Wednesday, 10 September 2008

Midweek Mini Cards.....

Hi Everyone! I've made slightly larger Mini Cards for this wednesday, 21cm x 10.5cm, folded in half, still square ones though!
I was telling the Girls yesterday at my Wild about You Class that I wanted to make some Christmas cards using the little Penguin from the Wild about You stamp set and these are what I came up with this morning.....
All of the cards are Bashful Blue for the base card 21cm x 10.5cm. I stamped this first one with Snow Flurries stamp set (its on the Retired list....)in Bashful Blue ink. The next layer is 7.5cm x 7.5cm in Basic Black, 7cm x 7cm in Bashful Blue and finally 6.5cm x 6.5cm in Whisper White. I stamped 2/3rds of the Whisper white with the Dotty Background stamp in Bashful Blue and then the sentiment is from the Season of Joy NEW stamp set previewed. The penguin was stamped in Black stazon and cut out using the 1 1/4" circle punch, layered on Black 1 3/8" circle punch and then a Bashful Blue Scallop circle. I added some Bashful Blue taffeta ribbon and Black gingham ribbon around the centre of the layers. The scallop is popped up with dimensionals.
This card I used Lavendar Lace to go with the Bashful Blue. The lavendar lace layer is 10cm x 10cm, then whisper white 9.5cm x 9.5cm, which I stamped all over with the Dotty Background stamp in Bashful Blue ink and then stamped one of the Snow Flurries down the right edge in Lavendar Lace. The sentiment is from the Season of Joy which I inked up with my Lavendar Lace Marker to miss out the dots under it. I stamped the snowflake from the Season of Joy set in Bashful and punched out using the 1 1/4"circle and added the bashful blue 1 3/8" circle. I added a silver brad in the centre of the snowflakes. I stamped the Penguin in Bashful blue and added some Dazzling Diamonds for his tummy....
Are you bored yet?????? Hee!
All bashful Blue for this one. The whisper white layer is 9.5cm x 9.5cm embossed with the snowflake folder from cuttlebug. I added a layer of Bashful blue 3cm x 9.5cm attached it to the embossed layer, I used the crop a dile (large hole) to go in from the side to do the stay put knot. (See Video on the right if you have forgotten or need to know how to do this).
I added some Blue Gingham ribbon. Then I stamped the Large flower from the TRUE FRIENDNew stamp set on whisper white in Bashful Blue and cut it out. I layered this onto Bashful Blue cardstock and cut it out leaving a bit.

It makes a lovely flower but what about this for a snowflake? I stamped the penguin in Bashful Blue and punched it out as above, I popped this up.


Cor! This is a monster of a post - Hope you like,

Thanks for looking,
Jenny:-)xx

8 comments:

Bunny B said...

Oooo.. Super cute!! I love them!!

Fiorella said...

Hi Jenny! I haven't had time to post any comment in the past days (busy to make a mini album for one of my daughter's friens).Love those cute mini cards, they are a great idea!
Hugs.
ps have you received anything from here?

SHAZGOO said...

Hi Jen

I know I don't leave comments very often, but I absolutely LOVE, LOVE, LOVE those cute little Christmas cards. I want to make them. Just a shame I have too much work and ironing first!!!

Love & Hugs Sharon x

Anita Kurtz said...

OH! The Christmas Penguins are too cute!!!

katie squirrel said...

Gorgeous cards - love the penguin he is so cute!

Tricia said...

Fabulous posts! Goes into my favorites

Mary said...

These cards are really lovely and love the sweet penguin. I love Christmas cards. The Addicted ladies got back together today after the summer and we made one of these super cards, the one on the right. They are all super though. We all brought a card to do but due to catching up on everything we didn't have time to do everyone's cards. Not getting together next Thursday as it is Jenny's & Roy's 20th Anniversary and she is going away. So looking forward to getting together the Thursday after. Keep going jenny.
Mary xxx

renee said...

Jenny this are way too cute!! i LOVE them. Great job. ~Hugs~
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