I created this card a while back for a Featured Stamper Challenge at Splitcoaststampers. The featured stamper that day was Tenia Sanders-Nelson. She has an amazing gallery of CAS cards. While those are not easy to make for me, I gave it a whirl. I picked Tenia’s Trick or Treat card and used Winter images from Lawn Fawn’s Cute Critters in the Snow.

I cut and embossed three circles out of Neenah Solar cardstock with Classic Circle Nestabilities dies. The small penguin image was stamped in each center with Tuxedo Black Memento Ink and colored with Copic Markers (Y15, Y17, YR15, C0, C1, C3, C5, C7, BG10, BG11). Glitter was added underneath each Penguin.

The card base is a 6″ x 6″ piece of Kraft cardstock folded in half. The card front was embossed with a Snowflake Embossing folder from Sizzix. A 3/4″ x 5 3/4″ piece of Echo Park Walk in the Park was stitched to a 1 1/2″ x 5 3/4″ piece of Echo Park Holly Jolly Christmas cardstock, after the bottom corners were rounded. Before the layers were adhered to the card base, May Arts Organdy Ribbon was tied around the paper strips. The ribbon was topped with a Basic Grey Button tied on with May Arts Silver Curling Ribbon.

The images were adhered over the ribbon with dimensionals. Silver Rhinestones and part of a Finesse Rhinestone Swirls finish off the card front.

Thanks so much for stopping by! Have a wonderful day!
Hugs and smiles


Stay at Home Mom of Three, Splitcoast Team Member and Copic and Spellbinders die Lover.

11 Responses to “Penguin Triplets”

  1. Oh aren’t those penguins cute?! CAS is hard for me too and I find it takes me longer to make a CAS card than one with many layers….lol
    Sweet card, Beate!

  2. Beate you did a wonderful job of CAS’ing but I agree it is hard to copy someone else’s work. Those penguins are adorable.
    stamping sue

  3. Hello!

    I hope that you had a wonderful Christmas with your family! This little penquin is so cute! I love the layout of the card – will have to try it today! I am so weary after too much card making for the holiday – I need motivation! :<)

    Wishing you a good one!


    Barbara Diane

  4. Those are the cutest! Great card 🙂

  5. This is so adorable!!!

  6. This card is beautiful and funny
    I love it

  7. I think you do very well at CAS! What a sweet card, Beate. I love those sweet penguins! As always, you have the perfect mix of textures, colors, and embellishments! Took DS and dear granddoggie to the airport today. Goodness, the house is so very quiet. I guess it’s back to the craft table tomorrow for me! Hope you had a wonderful Christmas, my friend! Hugs…

  8. they are too cute, love the embossed background, and colors. neat corner gem placement too!

  9. super cute! love the design and textures. super card, Beate! hope you had a wonderful Christmas and Happy New Year to you and yours! =)

  10. These little penguins are SO cute and I love that sentiment as well as the embossing folder!


  11. Beate, I don’t know why you always say you don’t do CAS well. Because you do everything PERFECTLY! Thank you for sharing another great card. ;0)

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