Oh Penguin Tree

Paper Nest Dolls Penguin Tree

Happy Thursday! This past week I started making Christmas cards. I have about 150 to complete, and am almost half way done! Today I wanted to share with you this totally adorable Penguin Tree from Paper Nest Dolls. I picked up this stamp during Copic Boot Camp, it was just too cute to pass up.

I will admit, it was a bit challenging to color. But only because I needed to use three shades of gray. Otherwise, it actually colors up quite quickly.

I used some Nuvo Glitter accents in Fresh Snowfall on the hat. This photo does not show it well but, there is 3D Crystal Lacquer on the star.

I paired these cute birds with this fabulous patterned paper from Authentique. If you have never seen or used this line of paper, do yourself a favor and check them out. It has an awesome weight to it, and they always have fabulous seasonal and holiday offerings.

  • Star: YR23, Y15, Y11
  • Candy Canes: R17, BV20, 0
  • Beaks: YR04, YR01
  • Feet: Y38, Y19, Y15
  • Hat & Scarf: R29, R24, R14
  • Penguin Bodies: C7, C5, C3
  • Gift & Scarf: BG99, BG96, BG93

  • Card Base of Neenah
  • Authentique plaid layer cut with Lawn Fawn Stitched Rectangles, adhered with Kokuyo tape runner
  • Main layer of Hammermill cut with Lawn Fawn dies, Sentiment stamped with Versafine and heat embossed with clear embossing powder, Image stamped with Gina K amalgam in Obsidian, colored with various Copic Markers, adhered with fun foam and 1/4 inch double side adhesive
  • Nuvo glitter accents added to hat, 3D Crystal Lacquer applied to star
  • Envelope embellished with coordinating patterned paper and 6 inch double side adhesive

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