Friday, September 14, 2018

Have a Cool Christmas!

I love penguins. I love the Cool Penguin Clear Stamps and Cutting Dies because I can play Penguin Dress-up! The dies make it easy-peasy and I'm all about that!

Here's the card.

Stampendous Supplies
Cool Penguin Clear Stamps and Cutting Dies
Tree Die from the Truck Tidings Cling Stamps and Die Set
Stardust Sparkly Embossing Powder
Tuxedo Black Memento™ Ink Pad by Tsukineko®
Onyx Black VersaFine™ Ink Pad By Tsukineko®
VersaMark™ Watermark Ink Pad by Tsukineko®
VersaMark™ Watermark Ink Pen by Tsukineko®

Other Supplies:
Copic Markers
  Penguin: N6, N7, N8 B000, C00, C0,   Hat: N0, N1, N3, YG23, YG25, BG53, BG57
  Sweater: BG53, BG57, N0, N1, N3
Colorless Blender Solution
Solar White Classic Crest® Cardstock by Neenah Papers®
Nordic Holiday 6x6 Paper Pad by Basic Grey
Blue and Green cardstock
Sweatshirt (really!)


  1. Fold a 5.5" x 8.5" piece of white cardstock in half to create an A2 card.
  2. Stamp the penguin and the hat onto white cardstock with Memento ink.
  3. Die-cut using the corresponding dies.
  4. Color the penguin with Copic markers.
  5. Stamp the penguin's sweater onto the Fair Isle patterned paper from the Nordic Holiday pad.
  6. Color the sweater and the hat.
  7. Wet the inside of a sweatshirt sleeve with Colorless Blender Solution, then pounce the sweatshirt onto the Copic colored sweatshirt and hat. This will yield a slightly fuzzy textured look.
  8. Edge all the die-cuts with a dark marker and set aside.
  9. Die-cut green cardstock three times with the the tree die from the Truck Tidings Die set.
  10. Cut blue cardstock to 5.5" x 4.5". 
  11. Using VersaMark ink, stamp the snowflakes from the Cool Penguin set onto the blue cardstock, add white sparkly embossing powder, and heat set.
  12. Tear white cardstock and trim to 4.5".
  13. Using Onyx Black VersaFine ink, stamp sentiment, add white sparkly embossing powder, and heat set.
  14. Add snow drift lines using the VersaMarker pen, add sparkly white embossing powder, and heat set.
  15. Adhere the white cardstock to the bottom of the blue cardstock panel and trim to 4" wide.
  16. Using the VersaMarker pen, add details to the three trees. Add white sparkly embossing powder, and heat set.
  17. Adhere the trees.
  18. Assemble the penguin and adhere to the card front.
  19. Adhere the card front to the A2 card.
Thanks for visiting today!


  1. So cute in his sweater! Beautiful card.

  2. Ahhh! How darling. I love the sparkle on the trees and the penguin in his winter sweater is just too cute.

  3. Charming scene
    and love the
    darling penguin!
    Carla from Utah

  4. Sooo cute!!! And your coloring is amazing.

  5. Cute scene. Love the sweater on the penguin.
    Sue in Ohio

  6. Love the way you colored that adorable penguin! Delightful card! Love the trees in the background too! Fabulous that the stamp sets you used are coming with coordinating dies!

  7. Adorable penguin and card. Thanks for sharing the process for making it in such a great format!

  8. This card makes me smile! I love that adorable penguin. And I appreciate the tutorial. Hugs from Kentucky.

  9. Nice idea to add snow. Such a cute card

  10. He is so cute with his sweater
    and matching hat. Fun card.
    thanks for sharing