Thursday, November 8, 2012

Cute Card Challenge

Hi everyone!

Yes, I'm still crafting...and it feels great! :)

The Cute Card Thursday site challenged us this week with a sketch. As soon as I saw the sketch, I knew it was perfect for a Christmas card. I also knew that it would provide the perfect opportunity to dust off my stickles! I hadn't used those in a while! And that happens to be the current challenge at the Lawnscaping site. Here's the sketch and my card:
I left the sketch pretty much as is and only changed slightly the shape of the sentiment label. All papers were from DCWV's Ultimate Scrapbook Kit in a stack. The cute little penguin is from the dollar bin from Michael's. I embossed the penguin and then used a gelly roll pen to color in his hat. I added polka dots to his scarf and then some stickles. (I'd forgotten how much fun stickles are!) I surrounded him with snowflakes which I stamped using s 2nd and 3rd generation stamping technique. I colored in his beak and feet with a distress marker and added some faux stitching. Don't know who manufactured the sentiment b/c I'm borrowing the set from a friend. I embossed the sentiment, too.

Thanks so much for stopping by! Hope you get a chance to do some crafting, too!
Pat

6 comments:

  1. This is such a fun winter card! I love that little guy and your faux stitching is great!

    Thanks for playing along with Lawnscaping Challenges!

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  2. Beautiful card!
    Many thanks for joining in the
    ♥Cute Card Thursday Challenge♥
    this week! Debxx

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  3. Awww... I LOVE penguins and this is such a cutie :o) Very sweet card, I love the snowflakes stamped round him. I can most certainly see our sketch in your design, thanks for playing along with us on Cute Card Thursday this week.
    hugs
    wynneth
    x

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  4. love the design of your card! thanks for playing along with us at lawnscaping!

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  5. Lovely window card..!! Thank you for playing at Lawnscaping

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  6. Love the cute penguin and that circle window. Thank you so much for playing with us at Lawnscaping challenges! :)

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