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.

  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,


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

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

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

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

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

  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

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

  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.

  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

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

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

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

  13. Great card.

    Thanks for sharing at CASS.



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