Jan 6, 2009

2 Challenges - 1 card (Penny Black)


I made this card combining two great challenges, Penny Black saturday challenge , and Mojo Monday sketch challenge . For Penny Black Challenge #30 we were to use embossing in our project. I used my new cuttlebug folder (textile texture). The image was colored with Prisma, blick studio and copic markers. I need to get a few more copics, I am not very happy how my flower pot turned out. (Don't have the right colors!) I added a little bit of stickles to the bee's wings and the flower center. I also added stickles to the strip of celery prints designer paper. The sentiment is from vases in vogue (retired SU). I punched it out with SU's small oval punch and adhered it to a basic black small oval. This was adhered to the basic black card front. The card base is certainly celery. To finish the card off, I added the circle which is folded in half, put an eyelet thru and tied a bow using black gingham ribbon. That little pink flower that I found in my stash was just perfect to add next to the sentiment using a gold brad. The image was attached with dimensionals.
This is such a beautiful sketch! I will be using it again soon! Thanks for looking.

16 comments:

  1. This is beautiful, it is great when you can kill 2 birds with one stone :).

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  2. Very cute! I love that little PB hedgehog! Great job on the Mojo sketch!

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  3. This is too cute! Love the Penny Black stamps....great work!!!

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  4. Oh very cute card Ellie, fab image and that embossing is gorgoeus.
    Thanks for joining us this week
    Happy New Year
    Hugs
    Tracie :)x

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  5. Super cute Ellie! Love the color combo, very fresh! Great image too. Fun card! :)

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  6. This could not be cuter. I just love your wonderful designand take on the challenge! Precious image.

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  7. gorgeous card, such fresh colours. Thanks for joining us this week on pbsc
    -x-

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  8. I love those hedgie images and this one is so adorable. I think the pot is the perfect terra cotta colors. Great use of the sketch.

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  9. Oh this is very elegant. Lovely card. Kim

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  10. Beautiful combination of paper and embossing, plus i think your colouring is fab! Thanks for joining in the PBSC this week
    Pauline x

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  11. Great job on the challenge (s), great job on the colouring too, just love those copics.

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  12. What a cute card! That stamp is so cute (:

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  13. Adorable! I love Penny Black and you do an amazing job with them!

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  14. So darling. Beautiful coloring. Thanks for playing! :)

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