Sunday, November 2, 2014

Feeling Cool - Pilin' on the Penguins

This week at Pile It On, our challenge is Feeling Cool (Winter theme and/or Cool colors). We're sponsored by Dilly Beans Stamps, so I used Digi #524 - Three Penguin Blocks to to make this doubly-cool card (theme & colors!):


The front of the card is a piece of embossed vellum. The base card is a pretty DP that I scored at about a half inch and attached to the vellum. I covered the overlap with a grosgrain ribbon that I fringed at one end is make a little scarf! The piece of blue DP on the bottom of the card helps to stabilize the vellum.

The tag was made with a Cuttlebug die and stamped with one of my favorite holiday sentiments. I used a little glittered brad to attach it. The Penguin Blocks are colored with Copics and gel pens, plus I added some Sparkly Fluff to the hat on the bottom buddy.


Instead of having the message on the inside of the card, I put it on the back. I used a different shade of the same DP from the the front of the card (this was part of a paper pack; I can't remember who by); I actually cut a scalloped circle out of the DP and made a frame the blue DP so that I could just use the white base of the card instead of using another piece of paper. Then I can keep the extra cut-outs for another project.


Challenges/Inspiration:
  1. Christmas at Sweet Stampin' October Challenge: Snowflakes
  2. Crafts 4 Eternity Recipe Challenge #200: Tags & Tickets
  3. Crafty Ribbons: Tags n Ribbon
  4. Delicious Doodles #108: Baby, It's Cold Outside
  5. Graph'It Colour Challenge: Water/Ice or Blue/Purple Tones (images colored with Copics)
  6. Jingle Belles: Christmas Card with a Creature
  7. Moving along with the Times: Winter or Game of Thrones
  8. Really Reasonable Ribbon Challenge #105: Anything with Ribbon/Trim
  9. Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge: Anything Goes (2nd entry)
  10. Stempelsonnen Challenge #127: It's Winter

Thank you for visiting & inspiring my crafting! Hope you'll join us at Pile It On,

13 comments:

  1. what a fun and festive holiday card design, very COOL indeed! so pleased you could join the "creature feature" fun at JINGLE BELLES! :)

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  2. Your penguin trio is so fun ... so glad you joined our Creature Feature at Jingle Belles.

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  3. Great card! Thanks so much for participating in our Really Reasonable Ribbon Challenge.

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  4. This is so gorgeous, Thanks for playing along with us at Graph'It colour crazy challenge, Good Luck
    Kevin xx

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  5. Gorgeous card! Thanks for joining us at Crafts 4 Eternity this week hugs x

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  6. Oh what a very cute card and very wintery and cool. Thank you for joining us for our Colouring Crazy Challenge for Graph'it. I hope you come back and play with us again. Good Luck! ~ Lizzy DT

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  7. this is so very fun :) love all the patterns too Thank you for playing along with us at simon says stamp!

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  8. ahhhhh this is such a great card!!! love the awesome colors you have chosen.

    Thanks for joining at Delicious doodles challenges. Hope you will join us next time DT Crafting Vicky.

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  9. Super cute penguins! They look great with their electric blue clothing. And I love, love the scarf treatment you gave to your ribbon. It's genius! It's delightful to see you playing along with the CASSettes this month with this pretty card. Hugs, Lesley

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  10. Tolle Karte. Vielen Dank für die Teilnahme an der SsC.
    LG, Claudia

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  11. what a wonderfull and lovely card, thanks for joining to ssc challenge
    Sandra

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  12. Wow das ist ein klasse Karte
    Hab lieben Dank für's mitmachen bei der Stempelsonne
    Liebe Grüße
    Vanessa

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  13. Great card.

    Thanks for sharing at CASS.

    Susan

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