Monday, 7 May 2012

Christmas Penguin

Hello Everyone, 
I've managed to do another Christmas card!! - I WILL have a full box by December!!
The challenge at ABC Christmas challenge is to use one of two photographs for inspiration, one of which has Penguins on it so I chose this image from Di's Digi Downloads, which is called 'Penguin Hug'.
I've coloured him with my promarkers. I've added glitter to the snowman's hat and some white pearls for the mistletoe.
The central band is made from 3 layers. I used a band of card and covered with a wide ribbon, then used a dotty ribbon on top and for the bow.
The poinsettia's are a marianne creatables die. 
I'd like to enter my card into the following challenges
ABC Christmas Challenge - Photo for inspiration
My Mum's Craft Shop - Embossing
Stampin for the Weekend - 4 Layers
Totally Papercrafts - White on White.

Enjoy the bank holiday Monday and thanks for taking the time to stop by.
Lorraine x
OOh, Before I go I must share this photo with you. All weekend we have had a scarecrow competition in the village, and this one just made me smile!


Stamps and Paper said...

Lovely christmas card Lorraine such a cute image...I haven't made one Christmas card this year yet...thats bad!
What a brilliant photograph we also have a scarecrow competition in our village but not seen anything like this...


coldwaters2 said...

Hi Lorraine that is one adorable image, I really love the white on white style, the embossing and simple design is truly wonderful, and that photo is fantastic , lol.
Lorraine x

Tags said...

Love this card Lorraine, I love the big wide ribbon, such a nice touch. The poinsettia is lovely as well :)

Tags xx

Susan Flynn said...

Brilliant Lorraine love the white on white and the image is a real sweetie. Fabulous scarecrow!!

kraftyk said...

Fabulous WOW christmas card Lorraine.
Love the cute penguin and beautiful poinsettias.
Hugs Kim xx

Crafty Moone Cards said...

This is gorgeous. Love the Scarecrow pic. Sue x

Katina said...

Lovely Christmas card Lorraine - the image is so cute and looks perfect with the white background. I should get started on Christmas cards myself.

Lol, fab photo!

susiestacey said...

Great card, love the photo's too x Susan x

Caz said...

Gorgeous card Lorraine. Love this image, sooo cute.
Caz x

Little K Smith said...

A gorgeous crimbo card hun, love the WOW look and such a sweet image too :)

Star said...

OOps nearly missed commenting on this card. My brain just isn't with it today. Alovely card Lorraine, really cute image. I said I was going to start my christmas cards early but still haven't started so well done to you
Eileen x

Marilyn said...

Yikes... Christmas cards already.. wish I was that organized! It is gorgeous though & I love the image and sparkle.
That scarecrow pic is such a hoot, made me laugh.

Jules said...

Hi Lorraine

Thank you for visiting my blog and your lovely comments.

I am pleased you called by as now I have found you too!

I love your blog. You have some gorgeous work on it. Your footballing hedgie is brilliant!!!

Great Christmas card too - loving all those layers of ribbon.

I hope you had a good Bank Holiday weekend.

Love Jules xx

Samantha said...

Fabulous card, love the little pearl accents too! Great scarecrow too what a riot! Brilliant thanks fir sharing with us on the ABC Christmas challenge, hugs Samantha :0)

June Nelson said...

Brilliant card me darlin om so nvious of having your chritmas cards ready. The photos really made me giggle your mad you lol xxxxxxxxxx

Jill said...

absolutely gorgeous your colouring is perfect thanks for joining us at MMCS hugs Jill xx

Keep It Sweet and Simple said...

What a cute card - love the image and your embossing looks beautiful.
Ha ha! Great scarecrow pic. :-)
Thanks for joining us at Totally Papercrafts this week.
Caroline xxx

Gunn (Merete) said...

What a beautiful christmascard. Love this image.
Thanks for joining us at SFTW.
Gunn :-))

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