Pretty in Pink

Time for another new challenge over at the Cute 'N Crafty Christmas Challenge blog. This is the place to share your Christmas/Winter themed creations. This fortnight our sponsor is Skeepski Designs and I am working with the image called Huddle.

I printed the image out onto Daler-Rowney Drawing paper and colored the penguins with my Prismacolor colored pencils. I decided that penguins did not necessarily need to wear black jackets, they could choose to wear pink ones too. All the adults got either purple or teal accessories and the one smaller one got his cap and scarf in a unique color.

I recently won some stamps as a first prize in a challenge and one of them is this gingham background stamp. So I had to try it out. I stamped it with Rose Bud Memento ink onto a card panel and adhered it to my cardfront. I then added my focal image on the lower end of the card and framed both sides with a thin strip each of purple and teal cardstock. 

I completed the card by stamping the sentiment with Versamark ink and embossing it with purple embossing powder. I love these little guys and look forward to seeing your Christmas/Winter creations over at the Cute 'N Crafty Christmas Challenge blog.

General supplies:
Daler-Rowney Drawing paper
Reflections 110lb heavyweight cardstock
White, teal and purple cardstock
Sheepski Designs Huddle digi
Prismacolor colored pencils
Kaisercraft Gingham stamp
Rose Bud Memento ink
Sentiment stamp from my stash
Versamark ink
Purple embossing powder

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  1. Oh my gosh, this is so adorable! I love the pink penguins. I never would have thought of that. I don't doubt that it will be a challenge winner.

  2. Oh!!! They are so adorable!!! I love how you dressed them in pink instead of black, it's so original! Thanks for joining us this month at Creations in Pink, we hope to see you again next time. Hugs, Brigitte

  3. What a lovely background. I do love gingham. The penguins are perfect in pink. It's a cute card. [Bunny]``

  4. Monica, I've never thought about pink penguins but these are so adorable! Love the gingham paper and your overall color combo. Well done!

  5. Love all the cute penguins who look great in pink!!! Congrats on winning the fabulous gingham stamp
    Carol x

  6. What a gorgeous card, I love the colours you've used. Thanks for sharing with us at the Holly and Ivy Christmas Challenge. Shona xx

  7. Amazing colors, Monica! Pink penguins are so optimistic :-) Great coloring and design.

  8. Love this, Monica - a fab design.

    Thank you so much for entering our ATG challenge at Through The Craft Room Door this week. Looking forward to see you again next challenge.
    Made by Helen{My Blog}
    Through The Craft Room Door

  9. What a lovely flock of penguins! Thank you for joining us at The Crafty Addicts.