Tuesday, February 3, 2015

Merry Monday #144




Hi Friends!

I'm playing along at Merry Monday where the theme this week is bows!


I had this adorable new stamp set from Your Next Stamp that I hadn't used yet. It was just perfect for this challenge!


Isn't that little penguin darling with his big present? First off I stamped the houses from Penny Black onto a white card stock panel with VersaMark ink and embossed it with white embossing powder. I then sponged over it with Smokey Slate dye ink. Next, I cut the stitched hills and clouds out, stamped the sentiment on the hill, and added them with foam tape. I colored the penguin with Copic markers, cut him out with the matching dies and added him to the panel with foam tape. Last, I mounted the whole panel on a white card base with foam tape.

Supplies:
Stamps:
Winter Village - Penny Black
 Waddles Snow Fun- Your Next Stamp
Love you Latte- Lawn Fawn
Dies:
Stitched hills- Lawn Fawn
Stitched Clouds- Mama Elephant

Thanks so much for stopping by! Hope you have a wonderful week!

Hugs,

Kay :)







37 comments:

  1. So much fun. I love the look of the houses in the background.

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  2. Really wonderful! The grey is amazingly perfect.

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  3. Fun card! Love how the sweet little pinguin pops up against that gorgeous background!

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  4. Totally adorable!!! I love those charming little houses in the background and how you embossed them in white and inked around them---so wintery and fun! And that little penguin is super duper cute!

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  5. I am always instantly drawn to your cards in the challenege link ups! Then I look down and see your name and think, "Well, of course!" Love your ideas and techniques!! Just beautiful!

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  6. So darling with the little penguin and all the pretty houses in the background!

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  7. This is a stunning card! So very cute! Love your coloring :)

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  8. I love every single detail Kay, this is such a sweet card and the village is amazing!!

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  9. Wow so many neat details...like the embossed houses, use of dies and adorable penguin.

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  10. Oh, I love this ADORABLE card to bits and bits!!! Just delightful Kay :)

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  12. Wow, Kay! Wonderful card. I adore what you did on the background...it looks perfectly snowy! Your sweet little penguin guy with his happy gift pop nicely against the background. I like the use of the foam tape to add some depth. Lots of fun details to this delightful card. :) Hugs!

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  13. this is AWESOME.. i totally love it

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  14. Oh my,this is adorable!! What a cute image!! Love the sponging in the background and your coloring of course!!!
    HUGS my friend

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  15. Absolutely darling card, Kay! I love how you placed the whimsical houses behind this adorable penguin and your stitched clouds and hills are just perfect! Of course your Copic coloring is just beautiful, too ~ LOVE this card! Hugs to you :)

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  16. What a wonderful card ... love the colorful penguin on that grey/white background!!

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  17. Gorgeous card Kay, I love how you created the background of your card and your little penguin is adorable. Thank you for playing along with Merry Monday.

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  18. This card is just too stinkin' cute! I just love the little penguin and the backdrop is beautiful!!

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  19. I just adore the coloreds image against the neutral bg! Seriously awesome~ :) [It helps you color good too]

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  20. So very sweet, Kay! I love the amazing background and the little penguin is totally adorable! Thank you for joining us at Merry Monday!

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  21. Your whole card is darling! Love the white embossed background then the brightly colored penguin.

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  22. Oh, I love everything about your card! Those houses are wonderful--love that you embossed them in white! And the penguin is so adorable and perfect all colored and bright!

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  23. Oh, this is so sweet! I love those houses in the background!

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  24. ooooo Smokey Slate looks like kraft! What company makes it? LOVE those houses and darling in white! add to cart. lol! Fabulous, adorable card Kay! love it!

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  25. The stitched top and bottom layers are awesome! What a pretty card and thanks for playing Merry Monday with us!

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  26. This is a work of adorable art, Kay! I would have been happy with just the hill and the cutie-pie penguin with his present, but you took it to another level by adding the cloud! Oh, but wait. Let's start over. Who among us would have FIRST started with the a sponged houses background and snowy sky to give the card all that interest and depth?! YOU, that's who!! I aspire!! Enjoy your day! Hugs, Darnell

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  27. Oh my goodness what a SWEET card!!!! I love the houses in the background and that adorable penguin! :)

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  28. Oh. Em. Gee. Love this adorable little penguin with the gift. And the background is perfect. Great card.

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  29. So adorable Kay! Love the sweet penguin!

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  30. c'est vraiment très mignon, ce petit pingouin est adorable, biz

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  31. Sweet, sweet little scene here Kay, Love!

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  32. Totally delightful! Love every design element of your card Kay, simply adorable. Thanks for sharing at Merry Monday.

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  33. Hi Kay, Congratulations! You are our Merry Monday winner this week. If you'd like to be our Guest Designer next week, let me know (bonklass(at)gmail(dot)com.

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  34. Oh wow, this is such a beauty, love the BG scene. I know I am late in making a trip to your blog but to tell you the truth, I can never miss the inspiration I get here :)

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