Saturday, December 26, 2015

Warm Irish Coffee Wishes

     Winter and December/January holidays are great times for sending warm wishes and holding hot cups of coffee in otherwise frozen hands.  When it's Irish Coffee, that's even better.  :-D


     I made this masculine card for a friend who was kind enough to commission 8 Christmas cards from me.  The image is from My Whimsical Little World.  It was a freebie on their FB page and I'm entering it in their "Anything Goes" challenge on the blog..  I colored it with my ProMarkers and die cut it with one of my hexagon dies.  I used that same die set to cut the red and black CS used for framing it.

     The sentiment is computer generated, printed, and cut with a die from Spellbinders, then I added matching red and black CS to frame it.  Everything was mounted onto blue, shiny CS to give it an icy look suitable for a penguin.

     The only embellishment is the bow from my stash of those I make myself.

     Challenges:
Card and Scrap
Catch the Bug
CCC Digi
Crafting from the Heart
Crafty Friends
Die Cut Divas
Just Keep on Creating
Karleigh Sue
Outlawz Greetings
Petal Lu

     Hope your rush is slowing down a bit and that you're now able to spend some time gathering new creative energy for the New Year.  We all deserve a short break before we face the necessity of getting back into the drudge of our every day routines after the holiday hustle and bustle.  Happy Stamping.  NanaConnie

12 comments:

  1. Hello my dear friend, I hope you have had a wonderful Christmas with the family. I love penguins and this one sure is a cutie.
    Hugs
    Linda xxx

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  2. Adorable, fun and so cute penguin card, hugs, Lori m

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  3. Så fint kort :)
    Tusen takk for at du deltar hos Card and Scrap.

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  4. Haha! What a cute caffeinated Penguin! This is adorable and must have made him LOL.
    Hugs,
    Teresa

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  5. Very Cute Male Card! Thanks for sharing with us this fortnight. Lisa DT CCC Digi Creations

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  6. Lovely card- as always-great coloring, and loving your layout. Hope you had a very Merry Christmas, and that 2016 will be the best year yet!

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  7. Sweet penguin...Thanks for sharing it with Crafty Friends Challenge!

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  8. So cute and funny. I love it.

    So glad you joined us at Die Cut Divas.

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  9. What a nice thing to do, making a card for the man who ordered from you.
    This card is perfect for our penguin challenge over at Catch the Bug, good luck in the challenge!

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  10. Oh, so beautiful.♥
    Thank you for joining us at Card and Scrap.
    Hugs Line.

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  11. Oh I just love this googly eyed penguin!! How cute is he?!! :) HUGS

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  12. What a cutie! Love that little guy!
    Hugs
    Dawn xx

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