Saturday, January 17, 2015

Christmas Critter


Hi everyone.  I'm just squeaking in at the last minute for the Merry Monday Challenge (#141 - Critters). :)



I bought this fun digi from Birdie Brown (no longer available).  But, I believe some of her wonderful designs are now sold as clear stamps at My Favorite Things.  :)

The sentiment is from Pink Petticoat (also digital), so I spent a bit of time on the computer getting this ready to print.  Then I paper pieced it, cutting it out of white for a sturdy background and piecing on top with the two shades of brown.  I sponged around each of the pieces to give it some dimension.  I coated the nose with my white gel pen and once dry, squeezed red glitter glue on top.  Love how it adds a bit of sparkle to the card, along with the shiny metal jingle bells.

That's it ... fun and easy card to make that had me smiling the whole time I was working on it! :)

Edited to Add:  My friend Susan mentioned a new-to-me challenge - 52 Christmas Card Throwdown, where their current challenge is bells.  So I'm entering there too! :)











Stamps:  Happy Santa (Birdie Brown); Signature Christmas Sentiments 2 (Pink Petticoat)
Paper:  White (Neenah); Baked Brown Sugar, Early Espresso (SU!)
Ink:  Baked Brown Sugar, Early Espresso (SU!)
Accessories & Tools:  sponges, silver wired cording (thanks Bonnie!); two small green jingle bells, white gel pen, red glitter glue


Challenges:
Merry Monday #141
52 Christmas Card Throwdown



35 comments:

  1. Such a fun card Loll, he's so cute. Carol x

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  2. Loll, Rudolf is exceptionally CUTE!

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  3. Hi Loll,
    I love this little guy .... and the words too. Fab card! xx

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  4. so sympathetic red reindeer that gladly I would invite him to my house and my cats:-). Wonderful, joyful holiday card.
    hugs,
    Bozena

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  5. What a fun image and wonderful cas card. Those bells add such a nice touch.

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  6. Oh, what a sweet little reindeer!! Beautiful, fun card! Thanks so much for playing with us at Merry Monday!

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  7. I have this little reindeer only the smaller stamp version and almost used him for this challenge! Great job on a very sweet card! Angela

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  8. Cute as a button Loll. What a shame he's not available now............that would definitely merit a CAS(e)!😊

    Karen x

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  9. This so sweet Loll, love Rudolph's sparkly red nose. :)

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  10. Oh good grief, is this little guy adorable or what!! Love it Loll! hugs :)

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  11. Okay, that's it...you've added a new definition to cute with this reindeer! And his jingle bell necklace? Seriously A-DOR-A-BLE! Now I want that stamp!! Love this immensely!
    Hugs~c

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  12. This is just SO stinkin cute, Loll!!! That reindeer with jingle bells just steals the show! Thanks for playing along with us this week over at Merry Monday! :)

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  13. Such an adorable Christmas card Loll...a great pity he's not available any more...love his 'jingle bells'...

    Anne

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  14. How delightful, Loll! Love the paper pieced reindeer with the sparkly red nose and jingle bell collar! I'm so glad you shared with us at Merry Monday this week!

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  15. He is so cute! I love the little jingle bells around his neck :D

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  16. Simply adorable, Loll! Love the bells around your sweet reindeer's neck and the sentiment is so pretty x

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  17. Oh, this is soooooo super cute, Loll!!! Love it!!!!

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  18. Always love seeing your perfect paper piecing! Sure wish my eyesight was good enough to do such detailed work. That reindeer is definitely a cute one!

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  19. OMGosh what an adorable card Loll! I am so loving that cute reindeer! And I just love his bells too. lol He is definitely working those bells! Hugs, Brenda

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  20. Gorgeous card Loll, love the way you've paper pieced this cute reindeer and his bells! Cathy x

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  21. Such an adorable reindeer all dressed up with sparkly bells. Love the font on your perfect sentiment too. TFS Loll.

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  22. Adorable your reindeer is so so cute. Thank you for joining us for Merry Monday.

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  23. This is so so cute Loll. love it!

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  24. Adorable! And real jingle bells too!

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  25. Oh Loll, such an adorable image! Love this card..........love the bells.

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  26. love the cute little image, the green bells and the glittery nose - so adorable - thanks for playing along with us at the 52CCT

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  27. Gorgeous - I love it! Thanks for playing along this week at 52CCT - Jacqueline xx

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  28. Oh how I love that sentiment! I have some Pink Petticoat items and always forget to use them. Not that sentiment though. Such fun!

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  29. Hi Loll - this is a super combination of challenges! Love that cute Rudolf and his little green jingle bells! Thanks so much for playing along with 52CCT this week!

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  30. What a cute fun card Loll, Love that sweet image.
    Hugs xx

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  31. Oh my - how adorable is this!?! I love Rudolph's sparkling nose and cheery jingle bells! Thanks so much for sharing your card with us at 52CCT. I hope you'll join us again soon for another challenge! :)

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  32. Jingle bells around the neck is such a fun idea :)

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  33. No wonder you were smiling -this is adorable!

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