Jul 18, 2010

A penny black cutie

Can you believe I managed to get two cards done and posted within 2 days?? It's been sooo long since that happened.

I've been playing some more with my new derwent coloursoft pencils, this time I used one of my old Penny Black stamps (Bee happy). I just cannot tell you how much I love these pencils and I now I want to get ALL of them.


I've used the sketch from "The sweet stop" challenge blog, but flipped it.
Papers are from Stampin up. I did some machine stitching with my janome mini on this card.

Since I didn't have any rust colored ribbon, I ended up running a piece of card stock through my paper crimper (which I haven't used for soooo long) to get a little bit of texture. Flowers and scallop border were done using Martha stewart punches, the oval is done with a SU punch. I've added tiny sticky pearls to the flower centers and some stickles glitter to the bee's wings and flower centers on the Designer Paper.

My card also fits these challenges:
Thanks so much for visiting me today. Hope you liked the card. I already have another image colored, so hopefully I'll be able to be back with another card very soon!

Have a great day,

18 comments:

  1. oh, now isn't that just the sweetest image! Adorable card.

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  2. Awww....I love PB hedgehogs and your card is adorable! Nice coloring. Kerry

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  3. Your coloring of this image is gorgeous! What a cute, cute card!

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  4. Hi Ellie

    What a great Summery card and your colouring of the image is perfect.

    Thank you for joining us at Allsorts adn Penny Black at Allsorts adn good luck.

    B x

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  5. I really like those Penny Black hedgies. This is cute paper and layout to show yours off.

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  6. Ooh Ellie,
    this is such a cutie!!
    Love the penny black stamp :)
    Hugs Anneke

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  7. This is so cute, love the little hedgehog and the coloring is awesome, really now I need to check into those pencils. THS

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  8. What a sweet card and image! I love all the primas you used and the stitching.

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  9. What a pretty card this is, Ellie! Your coloring turned out beautifully! Very nicely done! Thank you for joining us at Fussy and Fancy, and I hope to see you back again next time! Lisa :-)

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  10. This is such an adorable card! I love your coloring and the little bits of pearls and glitter were the perfect finishing touches. Nice job!

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  11. Very well done. Great job coloring the image! Thanks for joining the Fussy and Fancy girls. Hope you drop by and play again!

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  12. Gorgeous card Ellie - love your colouring.
    Thanks for playing along with my challenge at Allsorts this week and our first Penny Black at Allsorts challenge.
    Take care
    Debs xx

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  13. Ellie this is such a sweet card! Thanks for playing along with the sweet stop blog

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  14. Such a precious stamp or image! Thanks for playing at The Sweet Stop!

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  15. Beautiful card!
    Thanks for joining our summer days challenge at Allsorts and a burst of summer colour at PB@Allsorts

    Emma xxx

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  16. Wow, you card is stunning! Love the colors and the detail is amazing!

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  17. Absolutely Adorable!! Gorgeous coloring on this sweet image.
    Thanks for joining us this week at Fussy & Fancy!

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  18. Fabulous summery card love the image...x

    Thanks for joining us this week for Penny Black at Allsorts challenge... hugs kirsten...x

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