I tried the coloring technique using colored pencils and gamsol. Not sure I like it. I actually ended up using my SU watercolor crayons because I couldn't get pencils to blend. I tried watercolor pencils and crayola pencils. If you have any tips, they would be greatly appreciated. I added crystal effects to the black belt and boots and white flocking to the fur trim on Santa's suit. I put gold stickles on the belt buckle and used a gold pen for the present's bow. The paper is from a Paper Studio paper stack called All Seasons. The 'Ho Ho Ho' is also in this digi stamp set. I changed the color in photoshop from black to red. I did the same thing with 'Merry Christmas' from the set and put it inside the card. So what do you think?
Deedee's Digis also has a challenge blog, Crafting with Deedee's Digis. There is a new challenge every Monday. You do have to use Deedee's Digi to be eligible to win that week but, if you use a Deedee's Digi on your card, you will get the weekly $1 digi for free. That's a prize just for entering a card in the challenge. There is always a 'try before you buy' free digi in the store. I have really gotten into digis since I got Photoshop elements. Check back tomorrow to see a card I made using some of Deedee's images and what I did to them in Photoshop.
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