Thursday, July 29, 2010

Mo's Digital Pencil Challenge--Christmas in July!!

Yippee!!!  It is Thursday and that means my last work day and more importantly Mo's Digital Pencil Challenge Day!! :)   Elaine has chosen so many wonderful challenges for us this month and today is no exception--Christmas in July.  Here is my card using, I Even Love the Box

I think we can all relate to this image as toddlers always seem to like the boxes the expensive toys came in better than the toys themselves and can get hours of enjoyment playing in them....what does that tell you?

I colored this little cutie in Christmas colors using greens for the jammies and the traditional red Santa hat.  The fur was accented with white gel pen to give the dimensional feel of fur.

I used Spellbinder circle die for the main image and the scalloped circle die for the outer layer.  I realized as I was making this card that I had no solid red cs so I had to make a  quick dash to the LSS to get some.  Good thing it is only a couple of  blocks away (sometimes that is a bad thing too LOL). 

The green polka dot was left from last year's Christmas pack I got at Target and the dp in the upper right half is from the Cosmo Cricket Mini Deck  6X6 paper pack from last year too.  I laid a piece of red and white check narrow ribbon diagonally across the seam and tied a knot bow.  Can you guess what I used for the candy canes in the lower left corner?  

Did you guess a paper clip.  I had gotten some striped paper clips with a magnetic clip holder from one of the hotels that come to visit our Reservation Center and I clipped the open ends shorter and cut the curve off the bottom.  I think that are pretty cute, if I do say so myself. 

My favorite new embellishment is the Giggle ticket.  I finally found out where I could get them.  Thank you Lydia!!! They are Tim Holtz Adage tickets and I ordered and received them last week.  Don't get me started on UPS that's another whole post URGHHHHHH!!!  But isn'st it perfect for the sentiment on this little cutie?

Be sure you stop by the other DT members and check out their projects.  If I had checked out their cards before I made  mine I might have ramped it up a bit, but I like it!!!  I sometimes feel like the cheapest house in the expensive neighborhood, there is so much talent in this group of DT members.  Oh, well, just like the owners of the cheap house I love the neighborhood LOL!!!

OMG have you been to Mo's Digital Pencil lately, she has gone crazy creating the cutest images, Christmas, Fairies, Berry girls and today  5 funny cats!!!  So many images...so little time...

Have a great day and  join in the challenge.  You get to play along with us and get one more Christmas Card under your belt...

Thanks for stopping by.

Cathy

8 comments:

CraftCrave said...

Just a quick note to let you know that a link to this post will be placed on CraftCrave today [29 Jul 12:00pm GMT]. Thanks, Maria

Grenouille Greetings said...

A seriously cute image and a seriously pretty card! I've spotted a vast number of other beauties on your blog but regrettably this is only a quick visit; so many lovely creations and so little time! Warmest wishes, Lesley

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The Wired Angel said...

Cute card, Cathy.. and love the paper clip candy canes. Great idea. Have a fantastic weekend. Peggy x

Dawn B. said...

Awwww so sweet.. I love all her new images.. They just make me smile.. Your coloring is awesome..Hugs.

Elizabeth said...

Goorgeous and lovely card!! Beautiful coloring and papers.

joey said...

Gorgeous card Cathy, your colourwork is too pretty. Joey.x

Elaine L. said...

This is just adorable, Cathy! I love the diagonal with the ribbon and those great papers!