“Penguins on Parade” by Elaine Mellor

Posted By: Jordan 13th September 2023

Follow Elaine’s super cute, quick and simple ‘How To’ guide, to create a Penguins on Parade Christmas Greeting Card.

Add some Seasonal sentiment by sending a Handmade Christmas Card!

Personalised and homemade festive cards add such a heart-warming touch during the winter months. You don’t have to be an experiences creator to create a Xmas card for a loved on or friend. Putting the time and effort into designing something special with the receiver in mind, can be such a wonderful gift to the beholder.

Elaine proves this with her Penguins on Parade demonstration. Highlighting how gorgeous and effect results can be achieved when you’ve got the right tools – and abit of Stix2 savvy!

Other Items used:

Lili of the Valley stamp set

Stamps By Me Geometric Stitched dies

Sentiment Stamps from Craft Stash

Stamps By Me Gossip Alcohol Markers – find out more the the video below:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nvmDhPM9QkE Video by Simply Angelic Crafts

Step 1: Stamp one of the penguins into the middle of the die cut white card.

Stamp a second penguin onto the masking sheet and cut it out.

Step 2: Place the penguin mask over the stamped image.

Stamp an another penguin either side of the masked off image.

Step 3: Remove the mask

Step 4: Colour the image using the alcohol markers.

Then, using the 3D PVA in the ultra fine tipped bottle, add a line of the glue underneath the penguins.

Sprinkle the glitter over the 3D PVA.

Step 5: Using foam pads adhere the penguin image to the die cut denim card and then add to the front of the card blank using the tape runner.

Lastly add a festive sentiment and your Penguin card is complete.

Thank you so much to Elaine Mellor for sharing this wonderfully wintery Xmas card! Keep up to date with all Elaine’s makes via her Instagram.