Monday, December 3, 2007

Penguin Hugs


Happy Monday! I hope you had a great weekend!! I wanted to introduce you to this little guy -- he's one of the images from the new C.C. Designs Little Bit Kit called Little Penguins. there are two sentiments and four penguins in the set -- the others are just as cute as this one! :) Mini images and "inchies" are all the rage right now, and this set is perfect!

I used my Cuttlebug and Stitched Circles embossing folder to create the embossed "frame" around the penguin. The sentiment and penguin are stamped in Basic Black ink. I colored in and around the penguin with Prismacolor Pencils then blended it with Turpenoid. The snow line was hand-drawn, then I added some Baby Blue Stickles. I rounded opposite corners with a corner rounder, and I sponged on and around the panel and sentiment. I machine stitched a freehand border with white thread. The final embellishments are a Heidi Swapp Snowflake Ghost Shape and White Lightning Glitter Dots (have I told you how much I *love* 'em?).

I hope you enjoyed meeting this Little Penguin -- I'll introduce his friends later this week! Have a great day -- thanks for visiting! :)

Stamps: Little Penguins (C.C. Designs) Ink: Basic Black (SU!) Cardstock: Bashful Blue, Wild Wasabi (SU!); Crafters Select White (Papertrey Ink) Paper: Winter Bright Simply Scrappin' Kit (SU!) Other: Prismacolor Pencils; Turpenoid & blending stumps; Baby Blue Stickles (Ranger); Cuttlebug & Stitched Circles folder (ProvoCraft); Snowflake Ghost Shape (Heidi Swapp); 1" and 1 1/4" circle punches, corner rounder (SU!); Glitter Dots; glue dots, sponge, dimensionals, sewing machine & thread

10 comments:

nancy morgan said...

soooo cute! I love penguins, and this one, and your card, is just precious. Those glitter dots really look like fun too...I just may "need" some of those = )

Deb said...

This is soooo cute, love it! The paper and colors are just the beginning, love the layout, stitching, snowflake, dots, but especially that embossed circle!! Awesome card! TFS!

Lindsey (jacksonbelle) said...

This is soooo darling! I love everything about this! The snowflake, colors, coloring, great job!!

Dawn Easton said...

Christina! Another fab creation girl! This little guy is adorable! Love those glitter dots...think I'll be needing those ;)

Mercy said...

ok....that's it....i want these little guys! penguins are my favorite animal in the whole world, and these are just too darling!

love this card...the clear snowflake is an unexpected surprise...awesome job!

Tricia said...

Oh, you just can't help but love the baby penguins!! Such a cute card!

Kendra Giles said...

this is an adorable card christine! I just love that little penguin - yep, I think I need those stamps! :)

Tina said...

Adorable! I love the stitching too!

Keri Lee Sereika said...

awww so cute!!!!

Shel9999 said...

Totally adorable!! I love the snowflake and glitter dots!