Sunday, December 29, 2013

SS&S, DD = Same Set & Sketch, Different Day!

I had the Kraftin' Kimmie's newish Just Chillin' set, out. I had my winter paper stash out (including papers that I was thinking about using for the last card, then rejected), and I still had the sketch on my table, so I decided to make another card using the same stamp set and the same sketch.

I should mention that I rarely leave things out after I project. I usually put things away so I can start with a clean space on my table. So obviously this card was meant to be!

Here's the sketch:

And here's what I did with it!

I should mention that clearly I can not follow a sketch. Oh well. :D

The penguin was stamped with Tuxedo Black Memento ink onto Neenah cardstock and onto a sheet of patterned paper from the old and retired Basic Grey Eskimo Kisses 6x6 pad. The penguin on the Neenah cardstock was colored with Copic markers. The panel took a ride through my Big Kick and stayed in the die while I lightly traced the interior of the it. I popped out the panel and added a background scene using Copic markers.

The penguin's hat and scarf, stamped onto the patterned paper, were fussy cut, lightly shaded, and adhered to their counterparts on the stamp scene.  Clear Gelly Glaze pen was used on the penguin's beak and white flock was added to the hat's brim? and pom-pom. The final touch was to add some glitter with Hologram Glitter Liner by Viva Décor.

This time I decided to make the card a bit smaller than the last one, so I had to do all that pesky math again. I added the sentiment to the fishtail die cuts using Doodlebug Rub-ons. I wish I could still find those as they're the perfect size for sentiments on cards! The layered papers were edged with Black Soot Distress ink. I repeated the coat the Making Memories button with patterned paper thing again, but edged it with Black Soot Distress ink. I had some sparkly red floss which I used to thread the button.

Thanks for visiting today!

I shall enter this card in the following challenges:
Kraftin' Kimmie Stamps Challenge #210: Sketch
7 Kids Challenge Blog #89: Anything Goes
Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenges: Bling!
Oozak Challenge #28: Anything Goes!
Color Me Creative Challenge #83: Holiday Themed
Stampin' for the Weekend: Anything Goes


  1. What a fun card, Kathi! Love the papers, layout and cute image! Great coloring and design! Happy New Year!

  2. absolutely adorable. Thanks for sharing with us at

  3. Cute card! The patterned papers look really pretty tighter! That penguin image is just adorable! Thanks for joining us at the Simon Says Wednesday Challenge Blog!

  4. Such an adorable card - gorgeous BG papers and such a sweet image!!!

    Thanks so much for joining Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge
    Heather xx

  5. But, you *did* follow the sketch--just the mirror image of it! And, is that now the purpose of the sketch...motivation?! Love both the card and the message, Kathi! Happy New Year to you, too, my friend!

  6. This card is so adorable and your coloring is fabulous! thank you for joining the challenge at

  7. Very cute! I love the penguin! Happy New Year and Thanks for joining us for the Oozak Challenge!


  8. Love it, Kathi! Really darling penguin! Love your coloring, take on the sketch, cool DP, and fun button! :^)
    Hugs, Penny

  9. Funny and lovely!! Just adorable!...
    All my wishes for you in 2014 Kathi, love, joy, success, and many arty cards and other makes that will make me smile! HUGS Coco X

  10. Another great card for this challenge! Kathi, you are on a roll! Again, what a terrific twist on the sketch and so many fabulous layers and details. Hugs, Cheryl