Saturday, 24 November 2012

Outfitting the Animals

As the temperatures outside have continued to drop, the wild animals have started taking shelter in our stables and barn. The Lady Commander of Copics has taken pity on a few of the smaller ones that don’t have fur and started making tiny little winter clothes for them to wear. At first I thought she was crazy, but after I saw the first bird outfitted in its new winter gear, I had to admit it was pretty cute.
The bird was cut out from the 3 Birds On Parade cartridge, whereas the phrase came from the Winter Woodland cartridge. The Brrrr and pieces of the bird’s clothes were embossed using the Cuttlebug for some extra texture. I also sponged some white ink onto the bird’s clothes to make it look “frosty”. The background paper is from some old Recollections paper pack from Michaels. I added the snowflake ribbon and called it done.
The inside was stamped with a sentiment from the My Pink Stamper “Christmas Wishes” set. I added the “warm” using an alphabet set.

This tweet card will be entered into the following challenges:
Cricut Cardz Challenge #121: Speaking of Christmas
Creative Card Crew Challenge #24: Anything Goes
Christmas Stampin’ All Year Long Challenge #37: To Die 4
Pause Dream Enjoy Challenge #47: Anything Goes
Paper Playtime Challenge #89: Anything Goes
The Corrosive Challenge ##162: Flutter By
Holly Jolly Christmas Challenge: Three R’s (ribbon, red, Recollections paper)

Although it looked extremely cute, the little guy couldn’t really fly in his winter outfit, resorting to just hopping around. It could be my imagination, but I’m fairly certain I heard him let out a long sigh after numerous attempts.

~ Guild Master Crystal ~

9 comments:

Creative M said...

Super Duper Cute card!Love his Outfit!
Thanks for joining us at PDE Challenges,
Have a wonderful weekend,
Migdalia
PDE DT

Sunshine HoneyBee said...

Cute Penguin. Like the embossing. Thanks for entering Pause Dream Enjoy Anything Goes challenge.
Melissa
“Sunshine HoneyBee”
PDE DT Group B

FiLoMa said...

This is a very cute card. Thanks for playing along at Creative Card Crew. Cheers FiLoMa DT

CA Scrapper said...

Such a cute card!!

Meighan Wheller said...

Very cute card. Love the penguin. Thanks for sharing with us at Holly Jolly. Regards Meighan

Judy McKay said...

Nice card - great image, Thank you for joining us at Holly Jolly this week.

Melissa said...

So cute, that Brrrr really stands out, looks gr8t, thanks for joining CTVS!

Leikkaan Mervi said...

Cute and lovely card!
Thank you for sharing at CSAYL;-))m

Pat Garvin said...

Very cute. Thanks for joining PDE Challenges this week.

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