Monday, August 4, 2014

Merry Monday





Hi everybody!

This week I am a guest designer at Merry Monday!

 I'm so happy to be playing along this week with such a great team of designers. AND Merry Monday is one of my favorite challenge blogs! I LOVE the photo's they use for inspiration, some are so stunning.

The challenge this week was from Nina...use ski, skates, or a sled on your card.





That sounded like fun, so I paged through my binder looking for stamps that I could use.  I decided to try out this little penguin wearing skates from Clear Stamps, "Winter Wonderland." He sure looks like he is having fun! I colored him with copics and added some glitter to his skates.

The tree's a die I borrowed from a friend called, Christmas Tree Stacker from Dee's A Cut Above. The stitched circles and rectangles are from Lil inker. I also used a poinsettia die, borrowed again from a friend. I added a few sequins and a red foil center to the white poinsettia. You can see the red center best in the photo below, shiny things are so hard to get a good pic of!



The sentiment is stamped in black from Heidi Grace," Believe."

This was a fun challenge, and I really enjoyed playing along this week. Be sure to check out all the  awesome cards over at Merry Monday!




12 comments:

  1. This is lovely. I love the blue and white , so fresh and that penguin is so cute. I think those sequins just finish it of...brilliant.

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  2. This is such a sweet card! LOVE that little penguin. Great having you as GD this week at Merry Monday!

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  3. So stinkin cute, Laurie! The scene you created is adorable and I love the skating penguin! Just fabulous! Thanks for joining us this week as our Guest Designer! :)

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  4. I'm so glad you could join our team this week, Laurie! And I love this little guy and the skating rink that you've created! What a fun card!

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  5. This is such a fun card. Love the little scenery you've created and so glad you were our Guest Designer this week!

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  6. Adorable card Laurie, this is such a cute wintery scene.

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  7. EEKK!! I love your card Laurie! Everything about it is perfect!

    Deanne :)

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  8. This is such an adorable card! I love the cute little skater image and the colors you chose. So pretty.

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  9. Wow, is this ever adorable, Laurie! GREAT image, love the tree die with it and the whole thing looks fabulous with the layered circle mat. Thanks for visiting my blog and leaving a little love!

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  10. This is such a fun image! Love that skating penguin! And the scene you've created is fabulous! Thanks so much for being a GD this week.

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  11. Such an adorable card!! Love that little penguin and the the trees are beautiful! So excited to have you as our Guest Designer at Merry Monday!

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  12. This is a lovely card! You colored it so beautifully! Congrats on being GD! Great work!

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