Saturday, 10 December 2011

Penguin Love

Hello, and welcome!

This is my final posting for Stretch 'n Bubbles, which is sad for me.....I've been on the Design Team for the past 6 months, and have enjoyed myself immensely.....Alison really does draw some very cute images........but she's decided to close the store because she is embarking on a new venture.....but that means there is a MEGA SALE going on at the if you've enjoyed some of the images I've been using for the Design Team, you need to head over there, and grab some goodies.....when they've gone, they've gone for good!

So, my final offering is this ickle guy.......he's called Penguin Love..........

Isn't he adorable?  I love penguins!

Everything is coloured up with Promarkers, and I used Hot Off the Press papers......I really like those icy blues.......

Seemed right to add a matching tag, and I stuck on this pretty K&CO snowflake....yum.......

How d'you like my bow?....sweet, eh?
Want to know where I got the gorgeous ribbon?  
Well, those of you in the UK will know a store called PRIMARK........for those of you elsewhere, I bet you have a store that sells pyjamas......well, in Primark, pyjamas are sold tied with ribbon....very pretty ribbon.......and it's often just lying, discarded, on the floor.........
You know where I'm goin' with this, don'tcha?.........
NO.....I did not just steal it!!
I picked up a piece, took it to a sales lady, and asked if the ribbons were replaced when the sales people were tidying........she said NO......they don't have time for that........she said the ribbons are collected up, and THROWN AWAY.......aaaaagggghhhhhhh!
Yep, I asked could I have some, and I came away with blue ones, red ones, starry ones, Christmas tree ones, tartan ones.....TONS!
The lady said I should just ask, because it was a shame to throw it all away, and I told her, in my best Arnie impression that I'll be back....she can count on it.......haaaaa!
So, ladies, go get 'em........and show what you get....yaaaaaay!

Anne-Marie x
Challenges: Tag (hope the tag on the card counts!)


  1. Aww he's so sweet. Makes me want to put him in my pocket and take him home!
    Thanks for the heads-up regarding the ribbon, what a brill idea....and I was in Primark the other day but didnt go near the jammies :0( Will definately remember next time!

  2. Yeah for recycling! Love the card.

  3. It's really pretty ribbon, and now you have a new source! Lovely card!

  4. This is fabulous Anne-Marie,love the image and your gorgeous backing

  5. Oh what a brilliant idea getting the ribbons. Love the card too its stunning, Thanks for playing on MAWTT this week Hazelxo

  6. Too cute! Love it - thanks for playing at D2D!

  7. Lovely card. And great "deal" on the ribbon!

  8. what a gorgeous choice of a little creature, and beautiful creation, thank you for sharing your lovely work with us at the Secret Crafter Saturday Challenge
    Hugs Kate xx

  9. Love it AM! I have been having withdrawal symptoms from being away from all my buddy's sites for so long! What a great job :)
    You know, i am sure AiFactory would enjoy having you on their DT... call is out for new members at the moment :)

  10. Hi, haven't managed to do any blog visiting much lately - missed seeing all your fab cards. This one is gorgeous, cute penguin and love the ribbon. We don't have a shop like that but it's a fantastic find for you!

  11. Real cute card (and thanks for the ribbon tip).

    Thanks for joining in with the fun at Crafty Boots Challenge.


  12. what a cutie and the ribbon is fabulous
    Thanks for joining us at MAWTT for Last Minute Christmas
    Good luck
    Lisa x

  13. So cute Anne-Marie , hi is really a cutie.
    Thanks for joining our Y for Yippee challenge at ABC Christmas Challenge this time and good luck. Dorte x

  14. This card is so cute! Thanks for joining us at PCJ! Hugsxx