Jan 6, 2013

Penny Black and More - January Challenge

Hello everyone and thanks for stopping by!

It's the first Sunday of the Month (and the year!), and that means it's time for a brand new challenge for you over at Penny Black and More!


Our theme for January is
"Love is in the air".

Hope you'll join us, as always we have several fantastic prizes up for grabs, from our fabulous sponsors:
 Penny Black, Stampalot, Crimson Cloud, Classy Crafts, Crafty Ribbons
Don't forget that you may use any make of rubber or clear stamps. Can't wait to see what you create!


Below is my creation. I used the super adorable stamp "Captivated" by Penny Black. It's been way too long since I used it last, and I thought it would be perfect for this challenge.



I used pencils for coloring. The papers are from a pack by Lost and Found I think.
I thought the sentiment "so happy together" would be perfect for this cute froggie couple. It's from the set "Key to my heart" from Whimsy Stamps.
It's been embellished with a button and twine. The border was done using a die by MFT.

I'd love to combine a few other challenges here:

And that is all from me for today. Thanks again for visiting and enjoy your day!



18 comments:

  1. A very nice layout Ellie and the fresh colours make me think of spring.

    Hope you have a good Sunday.

    B x

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  2. Hi Ellie, happy new year!
    Just lovely card, beautiful design;-))m

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  3. Hi honey

    A very gorgeous card and your colouring is just fantastic. By the way I love your photo of your kitties , they are just adorable. I have 3 cats and just love them lol.

    Thank you so much for your lovely comment on my blog the other day. Very much appreciated.

    Have a lovely day
    sharon xxx

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  4. Beautiful card Ellie, l like the stamp and your colouring is just perfect. Happy New Year x Susan x

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  5. I have that stamp too - must dig it out as its ages nice its seen the light of day! Lovely card and great colours and colouring, Jx

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  6. What a lovely card! I love the colours and the image! This is so very beautifull! Thank you for joining us at Fairy Tale Challenge! xx Bianca

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  7. such a cute and comical image, beautifully coloured and i love all the green! i can't wait to see green in nature again.

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  8. adorable card, thanks for enjoying us at fairytale, hugs, patty

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  9. Oh this is so gorgeous love the sweet frog image.
    luv
    Debby

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  10. Great card. Thanks for playing in the Bugaboo Challenge.

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  11. Hi Ellie
    Fabulous creation, adorable image and design.
    Happy crafting
    Tracy x

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  12. Happy New Year
    This is just tooo cute! Love the mix of papers you used and the layout.
    Lynn x

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  13. Beautiful coloring....love your card. Thanks for playing along with Crafting By Designs. :o)

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  14. Great card Ellie - love the image - just brilliant.

    Thank you for joining us over at Totally Gorjuss and I wish you the very best of luck.

    I hope you will be able to join in the fun with us on our next challenge.

    Take care

    Toodle Pip

    Hazel x

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  15. Cute - love the layout!
    Fabulous project! Thanks so much for playin' along with us this week for the Catch The Bug Anything Goes Challenge with Bugaboo Stamps! We hope you join us again for our NEWEST challenge.
    Happy New Year !!
    Hugs & Happy Days! ~Min
    Kaymin Kreations

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  16. Fantastic card! Thank you so much for sharing with us at Fairy Tale Challenge and good luck!

    Hugs

    Claudia

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  17. HEHEHE!! SO Much do I love this card! Very happy, sweet and fun. LOVE the papers and your coloring on the image.


    Thank you for playing along at our Freshly Brewed Challenge for Jan.,
    I hope to see you at the hop this weekend!
    Heather D.
    www.freshbreweddesigns.com

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