Monday, November 7, 2016

A cacti Christmas

     I have another card to share with you today for Art Impressions.  These fun cacti and from the Southwest Christmas Set.
Southwest Christmas Set
     I colored these guys up with Copics and then added some Liquid Applique to their hats for a little texture.  They look quite jolly for a bunch of "prickly" cacti don't they.  LOL  The Christmas lights have some Glossy Accents on them and the bells on their hats have Wink of Stella Clear glitter.

Copics Used:
cacti G21, YG63, G94, E25, R22
hats and ribbons R35, R37
bells Y11, Y21, Y26
scarf Y32, Y26, YR23, R35, R37
pots Y32, Y26, YR23
lights N5, B26, R35, Y17, YR68

     Have a blessed week!

Paper-- Dovecraft "Back to Basics Christmas", Recollections, Copic XPress-it blending card
Stamps--Art Impressions "Southwest Christmas set"
Ink--Memento Tuxedo Black, Versafine Black Onyx, Old Paper Distress ink
Tools--EK Success Corner Rounder, MFT Die-namics Oval Stax set 2 dies
Miscellaneous--Wink of Stella Clear Glitter pen, Glossy Accents, Liquid Applique


  1. Oh these cute cacti tickled me, what a fun card to be greeted with today, thanks for sharing, love it.

  2. Oh my goodness this is so cute it makes me laugh! Simply adorable little cacti aren't they. As always Tracy, you wow me with your colouring. Fabulous card!

  3. Aw.....looks like the cactus we just saw in Arizona, when I went for my checkup at Mayo Clinic. Such great coloring, and I love the background paper you used. Thanks for sharing!
    Hugs, Geri xo

  4. Wow! What a cute Christmas card Tracy - a lovely Cactus family!
    Hugs Kjersti:)

  5. These guys just make me smile! How adorable, Tracy! Loving the little touches like the glossy bulbs and puffy hats! And I'm going to borrow your idea of making their little noses brown! Love that!

  6. I am still LOL!!! Love this stamp set and how you designed your card!!! Love all the bright colors.

  7. This is a darling card Tracy!! Love the fun cactus, and it makes me laugh because we really do decorate our cactus here in the southwest :)

  8. Oh, Tracy, this is yet another masterpiece! Love your coloring, and the DP you've used is perfect along with the great the curved top edges with the black. Hugs, sweet friend, and thanks for the giggle with these! xoxo


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