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Monday, June 6, 2016

DT card for Eureka Stamps challenge #196 - "wings"

I really like this penguin trying to stay cool.  When I chose the image, I certainly did not realize that the outside temperature here in Arizona would be a record breaking 115 - the earliest date recorded for that high a temperature!
Before submitting this card to a couple of challenges, I felt I had to verify some facts.  To find out if penguins have feathers and if they qualify as winged creatures, check out this website:  Penguin.net.nz/faq/ .  Among other things you will learn is that penguins do in fact have knees, feathers and wings!
Challenge #196 at Eureka Stamps is "things with wings".  You have until 3pm EDT Sunday to enter as many as 3 times.  You may win some of the Eureka images.
Recipe:  Image, Penguin on Ice; sentiment - Cool birthday - Eureka;  stickles (on the ice); shimmery silver cs by Recollections;  Cuttlebug embossing folder - Diamonds; shiny black gems;  misc DP and dark grey cs;   inspiration - "March of the Penguins"

CHALLENGES:  
Sketch:     Verve sketches #1
Embossing:   Cuttlebug Mania
Weather:    Pink Gem
Feathers:    City Crafter
Gems:     Crafty Sentiments
Feathered Friends:  Deep Ocean
Inspiration movie:   Ike's World
Summer:    Digi Choosday
Masculine:    Polkadoodle
Any:    2crafty girls
             A Bit More Time to Craft
             Crafty-Girls-Creations
             Classic Design Team 
             Inspiration Destination
             Pinspirational
             


20 comments:

  1. Brilliant card design Thank you for joining us at Ike's World Challenges good luck Ginny DT for
    Ike'sWorld challenge
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  2. Awe Penguins are my favourite. I love them and I love your creation, its brilliant. Nice work.

    Thank you for sharing with us over here at Classic Design Team Open Challenge and best of luck with your entry.
    [Annette Registered Owner/Admin for Classic Design Team Challenge]

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  3. wow! I had no idea about this regarding Penguins! how cool to give info while doing the image. Thanks for coming to Ike's. Samara DT IWC

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  4. Dorothy, what a cool card. I love the penguin and I think his back side might be getting a little chilled. :) I had no idea penguins had knees. Have a great week.

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  5. Hee Hee! I love that cool little dude!
    Love your great card too! I love a bit of B&W!
    HUgs
    Dawn xx

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  6. Hi Dorothy - this is a great card. I love that cute design and your card design looks lovely. Thank you for joining in the fun with us this time at A Gem of a Challenge.
    Sue...xxx

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  7. What a cute little guy and such a great card to go with him.Just love the texture and layering.Thanks for joining us at Crafty Sentiments.Hope to see you again next week.
    Lisa x

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  8. What a great card - love the embossing and that is a great image. Super in monotone and the little bit of glitter on the ice really sets it off :-D
    Thank you for playing at IKEsWORLD CHALLENGES :-)

    IKE x

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  9. Cool! Thank you for joining us at Digi Choosday! Jane (DT) xxx

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  10. Terrific card for our challenge! Thanks so much for playing along at CCCB!!

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  11. Oh I love your penguin. I hope he may stay cool through the warmest time of the year!
    Great card.
    Thank you for joining Cuttlebug Mania this time!
    Swissie DT (Liv)

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  12. I love your penguin. How appropriate for the heat we've been having. I love that he's sitting on an ice cube. Thank you for joining us at Ike's World challenges.

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  13. Oh, this is so cute. Love that little penguin. Thanks for playing along with us at Viva la Verve!

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  14. Great card and perfect for our Weather theme over a Gem of a Challenge! Thanks for joining in this time!
    Hugs Lynsey x

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  15. Fab make. Thanks for joining us in our For the Boys challenge at Polkadoodles
    Anjie (DT)

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  16. Beautiful card!!!Thank you for joining us at Digi Choosday Challenges.-Monica DT

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  17. Hee hee great fun card. Thank you for joining our For the Boys Challenge at Polkadoodles. Helen DT http://polkadoodle.blogspot.co.uk/2016/06/week-22-polkadoodles-crafting-challenge.html

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  18. Fabulous make! Thanks so much for joining our 'One for the Boys' challenge at Polkadoodles
    Claire xx

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  19. wonderful creation love all the detail... thanku for joining us @classic design team open challenge #3
    DT - Kristyn - mystitchbackintwine4.blogspot.com

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  20. So cute!! Thanks so much for participating in our {PIN}SPIRATIONAL challenge!!! Can’t wait to see you participate again in our next challenge!! Have a great crafty day!!! (So sorry for not commenting sooner but this proving I'm NOT A ROBOT stuff is driving me nuts!!!)
    Deanne at A Little Bit O’ Paper

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