Hi, I'm Torrey. Welcome to Left Field, where creativity runs amok and imagination is ALWAYS more important than knowledge. Shoes are not allowed but ties are optional. This is a repository of snippets from my life out here in Left Field. One never knows what shiny bits of creativity will be found here... cards, scrapbook layouts, photography, poetry, recipes, ponderings, rantings and musings. It could be anything! Life in Left Field is always changing, always real, always ...interesting.

November 4, 2012

The Nose Knows

Hidy Ho Crafty peeps!

October has come and gone...ZIP...FLASH. November has arrived. It's actually getting sorta chilly at night now. I am hopeful that this is the herald of cooler temperatures to come!

Over at Kenny K's Krafty Krew, we're having a challenge this week to usher in those frosty nights....our theme this week is:
Even if it's still 90 degrees where you are--you can play along and dream of winter white! The more the merrier. And if you use a Kenny K image on your project, you'll be eligible to win this week's prizes which are:
The prize from Kenny is the winner's choice of 5 digi stamps.

And our second sponsor is 

Leo at Flonz
The prize from Flonz this week is $20.00 gift voucher for Leo's store.
So for this challenge...I morphed the cute little Elf Boy stamp into old Mr. Jack Frost himself! And, about the sentiment...
yeah, I'm weird, I know. Actually, I was originally gonna put "Nipping at your nose"...but my mom thought "Snipping at your nose" with him holding scissors would be better. I changed the "at" to "off". I know it's macabre, but heck, yesterday was Halloween and I'm still kind of in that mode. 

But when it boils down...it was still my mom's idea.
Now you know where I get it from.
I colored up Jack with my Prismacolor pencils with just 3 pencils (PC 932 Violet, PC 1088 Muted Turquoise, PC 906 Copenhagen Blue). I used the plastic "bubble" off some leftover packaging from something and created a shaker box filled with big, sparkly glitter and punched cardstock snowflakes covered in glittery ink. I gave him a pair of scissors and...a nose--both of which I created in Photoshop.

Elf Boy stamp - Kenny K
Prismacolor Pencils
Patterned paper - Anna Griffin
ribbon - Michaels
mini scallop scissors - Provo Craft
glitter pen - Sakura
drip border punch - EK Success for Martha Stewart
snowflake punches - McGill, Emagination
crystal glitter - Glitterex
plastic packaging


  1. What gorgeous colors you have used on Elf Boy and great colored Torrey :-)
    Hugs from Karin

  2. Sure blame your mom. I think it's a perfect sentiment.

  3. My computer monitor thanks you for the coffee shower.

    I should have been warned by your pre-amble. But clearly wasn't.

    That flesh-colored nose just cracked me up.

    The card itself is beautifully done. Great coloring, design, yada yada.

    But having the elf holding that nose was a stroke of (demented) genius.

    Blame your mother all you want. You raised the bar.

  4. Bwah hahahahah! That's awesome!


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