Do you believe it's October? Holy Smokes, time sure flies! Still struggling with computer issues, but now that the big party at my house is over, I'll be putting hubby back to work to retrieve my digis. Fortunately, I worked ahead on this one for the latest Aurora Wings Challenge Theme, Clean and Simple.
I've used the adorable Little Tomte, available exclusively HERE on AW.com. She is carrying a fluffy dandelion seed so I used a Cuttlebug embossing folder to add some texture and fill in some of the "white space", which in this case IS actually white. I flipped the image in order to work better with the embossing folder and added Sparkly Fluff flocking with a bit of silver tinsel to both the seed she's carrying and the embossed dandelion heads. I've also scored down the 4 sides of the image and added a small sentiment sticker by Tim Holtz.
Here's a closeup of Little Tomte. She's colored with Copics with a traditional red hat. A tomte is a mythological creature from Nordic folklore who protected the farmstead. They are now most often associated with Christmas and delivering of gifts by sleigh (like Santa) pulled by the goats (rather than reindeer). I've loved these little creatures since I was a child as my heritage is Swedish on my mother's side. I think this little gal is especially cute and you can see her in in another exclusive multi set HERE, giving you 4 digis for the price of one.
Be sure to visit the Aurora Wings Challenge blog to view the fabulous inspiration from the Stella team and come play along. After all, CAS is supposed to be quick and simple to make as well, so there's no excuse not to enter. (Unless you tend to over think it like I do) LOL
Be sure to check out the Challenge 57 winners and results of the September FB contest. The new October contest in the Stamps by Aurora Wings FB Group will be up shortly as well.
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I'm entering this in the DL.Art October Linky Challenge, the Outlawz Twisted Thursday AG challenge, Simon Says Wednesday AG, Crafting-With-Friends #51 AG, Jo's Scrap Shack FFC #208 AG, Crafty Creations #351 AG, Crafty Gals Corner #142 AG, Creative Moments #127 AG, Crop Stop September Linky Party #32 AG/w product Crop Stop sells.