Sep 9, 2012

A Penny Black weekend Challenge

Happy Sunday all, hope you're doing great and are enjoying your weekend. We have some beautiful weather here today, too bad I have to head to work in a couple of hours :(

I made a quick card today. I saw that Penny Black has a weekend challenge this weekend, to create a mini card. And I really wanted to play along.
Here is my card.
The stamp is from the clear Penny Black set "Holly Jolly". I colored it using Faber Castell Polychromos pencils as well as some copics.

The sentiment is from the same set. I made a 3 3/4 inch square card. It's a really simple card, I simply stamped the image onto my card stock, then added a strip of patterned paper and gold paper (which somehow looks like cork in my photo-but it is a brushed gold). Then I stamped the sentiment, added some twine and a button, and glittered the stars and snow. 

I am entering my card to the following challenges:
 Thanks so much for stopping by,
Ellie.

13 comments:

  1. Gorgeous card Ellie, such a cutie image and the colours and layout are fabulous

    Sue

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  2. So so cute and I love that touch of twine! x

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  3. Hi Ellie,
    really fabulous card, love the image and colouring;-))m

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  4. i love your holly jolly Christmas card,thanks for playing along with CRAFTY CATZ x carol

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  5. Cute hedgie. I love the clean design.
    Dawn
    DeeGeeScraps

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  6. fabulous card and so cute beautiful thanks for joining in with our challenge at Crafty Catz ...sassyx

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  7. Gorgeous creation hun! Thanks for playing along at PBSC! xxx

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  8. this is too cute ellie! i love that little hedgie trying to decide where the next star should go. the striped paper at the top is so pretty and eye-catching and the button with twine finishes it all off so nicely. as always, your image is beautifully coloured.

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  9. LOVE this Ellie!
    this is a wonderfully clean design, I can see mass producing it for Christmas! thanks for the holiday inspiration!
    hugs & blessings

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  10. adorable, nice twinkle in the stars , the coloring is excellent :)

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  11. Love this! What a simply brilliant card, Jx

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  12. What a cute card Ellie, I just love your choice of image.

    Thanks so much for playing along with The Squirrel and The Fox, I hope to see you again soon!

    Hugs,
    Linda xx
    squirrelsnippets.blogspot.com.au

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  13. Absolutely stunning, beautiful colouring and such a sweet hedgie image
    Lindsay xx

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