Wednesday 10 July 2013

We Three Penguins

Hello and Good Wednesday Morning to you,

I can't believe it's 10 days since I posted anything, but with holiday weeks and other team weeks on most of my Design Teams I have taken advantage to have a break during the beautiful weather.  I haven't felt a bit like crafting so I haven't as I was already a few weeks in advance.

We have a great new challenge for you today over at Fab'n'Funky brought to you be our lovely team member Anne-Marie with her challenge of:

Christmas in July

We have two fabulous sponsors for you this week:


Dilly Beans Digi Stamps

with some terrific prizes on offer.

The Design Team were lucky enough to be able to choose digi's from Dilly Beans so please take a look over at the Challenge blog to see some great inspiration.

Card Recipe:

Digi Image - Three Penguins by Dilly Beans
Papers - My Mind's Eye, LOTV
Sentiment - LOTV
Holly Die - Memory Box

Challenges Entered:

ABC Challenges - Christmas in July
Card Mania - Christmas in July
Merry Monday - Anything Christmas Goes
Crafty Sentiments - Christmas in July
LEJ Designs - Christmas in July
Holly Jolly Christmas - Tic, Tac, Toe (DP, Die Cuts, Pearls)
Platypus Creek Digitals - Christmas in July
Whoopsi Daisy - Christmas in July
The Squirrel & the Fox - Christmas in July


  1. A lovely card Pat. A super image and I love the layout.
    Beryl xx

  2. Making Christmas cards in this weather does come hard doesn't it Pat, I've been doing them for C&C since the end of May and have to confess I really struggled.

    But I really do like your card and the clever combination of papers and design.

    B x

  3. I chose this little penguins image too Pat -so cute , I love this card such lovely Christmas papers and a great layout - I'm glad to hear it's not just me who's struggling with crafting lately everyone seems to be suffering from it i think it must be a bug going round lol - glad to hear you're enjoying the good weather hugs Judith x

  4. Gorgeous card Pat, love the cute image and fab layout.
    Wendy xx

  5. Beautiful card Pat. Love the design you've done for this cute little family. Enjoy your break. Pat K x

  6. Love all the papers that you used, really work well together, lovely design!

  7. Gorgeous card. Cute image and lovely papers.


  8. Gorgeous card Pat, I love those cute penguins and the papers and layout are fabulous
    Sue xx

  9. Smashing card, lovely cutie. Thanks for your comment, am doing ok thanks, hoping to get back to normal in August and back to work.
    Got the all clear today, just continue recovery from the op now. Cheers Sue xx

  10. Fabulous card love the image and all the layers. Thank you for joining us at LEJ Designs and good luck. Chris GDT. xx

  11. great image and fab layout and papers! Thanks for joining us at whoopsi daisy this week and good luck x

  12. Great Card Pat that image si just so cute and I love the combination of backing papers you have used. Alli xx

  13. What sweet penguins, Pat! Love that paper and the round sentiment too! Thanks so much for sharing with us at Merry Monday!

  14. Great card - love that holly die. Beccy x

  15. Thank you so much for joining LEJ Designs Challenge No. 61 - Christmas in July, over on the LEJ Designs Challenge Blog...

    What a great mix of traditional and modern. The penguins image is adorable and love the colours you have used in the image. Then you come to the great layout with them beautiful traditional papers! This is a fantastic card that looks very well made.

    We always have lovely digi images from LEJ Designs up for grabs as prizes, as well as other crafty bits from our amazing sponsors. Please pop by each week and join in if you can.

    Hugs Lisa xxxxx LEJ DT Member

  16. Your card is beautiful Pat. I love the holy die at the back and the coloured papers.

  17. I've felt the same Pat… way too hot for crafting and blogging… but will try and do a little bit of crafting this weekend…
    Aww those penguins are SO cute… I love the scrummy papers and fab layout… and love the sentiment too!
    Hope you and the family are well
    Big hugs
    Sue xx

  18. Adorable card, what a cute image. Thank you for joining us for Merry Monday.

  19. Simply adorable. thanks for joining us at Crafty Sentiments this week!

  20. Love the adorable image, and the layout and DPs you chose really make one great card! Thanks for playing along with us at Come and Get It this week!


  21. Very cute Christmas card! Thank you so much for sharing with us at Card Mania! Good luck!

  22. This is gorgeous! Love those penguins and the Designer papers you chose! Thank you so much for playing along this week at Crafty Sentiments Designs! We hope to see you play along with us again soon :)

  23. My computer is acting up so commenting again. Hope it's not a duplicate.. This is such an adorable card with those beautifully colored penguins.Love all the layers and DPs that you've used. Enjoy your break! "Hugs", Carol

  24. Your card is really lovely ... I like the mixture of patterns together

    Thanks for joining us at LEJ DESIGNS CHALLENGE

    Good luck

    Tina DT

  25. This is lovely...Thank you for sharing with us at Crafty Sentiments...And good luck.

    Caz xx

  26. wow! Lovely Christmas card- great little details. Thank you for joining us at Holly Jolly this week. Judy

  27. Oh, this is just darling! I really like how you used the different papers and great layout too! Thanks for playing along with us at ABC Challenges!

  28. wow this card is adorable! love your coloring of the Penguins too! so fun! thank you for joining us at Merry Monday!

  29. Those penguins are ADROABLE!! :)


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Pat xx