Apr 4, 2009

2 cards------Penny Black saturday and saturday sketch challenge

Hello and thanks for visiting my blog today! I have two cards to show you today.
The first one was made for this weeks sketch saturday challenge. What an awesome sketch!
The image I used is from the Digital Stamp Oasis. I like to print several images at a time and keep them in the box with my swapped images. It was colored with copics. The designer paper is from Basic Grey's "Eva" collection. I embellished with prima flowers and a cuttlebug die, stickles and martha stewart lace border punch. I used my sewing machine to stitch around the edge. The sentiment is from Stampin Up's upsy daisy set.
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I made this second card for this weeks Penny Black Challenge. "Easter" is the theme. I received this cute image from a swap. Again, it was colored with copics. I used the same sketch again, since it is so gorgeous and super fun to work with. The card is super simple too, I cut out the image and adhered it to a nesties circle. The card front was embossed with my cuttlebug folder. I embellished with prima flowers and brad and added a little bit of stickles to the flowers and the sentiment.
Thanks so much for visiting my blog. And be sure to check out this post for a sketch and some blog candy to win. Only a few days left to enter!!
Ellie.

24 comments:

  1. Beautiful card. I love the way you added the Stickles to the sentiment. It really adds a nice touch.

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  2. These are both so cute! You color beautifully!

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  3. Love the embossing and the glitter on the sentimentis beautiful-Tania

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  4. These are beautiful Ellie, Love all the glitter and sparkle :-) The images are very cute too !
    Lorraine x

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  5. This is so gorgeous! I love the sentiment and all the sparkle you've added! Thanks for joining in with the Penny Black challenge this week!
    Beth xx

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  6. Oo Ellie this is gorgeous. Love all the glittery bits. And I love the sentiment too, is it from SU?

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  7. great work Ellie - love the composition of this card with the embossed backgorund and how you ahve mounted the cute image. Also that sentiment is a beautiful font - love it! Thanks for joining in the pBSC this week.
    Pauline x

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  8. Both the cards are really stunning! Love the glitter on the sentiment on the second one...very clever!

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  9. I like the smiling squirrel image. That's how I feel when I get my mail and find a homemade card in it. I think the bunny image is really cute and I like all the sparkle.

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  10. beautiful card Ellie...love the embossed background and your cute image and of course...stickles.....thanks for joining in the fun again this week at PBSC
    Hugs Kath xxxx

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  11. This is such an adorable image, love he embossed background.

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  12. Both lovely cards and I agree with Tracy - you coloring is wonderful.

    I especially like the sparkly celebrate!

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  13. Adorable cards! I love the sparkle on your sentiment on the bunny card!

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  14. How on earth did you manage to cut those flower stems without cutting off the flower heads, Ellie! Gorgeous!

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  15. Fabulous card. Love the image and the colours you've used. Michele x

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  16. Cute cards girl and love the layouts you used! tfs!!!

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  17. Cute cards, Ellie! The images are adorable as always and your coloring is gorgeous!

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  18. wo super cards !!!!
    very fab images and adorable !!!!!
    thanks for joining us to S.S.
    HUGS COCO

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  19. I love the PB Bunny card!! He/she is adorable! Your coloring is fabulous!!

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  20. Oh wow Ellie these are adorable, love how you've used my sketch ~ gorgeous colours and details. Very cute images on both card ~ great work. Thanks for joining us this week at PBSC & SS
    hugs
    Tracie :)x

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  21. OMG, these are truely my colors! I love the combination of pink and brown. I love your card, it is so gorgeous!
    Sanne :o)

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