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Fleece Navidad – a humorous Christmas card idea

Fleece Navidad – Christmas card with Whimsie Doodles digital stamp colored with Caran d'Ache Luminance 6901 pencils.

So . . . here's my first Christmas card post of the season. Obviously, I'm not an early bird. For this card, I've used the Fleece Navidad digital stamp from Whimsie Doodles. This stamp just cracks me up. I love a funny Christmas card.

The Basic Gray Eskimo Kisses paper comes from a crafting buddy of mine, Fanny Diaz from Scrap de Fanny DG. We were blogging buddies for quite some time and my last visit to Paris in June, we finally met. It's great to have someone to swap supplies with in the same country! I sent her some of my overstock (and you know how we scrappers are – plenty of that!) and she sent me some of hers, this great Christmas paper among it.

I've used the this week's sketch from Freshly Made Sketches #213. This sketch works up very nicely for a lightweight, easy to mail card. I know I've griped about mail prices, but I spend on average €2.00 a card to mail to the States (about $2.13), so I really do have to keep them light, especially when I'm mailing a lot at one time.

Supply List
Paper – cardstock, Basic Gray Eskimo Kisses
Digital stamp – Whimsie Doodles Fleece Navidad
Color – Caran d'Ache Luminance 6901 pencils
Dies – Die-namics rectangle stax
Embellishments – twine, button

I'm linking up with: Whimsie Doodles Nov. challenge – Naughty or Nice, Alphabet Challenge – T for Tis the Season, Brown Sugar #173 – Anything Goes, and 4 Crafty Chicks #273 – Inspired by a Christmas Song


  1. Very cute card, thanks for sharing it with us in the Brown Sugar Challenge, Karen Xxx

  2. Lovely card, beautiful image and colours, thanks for playing along at Alphabet Challenge.

    Pat xx

  3. Oh this is adorable!! The image is so cute and i love the background pattern!!
    Thank you for joining us at FMS!!

  4. Ha ha! Cute : )


  5. LOve your coloring of that image!! And a delightful take on that sketch for your design.

  6. I agree, so cute! Great coloring. Thanks so much for sharing this with us at Brown Sugar Challenges Anything Goes Challenge. Good Luck on your entry.

  7. Super cute card Shani.
    I love the gorgeous backing paper.
    Clare x

  8. Cute image and fun sentiment. Fabulous coloring. It's so nice to meet on-line buddies in person.

  9. Awww this is so cute!! I love that adorable image and fun sentiment, beautiful papers too! Thanks for joining us at Alphabet Challenge Blog!
    Tammy x

  10. Wonderful stamp and the paper you used is so awesome, great card, love the sentiment. Thank you for playing our Inspired By a Christmas Song Challenge at 4 Crafty Chicks.

    Leanne DT 4CC

  11. Adorable ce petit mouton, j'aime ta carte avec des couleurs gaies, ça change bien des couleurs traditionnelles, n'est-ce pas? Contente de savoir que tu utilises ton cadeau, je vais bientôt faire quelque chose avec le tiens, les tampons de Noël sont magnifiques!!
    Vive les swaps entre copines, yeah!!


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