Saturday, November 15, 2014

From Mimi-Happy Holidays!

Inspiration Emporium November Challenge


Penny Black Saturday Challenge

Think Coats, Hats, Scarves & Gloves.

Wish You Weren't So Far Away!

I made this cute little Mimi Penny Black holiday card with some colorful Doodlebug 'frosty friends' designer papers. I love the change from the traditional red and green! I also used a pop out card cut file from the Silhouette Store designed by Lori Whitlock for my card base(you will most likely see more of these coming yout way-gotta love them). Below you can see how a picture of how the card looks if folded flat. 
I added a Simon Says tilted banner and sentiment  and a few punched snowflakes to top it all off. 

I colored and cut out Mimi, adding her on top of the original stamped image. Before attaching Mimi, I added a blue chalk 'halo' around the bottom image and then stuck down the fussy cut Mimi!

This is how you fold it to fit into an envelope.

Here you can see the layers I added  for dimension. 4 layers of presents!

I do hope you can join in the challenges above! I am always tickled to have you visit my little part of the blog world!

I am sharing this card with the following challenges!

WhoopsiDaisy Challenge-Lots of Layers 11/16/14
Without Words Challenge Blog-Preparing for Christmas 11/29/14
Creative Card Crew-Christmas Joy 11/16/14
Christmas Stamping All Year Long-Anything goes  11/21 ish
CraftyCatz Challenge Blog-Christmas is Coming  11/19


project details:

From Mimi (10% discount if you use the code suestamps13 at Inspiration Emporium)
Tim Holtz Distress Glitter
Doodlebug 'frosty friends' 6x6 paper pad, Lavender SU! card base
Die-namics Pierced Circle Die
Silhouette Store file-a2 pop out card-circle (I added a white matting around all the designer paper pieces)
Misc snowflake punches, SU  chalk, dimensionals
Simon Says Tilted Banner and Sentiment
E 00,11
V 12,15,17
YG 23,25
E 35,37
R 46
B 14
BG 10, 13, 32
BV 01, B 00

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Whisper said...

Oooo what a sweetie, am loving the idea of a pop up card too & I have just treated myself to those fabby papers too, Luv Sam x l

Deloris said...

She is darling and I love that style of card. I bought that cut file a while ago, but haven't used it yet. After seeing your wonderful card, I will have to give it a try....

Hope your having a good weekend,


Carolina Girl (Cely) said...

Entire is sweet and beautiful! Loving the non traditional colors. Great cut from the store. Fab coloring and even though I don't have that particular stamp I want to CAS...HAHA. SUCH A GREAT WINTERY SCENE,

Avril Ann said...

Stunning card Sue, and I adore the colours you have used here, hun, hugs xxx

KarinsArtScrap said...

so adorable and beautiful Sue
Gr Karin

Patti J said...

Sue, this is so sweet - the coloring is perfect, the color choices are delightful, and I love the card fold! Beautifully done!!!

stamps&cars said...

She is darling. Love the color combo

Lorraine said...

A gorgeous card Sue. The image is so sweet and I love the fancy fold and the colourful snowflake paper.
Lorraine x

Sandra H said...

Simply gorgeous as always and full of lots of lovely details you are so creative x

Leslie Miller said...

Oh, that's sweet! I love the colors and your coloring is so pretty with the way you shaded the image. Love the fold, too.

Sandy Dehon said...

I love this fold and need to learn how to do it! Cute as pie little girl!!
Sandy xx

Helen said...

A great card - thank you for sharing it with us at Christmas Stampin' All Year Long.

Helen x

Bridget Curnow said...

Fabulous card just love the decoupage, fabulous colouring too,

Thank you so much for joining us at Without Words this month, we do hope that you will try to come on over and join the fun next month too.
Crafty hugs and Kind regards
Bridget Without Words DT :) x

coops said...

So gorgeous sue.the card fold is fabulous and i love your colours and sweet image.
Thanks for joining us this month at the Without Words challenge :D

xx coops xx

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