Sunday, December 12, 2010

A *Wink *Wink Ink Christmas Card

Well it's 'cookie exchange' day at my daughter's and I'm hoping the snow will hold off until I get down there and back!  Oh no ... as I say that I look out the door and see that the rain has changed to snow!  Aaawww ... I might not make it!  Darn!!

Either way, I wanted to share this quick card with you I made this morning using one of my favorite *Wink *Wink Ink images.  I just love this deer and Santa hat ... then when you put them together ... how cute is this!!  (If I do say so myself!!)
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I have used Windows 7 - Microsoft Word 2010 to superimpose the hats onto my little deer herd.  It's really not that difficult  ... now if I could just figure out how to use my new Photoshop Elements 9 as easily!!  Anyone have helpful hints or links to learn that software?? Please leave me a comment passing them on ... I can use all the help I can get!!

Back to my card . . .  The deer images are PRE-COLORED ... one of the perks of purchasing a *Wink *Wink Ink digi set!  I've used Paper Studio dp, punched a fence with the Martha Stewart fence border punch from brown cs and added MS snowflakes.  I've also added a touch of sparkle on the Santa hats using glue & Deco Art Glamour Dust.

Here are some challenges my card qualifies for:

Stamp Something - December Digi Days
Craft Your Days Away - Punch It Out
Ellephantastic Challenge - Winter/Christmas
Our Daily Bread - Christmas Inspiration
Totally Gorjuss - Snow
Daring Cardmakers - Snow Much More
Digi's With Attitude - Anything Goes
Mami Doodles - Anything Goes
Wags 'n Whiskers - Snowflakes

The snow is still falling but luckily the temperature is staying up at the moment ... oh dear ... decisions, decisions!!  What to do!!


Have a great day in whatever you might be doing!!  Hugs to you all and thanks so much for stopping by today!!


Darlene

17 comments:

  1. Now how cute are these critters with the hats!!?? Love the card hun and the snow background!!HUGS

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  2. This is such a beautiful card. I love how you used the punches and deers!

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  3. I love this image and your layout Dar! xx

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  4. Darlene these deer are so adorable and your coloring of them is fabulous.

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  5. Beautiful card Darlene - thanks for joining in with Daring Cardmakers.

    Lynda xxx

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  6. What a super card! Thank you for playing along with Ellephantastic.
    Hugs
    Helen & Elle DT
    x x x

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  7. This is beautiful... Reminds me of back home in IL. We had so many deer in our backyard. I like the way you added your Santa hats. I hope your holidays are filled with love and lots of good food.. Plus some grandkid hugs..

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  8. A very beautiful card. I love the deer.

    Thanks for joining us at Digi's With Attitude!

    Mari

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  9. Hi Darlene!!! How are you? I hope you are enjoying the holiday season. I have been thinking about you.

    Your card is gorgeous!! I just love the deer, snowflakes and the textured background. Stunning! Thanks for playing along with the ODBD Shining the Light challenge this week.

    hugs,
    Chris

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  10. Great card and I love the reindeer image. Thanks for joining in with our “Punch it Out” challenge at Craft Your Days Away

    Crafty Creations by AJ
    Amanda

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  11. Wow! Love the hats on your deer! Gorgeous card.
    Thanks for playing at Digi's With Attitude!
    Viv :)

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  12. Love the little hats, so cute.

    Thank you for joining in Ellephantastic.

    Hugs
    Tamara

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  13. This card is so cute! Thanks for playing along with us at Digi's With Attitude! Hope to see you again!

    Also, just to let you know that I have Candy on my blog!
    http://tammyleestampcorner.blogspot.com/2010/11/blog-candy-now.html

    Tammylee

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  14. WOW! What a fantastic snow-filled card! Thank you for participating in the Digi's With Attitude! Challenge!

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  15. Beautiful card, lovely deer! Thanks for taking part in the CYDA challenge xx

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  16. Beautiful card! I love the images.
    Thank you for joining the Ellephantastic challenge! :)
    hugs
    Vanja

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Thanks for taking the time to leave me some love!
Darlene