Saturday, February 18, 2012

Penguin Love --Blog Candy

Here's a card I made for the Squigglefly Challenge this week. The theme for this week is called "Have a Heart, Please" so the only requirement is that the card contains a heart somewhere. I think the penguins themselves on this card show so much heart! Of course though, there's a heart on the little one's chest and a heart in the embellishment that I painted with Smooch.
I wish the image did this card more justice as both the papers are shiny metallic lustre and so shimmery. This image comes from Squigglefly and is called "Penguin Family". It is a newly released image (click here).

Let me add a blog candy question for the day, what's your favorite animal for making cards? Also, be sure an check the winner list (there's one on Feb 1st, and one on Feb 15th), new names have been added! See your name? drop me an email with your address, htondre@aol.com

Project Materials: Cardstock (AC Lustre, Paper Temptress, Neenah); Digi Stamp (Squigglefly), Bling (Michaels); Sticker (Hobby Lobby); Color (Copic markers); Punch (Martha Stewart); Die Cut (Spellbinders Nestabilities);

50 comments:

  1. what an adorable card with a super adorable image!!
    TFS
    jessica

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  2. What a beautiful card Holley. Great colouring.
    Hugs
    Dawn xxx

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  3. This is so sweet, even the top of the lil penguins head is a heart, lol, love it!!
    lotsa luv

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  4. This is so adorable. I just love the image and color combo. great punch work too.
    Hugs, Rosalee

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  5. Super cute and sweet Holley! I love your coloring on the penguins, and the red strip down the middle is perfect! My favorite animal to make a card with is either dogs or cats because there are so many people I have on my card list that love them.

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  6. I use my skunk the most. "Stinkin' Cute" is the best sentiment!
    Love your card- it is stinkin' cute! :)

    Anne

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  7. CATS! :) That penguin card is absolutely out of this world - great job!

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  8. Adorable Card and for a favorite it's tough I flip flop all over the place at the moment Bunnies :)

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  9. That is so sweet!! love ur choice of colors

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  10. this is so cute! I love that image, my fave animal for making cards would have to be bats, I add them to almost everything!

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  11. I love the penguins. Reminds me of happy feet! I love making cards with lions or monkeys just too many grrrrrreat ideas!

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  12. Striking colors in your card...sweet image (the little is cute!).

    Haven't colored recently and esp. animals but probably cute frogs would be my favorite! LOL!!

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  13. Cute card. Love the image. I like to stamp with cats, also anything with a bird on it.

    Babe
    youiesmom@att.net

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  14. love this card the image is adorable reminds me of Happy Feel(love that film)
    my fave animal well i love mostly any cute fluffy ones but then i love birds this is hard im a real animal lover so most of them really lol xx

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  15. Cute card!
    My fave animal for making cards/scrapbooking etc at the moment are birds... Flying variety. Wonderfully majestic but I am also intrigued by wings.... So butterflies, fairies, Pegasus, dragon flies are a close second

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  16. My favorite animal is horse -for making guy cards. Audrey R in Austin

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  17. Beautiful card Holley! My favourite to make cards with would have to be bears (shy bear, teddy bears - any kind of cute!)

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  18. This image is so adorable!! What a gorgeous card!! Hugsxx

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  19. I'm kind-of into some teddy bear images that I have oh and the dragons on Dustin Pike-those are the favorite animals for right now. I always like black/white/red cards so yours is a sure hit!!

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  20. Jan L (WowStampers)February 18, 2012 at 5:09 PM

    I love the penguin family! They're full of Heart!

    Do butterflies count as an animal to use on cards? It's hard for me to even make a card that doesn't have one on it! LOL

    Jan L

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  21. Wonderful card and it certainly has "heart"!

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  22. Awesome image and card. Whimsical yet classy.

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  23. Penguins are so sweet. My daughter adopted one at Paignton zoo at Christmas for her boyfriend. They've gone to see it today, I hope that she took some photos.

    If you can count teddies as animals then that's what I use the most but I do like using frogs too as I love them

    Margaret

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  24. Hi Holley, sweet penguins! My favorite animal for cards are owls, teddy bears, giraffes, monkeys... I guess most of them!
    Hugs
    Isabel

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  25. So sweet Holley! Such a cute image! My favorite animal to stamp with is the little hedgehogs..I love them!!
    Hugs,T

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  26. gorgeous as ever Holley! My fave is bunnies, which pues me in good stead since Easter is around the corner!

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  27. Lovely card as usual Holley. My favourite would have to cats or owls if they count as an animal!!

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  28. this is such a sweet image.. type of animal I think I like Dogs.. or Cats..
    thanks
    Debbie

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  29. adorable sweet card! I don't have a stamp that are animals but I love bears and cute dogs. ♥Luanne

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  30. Awwww! Precious! The metallic lustre papers are so hard to photograph in all their glory. This image and card are just fab!
    My favorite critter to use on cards is mice, especially on the House Mouse stamps. I just finished one a couple hours ago in fact: http://cardsbyann.wordpress.com/2012/02/18/mousey-wishes/ I also use lots of butterflies and dragonflies if that counts? ;)
    -Heather M
    http://cardsbyann.wordpress.com/

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  31. Hi Holley, those penguins are fab and you've turned them into a lovely card. TFS
    I adore cute fluffy cats, but I also love dragonflies and butterflies in all shapes and sizes!!
    Hugs,
    Trish x

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  32. Тhis is just exquisite...fantastic colouring and the image you made is just beautiful..

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  33. This is so sweet !! Love the colors and the sweet image!!

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  34. I don't care for Valentines Day, but I would not be opposed to receiving this card. It is delightful

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  35. I like almost all animal stamps, but my favorite is probably birds.

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  36. Another cute card Holley. Can you tell me what Smooch is? I haven't heard of it before.

    My favorite animal to put on cards would be dogs, love them.

    Smiles Sher
    ShersL84bed@aol.com

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  38. the colours are gorgeous.
    Amazing project!

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  39. wow! It is so nice and joyful! very beautiful card!

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  40. Great card! :)
    To answer your question ... I LOVE using butterflies on my cards - either as the main image or just as an embellishment. I love, love, love butterflies. lol

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  41. Gorgeous card Holley. My fav animals to use on stamp are mice. I love the cute images of mice to bits.

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  42. Cute card Holley - your question is tough for me b/c it's whatever would strike me at the moment. I do tend to use my western theme stamps (horses) though.

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  43. Such a sweet card!! I think it shows a ton of heart! I love to color bears as an animal favorite. There seem to be quite a few really great stamp sets with bears.

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  44. hey Holly, after seeing this card I imagined myself and my husband and in between my 2.5 year old son..... very cute image you have used.

    I love teddy bears.... for the valentines day I creted 7 v-card and all of them were sold out.

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  45. I love the penguins! Perfect image with the heart.

    My favorite to use are butterflies and dragonflies, Oh wow....I use a lot of ladybugs too. OK, let me change that to insects...LOL.

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