Thursday, March 8, 2018

Tropical Christmas Greetings

Hello crafting friends and welcome back to

Challenge #10 ~ Anything Christmas Goes
Optional Theme this week ~ Tropical

When I came upon this cute image, I knew I would have to save it because I would use him some day.  Well, today is the day :-)
Having grown up in Durban, South Africa, I spent my Christmases for many, many years on the beach.  We would get up early, open our presents and then head off to the beach where we met up with family and friends for brunch. And yes, I do think that a White Christmas is lovely ... on a postcard! :-)
 Well, enough about me, let me show you my tropical Christmas card.

Isn't he the happiest Santa ever? I don't blame him one bit ... I would be smiling like that too if I were heading to the ocean for some surfing :-)

Now let me tell you what I used to put this card together.

Card base is 6.5" x 5.0" - Recollections.
White, and Teal card stock - GinaK.
Memento Ink - Summer Sky - to sponge the sky
Memento Ink - Teal Zeal - to sponge the sea
Sand patterned paper - scraps drawer

Santa - .png - Google
Palm Tree - .png - Google
These were uploaded into the Design Space program and cut with a Cricut Explore.

I used the following dies to add to scene.
Small Beach Grass - io Dies
Sea Gulls - io Dies
Crab - Cottage Cutz
Puffy Clouds - Memory Box

Stamped greeting - Winter Cheer - Cardz TV

Now it's your turn to join in the fun.  Don't forget to visit our blog for more inspiration from the Tinsel Team.  Looking forward to seeing your festive creations.

Till next time,
Crafty hugs,


  1. What a super cute and fun card!! Love that happy Santa image !!
    Have a great weekend.


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