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May 18, 2013

Penny Black and More - midmonth reminder

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I have a card to share today, that I made using images from a Penny Black Stickeroo Sheet. These sheets are so perfect for quick cards, and the coloring on them is just so professionally done. 

I made this for  the midmonth reminder of our challenge at Penny Black and More. There are still about 2 weeks left to enter into our challenge, the theme is "Sew Special". It's actually two challenges in one, either create a card for someone special, or do some sewing on your card, or you can do both. 

 The beautiful flower stickeroo was adhered onto some white card stock, then onto saffron card stock. After adhering it onto the designer paper, I did some sewing, since our challenge at Penny Black at More this month is "Sew Special". And of course since I love sewing on cards, as long as my sewing machine behaves.

The designer paper is from Stampin up, old and retired, I thought the blue matched the swirls from the image perfectly. 
The butterfly on the left is also part of the sheet, I cut it out, adhered it onto card stock, and added it with a glue dot. 
To finish it off, I added some glitter, a white ribbon and tucked the sentiment under. The sentiment is from a set by Whimsy Stamps.

Here is a closeup.

I would love to enter this card to the following challenges:

Always Something CreativePlants
 By the Cute & Girly - - Flowers
 One Crazy Stamper - Flowers
Sarah Hurley Challenges -  Shades of Blue
Simon Says Stamp - Flowers

We have 3 fabulous sponsors again this month, each offering fabulous prizes, so lots of chances to win.

Our lovely sponsors

 No need to use a Penny Black stamp, as long as it is not a digital stamp, you can use any brand of stamp, or stickeroo. Hope you'll join us. In addition to the prizes, we are also looking for guest designers too. Anyone that enters a card can have a chance at being chosen. 

Thanks again for stopping by. I hope you have a great weekend with some fun things planned!


Desire Fourie said...

Ellie this is just beautiful with awesome colouring and design and beautifully photographed. Love the centres of the flowers and sewing around the edges.
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brenda said...

A stunning card Ellie, I really like the vivid blues (our Allsorts theme this week is True Blue) and as always such perfect stitching.

Hope you have a good weekend.

B x

Marianne said...

Yes.... this is the best blue card I have ever seen. Great colour and stitching. This is an eyecatcher for sure. Thanks for visiting my little blog and have a nice weekend!
xxx Marianne MW

Anonymous said...

a beautiful card, ellie! i love the rich blue too, especially against the neutrals and of course your stitching is always beautifully done. the glitter is the perfect finishing touch.

Linby said...

Gorgeous card Ellie, I have never used the stickers, maybe I need to get some!
Lynn x

Shirley said...

A gorgeous card Ellie. A pretty colour palette and oh so neat stitching. I love PB Stickeroos and you have reminded me to use some of mine before they get completely forgotten.


Heather D. ~ Fresh Brewed Designs said...

WOW!!! This is AMAZING!!!! LOVE everything about this. It is so dimensional and pretty and just POPS!

Thanks for playing along with us at Freshly Brewed Challenges.
We just released a new rubber stamp and are hopping today, hope to see you stop in and play along!

Claire said...

This is really gorgeous Ellie, thanks for joining us over at Sarah Hurley this month.
C xx

Lynne said...

Delightful. The glitter on the flowers and butterfly is a nice finishing touch.

Clarissa Schupp said...

What a wonderful work! Your image is amazing. Thanks for joining us at ASC.
hugs Clarissa

Brigitte said...

Gorgeous and elegant card!!! Love the stickers! Thanks for joining us this month at BTC&G and we hope to see you again next challenge. Hugs, Brigitte

susiestacey said...

Stunning card Ellie, the blus is so vibrant - love it x Susan x

Lydia said...

so beautiful and a great effect xx thanks for joining Sarah Hurley challenge xxxx