Carolina Wren

Carolina Wren
Carolina Wren

Sunday, October 19, 2014

Warm your heart

Hi everyone, I'm back today with another Christmas card to share.  I love doing the pretty & elegant cards, but sometimes it's always fun to do those whimsical ones as well.  You need a variety - right?

So when I saw these adorable images from Art Impression, I knew I needed them.  I bought four of their whimsical images (ordered them through my local stamp store - The Paper Pickle - for all you local folks, if you see something online and you just have to have it, let Kim know and she will be more than happy to order them in for you - she is the best!).

So this cute guy is called Warm your Heart set.


I started by stamping the image on 110lb cougar white c/s, using black memento.  I used copic markers to colour the image - sorry did not keep track of the colours, but there was lots!
I then layered this onto a piece of red pattern paper, then onto some kraft.  The stripe designer paper is from Basic Grey - aspen frost, and the red polka dot is from Basic Grey as well, but it was a scrap piece.  Card base is soft sky.

To finish this I stitched around the image.  I cut 2 snowflakes from my Simon Says snowflake dies, one from soft sky and one from vellum.  I added lots of glitter to both.  The soft sky snowflake is glued down behind my image and the the vellum was added to the top of the image in the corner and added a red button on the center.  White flock was added to the penguins had, and glossy accents to the berries, and basically glitter on everything else.

Isn't he cute?!

Supplies:
Stamp -  Art Impressions - warm your heart set
Ink - black memento, copics, 
Paper - 110 lb cougar white, SU soft sky, PTI kraft, Basic Grey - aspen frost, vellum
Dies - Simon says snowflake - Eliza & Kate, spellbinder square die
Misc - white flock, glitter, glossy accents, button, stitching, quickie glue pen

I just finished another card yesterday.. will post next.. it's from the newest release from Powerpoppy stamps.. can't wait to share with you... til then,

Have a wonder day!

Pauline

8 comments:

  1. What an adorable penguin image Pauline! So cute! Great colouring and snowflakes too!

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  2. What a cute card Pauline. I am always inspired by your creations. Thanks for taking the time to share them.

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  3. Oh he is cute Pauline! Love the colours you used and those sparkly snowflakes. I do love my snowflakes!

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  4. Nice card and I like that stamp. I've had Kim order things for me too. It's so nice to have a local stamp/craft store with friendly and helpful personnel!

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  5. Oh, how cute! I love me some whimsy! He is so adorable hugging on his candy canes. I say "ahhhhh" to beautiful cards, but "awwww" to something like this which makes me feel all smiley and happy. I love that you do both styles so well and it's such a treat to follow you and wonder what you'll come up with next. Speaking of next, I can't wait to see your Power Poppy Christmas card! I know I'll swoon!

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  6. I love it! In fact I love it so much I just got the stamp in the mail. LOL They're new Christmas images are fabulous and you sure did an amazing job with it on this card. The snowflakes are so cool. Glitter! Glitter! YAY! LOL Love him to bits Pauline! Hugs!

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  7. hee hee How stinkin cute, your coloring is fantastic to boot. I adore the snowflake cut out of vellum, awesome idea. Cute as all get out!

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  8. There's something so sweet about penguins..and this image is adorable. Love your coloring and the stitching with the perfect snowflake/button embellishment!

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