Nov 7, 2016

Critters & Creatures Linky Party 9 - November

Happy Monday and thanks so much for stopping by! It's time for the November Critters and Creatures Linky Party! Thanks to everyone that played along last month! It's always great seeing so many of you play along!! Be sure to scroll down to see if your entry was a top choice.

As always anything goes featuring a critter or creature
This means it has to be the main focal point on your creation, and cannot be a little bug or butterfly.
Of course bugs or butterflies are fine to use, as long as they are the focal point. 

How about an optional theme this time?
Create an outdoor scene using a critter or creature. This is totally optional and just for some added fun.
I decided to play with some new dies today and a cute snowman for my creature. Tree dies and snowman are both from Penny Black. The little snowman has been stamped onto xpress it card and colored with copic markers, then fussy cut. 
I used masking fluid to create the snowy background, it was applied with a paint brush, let dry then inked with distress ink. The snowy hills were done by simply tearing some paper, and I added wink of stella for some sparkle. A glittered snowflake (MS punch) was added as an embellishment. Sentiment also by Penny Black. 

I did a little bit of stamping on the inside using a pine tree stamp from Penny Black and old sentiment from Stampin Up. 
This card is listed in my Etsy shop if you're interested.

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Now onto the top choices, as always it's hard to choose but here they are in no particular order:

Meg
from Bits and Pieces

Twisted Witch - Lin
from Twisted Witch
DV 174 Birthday

Chris
from and here's one I made earlier

Congratulations!! Your top pick badge for your blogs is below.


Now it's time to get out another critter or creature to feature! Can't wait to see what you make!
You have until November 30th 10pm CST to link up.
 
A few things to remember:
Focal point must be a critter or creature
No back-linking to older creations
Post must include link back here
Combine with any other challenges

Happy Stamping!!

10 comments:

brenda said...

Your card is soooooo sweet Elly and a super wintertime creation.

B x

Amy Johnson said...

So cute! I love the background you created and the die cut trees!

DonnaMundinger said...

Fabulous cards by the team! xxD

Julie Tucker-Wolek said...

Yours is ADORABLE! LOVING the snowman and the trees! And loving what everyone else created too!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Donna Ellis said...

I love that you were able to combine the elegance of the gold embossed sentiment with the cuteness of your snowy scene! Darling card! Hoping you enjoy a great week! hugs, de

Lisa said...

Such a sweet card and love the background.
Lisa x

Davi said...

Love the background to go with the darling snowman :)

Lin said...

Thank you so much for featuring my card, and congrats to the other featurees!

Lin

linda said...

oh my goodness, ellie, that snowman is just too cute and your card is beautifully done!

meg said...

thank you for a top 3 pick, love your card the snowman looks wonderful against the bp and trees