Friday, November 13, 2015

Dashing Through

Welcome to the weekend! I am so glad that it's here. Sunny today but a little chilly and rather windy. I had lunch out with some friends that I haven't seen in quite a while. Did some grocery shopping on my way home from work and then hubby and I went out to dinner. Tomorrow both of us are working a Girl Scout event. We'll be doing Brownie Math & Science Day. Tom is working in the Electricity room and I am working registration, break room and training the adults with activities to take back to their troop settings. Always a fun and busy day.
Tonight I have another Christmas card.

The image and sentiment are from Dashing Through from DeeDee's Digis. I think it's such a fun image. My daughter-in-law loves penguins so this just may be heading to Florida for her. I cute the image with MFT Cross Stitched Ovals and backed with black card stock. I created the background with Copics and distress ink. The designer paper in the background is a scrap from my scrap box. I used Simon Says Stitched Slopes & Hills and colored them with Copic markers. The sentiment is punched from an e k Success punch and the snowflake is also punched from silver paper. Diamond Stickles to decorate the Santa hat and create snowflakes on the background. I used the sketch at Tuesday Morning Sketches for inspiration.
I am entering these challenges:
I am off to get ready for tomorrow big event. Hoping that you see some crafty, relaxing time this weekend. I need to work on my FIL's Christmas cards and get started on a baby blanket. Never a dull moment around here. Happy weekend!



Beccy said...

Fabulous card Donna, you did a great job colouring the image, I love how you did the background and I'm sure you DIL will enjoy it too. I really like that lovely oval die cut with the cross stitch detail... might have to ask Santa for one of those.

Shelly Schmidt said...

This is so sweet! Love the image and your DT is so perfect to coordinate with the image. The sloped dies are a great look too.

Stef H said...

this is just too cute. gotta love deedee's images!

so, i guess with your new hours coming in january we can say you're "SEMI-RETIRED"???? how fun.

i love my job and the few hours i work. a max of 10 hrs give or take. it's just a 3 person office and i really enjoy the work.

have a great weekend. so glad that there's no snow. it's been cold but sunny. i'll take it.

hugs :)

Pam said...

This is such a cute card! I love how you colored the cute little penguin image .the background looks great too. I'm sure your daughter-in-law will love it!

Susan Renshaw said...

Love the penguins and all the different elements you have added to the card!
Thanks for sharing with 12 Months of Christmas Link Up!


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Notes by Nina said...

So cute, I love the fun theme. Thank you for joining us for Tuesday Morning Sketches,

Debbie said...

This is so cute, Donna! Fun image and I love the stitched die! Great card!
Thanks for playing along this week at Tuesday Morning Sketches!!
Debbie (TMS DT)
Debbie's Dash of This and That

Kathy Schweinfurth said...

Aww - such an adorable scene and darling penguins! Thanks so much for playing with us at Cut It Up Challenges!

Cut It Up Challenge Blog said...

Hope you enjoyed your Girl Scout day. I was a leader for many years and ran countless workshops. Loved every minute!

That's a great sketch to work with. I love your take on it. The background of your card is so pretty!

Thanks for playing with us at Cut it Up for our Inspired challenge!


MagsB said...

Oh what a fun image! I love the gorgeous background, too! Thanks for joining in at CRAFT Challenge!

love Mags B x

Heather said...

Cute!! Love that paper in the background; so pretty. Thanks for playing with CHNCC2

Cards by Beckie said...

This is so so sweet!! I love the image and colours. Thank you for sharing at Crafty Hazelnut's Patterned Paper. Rebecca x

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