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Mar 20, 2012

My Favorite Things Challenge

I finally figured out where to find the weekly sketches for My Favorite Things, and since I really liked this week's sketch I thought I'd play along. Somehow I had a hard time making this card though, for some reason it took me almost 5 days to finally complete it. I actually almost gave up on it.

And that although I used one of my all time favorite stamps!

Anyway, the stamp is by Penny Black, called "Guess What". I colored it with my faber castell polychromos pencils. Papers are from Basic Grey and Bo Bunny (I think). Card stock is from Stampin up and Neenah.

The border in the middle was done using a die from My Favorite Things. Embellished with some ribbon, linen thread, and a button.

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Marjo said...

This is so sweet Ellie, love it!
hugs, Marjo

Anneke said...

What a lovely card Ellie! Such a sweet stamp :)
Hugs Anneke

cheryl said...

oh this is one super cute image,and those papers,are just so beautiful hugs Cherylxxxxxx

Brittany said...

Awww, great, what an awsome hedgehog!! lol,
Hugs! Brittany, xoxo

susiestacey said...

Hi Ellie, gorgeous card love the image x Susan x

Amy Johnson said...

Too cute! Love the button!

Tracy said...

This is soooo cute! Love your coloring and the card design--well, I can see why you liked that sketch. Lookks fantastic! Thanks so much for joining us this week at The Kraft Journal!

brenda said...

Wonderful colouring Ellie and a really pretty card.

B x

Sarah said...

A fabulous card! SO Cute!

Thanks for joining us at the Pretty Little Ribbon Shop challenge.

Sarah x

Whisper said...

Wow, i'm loving the layout and those lush papers too, Luv Sam x

Beate said...

Beautiful coloring and card.
Hugs and smiles

debby4000 said...

Adorable, gorgeous card.
Thanks for joining us at Penny Black Saturday challenge.

Unknown said...

Veru cute! Thanks for joyning the challenge at HeidisHobbystuggu this month!

LindaSS said...

I can understand why that is one of your favourite stamps.. so wonderful and adroable... Thx so much for joining us at HeidisHobbystuggu this month and hope to see you again.. :D

Winnie said...

This si so sweet, love the image and the colors thank you for joining our challenge at stamptacular Sunday this week

Hugs Winnie DT

Eva Marie said...

Beautiful ♥
Thanks for joining us at HeidisHobbystugge

brenda said...

I'm very late getting here I'm afraid Ellie, but it's such a pretty card, lovely colours as well.

B x

brenda said...

Dahhhh, I did pop along before didn't I.

B x