January 25, 2012

Papertrey Ink January Blog Hop

Hello,

So i thought tomorrow was the 25th, but realized today was the 25th when i got to work. So rather then having the post all ready and scheduled, i am doing it now as i watch American Idol. :)

The challenge this month at Papertrey Ink is to be inspired by your favorite project from last year. This card is by far my favorite!!

I knew this was the card as soon as i saw the challenge. I really like the shape of the card and as i thought about it the rectangle card would make a cute penguin.


I started with black card stock and stamped flourishes in white ink and embossed it with a clear kaleidoscope powder. From white cardstock i traced an oval shape, folded it in half and trimmed a inch or two off until it was the right size. Then i used it as a template to cut another from white card stock. On this piece i stamped snowflakes all over with versamark and embossed them with the clear kaleidoscope powder. I adhered this to the black body.


From a scrap piece of orange paper i hand cut a triangle for his nose. Then i die cut some black and white card stock circles for his eyes. And i thought he needed some eyebrows so i hand cut some from gray card stock.

Last i thought he needed a scarf to keep him warm. I braided 3 peices of red yarn and then wrapped it around him. I then die cut a tiny black heart and stamped stay cool in white and tucked it into his scarf.

Thanks for stopping by!

Dana

Supplies:
Stamps: Papertrey Ink: Fancy Flourishes, Winter Penguin
Die: Papertrey Ink: Tiny Tags
Embossing powder: Stampendous
Ink: Color Box: White
Yarn: Unknown


7 comments:

  1. What fabulous cards!! I totally love the shape!!! So very creative and oh so fun!!

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  2. So cute. Love your perspective of your cased card.

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  3. That first pumpkin card is simply adorable!! And who doesn't love penguins?? Great job :)

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  4. Your 2011 project is certainly a memorable one and the remake is just adorable as well. Great job!

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