Wednesday, September 9, 2015

Tropical Santa

This is my 3rd post for today. For SugarPea Designs new release post & for MFT Challenge post please scroll down.



Hi' ya peeps! Sorry, I am bombarding you with 3 posts today. Since, they each have their own specific time to go up, I have to schedule 3 different post. Busy day on Vera's land. ;)


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Welcome to Wednesday Challenge STAMPtember® blog hop! Just to make sure that you're not missing any link, please check out Simon Says Stamp Store Blog for complete list of the hop. For this week challenge, we want you to create any card that involves stamping (no digi stamp) and do a blog hop. Easy peasy, right? It's pretty much anything goes.

Today, we're showcasing all the sets that been released for STAMPtember. CLICK HERE to see them all. I am playing with this tropical Santa again and all the green totally makes me think of warm, Hawaiian breeze.




This is such a fun challenge, so I sure hope you will play along with us. To enter and to see more fab inspirations for the challenge please go to SSS Wednesday Challenge Blog. As always, by playing along, you could win a $50 GC to the Simon Says Stamp Store. Can't wait to see your creations!

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From here please hop on over to the talented CARYN DAVIS

And, psst... there is a fabulous Simon Says Stamp Grab Bag  prize on EVERY blog along the way! 

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Virginia Lu said...

So stinky cute!! Love your coloring and composition, Vera! So happy that you are the GD this month!

Jingle said...

This is so super cute! I love the fun, playful feel of this card!

TracyM #6773 said...

SUPER CUTE card - LOVE your summery Santa :)
... your FUN design would be perfect for sending lots of summery Christmas cheer from here in Australia => I'm feeling INSPIRED!!!

Amy C. said...

Adorable! I love this fun take on a holiday card!

Cathy Homan said...

Cute card! Santa stamp set looks so fun. Thanks for sharing.

Brandi R said...

Adorable! Love that Santa! Great scene. Love it ♥

Bad Kitty said...

you made very cute card
have a nice day
hugs

Ms Scrapmess said...

Love the cute scene you've created. Great coloring!

Nicole Diedrichs said...

Hahaha, very cool Santa with those glasses on! Creative regards from stempelfrida
http://stempelfrida.blogspot.de

stampwithsandy said...

Such a fun card! Would be perfect for a Merry Christmas from Florida card.

Anja Curvers said...

Such a funny card really love it.

*Vicki* said...

This is really super cute!! Love the wonderful scene you've created for Vacation Santa! :)

Mandy said...

Wonderful card Vera! I love the cute image and you've coloured it so beautifully
hugs
Mandy xx

marja said...

What a nice card. Greatings Marja

Harriet Skelly said...

Great coloring on this cute scene!!

Donna said...

love the card, how you stamped Warm in green and rubbed green in the back ground, Beautiful!!!

Lin said...

So clean and crisp, Vera! Love your fun design!

June K said...

Vera, I love your Santa. So colorful.

Mary-Anne V said...

Very fun and cute santa!

Dee Earnshaw said...

Such a cute card. The palm trees and cocktail next to the cool looking santa in shades, is so funny. Love it

Rebecca Yahrling said...

Love this Santa and his sunglasses are so cool! Your card reminds me of my home: South Florida.

Dawn said...

Such a cute card! I thought this set looked like so much fun when I saw it. I wish I lived in Florida!

Deborah Vasel said...

Love the combination of plants and the shades!
Cute!

Amy said...

love it! Santa needs time off too!

Crestajune said...

Fantastic card! I love this set... it makes me smile!

Cynthia said...

Love the clean design, Vera!

Barbara said...

Santa on vacation....how cute is that!!! Clever.

vinita jain said...

Super cute fun scene creation for Santa! Love it!

snazzyjj said...

So fun and funny. Love the sunglasses and the sentiment.

Lorraine A said...

Super cute card Vera :-) I just love this tropical Santa! he really makes me smile, why should't he enjoy a little bit of paradise after all the hard work he does haha ;-)

luv
Lols x x x

Cindi Flass said...

So cute! I love the sunglasses. Gorgeous card!

Lisa Edie said...

Can't imagine Christmas without snow so we'll just go with this is Santa after his big night enjoying a holiday! Very well done:)

Sunshine HoneyBee said...

Like the Tropical Santa. Would be perfect for my younger sister & her husband who live in the Bahamas.
Melissa
"Sunshine HoneyBee"

Ann Kulseth said...

What a cute Santa! It is my favorite stamp set of the new release and definitely on my wishlist.

Jackie said...

