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Saturday, November 3, 2012

Penguin's Little Letter

I've used a Meljen's Designs digi called "Penguin's Little Letter".
I've colored the image with Promarkers, watercolor pencils and distress inks. I've used a Spellbinder die for the frame. I've added glitter to the snowy ground, flower soft to the hat and pearls for the falling snow.
The sentiment is a stamp from Kort&Godt.
The paper with red spots on wooden background is from 3ndy Papir, the green paper with script is from Landstoken Paperdesign's Vintage Christmas Collection.
I've machine stitched around the edges, and I've also used some twine.

This card is for these challenges:
1) Clearly Inspired - Critters
2) Crafty Ann's - Christmas (2nd entry)
3) Moving Along With The Times - Stitching
4) Nutcrafters - #30 Ribbon/Twine
5) Digi Makeover Challenge - Lots of Layers
6) The Crafty Pad - #194 Christmas is coming
7) Meljens Designs - Critters
8) Paper Crafting Journey - Ribbon or twine
9) Southern Girls - Animal Crackers
10) Make it Monday - Anything Goes

26 comments:

Desire Fourie said...

Pia this is just gorgeous. Love the colours and embellishments. All the elements work so well together. I saw this on MIM and just had to pop over to have a closer look.
Hugs
Desíre
{Doing Life – my personal blog}

CanadianScraps43 said...

Pia love the rustic feel to this card. Your design is amazing and the texture is wonderful. Thanks for playing along with us at Clearly iStamp critter challenge.

Wishcraft said...

Aww this is so cute Pia! Love the image and the twine looks fab :o) Hugs, Lisa x

Sue - bearhouse said...

This is gorgeous Pia, I love the sweet image and the colour are fabulous.

Sue

scrappymo! said...

He is so sweet. I love the way you made the pearls all around him...it looks like snow!!!

Your twine has fabulous texture! The papers you chose and the twine are a fabulous contrast to the penguin!!!

Sue said...

Awww this is SO cute Pia… what a wonderful penguin… he's adorable!! Love those gorgeous papers and the stitching looks fab!
Thanks for joining us at MAWTT and Good Luck in the Challenge!
Hope you have a lovely weekend
Big Hugs
Sue xx

Faye said...

Pia, I have a soft spot for penguins, so I love, love, love this card. X

chrissy xx said...

Super cute penguin....FABulous colours and
I LOve your sentiment..
Chrissyxx
FAB machining too.....

Laine said...

This is so cute Pia. Love the penguin and how you have coloured him and all of the design details you have used. Stunning project.
Hugs
Laine
X

Chris said...

What a sweet card, Pia! The penguin is really cute and the DP you have chosen is lovely. The stitching looks Fab! Thanks for joining us at Southen Girls Challenge!
Chris
x

Chrissy said...

So gorgeous Pia, love the cute penguin, great colouring and love the snow drops..

Luv CHRISSYxx

Pink Dandelion said...

Smashing card, fabulous image beautifully coloured. Thanks for joining us at Nutcrafters and good luck. Debs xx

SYLVIA-ANNE said...

A gorgeous Christmas card Pia - I love Penguins, and this one is adorable! Beautiful layout too.
Hugs, Sylvia xx

aussie aNNie said...

Cute little coloured critter too Pia. That bit of twine sure sets the card off..

Lisa S. said...

I love your colored image Pia and this is a wonderful Christmas card. Love the twine too! Thanks for joining us at Make It Monday for another linky party.

cotnob said...

This is such a delightful Christmas card Pia, I love your cute penguin and your script paper goes so well with your image.
Pauline
x

Robin Parker said...

I just love this adorable penguin. Thanks for sharing on the Meljen's Challenge for Critters.

Dawn Lancaster said...

Great card Pia, your image is too cute! Thanks so much for playing in the Christmas is Coming Challenge at The Crafty Pad! Sorry I'm a little late with my comment but don't forget to check the blog on Thursday to see if you are a winner or one of our Top 5!
Good Luck
Hugs
Dawn xx
PS Our challenge this week is Anything Goes! xx

Cassie said...

That little penguin is adorable, Pia! Thanks for playing along in the critter challenge for the CIC :D

iReneM said...

Ahh, this is gorgeous, Pia, a truly delightful card.
Thank you for sharing it with us at Crafty Ann's
x

Wendy said...

Thank you for entering our Ribbon or Twine challenge over at
The Paper Crafting Journey !

I have some BLOG CANDY
on my blog if you are interested! The Prize is going to be either 1 x $100 or 2 x $50 Whimsy Gift Certificates.

Hugs,
Wendy

Debbie said...

Really fabulous card and it fits our challenge over at Nutcrafters beautifully.Thanks for joining in with us and good luck.Hugs Debbie x

DesignerDiva said...

Your little penguin is so cute Pia! Beautiful card
Thanks for playing along with our 'stitch up' challenge this week at MAWTT and good luck
HUgs Laurie xx

Ann Whitfield said...

Beautiful card, thank you for sharing it with us at Crafty Ann's
Ann x

Elaine said...

This is fabulous Pia , he is so cute , I also love the owl card too your creations are fantastic Hugs Elaine

Ria said...

Gorgeouss card :) thanks for joining the Meljen's Design Challenge.
hugs Ria