Thursday, December 1, 2011

Shall I Play For You . . . On My Drum?

Shall I Play for You . . . On My Drum?  Barumpabumbum, barumpabumbum!

I love that song, The Little Drummer Boy - and Mo's image is a perfect depiction.

Today is the 1st day of December, can you believe it?!  That means only 24 more days until Christmas and Santa will be on the move.  I

I am so glad I have tons of paper scraps.  I am going by  my sister's house tomorrow and she is going to show me how to use my new sewing machine - as I've never used one before.  The only reason I purchased it is to use on cards - and that's why all the scraps will come in handy - for my practicing!  The machine has 100 stitches programmed in, but really there are only a few that I want to use.

Card Recipe:

Stamp:  Shall I Play For You digi - Mo's DP2 Shop
Paper:  My Mind's Eye Lost and Found Christmas DP; Gina K Luxury 120 and SU CS
Ink:  Copics:  Hat: YG67, 63, 61; Coat: YG95, 93, 91; Scarf: YR16, 14, 12; Patches: Y38 and YG05; Pants: E35, 33, 31; Shoes: E17, 15, 13; Drum: R29, 27, 24 and E43; Strap: YR23; Puppy: W5, 3, 1; Puppy's Scarf: R27, 24; Skin: E21, 00, 000,R30
Accessories:  Icicle Stickles for the snow; Nesties Square Fleur de Lis die; Cardboard packing material

Besides Mo's Challenge 111, I am entering the following challenges:

That's it for today, so later gator!!


  1. Hi Kathy!
    I really love your card design here, the criss crossed fancy frames is really pretty. :-)
    Thanks so much for joining us at Mo's this week.

  2. This is just perfect for our Great Outdoors Theme at Mo's..


  3. ooooooooo he is cute and beautiful kathy, and what a coloring it's great.

    goodluck with your sewing machine.

    greetings karin

  4. So very sweet, Kathy! I love the die-cut frames and all the 'snowflakes' you've added! glad you joined us in Mo's Challenge.

  5. Kathy, this is beautiful. Love this image and the coloring is fabulous. Thanks for playing the Mo's Challenge :)

  6. Hi Kathy...oh, I wish my sister lived nearby so she could teach me how to THREAD my machine! hahaha! I bought IT for cards's still hermetically sealed in the box! I bought it a year ago! LOL! Can't wait to see what you come up with...100 different stitches. YIKES! I love that song too...and I have always, ALWAYS loved this Mo image!! Your coloring is gorgeous!!! I'm so glad you've joined us again this week at Mo's! Hugs Pat Frank

  7. So beautifully done. I love how you used the frames, thanks for the idea. 100 stitches, wow, how cool is that. How did the sewing go? My sewing is so crooked on my cards.


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