Wednesday, July 25, 2018

Happy Holidays!

I love penguins and collect stuffed animals, stamps, and even have crystal penguins. So when I saw this new stamp set, I knew I had to have it.

Here's a holiday card featuring Stampendous' new Skating Penguins Perfectly Clear™ Stamp Set, Holiday Wishes Perfectly Clear™ Stamp Set, and the Decor Cling Snowflakes Stamp , which is just perfect for creating a quick and effective background!

Supplies Used:
Stampendous Supplies Used:
Skating Penguins Perfectly Clear™ Stamp Set
Holiday Wishes Perfectly Clear™ Stamp Set
Decor Cling Snowflakes Stamp 
Fitted Frames A Die Cut Set
Tuxedo Black Memento™ Ink by Tsukineko®

Other Supplies Used:
Copic Markers: BV23, BV25, N7, N8, B0000, B60, Y35, Y38, R81
Angel Pink Memento™ Ink by Tsukineko®
Summer Sky Memento™ Ink by Tsukineko®
Solar White Classic Crest® White cardstock by Neenah Papers
Pink and blue cardstock
Clear Star Gelly Roll® Stardust® Glitter pen by Sakura
Silver Jimmie® Gel Rollerball Gel pen by Zebra
Stamp-A-Ma-Jig® Stamp Positioner by EK Success
Post-It® Notes by 3M
Copic Airbrush System

  1. Cut a piece of pink 12x12 cardstock in half.
  2. Fold one piece of the pink cardstock in half to form a 6x6 card.
  3. Cut a piece of light blue cardstock to 6x6.
  4. Stamp Winter Blizzard onto the blue cardstock. Highlight the centers of the snowflakes and the open circles and/or diamonds with Stardust Glitter pen.
  5. Adhere the snowflake stamped cardstock to the card front.
  6. Stamp the Penguins onto white cardstock and onto thin paper.
  7. Color the cardstock penguins with Copic markers.
  8. Using a stamp positioner, stamp the ice-skates with Summer Sky Memento ink.
  9. Clean the stamp and repeat step 8 with Angel Pink Memento ink.
  10. Color the skates with Copic markers. Outline the skates' blades with Silver gel pen.
  11. Stamp the hats with Summer Sky and Angel Pink Memento ink. Fussy-cut the hats, then color with Copic markers.
  12. Fussy-cut the penguins stamped onto thin paper and adhere onto their counterparts.
  13. Place Post-It notes over the base of the bottom parts of the penguins to form a horizon.
  14. Airbrush the sky with BG90, B60, and C00.
  15. Lift the masks.
  16. Die-cut the image panel with one of the dies. Cut a piece of pink cardstock slightly larger than the die-cut and use to mat the image die-cut.
  17. Stamp the sentiment, die-cut it with one of the dies from the same set. Cut a piece of pink cardstock slightly larger than the die-cut and use to mat the sentiment.
  18. Adhere the matted image panel and the matted sentiment to the card.
Thanks for visiting today!


  1. Love your sweet little penguins and the fabulous snowflake bg images as well!!

  2. Fabulous use of this amazing background stamp for this darling little penguins! I love that you colored them a boy and a girl. So sweet!

  3. How cute! I love the cute penguins. The background is perfect for them, too!

  4. The penguins are so adorable! And the snowflakes
    make a fabulous background. Beautiful card.

  5. 8x8 background stamp!! How awesome! Love your card idea. The background is so pretty. You could probably get two backgrounds with this one stamp! Lovely coloring of these adorable penquins!

  6. The Penguins are
    really cute and
    love the background
    Carla from Utah

  7. Pretty background and the penguins are adorable ! Thanks for sharing!

  8. Love your darling penguins. Great background.

  9. Pretty snowflake background and adorable penguins! Delightful card!

  10. Cute skating penguins and the snowflake background is perfect.

  11. the penguins have a great place
    to hang out. It's snowing so
    they'll be comfortable. Cute
    card. thanks for sharing.
    Illinois. txmlhl(at)yahoo(dot)com