Snow Place Penguin Christmas Card

by Joanne James24. August 2015 07:20

Well it's Monday and whilst I'm off on my way to the beach today, I couldn't go without squeezing in an entry for this week's Freshly Made Sketches challenge - they are afterall celebrating their 200th sketch challenge, what an achievement! This is their sketch - so many possibilities:

I decided to use the line as the top of a brick wall, with a peeking penguin in the style of Kilroy/Chad graffiti of old (here's the Wikipedia link if you have no idea what I'm talking about!):

Using a base of thick Whisper White cardstock, I adhered a piece of Soft Suede cardstock embossed with the Brick Wall TIEF and some Dazzling Diamonds which I cut freehand as snow on top of the wall. I stamped my penguin and sentiment from the 'Snow Place' stamp set in the new Archival Black ink directly onto my card base, then stamped the penguin's ear muffs and scarf in Real Red and cut them out with the co-ordinating 'Snow Friends' framelits and pooped them up on dimensionals for a little extra lift. 

So what do you think of today's card? I am loving the little penguin in the new 'Snow Place' stamp set - you will be seeing lots more of him this week! You still have time to link up to FMS if you want to have a go at this week's challenge and you should certainly check out this week's gallery, it is absolutely amazing!

I'll be back tomorrow with another festive project. Until then, happy stampin'!

 

Stampin' Up! Supplies Used:

* Snow Place - available September 1st

*Snow Friends - available September 1st 

*Archival Black ink - available September 1st

Table built using Product Table Builder by The Crafty Owl - Independent Stampin' Up! Demonstrator.

 

Comments (4) -

Kim S
Kim SUnited States
8/24/2015 1:36:21 PM #

Such a wonderfully creative use of the sketch!  He is so charming peeking out of the snow-covered brick. Thank you for joining us in celebrating 200 at Freshly Made Sketches.

Linda Callahan
Linda CallahanUnited States
8/24/2015 3:57:15 PM #

You make the most creative cards!  I like how you think!  This is adorable in every way!  Thanks for joining our 200th sketch celebration at Freshly Made Sketches!

Sheri L
Sheri LCanada
8/24/2015 8:12:25 PM #

Love love what you've done with the penquin! So CUTE and love the brick wall embossing folder...me thinks I might have to add that to my wish list! Smile

KarrenJ
KarrenJNew Zealand
8/25/2015 7:05:17 AM #

This is so cute, Joanne!  And I certainly remember Kilroy (showing my age here!).  Love this little snowman.  Thanks so much for joining us at Freshly Made Sketches.

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