Tuesday, July 7, 2015

A one-layer card....WHAT???!!!!

LOL!  I don't know if I've ever made a card that is one layer only...if not, here's to this being the first!  Have a look:
 
 
Isn't this little guy just so cute??  He is from the Whimsie Doodles company, and can be found in their Christmas Greetings set here.  Melyssa Connolly draws the cutest characters!  I colored him up simply, and added Ice Stickles to the ribbon and bow of the gift.  Although I had originally planned just to have this digi on the card, I decided to add a sentiment in the lower right corner as well.  Just looks better to me!  :)
 
Challenges:
 
One Layer Christmas Card challenge:  Anything goes with a twist...use a gift.
Winter Wonderland:  All that glitters
CSAYL #50:  Snow or glitter
The 12 Months of Christmas linkup:  Anything goes or use an ornament
The Glory of Christmas:  Anything goes or use a gift
CHNC Extra:  Anything goes
Merry Monday #166:  Penguins
CHNC #236:  Use a sentiment
Crafty Calendar:  Christmas in July
Papertake Weekly:  Anything goes, but they would like to see some Christmas in July!  :)
Quirky Crafts:  Christmas in July
Kitty Bee Designs:  Christmas in July
 
Well alrighty then!  Thanks for stopping by my blog...have a good evening!
 
~Marie~

ETA:  Check out this awesome blog candy that Natalie has going on, HERE!
 
 
 

15 comments:

  1. You are right the sentiment balances out the card. He is such a cute little guy and love the stickles. Thanks for sharing at CHN Christmas extra for July.
    Hugs
    Margaret M

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  2. Thanks for entering The Glory of Christmas challenge 62 with more of your lovely crafting, Hazel, DT - thanks also for entering this into both of my CHNC challenges - hope to see you again soon. x

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  3. The sentiment in the bottom corner balances the design, I think! It's hard to make a one layer card, Marie! You go to the head of the class! Thanks for sharing with us at Merry Monday!

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  4. Aw love that penguins sparking ribbon on his present...Thanks for joining Kitty Bee Aloha Friday Challenge!

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  5. Spotted this cutie over on Merry Monday - just love your one layer with the sweet penguin!!

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  6. Beautiful card, thanks for sharing with us at CSAYL. Sue x

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  7. Love your cute CAS card. Thanks for joining in with the 'All that Glitters' challenge at Winter Wonderland this week, and good luck
    Eileen x

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  8. This is adorable, Marie! I love the images from Whimsie Doodles, I have alot of them too! This penguin card is just perfect and I love the bit of sparkle you added! Well done!! Thanks for playing along with us over at Merry Monday! :)

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  9. This is a fabulous one layer card Marie, such a cute image.
    Pauline
    x

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  10. Fantastic one layer! You should do more! Love that cute penguin. Thanks for playing along with us over at OLCCC! :-)

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  11. Lovely card. Thank you for joining the challenge at The Glory of Christmas. Hope to see you again next time.

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  12. Fabulous card! Thank you for joining in with my 'Christmas in July' Quirky Crafts challenge! Winners will be annouced later today!!
    ((Lyn))

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  13. He is super cute! Love the touch of blue! Thanks so much for playing along with us at Merry Monday.

    Deanne :)

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  14. Fab cas card, I find them so hard to do but you've nailed it!
    Thanks for joining us over at Crafty Calendar this month & good luck!
    hugs Jo x
    Dt

    I have a birthday candy on my blog if you'd like to join in.....
    You can find my candy here
    You can find my atc swap here

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  15. Great card - that sparkle finishes it perfectly.

    Thanks for joining us at the Crafty Calendar Challenge.

    Helen x

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