Friday, November 30, 2012

Gnome for the Holidays

We have a new artist, Elizabeta Kushner, at Squigglefly and she has some very fun images that will be available on December 1 (this is a little sneak peek) I just adore gnomes - and this one is adorable. Check out more of  her images on Squigglefly and as a special note she gives all her profits to a charity in her native Croatia.
The Creative Details:
Image: Gnome by Elizabeta Kushner at Squigglefly
Colors: Copics in olive, willow, skin white, sand, toner grey and crimson 
Embellishments: ribbon, pearls, mini beads, wooden diecut, white liquid pearls
Techniques:Paper piecing

The Challenges:
ATCs and Cards with Attitude - anything goes
Aud Sentiments - bingo
Christmas Card Challenge - paper piecing
Crimbo Crackers - holiday/Christmas
Crafty Sentiments - red, white and green
Fussy and Fancy - I Love Christmas
Gem of a Challenge - paper piecing
Kaboodle Doodle - stripes or polka dots
Lady Anne's Challenges - anything goes
One Stitch at a Time - fabric, ribbon or lace
Paper Pretties - anything goes
PaperPlay Challenges- green, pink, cream
Simon Says Stamp - anything goes

Stay Warm Harted,


  1. Elizabeth, this gnome is soooo cute! Love him & his paper-pieced flower! Love the papers, colors, embellies, & your design! :^)
    Hugs, Penny

  2. What an adorably colored little elfin gnome, Elizabeth! Your card is darling with the pretty papers and textured beard. Sweet as can be with the paper pieced flower - I always forget about that technique and it looks so sharp!

  3. Such a cute image and you have him beautifully, love the papers and the ribbon. Thank you for sharing with us at Lady Anne's. I hope we see you again.
    Love ~ Lady Anne xx

  4. A wonderful card, I think the colours are super and the image so cute.
    Thanks for joining in the Kaboodle Doodles challenge

  5. This is lovely...Thank you for sharing with us at Crafty Sentiments..And good luck.

    Caz CSD DT xx

  6. This is so cute! I love your paper pieced flower and the texture on his beard. Beautiful papers. this is just such a fun Christmas card Elizabeth!

  7. So cute, I love the paper pieced flower and such a great image.
    Thanks for joining in with us at Fussy and Fancy…

    Luv CHRISSYxx

  8. This is fabulous - love how you've added texture.

    Thanks for joining us at One Stitch at a Time this week, and good luck!

  9. Hi Elizabeth, gorgeous card,love all your papers and the cute little gnome image!

  10. Ah what a cutie, I love it. Thanks for joining us at Crafty Sentiments designs.

  11. Very pretty card. I love the image, paper piecing, layout and papers. Thank you for joining us at OSAAT this week. Good luck. Hugs, Jill x

  12. Love the dp you used with this and the paper-piecing on the flower is perfect! This is just adorable - you did a fabulous job with Elizabeta's new image!

  13. Elizabeth, this card is too cute for words. The image is adorable and perfectly colored. You are right, my daughter would love this!

  14. Great idea! Thank you for making him so handsome :)

  15. This is gorgeous. I love the image with his beautiful paper pieced flower. The layout is fabulous too.

    Thank you for taking part in A Gem of a Challenge

  16. Great card, thank you for sharing with us at Aud Sentiments for our Bingo challenge.

    Hugs Helen DT xx

  17. That little gnome is just too adorable. Thanks for joining us at Aud Sentiments

  18. Gorgeous card!! Love that image and your design is fab!

    Thank you very much for joining us this week at the Simon Says Stamp Challenge Blog!


  19. Super cute Elizabeth. Thanks for joining us at Aud Sentiments this time. Carol DT x

  20. Fab card and love the cute little image. Great paper piecing. Thanks for joining us at A Gem of a Challenge xx

  21. Great card thanks for sharing it with us at Fussy & Fancy this week.
    Shell xx