Tuesday, November 27, 2012

Holly-Jolly

I don't usually make cute cards, but I do have this darling Penny Black set called holly-jolly & the Penny Black Saturday November challenge is to make a cute Christmas card.  I used various markers to color the images & added Glossy Accents to the noses.  The little white embossed snowflakes in the background are from another Penny Black set called crystalline & I let a little of the powder go onto the characters for a touch of snow.  The wintry ground is made by gluing on Stampendous! shaved ice, so I'm also entering their November challenge.  The navy frame is Spellbinders Reverse Wonky Rectangles--double layer for a little extra stiffness so I could mount it over the image with foam tape.  The card front is embossed with a Cuttlebug folder.  I have to admit it was fun to make something completely different.  Hope you like it & thanks for leaving me a comment.

7 comments:

  1. Hello Greta.
    I rarely make cute cards also, but more have been made this year because of Precious, and I am beginning to have a penchant for them, I am also rather fond of PB Hedgies. So for me this is a darling of a card and I love the design also.
    Smiles:)
    Sue

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  2. An adorable Christmas card, Greta! Although you rarely make one and this turned out well. Love the shaved ice effect on the card!

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  3. Just gorgeous Greta. It is really the cutest. Love everything about it.

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  4. I love the look of the shaved ice, Greta - makes the card so special! That image is adorable and I love the way you've framed it in your design! Fun card!

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  5. Oh Greta, I love the sparkles on this card, they look so pretty with the cute stamp. It's a really fun card!

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  6. so sweet, greta! love the sparkly snow and the cute image!

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