Bundled Up Christmas

Hi there – it’s Australia Day here and we’ve expecting a hot one, so trying to keep my cool I decided to play with a couple of winter based challenges.

The challenges I’m playing along with are:

I kept it pretty simple and decided to create a ‘sweater’ for Santa! I used an embossing folder from Stampin Up to create the sweater using some Real Red card stock and then made the belt, buttons and buckle out of some scrap pieces in my stash. I added a little bit of Wink of Stella to the belt for additional sparkle and mounted it all on a white card base and I was done!


After making my card, all I could think about was how hot I’d be if I put it on today so my original thought of keeping myself cool failed!

Thanks for looking and have a great day.

7 thoughts on “Bundled Up Christmas”

  1. Hi Tristan, what a wonderful card! This outfit might make you hot but here it’s been snowing a blizzard all day. A nice, warm, cable-knit sweater would be very welcome, indeed. I love the clean lines and bright colours. With a few well thought-out pieces you’ve made a perfect sweater for Santa. Well done! And happy Australia Day as well. Thanks so much for joining our Watercooler Wednesday Challenge this week.


  2. I was just thinking that myself – how hot this jumper looks, maybe you should have given him a blue one instead! Thanks for joining in with the AAA Cards Chilled Challenge.


  3. Tristan so much for sharing your Santa Cardigan Sweater card at our “All About Christmas” challenge at this weeks Watercooler Wednesday. That sweater is perfect for the snowy conditions at the North Pole and is sure to keep Santa warm. Delightful!


  4. Love how you used the Cableknit embossing folder! Of course Santa needs a sweater for when he is visiting warmer climates on his around the world tour. Thanks for joining us at Watercooler Wednesday.

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