)

  2. Just stunning!! Great Job, Deb!!

    Many Blessings,

  3. Wow so very pretty! Just love how you have colored this image.

  4. Very pretty card-- your coloring is great.

  5. Gorgeous card! Awesome coloring! ;o)

  6. Love your take on this adorable image, Deb!

  7. Hi Deb,
    I love your wonderful coloring and take on the image. Great job.
    joann sassy raggedy

  8. Love this Christmas card, you´ve colored the image perfectly. Great layout and I love the flowers.

    Hugs Mian

  9. oh my, you colored this so nice!!!

  10. I love the coloring on your Santa, and the frame and the loops of gold thread just set it off. What a wonderful card,
    Thank you for sharing with us. Hugs, Cathy.

  11. Gorgeous as always, love the detail :)

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  13. Hi Deb....had some trouble....I didn't really know what I was doing (??) this is my third attempt at leaving a comment. Your card is cute AND the frame and your colouring just gets better every time I see it.

  14. Another beautiful card - Your colouring is fantastic ! The additional detail of the gold thread is perfect !