Monday, 29 February 2016

Merry Monday #194 - Surfin' Santa

Hello Friends,
It's time for a new challenge at Merry Monday, this week Lori is challenging us to design a Tropical Themed Christmas card.  I used the surfing Santa from Stampin' Up's Happy Christmas Mate and added the Palm Tree and Hibiscus Flowers.  The images are coloured with an Aqua Painter and Markers and I Water coloured the Smooshed background.  Finished off with some Rain dots and the Sentiment.  Love how it came together.
Stamps: S/U's Happy Christmas Mate, Whipper Snapper Palm Tree, Stamp It - Hibiscus 2560C Yvette, Gorgeous Grunge, Greetings of the Season
Card: Thick and Thin Whisper White, Bermuda Bay
Ink: Stazon Black
Markers: Real Red, Pumpkin Pie, Daffodil Delight, Gumball Green, Night of Navy, So Saffron. Pear Pizzazz, Cajun Craze, Sahara Sand, Soft Sky, Pool Party, Bermuda Bay, Blush Blossom
Finishing Touches: Rain Dots
Cool Tools: Big Shot, Stitched Circles Dies, Spellbinders Classic Circles, Aqua Painter, Misti Positioning Tool, Dble Sided Tape, Dimensionals
I love to read your comments.  Thanks for dropping by today.


  1. Oh those flowers are gorgeous. What a fun surfing Santa. Great card. Hope you have a great week.

  2. What a fun image, Sue! Those hibiscus flowers are gorgeous! Hope you have a great week!

  3. Hello Sue: This is truly a fun Merry Monday challenge!!! and your card is just fabulous. Love the Surfin' Santa, he is really showing off his surfing skills with those huge waves, LOL!!
    Your hibiscus flowers are amazing, beautifully colored, thank you for sharing.

    Maria Rodriguez.

  4. This card is so cute! I couldn't wait to see all the santas dressed for the tropics for this challenge.

  5. Totally adorable, Sue! Just love your surfing Santa - gorgeous colors!!

  6. Fabulous tropical scene Susan, your flowers are beautiful.

  7. Oh wow, Sue!! You totally knocked this challenge out of the park - LOVE this scene and those gorgeous flowers you made! Have a wonderful week ahead xoxox


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