Friday 23 April 2010

Winter Wonderland Challenge Relaunch Excitement and Blog Candy

Yes the Winter Wonderland Challenge has now moved to a Friday, just to keep you all on your toes. 
So here is my DT Christmas Combo card for the new Winter Wonderland Friday Challenge, inspired by a few challenges this week (I am kind of all out of sorts as normally, I know the challenges I can combo with but with the date changing wow it kept me on my toes)

The relaunch challenge at WW this week is being sponsored by Janet from Pink Gem Designs and, our new Sponsor this year, Simon Says Stamp.

I am entering this card into the following challenges 

Sketch Saturday - wow love circles and this sketch was just perfect

Create4fun - also circles

Totally Gorgeous Challenge 26 - Charming - "dam!" thought I had a penguin charm but nope so had to settle with a bell, but it matches the music scores ding dong!!!!!

Paper Sundaes Challenge 14 - no people - penguins are so much more cute :) and one of my best friends (recently engaged) loves penguins.

Stamptacular Sunday Challenge 55 (World Penguin Day Celebration) - Black/White/Yellow or a Penguin (I wonder if my friend knows it is World Penguin Day - must remind her)

Cupcake Craft Challenge - A colour combo Red and White - I love this shade of red one of my favorites

Stamp Something - Charmed, I just love this challenge site, it varies so much.

wow that took some figuring out, but oh was so worth it. 

So onto the card
The base card it gold mirror card, with the Bo Bunny papers on top - think this one is called St. Nicks anyway got it from the Hobby House last Christmas, so pleased that I got plenty to last me through. Although I was there this Saturday and there are still some fabulous Christmas papers in.  The flowers are poinsettias again from the Hobby House (new in) The penguins are from Penny Black (I cut them all out) The ribbon was the wrong colour red and white so I used my copics to colour it deeper and I added the charm and some gold wire hand made scrolls.  I added stickles around the sentiment and a few small red pearls. (See above link where I shop)

This is a close up of the image and those new flowers
The image coloured with copics (found some new shades at Tilly's on Saturday, thanks Denise) Look at those flowers wow just perfect.  For all my stash bits see where I shop above.

Anyway a reminder my blog candy is still running alongside the Winter Wonderland Challenges until the 4th May at 8pm.  See here - please remember to meet all requirements thank you.  Visit the teamies at WW as they also have candy :)

Well it's Friday - I will be at work till 5pm so will have to link all of these to the challenges when I get home, don't think you can pre program that bit :(

Have a great day and don't forget to pop over to the Winter Wonderland Challenge site to see the changes and join in the fun.

Welcome to my new followers and thank you all for the recent wonderful comments, I savor everyone.

Hugs Kate xx


Marianne's Craftroom said...

A really lovely card Kate. The red is so warm and these penguins are really cute. Marianne x

Danielle said...

Fantastic card Kate - I too love all those circles on the sketch! And the penguins are too adorable for words! Beautiful shade of red! Have a great weekend!
Hugs, Danielle

Lorraine A said...

Fabulous card kate :-) i love these penguins and the papers and embellies are perfect :-)

you won the HM candy on my blog ! :-) Congratulations :-)
Lols x x x

craftymum said...

such a "charming " card.Thank you for joining us at Tg this week
Love Sarah XXX

Gemma said...

What a beautiful card, good work on the circles and the penguis are stunning and all those lovely flowers, wow! Thank you for joining us at SSC this week, Gemma

Net said...

How sweet are those little penguins!

And how organised - Christmas??

Thanks for playing Gorjuss with us.

Anne-Marije said...

What a beautiful card!
Thanks for joining us at the Create4fun challenge this week.
xxx Anne-Marije

Sue said...

Hi Kate
aww gorgeous card, cute images, beautiful papers & embelies, sue,x

sam21ski said...

Fab penguins Kate, glad to see you're still keeping up with your christmas cards too!!!!

Jo said...

am LOVING this card SO much!
Thank you for joining in with us this week
Jo xx

Linda said...

Hi Kate love the layout of your card and the penguins are fab. Love Linda

Lynsey said...

Hi Kate, what a fantastic card! Love those penguins and the flowers are so beautiful!
Hugs Lynsey x

Kaz said...

Gorgeous card! Love those little penguins and your flowers look FAB!
Kaz xx

Bananastamper said...

Such a cute card! Love those penguins! Glad you were able to play along with us at Paper Sundaes!

Annette said...

Lovely card - everything is combined so perfectly! Thanks for joining us at SSC this week.

Danderella said...

What a fun card! Thanks for joining us at Paper Sundaes.

Crystal said...

Love the little penguins! Love the pointsettas and this line of paper is fabulous. Thanks for joining us this week at Paper Sundaes :)

Marianne-db said...

Beautiful card! The penguins is sooo sweet!! Thanks for joining SSC this week!

Skraptacular Designs said...

LOVE IT! LOVE IT! LOVE IT! These penguins are just so darn cute and I just love the design and the fact that you cut the penguins out individually! And...the flowers are beautiful...perfect for winter cards! I gotta have them!

Thank you for playing along with us at Stamptacular this week! Hope you'll join us for some more challenge fun again soon!


The Crafty Den said...

Hi Kate, what a cute card. Love the penquins and the gorgeous paper. Thanks for joining in with my challenge over at cupcake craft challenge this week. Hugs, Denise x

Pink Dandelion said...

Fab card, love the cute penguins. Good luck in the challenges.
Debs xx

carlz said...

Hiya Kate, what a beautiful penguin card youve created for this weeks challenge! love the layout and the colurs youve used! thanks for playing at stamptacular this week! hugs carlyann xxx

CarlaKH said...

What a great card! I love those penguins! Thanks for joining us at Paper Sundaes!

Liza said...

This is gorgeous Kate, I love the images and sentiment. Thanks for joining us at CCC.

Liza x

Anonymous said...

such a beautiful card.
Thank you so much for joining us at Stamp Something this week.
Dorte aka dot-scrap

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