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Nov 1, 2010

It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas

Happy Monday everyone!

I am so excited to share today's post with you. It's my first Design Team card I made for the Penny Black @ All sorts monthly challenge.

This month the theme we have for you is

It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas

You can get your inspiration from the beautiful Christmas song, or simply from the title.

I hope all you Penny Black lovers will join us, there are several fun prizes up for grabs and you can enter up to 3 times with a new card or other project.

For my card I used the stamp "Caroling Trio". It was so much fun to color!!

I've used my derwent coloursoft pencils and baby oil. The designer paper is from Basic Grey and cardstock fom Stampin up and couture 80lb. I decided to do some distressing and also sewed the edges. Embellished with some brads, pine tree button, silver cord and of course stickles glitter. The sentiment is from an old retired stampin up set.

I am also entering my card to these challenges:

I can't wait to see what you all come up with using your Penny Black stamps. Several amazing prizes up for grabs so be sure to play along!! Be sure to check out the rest of the DT's amazing work!


Have a great day,


brenda said...

Super work Ellie, thank for being on the Penny Black at Allsorts team.

B x

Crafting Queen said...

Really lovely card.

Fleur said...

Beautiful card Ellie, your colouring is perfect & such a sweet image
Hugz fleur xXx

Jules said...

Hi Ellie

Your card is so lovely.

Great image coloured so beautifully and stitching on a card always looks so good.

Love Jules xx

Debbie said...

Gorgeous card and fabulous colouring, great stitching too, very effective. :)
Thanks for sharing with us at The Crafty Pad challenge this week. :)

xxDebbie The Crafty Pad Stamp Designs

Zoechaos said...

Easy to see why you have joined the PB@A team this card is just darling and your enthusium for the project shines out loud and proud. So thrilled to be on the team with you xx Zoe

Anne said...

Smashing card Ellie, love the image and your've coloured it beautifully:)
Thanks for joining us this week on TPC
Anne x

Jayne said...

Lovely Christmas card Ellie, such a sweet image. I love the sewing and distressed edges. Thanks for joining us at OSAAT.

Maarit at Violets Corner said...

Gorgeous card Ellie!

Love your wonderful colouring and the stitching, it always looks fab on cards.

Fab to be in the team with you!


Sarah said...

Ellie I love this card, your coloring is fab, this stitching gives it that something else, its just a great card. thank you for playing with us at OSAAT.

Mervi said...

This is so sweet and gorgeous!
i love this image too, made some cards last Cmas and they were the most popular cards, have to do again!!!
Your colouring is so brilliant as you too,-))m

Keep It Sweet and Simple said...

This is gorgeous - it's one of my favourite Christmas stamps and you've coloured it beautifully. Love the little glow around the lantern.
Thanks for joining us at Totally Papercrafts this week.
Caroline xxx

chrissy xx said...

Ir really is Gorgeous. LOve your colours and stitching. Thank you soooo much for joining us at OSAAT.

The Crafty Goat Girl said...

Fabulous card, lots of bling bling! Thanks for joining in our challenge this week over at Totally Papercrafts, good luck! Heidi xx

Anonymous said...

Love this card!

Love crafts forever said...

Your card are beautiful. Thanks for playing with us at OSAAT. Hugs. Nataliya

Anne H. said...

Such a lovely Christmas-card!
An adorable image and beautiful colors.
Thanks for joining us this week at Stampavie and More.
Anne :)

coldwaters2 said...

Oh Ellie this is absolutely gorgeous a stunning début card beautifully designed.
Lorraine x

Choccy said...

Such a cute card. I love the mice image.
Thanks for sharing with us at OSAAT for our Christmas challenge. Good Luck !

Choccy x

mrsk06 said...

Totally Gorgeous! I love it!

Thanks for playing along with the Crafty Pad! Hope to see you for the next challenge!


Sal xx

Margreet said...

Beautiful debut card succeeded gloriously....this PB stamp is so sweet and your colouring is fab!
Thanks for joining OSAAT!
xxx Margreet

Basslady said...

very lovely card!

love the whole style of it!
so cute and sweet!

hugs and kisses from germany,
silvi xoxo

Cor* said...

What a cute image. Love your papers ! & coloring is divine! Thanks so much for showing us YOUR WINTER WONDERLAND creation at Fussy & Fancy! Happy Holidays!!! Hugs- Corry

Amanda said...

Great card and beautiful stamp!
Thanks for joining in with our Christmas challenge at OSAAT.

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