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Freshly Made Sketches #463 Entry: Truck and Penguin Cards

My absence on my blog means that the holidays are feeling busier than usual. The work, life balance is a bit tough. And as I finally make my way through some video games, I've had a little bit less free time to make cards. Additionally, the few cards that I have made, I haven't had a chance to upload pictures just yet. That said, I sat down this evening to make a few cards that I'm pretty happy with. This card comes courtesy of Freshly Made Sketches which gave the following layout.

This was actually the perfect little challenge for this evening because it allowed me to pull out my scrap box with some leftover holiday strips. I quickly got to work using my brand new recollection stamps.. The first card I made feels like the "manliest" Christmas card I could muster.

Does anything say manly like plaid, a truck and the phrase "Trucking Through the Snow"? 

For my second iterations of these cards, I used my brand new Recollections penguin set.

And as a slight variation, I used mistletoe strips to off set the penguins:

The various coloring of the penguins, the hats and the mistletoe comes courtesy of my Copic markers.

And voila, some brand new cards. I love this challenge set, and I would love to do it again with a couple different variations using actual leaves or even washi tape. This is definitely a sketch I will save for a long time to come.

Check back later this week as I used the truck stamp set for another challenge. Once I take the pictures, I'll be uploading and posting the new post. (Update! Post here!)

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