Penguin Playmates Christmas Trio AYSI 256

by Joanne James6. August 2021 12:00

Today I'm sharing my design team card for our new challenge over at As you See It where it's time for a fun 'fill in the blank' challenge:


Favourite animal? That is an interesting one! I used the Sunday Stamps sketch layout and a Sale-A-Bration freebie to create a Christmas card featuring one of my favourites, that is actually going to be a big feature of the Stampin' Up! festive season - take a look:


Here's the low-down on today's card:

P-P-P-Pick Up A Penguin - Yes, my favourite animal on today's card is definitely the penguin! He is the star of the show in the Penguin Playmates Designer Series Paper that is one of the Sale-A-Bration items that can be yours free with a £45 purchase during the promotion. I've used three of the designs on my card today: one for the background, another for the striped panels and lastly I fussy cut all three animals from a third design:


A simple stamped sentiment from 'Penguin Place' completed my card. This card was actually really quick to create, as I had a whole pile of animals I had already cut out of the DSP one evening as I sat watching TV so they were ready to go. Which is a good thing, as I've been decorating this week (the youngest of the juniors wore me down with his constant requests for a bedroom makeover) and it left me with neither the time nor energy to create from scratch! Fortunately I had been thinking about the design as I painted, so the whole thing came together easily.

Here is the visual summary of the key products used on today's project for you to pin for easy reference:


You can see all of my 'How To' summaries on my 'How To - Tips and Techniques' Pinterest board in case you've missed any. 

Here's a summary of our challenge rules:

  • Create any card, scrapbooking page, 3D project or packaging project that fits the challenge.
  • Please include the challenge graphic and link back to the challenge in your blog post. Turn off word verification so we can leave you lots of lovely comments. Make sure you link the post not the whole blog to the Linky. Use #AYSIXXX when uploading to a public gallery.
  • If you’re unsure about ‘the rules’, check the details under the Challenge Guidelines tab on the As You See It Challenge homepage.
  • In a Fill in the Blank challenge, complete the sentence in the Challenge Banner with the phrase that is true for you and create your project using the words you used. Tell us what you said in your blog or on your site.
We look forward to seeing your creations in the AYSI gallery.

I am almost finished with my painting - just woodwork to do today - so will be looking forward to a rest over the weekend, in readiness for a very big week next week (more on that to follow!) Enjoy your day and I'll be back tomorrow with another project. Until then, happy stampin'!


Stampin' Up! Supplies Used:

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

Comments (7) -

Stef Perry
Stef PerryUnited States
8/6/2021 9:15:08 PM #

Okay, Joanne, your card is just so darn cute! All three of those critters are some of my favorites and I love how you joined them together for a festive scene. The dsp and sentiment are fabulous as well. So happy you were able to share your cute card and play along with Sunday Stamps!

Claire Broadwater
Claire BroadwaterUnited States
8/7/2021 12:04:19 AM #

Joanne, this is soooooo cute!  I love all those little critters!!!!  Such a fun scene and perfect way to showcase our sketch!  Thank you for joining us at Sunday Stamps!  

LeAnne Pugliese
LeAnne PuglieseUnited States
8/7/2021 12:22:31 AM #

Totally adorable!  Those chilly little critters are as cute as can be, especially with that great sketch!  Love it all!

Heidi Baks
Heidi BaksUnited States
8/7/2021 12:58:30 AM #

Awww this is perfect with these cute little cartoon characters.  I love the images in this paper pack.  Thank you for sharing on Sunday Stamps.

Heather Heroldt
Heather HeroldtUnited States
8/7/2021 5:33:48 PM #

Oh gosh, love this so much, Joanne - I've been itching to fussy cut these guys for so long!  Such an adorable take on our sketch!  Thanks so much for playing at Sunday Stamps!

VickyUnited Kingdom
8/8/2021 8:07:11 PM #

That is an adorable group of little pals Joanne! Great fussy cutting and great colours too. Well done for getting that decorating done! Vicky x

Deborah Wheeler
Deborah WheelerUnited Kingdom
8/13/2021 8:12:12 PM #

Catching up on my blog commenting (it's been a bit of a busy week!).  Love this - I'm always so impressed with your fussy cutting from dsp.  I definitely need more practice!

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