Thursday, August 20, 2015

Just Fore You

SugarPea Designs kicked off a new theme challenge yesterday--"Summertime Sweetness."  Yes, summer might be winding down, but we don't have to admit that just yet!  I combined the challenge with the current sketch at Freshly Made Sketches.  It's sketch number 200 over at FMS and SugarPea Designs is one of the generous prize sponsors for this week's sketch, so be sure to check it out.

Just Fore You card-designed by Lori Tecler/Inking Aloud-stamps from SugarPea Designs
I rotated the sketch to work with my design.  I used Copic markers to color up the golfing penguin from the Tee-rific stamp set, then carefully cut him out.  To add interest, I paper pieced his hat with a scrap of plaid patterned paper and filled in the pom pom on the top of the hat with a little bit of  fluffy white flock.  I love the little bit of texture the flock adds to the image!

I made a simple scene using a piece of grid patterned paper for the sky and a strip of torn green cardstock for the grass.  The golf tee was stamped on the green paper, then heat embossed to stand out.  I added a white enamel dot "golf ball" to the top of the tee.  The "just fore you" sentiment was stamped on the blue patterned paper in black pigment ink.  My penguin image was added on top, using foam tape for

If you want to play along with this month's SugarPea Designs theme challenge, we only have a few simple rules:

  • Play along with ANY stamps and dies you’d like – Winner is chosen at random to keep things fair, but if the winners project features a SugarPea Designs stamp we will increase the voucher to $15
  • Feel free to combine our challenge with any other challenge(s)
  • Upload to your blog or other online gallery using keyword: SPD19 so we can easily find your work.
  • Add your name and link to your card or project in the InLinkz on the SugarPea Designs Blog

Materials Used:
Tee-rific stamp set (SugarPea Designs); Memento Tuxedo Black and Memento Luxe Tuxedo Black inks (IMAGINE Crafts/Tsukineko); markers (Copic); Green Acres and Lake Housecardstock (WPlus9); Recollections Aqua Screen designer paper (Michaels); Playdate 6x6 paper pad (My Mind's Eye); white flock (Stampendous); black embossing powder (Stampin' Up!); white enamel dot (Eyelet Outlet); foam tape


  1. It's all about that plaid golf hat! This little guy is adorable! Cute card! Thank you for helping us celebrate 200 at Freshly Made Sketches!

  2. Adorable little penguin and I love the scene you created! TFS!

  3. Love the patterned paper sky and the paper pieced hat. Great card!

  4. Oh my goodness, this is adorable! Love that penguin! Thanks for joining our celebration at FMS!

  5. Absolutely charming!! LOVE the plaid sky and his jaunty plaid hat! Thank you for joining us to celebrate 200 at Freshly Made Sketches.

  6. This penguin is just too cute - I love his wee hat. Thanks so much for joining us at Freshly Made Sketches.

  7. Wow! I saw your card at Freshly Made Sketches and came to take a closer look! Absolutely gorgeous! I love scene cards! This is sooo super cute! Great job on the sketch!


  8. Your card caught my eye over in the Freshly Made Sketches Gallery and I wanted to come visit and see more! THIS IS AWESOME - I love everything about it - so cute and so fun and perfect for the golf lover!! So well done and just such a great take on the sketch!! I really enjoyed visiting your blog and I would love it if you popped over for a visit to my blog at!! I have a giveaway going on right now!
    Taunya Butler

  9. HI!
    I loved your funny pinguin : it's just adorable!!


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