Monday, December 6, 2010

Snow Cold Penguin

Happy Monday,

Today I have a winter/holiday/missing you card. I have used a digi image from Cardmad Fairy. This is my Design Team card for the Stamping Vacation blog Color Combo challenge. This month, we challenge you to make a project using the colors:

Red and Gold

Hoping to inspire you to take the challenge, I made this card. Oh, there is a prize too. A $15.00 gift certificate to CardMad Fairy and there will also be a $10.00 gift certificate to Scrap Attack. Sounds good to me!

I colored the digi image with markers. The ovals are a Marvy punch and a Sizzix die cut. DP: Red snowflakes from My Mind's Eye, Red plaid from K & Company. The card base is made from white cs that I sponged with gold metallic ink. I added a cheerful red ribbon and a cutesy sentiment from My Sentiments Exactly. And, I have a couple close ups for you.

You can really see the cuteness of this Penguin image. He looks so chilly and silly. LOL.

Challenges for a cute Snow Cold Penguin:
Top Tip Tuesday: Anything goes
Rainbow Lady's challenge: Christmas Animals
Alphabet Challenge: F is for Foliage- holly printed on the red ribbon
Winter Wonderland: Penguins and Polar Bears
The Stampman: Limit of 3 Christmas Colors and Christmas theme
Totally Papercrafts: Christmas theme and punches
Play Date Cafe: Photo Inspiration- I was inspired by the colors in the photo.
The Crafty Pad: Anything goes and their 100th challenge celebration

Hope you are getting your Christmas cards finished up. Mine are all done, but I have to get busy writing in them and addressing the envelopes.

Hubby Update: Don made it through his first week of treatment. He was not sick and felt well enough to go into work on Friday. So, I consider that an answer to prayer. But, he had a bad day on Saturday. Again but, he felt much better on Sunday and went off to work this morning. I also want to say an extra special "Thank You" to everyone who prayed for him. Thank you so much for caring.

Love, Karen


  1. Gorgeous cute card. Love the image :)

    Thanks for joining us at SMC Challenge this week. Hope you will join us next week .. hugs :)

  2. What a lovely card! The penguin looks very pretty.
    Thanks for join us at SMC, hope to see you next time.
    Hugs, ~darling Ho~

  3. what a gorgeous creation with a super penguin image thanks for sharing it with us at the Winter Wonderland Challenge this week
    Hugs Kate xx

  4. Oh he is adorable Karen so lovely. Perfect for my challenge thanks for playing Love Cynthia x

  5. Aww gorgeous card and the ribbon finishes it off perfectly. :)
    Thanks for sharing it with us at The Crafty Pad challenge this week. :)
    To be eligible for the prize you need to leave a comment to guess the amount, display our 100th challenge badge on your blog and only one entry please. :) Do hope you can still play along. :)
    There are mini challenges on the DT blogs too. :)
    Debbie The Crafty Pad

  6. This is super cute--that penguin looks toasty! LOVE it:) Thanks so much for playing along and joining in the fun over at the PDCC:}

  7. Beautiful card thanks for joining us at Alphabet Challenge.

  8. Ah your card really made me smile. It truly is snow cold here today. Love the sentiment, and your little penguin looks so cute! Thanks for playing along with us at the Play Date Cafe this week!

  9. He is such a cute penguin! And I love your ribbon too. Thanks so much for playing along with The StampMan Challenge, and with the Play Date Cafe ;)

  10. Wow! What a Beautiful Creation! Thanks for Joining The Crafty Pad 100th Challenge this week! Hugz Sal xx


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