Friday, October 28, 2011

Gingerbread Hugs

The challenge this week at Phindy's Place is PAPER PIECING. I am still on a mission to make all my Christmas cards before the end of November and I think this one featuring a little cutie with paper pieced overalls should fit the bill quite nicely. I guess I better get all the completed cards out and take a count so I know how many more I have to do.

I am not sure I should have started this post at lunch time when I am hungry. That gingerbread cookie looks good enough to eat. Pretty soon it will be time for everyone to start their holiday baking. I didn't do any last year and you know we really didn't miss it that much. I do admit though to having the occasional craving for a cookie so perhaps this year I will make one batch of something simple. It definitely won't be our favourite because that would be an invitation to eat too many, too quickly.

I am going to enter this card in the following challenges:

4 Crafty Chicks - Paper Piercing (around the outer scalloped circle)
Charisma Cardz - Anything Goes
Digi Doodle Shops Best - Anything Goes
Meljens Designs - Christmas
Southern Girls - Stripes & Polka Dots
The Paper Shelter - Anything Goes
Simon Says Stamp  - Anything Goes

Image: Gingerbread Delight (Phindy's Place)
Sentiment: Digital Delights by Louby Loo
Card Stock: Wassau
Papers: Red Dot (Recollections), Stripe (Frances Meyer)
Colouring Medium: Pencil Crayons (Prismacolors) with OMS (Gotrick)
Tools & Embellishments: Stardust Stickles (Ranger), Snowflake Embossing Folder (Cuttlebug), Card Candy (Craftwork Cards), Double Scallop Die (Nellie Snellen), Petite Scallop Circle Nestabilities (Spellbinders), Chalk (Mungyo)


  1. She is adorable in her polka dot overalls and your embossing is perfection!

  2. A gorgeous card and a beautiful image. Thanks for sharing with us at Digi Doodle this

  3. Thanks for playing our paper piercing challenge at 4 Crafty Chicks!


  4. Great paper-piercing! That lovely *extra* touch... :) Thanks for playing with the 4CC!

  5. Fabulous card love your image and colour choice. Thanks for joining us at TPS, good luck with the challenge. hugs Shirleyxxx

  6. Just adorable, love all the traditional colours... thanks for joining us at Simon Says Challenge blog

  7. Such a sweet card - love the image and her paper pieced overalls.
    Thanks for playing along with us at Digi Doodle Shop Challenges this week xx

  8. love the embossing - sanding it really makes it pop!
    card is just tooooo adorable (-:

  9. Hi Cec what cute overalls and her gingerbread man does indeed look good enough to eat:).

  10. Oh your card is super cute! I love the paper piercing around the scalloped circle. Thank you so much for sharing your awesome creation with us at 4 Crafty Chicks.

  11. Oh wow, this is a supercutie! I love the traditional Christmas colours you've used....
    xxx Anne-Marije

  12. Love the snowflake embossing folder and sentiment. thanks for sharing your creation on the Meljen's Design Challenge.

  13. Cute image and wonderful coloring!! Great card!! Thanks for joining us at Southern Girls!!

  14. Cec, I have always loved this image and I just love your card! It is a great holiday card with perfect holiday colors!

  15. This looks sooo adorable. Isn`t she the sweetest, lol? Fabulous job on the paper piecing. Hugs...Mona

  16. This is a really sweet card! Thanks for joining our Anything Goes challenge at Charisma this week.
    xx Vee

  17. Hi Cec! The first thing I thought of was those precious pigtails. The second was wishing I could pop a raisin out of the gingerbread cookie and eat it. Precious. Good luck on getting your Christmas cards done in November. I have the goal to be in the mail by Thanksgiving. Ha Ha Thank you for joining us at the Digi Doodle Shop Best Challenges this week. Hugs, Linda

  18. Thank you so much for participating in our Christmas-challenge at Meljen's. Your card is lovely!

    Katja (Meljens Designteam Member)

  19. Such a cute card!! Thanks for joining us at 4 Crafty Chicks this week :)


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