I wish I could join Santa where it is warm in Dec. Adorable card♥

Heather said...

A fabulous card Vera, a super design, fabulously coloured fun Santa - love his pants & shades!!

hugs
Heather xx

Sabrina said...

Great card!!

lgw said...

Cute Card!

cm said...

Your shade-sporting, swim trunks clad Santa has planted a smile all over my face! So much fun!
~carol

Lagene said...

I love your tropical Santa card! it is soo CUTE!

Michelle said...

The tropical Santa set is my favorite from this month's release. You did a great job of showcasing it on your card.

BunnyD said...

LOL! Where is Santa's tan? Poor man had such a hard winter it looks like he spent the whole summer inside the bar! I love seeing winter in the tropics! It's so different from what I'm used to.

Lizzie T a/k/a Wifelady said...

What a cute and fun card!

Gloria Lee said...

Wow!
Looks cute and fun!
The sunglasses looks nice!
You did a wonderful work!!!

Miriam Prantner said...

So cute! I love his sunglasses!

Rachel Groner said...

Love the new warm Christmas set, makes for such a cute card!

craftytreen said...

I love your coloring. so pretty, great colors. don't you love this stamp set? I have friends in florida I could send a card like this to. lol craft on!

staceylovespaper said...

super cute Santa card!!! I have family in Hawaii and this card leaves me missing them!!!

Love your coloring, especially on the trees, did you use Copics?

Linda H said...

Adorable! Love your scene and coloring!

conil said...

I love seeing Santa like this...your card makes him look so relaxed.

Daria Z. said...

What fun! Love Santa's shades!

Team Clark said...

Such a funny card, so well designed!

Maaike Uijthoven said...

super cute, love that Santa gets to go on Holiday too, but after Xmas, right? lol

Linda said...

Oh so cute. Thanks for sharing.

Linda D,

Janet Lech-Picado said...

This is the cutest set from this release. Super talented colorist you are!

Marlena M. said...

My goodness, how cute is he??? This is the Santa I grew up with in Hawaii. ;) Fantastic colors and dimension Vera~

Marie H said...

Super cute!!!

Berina RGA said...

Such a cute and fun card!! Love the coloring..
-Berina
Moxie Craftie

Shelly said...

So fun and cute!!

Gabriela Seminario said...

Such a fun christmas card!

LINDA M said...

Love this whimsical card. The coloring is fantastic & his glasses really give this card the cute factor.

Diane said...

Your card is so cute, love the Santa stamp.

Maribel Monsalve said...

This is awesome!!! I will be making Xmas cards with this set this year...so appropriate because I live in So. FL

Teresa Godines #6857 said...

Super fun card, I love this Santa image. TFS

Lillian Child said...

Having lived in Arizona many years ago, I can go relate to this holiday card creation ... too cute for words!

Arte Banale said...

This is super cute! Love the glasses:)

Joanne M said...

So cute. Wish I could join Santa on this beautiful tropical island.

Sarah Gray said...

Cute card, Vera! Love Santa with shades - great colouring too :)

Stacy Breidenbach said...

I want to celebrate with this Santa! Cute!

Sue D said...

Very cute tropical Santa card!

Sylvia Leung said...

Cute!

Joanna Moore said...

Oh my stars! I LOVE this tropical Santa (makes me dream of Hawaii!)

sunnee63 said...

ha! want to share his drink!!

Theresa Pace said...

what a fun card! wish i was there myself rather than gray and chilly england, hugs xx

N Patricia Castillo said...

This is so cute! :)

Cindy Beach said...

This set is so fun and I love your card. Simple and graphic, a perfect design!

Steph B said...

Very cute card. Nicely done!

CathyL said...

Cute card, Vera!

Nora N. said...

This is adorable!! Your coloring is fabulous. I think my favorite is the glasses!!

Taunya Butler said...

Ho! Ho! Ho! - Such a great and fun card - love your coloring!!! Have a fun day!!

pamboe said...

I LOVE this stamp set! It's a must-have for those of us who have warm, sunny winters.

Migdalia said...

Cute & Fun!! I love this!!
Have a blessed day,
Migdalia
Crafting With Creative M

Diane Jaquay said...

This is so cute!

pcm said...

love the shades!

Rose said...

Absolutely love your card! I've ordered this set so I appreciate such fabulous inspiration!

dianasdragon said...

Adorable, love this set!

jengd said...

Adorable card! I really like the design/layout of the card, particularly the trees behind the drink. I know. Strange thing to call out but I just really like it. :)

Gracie said...

Such a hot santa! Hahaha. Perfect for an Australian christmas!

