Saturday, October 15, 2011

Poinsettias and Penguins

Clear Dollar Stamps October release is here and the images are gorgeous! This Poinsettia is December's flower of the month which I printed off twice, cut out and popped up. I added red stickles to the background flowers and the centre.
I've entered this into:
Whoopsi Daisy Challenge: Lets do Christmas
Papertake Weekly Challenge: use 3 different shapes

Stamp: Clear Dollar Stamps Poinsettia FOM
Paper: cherry cobbler, whisper white
Ink: none
Other: prisma markers, spellbinders scallop circles, stampin up petals a plenty and perfect polka dots, red and yellow stickles, cuttlebug snowflakes,
This second card from Clear Dollar Stamps, Christmas Cuties, comes with only one penguin but I went into paint and copied and layered two more penguins. They are so cute singing their little hearts out, lol! I've entered them into:

Forever Friends: use a sentiment
ABC Christmas Challenge: U is for unused stash (the musical background stamp)
The Paper Shelter: we love animals

Stamps: Clear Dollar Stamps Christmas Cuties, Impression Obsession music sheet, stampin up serene snowflakes and basic backgrounds
Paper: basic black, whisper white, summer sun, cherry cobbler, green galore
Ink: craft green galore and summer sun, classic purely pomegranate
Other: prisma markers, recollection note brads, stampin up tag punches, ribbon, stapler, spellbinders label 15


  1. Hi Dawn love both of your cards the poinsettia
    is beautiful on your card and I just love those cute penguins.
    Thanks for sharing with us this week at Whoopsi Daisy and good luck.

  2. Dawn, both of your cards are amazing! Love the title of this post - it made me smile. I especially love how you have done the penguin card. Genious! :)

  3. Dawn, you have two absolutely gorgeous cards here!!!! That poinsettia is out of this world beautiful!! I am so in the Christmas spirit now!!

  4. Great cards Dawn! Your Poinsettia is gorgeous and the penguins are too cute!

  5. Gorgeous card love your image and your fabulous papers and card design. Thanks for joining us at TPS, good luck with the challenge. hug Shirleyxxx

  6. Oooh wow Dawn ,two great cards, that poinsettia is just so gorgeous, what an elegant card! Love the singing penguins they really do look happy singing away, too cute. Wonderful crafting Dawn!!

  7. Both are FANTASTIC! Love the little penguins! Thanks for sharing with at WHOOPSI DAISY ;-)

  8. Fabulous card love your image and your papers. Thanks for joining us at TPS, good luck with the challenge. hugs Shirleyxxx

  9. Fantastic cards! Thanks so much for sharing your talents with us at Papertake Weekly and hope you join us again soon!
    hugs, Sharon

  10. Gorgeous! I love the embossing and the light touch of gold! Thanks for playing the ABC Christmas Challenge.

  11. What fabulous cards! So different but both are great!

  12. Fabulous cards - love those cute penguins!
    Thanks for joining us at the ABC Christmas Challenge!
    Helen x