Friday, December 12, 2014

Mischievous Polly the Christmas Elf, Cheryl Alger

  When I saw the contest to win a spot as a guest designer for Kraftin' Kimmie Stamps on Facebook I was so excited and knew I had to find the time to whip something up.  So here I am nearly at the last minute to share my card with you.
  This stamp is not a Kraftin Kimmie stamp but it is by a KKS aritst, called Mischievous Polly the Christmas Elf by Cheryl Grant Alger.  I have had it for a very long time, it was one of my very first digi stamps I purchased when I started getting into alcohol markers.  I didn't think you would still be able to purchase it but I went looking and found it for you all.  I wanted to be able to post a link for you.  I got it from Squigglefly and you can find it HERE.

Mischievous Polly the Christmas Elf by Cheryl Alger

I have used a lot of things from my massive christmas stash but there are a couple of new things I will link for you.  The winter hats is a die that was a new release at Whimsy Stamps this month, Winter Hat Border Die, you can find it HERE.  The little stocking charm on the top left is also from Whimsy, found HERE.  The wooden snowflakes I picked up at Michaels.  The large stocking was on a store-bought card I received from someone a few years ago.  I took it off and saved it, I knew it would be cute on something sometime.  My papers are from the Winter Wonderland collection from MME and a few from Whimsy too but they aren't available anymore.

I paper pieced the little winter hats and embossed the ends in gold and then also used Glossy Accents to make them look like bells.  The silver snowflakes are Jolee's from Michaels. Here is the inside of the card..


This little stocking here is from my stash and I can't remember where it came from.  The large snowflake is a punch and the sentiment was a free gift from Whimsy Stamps.  Here is a closer look at the stamp..

I colored her with my Graph'it markers.  I added some Glossy Accents to the bell on her hat.
Color Combos used: 
skin: 4125. 4115, 4170, 3120/ 4145, 4135
hair: 8240, 8260, 8270
red: 5210, 5240, 5270
blue: 7101, 7220, 7240
stippling: 9500, 7220, 9502

Thank you for stopping by my blog today.  I hope you enjoyed my fun christmas card.  Have a Krafty day!!
I would like to also enter this card into the following challenges:
Winter Wonderland- Christmas Presents
A Random Fan- Christmas
Kraftin Kimmie- Wonderful Wednesday, ATG
Squigglefly- emboss or die cut
That Craft Place- Christmas
Stamp and Create- Anything Christmas
Simon Says Stamp- Wednesday, bling it on

6 comments:

  1. Super cute....thanks for joining our challenge over at Squigglefly!!

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  2. So adorable! I love the little banner you made with the hats! Very creative. Thanks for playing in Squigglefly's challenge!

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  3. Love the hats on the bottom! Fun, fun, fun image and card. So much cuteness on this one! Thanks for sharing this adorable card with us in the Squigglefly challenge!

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  4. Stunning card and Beautifully coloured too. Love the layout with all the die cuts and elements. Thank you for joining us at That Craft Place. Hope to see you again soon.
    Hugs amanda

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  5. What a gorgeous card, love the cheeky elf, thank you for sharing at Winter Wonderlands 'Presents' challenge and good luck x Susan x

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    Elf on the shelf

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