Sunday, December 12, 2010

Dear Santa...

Dear Santa -

Forgive me for not posting since Thanksgiving... I found myself overcome by turkey, dressing and rolls... Then my hubby surprised me with a trip to Colonial Williamsburg (I posted a pic of the Governor's Palace above... cool huh?). Santa, he (my dear hubby) has been VERY good this year! So please bring him something nice. Would you believe I came home and caught a nasty respiratory bug.... YUCK! So Santa, please forgive me for slacking on my duties... and if you bring me a big lump of coal I will understand!


Forgive me for the long post but there is a project posted below. I thought you might enjoy some photos of my trip!

Some of the beautiful decorations at Colonial Williamsburg... Who would have thought hedge apples could look so good?

Day 2 we traveled to Jamestown. I visited there in 2002. In 2004, archaeologists discovered the actual fort and the Park Service has made some wonderful investments in this historic site. If you get the chance please check it out! This is what's left of the original church. It was built in the middle of the fort! It's been there for 400 hundred years!

And here's my Santa card. Doesn't she look mischieveous?

Card Design

5 x 7 inches

Card Stock - Navy and White (Bazzill)
Card Stock - Image - Gina K. Pure Luxury Designs
Designer Paper - Pressed Petals - Winter Theme
Stamp - Image - Susana's Custom Art and Card Design - Elisabeth Bell - First Snowball of Winter
Sentiment - Craft Smart (Dollar bin at Michael's) :-)
Embossing - Cuttlebug - Swiss Dots - White background
Ink - Image - Memento Tuxedo Black
Ink - Image - Coloring Copic

Skin and Blush - E00, R20
Hair - E35, E37
Jeans, Jacket, Scarf and Hat - B24, B41, B45
Shoes - C5, C7
Snowball and Mittens - C0

Ink - Sentiment - Close to My Heart - Moonstruck
Ink - Memento - Summer Sky - Sponged around image before removing from die
Die Cut - Labels 14 - Nestabilties
Flocking - Stampendous - White - Fur Trim on Coat and Ball of Hat
Ribbon - Offray - Satin - 5/8 Navy
Glaze - Diamond Glaze - Judikins - Boots and Eyes
Paint - Making Memories - Navy Scrapbook Colors - applied to edge of white background
Stickles - Frosted Lace - Two layers on Snowball

A close up of the flock and stickles....

1 comment:

Tam said...

Cool! TFS! We've been to Williamsburg and Jamestown, but it was before that. As a matter of fact, I just scrapped the photos earlier this year. LOL I believe I have the layouts posted on my blog! (Just click the layouts label and you should be able to find it.)

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