Janet Mack said...

I live in S. Florida,so I have to get this Santa for my Christmas cards.

greenthumb said...

love the stamp set, the sand and colors are prefect.

Patty said...

Super cute card!! Love the sunglasses!

Tanya said...

What a fun card, I love it :) That image is perfect :D

Tanya xx

Christy Q said...

What a tropical Christmas feeling!!! Love the shades on Santa!

Kelly Szafron said...

Very cute, I love Santas sunglasses.

Sue said...

Your card is so cute and fun! It certainly would warm my Christmas to spend it in Hawaii!

Janice said...

A Santa in shades, he totally lives here in Florida!

Memories by Manda said...

It is summer in NZ at christmas time so your sunny santa is perfect for us!

Jessica Backer said...

Love the tropical santa; he's so cute!

Linda T said...

What a sweet card. I just love Santa. Lovely coloring.

Heather said...

Cute!! LOVE his sunglasses.

jordanbev5@yahoo.com said...

What a perfect Christmas card for those of us in Sunny Florida!!

Mary Beth Krakowski said...

What a fun card, I love the whimsy!

Donna said...

What a great card! I love the sunglasses on Santa.

Amante del Papel said...

It's a super fun card!

Aileen (mum) said...

I love love love this Santa and will have to get him. Being in Australia where its summer at Christmas he will be a massive hit. Beautiful card

Christine said...

Love this darlin' Santa! Reminds me of the song we love to sing here in the warm part of Texas: "We don't have White Christmases in Houston"! Thanks for sharing!

Vanessa Smith said...

I just love this stamp set. Always nice to have a set that can be used year round.

Nandini said...

Very, very cute card! Looks like Santa is enjoying a break before he starts with his preparations for Christmas!

Emily said...

Your card just really feels like summer! (I live where it's COLD at Christmas.)

Ida Cutler said...

Vera, I love your Santa. So colorful

Katie Kinde said...

Love it!

Leslie said...

Santa Baby! Thank you for sharing!

marlisse light said...

that santa totally rocks!!

Ida Cutler said...

Vera, I love your Santa. So colorful

robiw said...

Tropical Santa makes me smile!

Jeanne Jordan said...

Cool Santa! This makes me want to get started on my own Christmas cards. Can't wait. Thank you.

Cathymac said...

How fun! Gotta love this sunglasses on Santa! Cute card, Vera!

Ксения Phedra Ли said...

This Christmas is going to be very fun!!!!

kristinasartcorner said...

Warm Christams Wishes is my favorite stamps set from this new release..I just love this set..But your card is amazing.Fabulous coloring.thanks for sharing and great blog hop!

Alina said...

Oh...such an adorable card! This stamp set is really funny!

NGCARDS said...

This is such a great creation, perfect for any crafts that live in hotter countries during the festive season! xxx

stempelwelt said...

Such a cute card!!

Marianne said...

Such a fun card. i can almost hear the cicadas in the background...oh wait, I AM hearing the cicadas in the background, since the weather is still hot here in Crete, Greece. No snowy Christmasses here lol.

lorena wakefield said...

What a fun card! Love the colouring!

Shirley said...

Cute card!

Angeline Choo said...

This is such a fun card!! PERFECT for where I am. It's all year long summer here. :)

Sol H said...

This is such a cute card! :D

Ileana A. said...

A funny original Christmas! I love it!
Ileanaxx

Crafty EllenH. said...

Super pretty & well made :)

Linda Pritchett said...

What a cute fun card

nyana janowsky said...

Such a fun card! I love the little Santa in sunglasses!

Zarah said...

LoveloveLOVE this card! Santa's see through glasses are such a fantastic little detail, and I just wiiiish I could celebrate X-mas like that...! :D

Nathalie Paquette said...

This Santa have nice vacations for sure :-)

Marie said...

Utterly adorable...now that's my kind of Christmas.

Bob said...

Love it! Nothing better than a card that makes you smile!

Leslie Brown said...

Clean & cute Santa card!

mandalj said...

Great card - makes me think of Christmas here in Sydney!

loulou said...

Fantastic card. Great design and colouring. I love this set - perfect for an Aussie Christmas.

Jo Nevill said...

Fabulous, fun card !

Carol Happy Expressions said...

Super cute/

Karen D. said...

giggle...so cute!

Tami B. said...

This is such a fun and cute card. Great stamp set.

forpahl5 said...

Very cute!

Teresa Doyle said...

LOL. I love your card Vera. It is so cute.

Susi Kelly said...

I am really lovin' this new stamp set - it makes ADORABLE cards, just like yours!

