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Aug 1, 2009

Penny Black Challenge #60 - Summer

I think yesterday while working on the upcoming Digital Tuesday Challenge, I actually found my mojo again. Yippie! So today I can show you a new card I made for today's Penny Black Challenge, with the theme "Summer".

I used a brand new Penny Black image, called "guess what", that I purchased a few weeks ago, can you believe it took me this long to ink it up??!!

I colored it with prismacolor pencils and blended with baby oil. Did some sponging along the edge in bashful blue and then adhered to a scallop nesties rectangle. This was also my first time using the new in colors, even though I've had them since the second week of July. I used the pink one (I think it's called melon mambo) as my card base and used a SU jumbo wheel (Doodle) with white craft ink on the top edge. Designer Paper is SU's olive prints. To finish this card off I stamped the sentiment with chocolate chip ink, added the ribbon and prima flowers with pearl centers and a little bit of stickles to the flower that the mouse is holding. The main image was popped up with dimensionals.

Thanks so much for visiting my blog today. Hope you like my card!


  1. wow this is such a beauty stunning colouring and those papers are just perfect love cheryl xxx

  2. Absolutely adorable, Ellie!

  3. beautiful card and love the colour combo and that adorable image...thanks for joining in the fun this week at PBSC....Hugs kath xxx

  4. Gorgeous card, loving the colours and the stripes :)
    Jackie xx

  5. Such a cute card! Like your coloration!
    Hugs, Alex

  6. Hi Ellie

    No, personally I can't believe it took you this long to "ink" up this wonderful image.

    Great card and you have coloured the image perfectly.

    Smashing colours.

    Love Jules xx

  7. Lovely Card Ellie. Thanks for leaving me a comment. Tracy xx

  8. really cute summer card

  9. Oh wow Ellie I love this, the colours are gorgeous and your new image is adorable ~ fabulous card.
    Thanks for joining in the fun this week.. have a good day.
    Tracie :)x

  10. Hi Ellie

    gorgeous card, love the stamp where did you get that from? beautifully coloured well done


  11. Your site keeps getting better and better all of the time.

  12. Such wonderful cards on your blog Ellie, love them all.


  13. Beautiful card Ellie. The image is gorgeous and the papers are yummy too.
    Emma x

  14. beautiful card Ellie - love your adorable image and colouring. Thanks for joining in this week's PBSC
    Pauline x


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