Saturday, 19 August 2017

Saturday - YAY!

Hi there readers,

Christmas will be here before we know it ...... I sold some of my Christmas cards this week too .. so I thought I'd best get a wiggle on and make some more!

My card
And a closer view of my coloured image
 The front, back and inside of my card along with the front and back of my envelope

Materials used:
  • White C6/A2, 250gsm, card and matching sized envelope
  • Two pieces of white card cut to 14.2 cm x 10cm - one white and one red
  • One piece of white card cut to 13.7cm x 9.5cm
  • Sparkle 'n Sprinkle image stamped using Memento tuxedo black ink
  • Creative Expressions border stamped using Adirondack watermelon ink
  • Faber Castell polychromos pencils to colour
  • Stardust stickles to highlight
  • Tsukineko gelly roll gel pen in white used to highlight the polka dots

I'll be entering the above make for the following challenges:-
  1. 2CraftyCritterCrazies - challenge No.5 - ANYTHING GOES
  2. Colour Crazy - challenge No. 33 - ANYTHING GOES
  3. CRAFT - challenge No. 429 - CHRISTMAS
  4. Southern Girls - challenge No. 166 - ADD SOME STAMPING
  5. Simply Less Is More - challenge No. 342 - PERFECT HOLIDAY ... Christmas is my most favouritest holiday!


Cardsbymaaike said...

cute card, I've been making Christmas cards for a while now ;-) be prepared and done before all the new cute things come out in the stores you might "need" ;-)

Sarn said...

CUTE festive make here Kathy.
Happy Saturday.

Hugs, Sarn xxx

Sazzle Dazzle said...

Yeah! Well done on being first in this morning Kathy and double well done at being super organised with festive makes. He's certainly a little cutie there and beautifully coloured. Thanks for playing along at Less is More

Cara said...

What a cool Christmas card! That's such a great image and I love how you've used him x

Pat said...

What fun this penguin is Kathy and love the 'ho ho ho' which coordinates nicely with his pretty spotted scarf and the red mat, so cute! x

Donna Ellis said...

How delightful! I love your sweet penguin card, and the cheerful way you have colored the scarf and top hat. Great envelope to keep him company, too! So glad I got to see your critter project showcased at the 2 Crafty Critter Crazies Challenge. Thanks for joining us, and we hope to see more of your pretty creations in the future. Please check back to see if you are a winner. Sending you wishes for a wonderful day!
{Creative Smiles - my little crafting world}

GalFridayStamping said...

Adorable image! Love your card. Thank you so much for sharing with us at the Colour Crazy Challenge blog. Good luck!

Jane DT for  https://colour Crazy

Suzanne Reynolds said...

Adorable penquin and love how you displayed the inside of your card and decorated envelope. Fun card.

Doris Klein said...

Lovely make! Like the little penguin!

Thanks for playing along with this 2 Crafty Critters Crazies Challenge and good luck!

*GDT* 2CraftyCritterCrazies
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Sheryl said...

Such fun Christmas cards.
Thanks for sharing at CRAFT this week.
Hugs Sheryl DT member xx

Neets B said...

I'm impressed, Kathy. I've not even thought about Christmas cards yet...yikes! Love this little guy and lovely colouring with your polychromos too.
Thanks so much for sharing with us at Less is More, Anita x

cotnob said...

A super card Kathy, such a fun penguin and fabulous design.
Thank you for joining us at Less is More this week.
Have a lovely weekend.
Pauline (Guest Designer) - Crafting with Cotnob

Lillianb said...

Love the image kathy. Great card


Nonni said...

What a fun card! I love the placement of your sentiment stamp, this is a great design and I want to remember this for future! Thank you for inspiration! The penguin stamp is super cute. :) Thanks for joining us at Less Is More!