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Wednesday, January 19, 2011

Penguin Hugs and Kisses - Whimsie Wednesday Challenge

Since it is Wednesday, that means another new Whimsie Wednesday Challenge on the Whimsie Doodles blog! This week Sheri has challenged to create a card (or other project) using a Hugs & Kisses theme (WWC64). The new Penguin Hugs digi image from Whimsie Doodles was perfect for this challenge.

I wanted to keep my card a bit masculine, so the cardstocks I chose to use were in shades of blue and brown. The image was then colored using the same color scheme, plus a bit of orange. After cutting out the sentiment and rounding the corners, I used a very light tan COPIC marker to color the white cardstock it was printed on. Then, once again, I busted out the sewing machine and used it to do some stitching on the card.

Just the details... (1) colored image with COPICs then hand-cut it out and used dimensionals to adhere it to card, (2) added glitter to the little candies, (3) used a text border strip to stamp across page, (4) machine-stitched on the blue decorative border strip

Challenges used for this card:
Whimsie Doodles - WWC64 Hugs and Kisses

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Digital Stamp: Whimsie Doodles (Penguin Hugs); Other Stamps: StudioG (Border Backgrounds); Cardstock: Neenah (Solar White, Natural Ice), Wausau (Kraft), SU! (Ivory), Unknown (blue); Inks: Laser Printer, Ranger (Sepia); Markers: COPIC; Glitter: SU! (Stampin' Glitter), Sakura (Stardust Gelly Roll); Embossing: Cuttlebug (Polka Dots); Paper Punch: Unknown (Corner Rounder); Border Punch: EK Success; Other: thread


  1. Alici, your card is ADORABLE!! Love the blue & kraft with the touch of embossing. Thank you so much for playing along this week!!

  2. Alicia - I love this little penguin! So cute and your color scheme is perfect for a masculine card! Simply adorable! TFS!

  3. So cute!! Like the stamping on edge.

  4. Love you style!! What an AWESOME blog!!
    Anne (WWUSA)