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Sunday, December 21, 2014

A Frosty, Snowy Penguin Tag

Coffee of the Day - Gingerbread

Well today is going to be a busy one for me with lots of baking going on. how about you? how are your preparations for Christmas going? I still need to wrap gifts, too, but that can wait another day or so. ;) we always have someone wrapping a few on Christmas morning..... grins!


I have a fun little tag to show you this morning using a happy little penguin image from Scrapper's Delights. They have a challenge in their Facebook group to use this image on either a tag or an ornament. I love to make tags, so it was an easy choice for me.

I created the bg on the tag using a mix of gelatos (this really shines and sparkles irl!!) and white Mr. Huey's spray mist. the drifts were hand cut from glittered tissue paper. pom pom trim, baker's twine, button, sequins, and a mini white sisal tree complete it all. :)  oh yes, I added stickles to our penguin friend's hat and some polka dots with a white gel pen.

be on the lookout for some fun and new things happening here on my blog in the new year. not only am I trying something completely new for me, but I am getting my toes wet again in the DT arena after my hurtful experiences this year. can't let a few unfortunate people keep me from doing what I enjoy, that is for certain! life is way to short for grudges and bitterness, folks. gotta keep it in the rearview mirror! ;)

enjoy these last few days getting ready for Christmas! don't forget to stop every once in a while and enjoy the beauty of all this season stands for. :)



Challenges:
Scrapper's Delights - anything goes
Animal Friends - anything goes w/an animal
Crafting Musketeers - bling (bg, sequins, stickles, glittered tissue)
Ladybug Crafts - It's Cold Outside
Inky Impressions - Winter Wonderland
Milk Coffee - Make it Sparkle (bg, sequins, stickles, glittered tissue)
Add A Little Dazzle - anything goes or photo inspiration (a bit of both - tree & sparkle from photo)
Hambo Hoedown - Winter Fun
Simon Says Stamp Wed - Winter Inspiration
Mema's Crafts - Cold Winter Days
Cosmic Colors - color inspiration (see above - cookies)
Crafty Ribbons - Penguin Pals
DRS Designs - color inspiration (see above - skates)
Crafter's Cafe - Animal Friends
House That Stamps Built - Think Snow
Crafty Sentiments - Winter
Inky Chicks - Winter Wonderland
Robyn's Fetish - Christmas tags

16 comments:

carol said...

adorable !!
thanks for playing along with CRAFTY RIBBONS....
Merry Christmas
x Carol

Sandra van Blaricum said...

Another cutie Jennifer!!! Love it!!
Wishing you and your family a wonderful Christmas,hope you can spend a lot of time together.
Hugs,Sandra

Laura said...

Thanks for linking your penguin up at Crafty Ribbons!
Adorable little tree too :)
Laura

Jeannie said...

So cute! Love the colors too! Thanks so much for joining us this month at the Hambo Hoedown for our Winter challenge.

Jeannie T.

Papercrafting Princess said...

Cute details!!! Happy Holidays and thank you for joining our December challenge at Mema's Crafts

Rhonda Miller said...

This is so cute. I love the trim at the bottom.

DIANA L. said...

These are so cute and adorable Merry Christmas and Have a blessed day
DIANA L.
http://dianamlarson.blogspot.com http://dianamlarson.ctmh.com

Lesia Cook said...

Very cute. Thank you for stopping by Mema's Crafts and playing in our challenge.

Vicki Dutcher said...

Super cute tag! Thanks for joining in at AALD~

Colette said...

This is sooo cute Jennifer. What an adorable little penguin. Thank you for playing along with Cosmic Colours this month. :o)

Sammy said...

Oh wow Jennifer, this is gorgeous! Love those colours.
Hope you and yours had a lovely Christmas!
Thank you for playing along with our final Milk Coffee challenge. Sammy-x

Lee-Anne said...

What a gorgeous tag, Jennifer! I love that sweet penguin and the fab colors! So happy you could join us at the Dazzling Diva Challenge!

Cheri said...

Jennifer, this is completely adorable! The penguin image is tucked inside my creative heart....what a great tag. Thanks so much for playing along with the challenge at The House That Stamps Built.

Julie said...

Love the tag you made with the penguin. He's a cutie for sure. Thanks for joining us at Scrapper's Delights.
Julie T

Vicki Dutcher said...

Adorable tag with the friendly penguin! Thanks for joining in at DD!

Bad Kitty said...

sweet card