Whittle Happy Bday Fox
by Kim Singdahlsen
The brand new Marzipan Alphabet has quickly become a favorite of mine! I love the interesting look of the lines in each letter. My card is really very simple - just a Whittle to go with the sentiment - but the letters stand out so well, it looks like it is more detailed than it is!
That's not to diminish the Whittle! This is the Whittle Happy Fox and he really does have a sweet look on his face!
I picked a cheerful paper for the edges from the Memory Box Garden Folly pad, then using the colors in the paper, I surrounded the Whittle Happy Fox with an outdoor scene. The Orchard Leaves and the Garden Leaves and Berries sets are just good all-around sets with their various leaves, vines and berries. Funny though, the flower is the Small Blooming Poinsettia. I tend to use it year-round because I love the look of it. It's natural-looking - maybe even a bit raggedy - and I say it in a very positive way! Plus it has three sizes so it can fit into many different scenes.
I used Kraft Woodgrain paper for the letters thinking it would be a nice outdoorsy, masculine look but as I worked on it I started envisioning tiki huts! That's when I decided to decorate him with bright foliage and some sparkly gems!
I love making cards that keep me smiling the entire time. Any card with a Whittle is that kind of card! I totally love the letters then with that the happy fox looking at me as I worked, this was a very enjoyable card to make - and I love the results!