Saturday, May 5, 2012

Cup of Cocoa

I'm behind on my Christmas cards and I had this guy all coloured up and ready to go. 
I had forgotten about the cute little tag until my stampin buddy used it on her card, thanks Glenda!
I thought the swirl background worked perfectly with the image.

I've entered this into:
Christmas Stampin' All Year Long: glittery
Jingle Belles: Embossing around the Christmas Tree
Sweet 'n Sassy Digi Challenge: favourite holiday
CropStop challenge: Emboss it
Meljens Designs: anything goes
ABC Christmas Challenge: I is for icy
My Mum's Craft Shop challenge: embossing
Scrapbook Sisters: Gems and glitter

Stamps: Meljens Penguin cocoa, stampin up sentiment
Paper: tempting turquoise, whisper white
Ink: tempting turquoise
Other: prisma markers, diamond stickles, rhinestones, ribbon,


  1. This is adorable, Dawn! Love the embossed background and little tag! Cute image!

  2. Marvellous Christmas card, love the penguin image and the sparkly embossed frame. I agree those tags are great - thank you for the use of the punch:O) Beautiful fun Christmas card!

  3. Such a sweet image and love the cool blue colour combo. Also loving all the sparkle. Thanks for joining us at MMCS Challenge this week.
    Diane xx

  4. Dawn your card is adorable.....thanks for joining us at CSAYL.

  5. that little penguin is indeed an adorable "star" for your card... and the swirl background really enhances the cold & wintery feeling of the scene! awesome!

  6. Fabulous card and I LOVE the swirly background too! Looks great! Thanks for joining us on the ABC Christmas challenge this time, hugs Samantha :0)

  7. What an adorable card!! I love the blue & white color scheme and your penguin is absolutely adorable! I really like all the sparkle too. Thanks for playing along with us in this week's SNSDC.

  8. Great use of the swirl background!!!!! Thank you for joining in the fun at! :-)

  9. Adorable card and embossing! Thanks for joining our CropStop Challenge BLog.

  10. Wow, wow, wow.....great card and embossing! Thank you for joining in our CropStop Challenge. Hugs, Rosie

  11. how super cute! I really need to get a move on and get some Christmas cards made. This one is adorable. Loving all the great details, coloring and embossing.

  12. Love that cute embossed frame ... and the touches of glitter are perfect ... so very glad you joined us at jingle belles.

  13. Cute cute card! Love all the shiny, sparkly stuff. :) Thank you for playing along with us at CropStop. Come back tomorrow for a new challenge!

  14. This card made me go "awwww". Beautiful. Yes the swirl background goes well! Very very cute!

  15. Oh how sweet is this little guy! Thanks for playing along at SNSDC this week.

  16. Super cute!! I love the penguin image and embossed background. Thank you for playing along at the SNSDC.

  17. Gorgeous card Dawn :-) the penguin is just sooo cute and I love the embossed frame ,,, fabulous ! :-)

    thanks for joining us on the ABC Christmas Challenge :-)
    Lols x x x

  18. I love youe swirl background, yes perfect to the image. Lovely card.
    Thanks for joining our 'I for Icy Inspiration' at ABC Christmas Challenge. Hope to se you again soon.