Tuesday, October 26, 2010

Winter Wishes

Hello and Happy Tuesday. So, initially I set out to participate in the MyGrafico challenge: embossing. Then I moved on and found another challenge, and another. So I put my idea's down on paper:

First, I love this little penguin. Second, you can't see all the glittery goodness or glaze that looks so pretty. Anyway, in real life, this card turned out pretty darn cute and is now "Card #6" (as in I have now completed 6 Christmas cards!).

So, I double check the MyGrafico site for the deadline and realized one little thing...I FORGOT TO EMBOSS!! So I take out my Cuttlebug and added a few snowflakes in each corner! As I do this, I realize the entire card would have looked great embossed...instead of the mess I made in the corners. But it's too late now...and whoever this card goes to, they probably won't even realize it was an afterthought! **Details: Magnolia DP, sewing, MyGrafico image colored with Copics, glaze, glitter glue, Stampin' Up Sentiment Short & Sweet.

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9 comments:

Sandy from Ukiah said...

Oh Lola, you could never mess up a card, I love stopping by to see what you have created and I am never disappointed, you are so very creative. (I hope you start scrapbooking for Bean)

Cathy at Paper Garden Projects said...

I love it! Great image, love the layout and the stitching and I think the snowflakes are wonderful in the corners. Perfect touch.

Thanks for playing along with the Paper garden Projects Challenge :)

My Inkie Fingers said...

That penguin is too stinkin cute! Love your planning! I think your card turned out awesome =)

Good luck in the MG Challenge *winks*

Pat said...

Cute card, Lola! I actually like just the corners embossing through all the layers.

MiamiKel said...

Lola, this is perfect! He's the cutest lil penguin ever - and such a great touch to have the ice! Wonderful layers and gorgeous paper choice - lovely card!

~Michelle~ said...

this is just adorable....love everything about it! FABBY!

Stampin'Piper said...

What a wonderful card, love the details!

Thanks for joining the Friday Sketchers!

Hugs Tanja

Amber said...

Fabulous card! Love your stitching and embossing. And the little penguin is too cute! Thanks for playing along at Paper Garden Projects!
Hugs
Amber

Nancy said...

I kind of like the snowflakes just in the corners - different! It wasn't a mistake - it was a CREATIVE OPPORTUNITY! :)

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