Gail said...

CUTE! That is the word for this creation in my eyes - TFS - love that santa!

Marcie Lovett said...

So cute, Vera!

I Card Everyone said...

Hi Vera! Love that Santa is enjoying a holiday - you've created a darling little spot for him, and cute little boxers to boot!
=]

Linda Jamme said...

That's the kind of santa I want to see. I live in MN and santa wouldn't think of taking off his jacket at CHRISTmas. Such a cute card.

Misty Elam said...

Oh my gosh!! I am in LOVE with this set!! It can't get to me quick enough!! Love your coloring on this.

Nana Griffin said...

So very cute!

Nancy said...

Just adorable!

Clemente Batan said...

What a fun card! Love the sunglasses and the subtle shade on the background.

Isabel Guimaraes Ferreira said...

Lovely! Just adorable!

KimS said...

Makes me smile. Thank you.

BeckyR71 said...

Very cute card! Love the sunglasses!

Maureen Reiss said...

Sooooo Super Cute!! Love that Santa!!

Sarah said...

Love Santa's sunglasses!

Diane Stricker said...

So cute. Wonderful card.

Laura Turcotte said...

Now that is adorable!!

bev said...

Cute card. Love that Santa!

Debbie Selby said...

This Santa card is just so cute.This stamp set is rapidly rising on the "gotta have" list. Thanks for sharing.

Lorelle said...

I love the beachy Santa.

Leticia Garcia said...

Preciosa postal!! Unos sellos geniales!!😊

Kit said...

I love the tropical Santa.

Cindy C. said...

So fun, that is one cool Santa!!

Shelly Rasske said...

Your card is adorable. I purchased this set so I am looking forward to playing with it. Thank you for the inspiration!

Carol w said...

I am ready to winter over in Florida......glad to see Santa will be there!

Lindsey said...

I love this card! The details of coloring and subtle change of the ink you sponged on are fantastic!

CraftyPaws said...

So super cute! I love that summery Santa! LOL

Donna Dacy said...

Santa on vacation in the tropics wearing his swim trunks (shorts) and his sun glasses. What a hoot. Great coloring and a super design. TFS

TaeEun said...

Cute and cool Santa!!!

Rosemary said...

too cute!!

Loly Borda-Towery said...

Love you coloring and your fun scene! This card is perfect for my people in Argentina, because it's summer by Christmas! TFS

Mary Holshouser said...

For many years we were Winter Texans. this set would have been so appropriate for my cards. Love it anyway.
the card is darling.
thanks for sharing.

Carol L said...

I love those shades Santa's wearing! Too cute! This would be a perfect Christmas card for someone who lives in a warm climate! Cute, cute, cute!

Michele Henderson said...

I love your tropical Santa! Adorable!
Take care!
Michele

Dee Ann Matthews said...

Great card for our heat wave!

Marci Collins said...

Oh boy, you make me almost wish I lived somewhere warm and tropical where I could decorate a palm tree for Christmas! LOVE your happy card.....thanks for the inspiration!!!

Carol said...

Not a fan of Tropical weather but I suppose even Santa needs a break from ice and snow...

April said...

Super cute and great coloring!

Tracy Carrig said...

Cute card!

Kimberly Jensen said...

So super cute!! Love that fun Santa!!! :)

JoAnn said...

What a cute Santa. Love the shades. Your card is adorable.

Megan said...

Such a fun santa! Love his sunglasses

KT Fit Kitty said...

Adorable card! Love your design! Thanks for the inspiration and blog hop!

Elizabeth Burchell said...

hahaha love that Santa!!

Mateja P said...

He is adorable :) Such a fun card.

Shari said...

So cute!!

PaperDoll said...

Beautiful coloring... Love the luscious greens!

Stephanie Leykauf said...

LOVE how you added glossy accents to his sunglasses! Too cute!

*mwah*
Steph
Simon Says Stamp!

Наталочка Нана said...

Cute card!
have a nice day

nancy braga said...

OMG! Santa is the best!

Pam Watson said...

Love the coloring! Those sunglasses look so real.

Karen Hasheck said...

Awesome card! Makes me smile:)

Lucy said...

Omg! The Santa is just too cute!!!
What a fun card!

Cortney Skerl said...

Love this tropical Santa! Too cute!

Cynthia said...

Santa is cute, but he'd be mighty cold if he dressed like that here in NH at Christmas!

Barb Somerson said...

Your card is so cute and the Santa is so cute and looks so relaxed.

Linda Beeson said...

That is exactly the Christmas scene we need here in Southern California!

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