Friday, November 25, 2011

Papertrey November Blog Hop Challenge

Hi!  It's been a while since I participated in one of PTI's blog hop challenges.  But I had to play along this month.  Not only did I place an order on release night but I also got my goodies in about a week!  So I had some time to play around with my new stamps and dies.  Hehe.  Below is the inspiration photo.

I love the Christmas theme and the colors too so I went with that.

When I saw the newly released penguin stamp and die, I had to get them.  So cute!!  I thought this penguin would make a cute spinner card too.  Similar to the froggy one I made HERE.  I also used PTI's In the Meadow dies.  I used the die itself and my hobby blade to cut along the curved edge to create the little cut out for the penguin to slide.  I did that twice leaving a quarter inch space between them.

I layered the penguin with PTI's coasters.

I added a tiny bell to his hat.

He slides down.  The jingle all the way sentiment is from Tiny Treats Xmas.  Just traced the space with a pencil and curved the stamp to fit the curves of the opening.

He can spin all around.

I added lots of glitter.

I also got the new alphabet die!  These are so cute!  I layered the red jingle with PTI's coasters too.  I colored the edges of the coasters with my red Copic so it wouldn't look white.  I added some green bells so, you know, it would read jingle bells. 

I was happy with this card but then I realized the hop wasn't until Friday.  I don't know why but I thought it was on Thursday.  Anyway, I thought since I had a whole extra day, why not make something else too?

So I made a tag.  Well, I wanted it to look like a snow globe.  I used PTI's Tag Sale #4 die and added the little piece (Spellbinders Reverse Wonky Rectangles) below it for the base.  The front has clear cardstock.

There is flower soft in it to look like snow.  So if you shake it, it looks like it's snowing on the penguins.  It's similar to making a shaker card. 

So a spinner card and a snow globe tag.

Also will be entering these into Simon Says Stamp Challenge--Tag You're It! and Young Crafters Unite Challenge #4--Use dies.


Hope everyone had a great Thanksgiving!  Can't wait to see if there are any good sales on crafty stuff.  Thanks for reading!

39 comments:

Elena said...

oh my! that is just about the sweetest thing ever! I love your spinner card, and the little snowglobe tag is adorable! wow - great job!

Lee said...

Cute, cute, cute. The card and the tag are just adorable.

Victoria said...

So sweet! I love how you turned the tag into a snow globe! So creative. That Winter Penguin is adorable.

Kay said...

These are over the top adorable! I love the interactive card with the bells hanging from the "g" (awesome idea), and the penguin snowglobe? Get out! Too cute, really.

Luanne said...

So cute!!!! Just wonderful. Love that little penguin!!

Marge said...

WOW -- I'm so impressed with both your card and that totally CREATIVE shaker tag -- you've blown me away with your creativity!!!

Mona L. Pendleton said...

Oh what a fun project! Lovin' the snowglobe and the Winter Wonderland scene!

Cristina said...

So cute! That glitter/snow on the top of your letters is awesome.

Julie said...

Very cute! I love these! It's summer here at Christmas so I miss out on the snow cards! I love the word you die cut! great cards.

Tammy said...

I love this interactive card! I thought it was adorable from the first picture, but once I saw the penguin move, my heart melted! I must find little bells for his hat! And the snow globe, what a brilliant idea.

Karen C. said...

Fabulous set of card and snow globe tag. All the details make for a really fun and colourful combo.

Lorraine said...

OMG, Girlfriend, these are so adorable & creative! You totally ROCKED the challenge! I love it. But now I'm wishing I hadn't looked becuz now I am thinking...hmmm, maybe I need that cute penguin, the tag die, the alphas...argh...LOL!

Karen H. said...

These are such adorable projects! I love how you made a snowglobe from the tag!

Lisa said...

Oh these are fun! And what a sweet little snowglobe!!!

Kara said...

cuuute!!

Joyce said...

Cute and fun--all together in two cards. I love how you made the penguin spin and slide. And that snow globe is wonderful.

Terri said...

Great job on both of them. I especially like the snowglobe tag!

Cheryl said...

What a cute penguin card and snowglobe tag! Ha! I like the jingle bells! You sure did some major PTI shopping!

Linda Monroe said...

These are too cute. You are too clever!

Kim O'Connell said...

Oh, I love the snow dusted letters and the tiny jingle bells! Brilliant!

Carol ann said...

adorable - love your card!!

Have A Scrap Happy Day said...

OMG, how adorable!!! Your spinner card and snowglobe are the CUTEST!!!!

Cheryl said...

So, so clever! I love both projects!

Gwen said...

Wow! Your two penguin creations are adorable! Love that your penguin glides through the snow! cute snowglobe with your penguins!!

Tracey McNeely said...

Oh these are both too cute! I love your design and the addeds jingle bells.

Jean said...

Just love your cute card and snow globe tag!

Suzanne Russell said...

You have been busy making adorable stuff! I really like the "frost" on the die cut letters of the card!

Lynn Put said...

Oh my WORD! These are too darn cute! I love everything about your adorable spin card and tag! Excellent work!

Jen Carter said...

These are the cutest things!! LOVE them!!

Kim said...

Oh my, I don't know what is cuter, the card or the snowglobe. Just too dang cute!

Leigh said...

Oh, I love the little snowglobe with the penguins in it-- brillant!

Audrey said...

I just love everything about your projects! The penguins, the snowglobe, the cute little jingle bell... So amazing! I think my favorite of the whole hop! :)

Linda said...

OMG! That is so cute! You did an amazing job!

carol (krillsister) said...

Love your little shaker card & shaker tag. Just fabulous. The penguin is so adorable.

RiNNE said...

Love both creations!! Gotta look up coasters and spinning cards now-- never made either and noe you've got me intrigued!! :). They are so stunning!

Meredith MacRitchie said...

SO COOL!!! I especially love the snow globe, but your spinner penguin is TOO CUTE!

Laura Isham said...

You totally WOWED me with these projects! Pinned them and bookmarked your blog. You're a new fave of mine! :)

debby4000 said...

Oh I love your card, its gorgeous and your snowglobe tag is brilliant.
Thanks for joining us at Simon Says Stamps Challenge.
luv
Debby

Marie / Legojenta said...

Such a cute card and tag! Such cute penguins =) Thank you so much for joining our Young Crafters Unite challenge!