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Thursday, 16 February 2012

Is it an owl or is it a penguin?


I've changed my little owl from the Owl Builder Punch into a penguin for todays card.  This was easy to do, just take off the ears and feet.  Don't worry he doesn't feel a thing!! 

The party penguin has been lifted up and balances on top of one of his friends.  He looks a bit precarious and it's made his eyes go all funny!  

So why have I gone all penguin?  Well it's for THE FRIDAY MASHUP which this week is to use a penguin on your card or the spotlighting technique or do both.  I've just gone for the penguins. 

To make the penguins I've punched them out of Basic Black, Whisper White and Pumpkin Pie for the beak and feet.  I used Boho Blossoms to punch out a little flower then trimmed them for each foot. 

Party boys hat was cut out of Basic Black with some Celebrations Designer Paper (now retired) paper pieced on top. 

The background panel was stamped in Bashful Blue on Whisper White using a little snowflake from Pennant Parade.  Then mounted onto Real Red card.  The long panel is just Whisper White on Real Red with a Scallop Edge Border along the bottom.  The card base is Basic Black. 

I followed the sketch over at SIMPLY STAMPIN' to make this fun card.  Here's the sketch - 


Thanks for dropping in past and a big Hello to Marja I'm delighted you have decided to follow me and hope to see you back often. 

Edit:  Ooops missed the Friday Mashup deadline!  

Supplies Used
All Stampin' Up! 

Card - Basic Black, Whisper White, Real Red, Pumpkin Pie
Ink - Bashful Blue, Basic Black
Stamps - Party This Way, Pennant Parade
Punch - Owl Builder, Scallop Edge Border, Boho Blossoms
Other - Designer Series Paper

If you would like to order any of the above or the other supplies from the current catalogues then please get in touch either by e mail ails300@btinternet.com or call 07827923123.  I would be delighted to help you with your crafty projects.  Oh and don't forget to let me know which one of the free sets you would like if your order reaches £45. x







12 comments:

Kim S said...

Fantastic idea!!

Suze Bain said...

Hee hee, love this one. Great fun! xx

mustavcoffee, Gay Peplow said...

Hi Aileen, LOL love that he doesn't feel a thing, great card so sweet:0) Isn't this google friend connect thing a pain, ah well at least Mr Linky came up trumps for us LOL xxx

Kasey ~ in Oz said...

The google friend connect is only going away for non blogger blogs. You can still use it for Google based blogs.

Anyway, I'm sorry you missed the deadline for our challenge Aileen. Your card is fabulous!

Cheers,
Kasey ~ in Oz

kelly said...

Ahh this little bunch of cuties are so sweet! I love how you've used the owl punch in a different way! Good thinking.
Thanks for joining us at Simply Stampin'
Kelly xx

Amanda Burditt said...

AW! Love these penguins! So adorable! Thanks for joining in the SSC! x

Vicky Hayes said...

Your penguins are brilliant Aileen - and I'm glad to hear no penguins were harmed in the making of this card! Vicky x

Sandra (Stamping For Pleasure) said...

Terrific. xxx

Margaret said...

Oh this is fabulous Aileen!
Margaret x

Ruth M said...

Well, that's a parcel of cute penguins and I LOVE the party penguin's eyes - so funny and a great detail! What a fabulous and fun card!

Thanks so much for getting sketchy with us this week at Simply Stampin' and please do join us again soon, we'd love to see you again!
Ruth x

Jenny said...

Ha, what a fab idea, you'd never know they started as owls!!!
Jenny x

Sigrids kreative ART said...

So cute! My daughter would be very happy to see them :o) She loves penguines!!!
Sigrid

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