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Sep 7, 2014

Penny Black and More - Fall Colors

Happy Sunday!
It's the first Sunday of the month and that means a new challenge at Penny Black and More. Since it's September and Fall is just around the corner, we have a very fitting challenge for you this month -

Fall Colors

I decided to create a watercolor wash background with salt, and use one of my favorite Penny Black floral stamps - Butterfly Suite.

I used Grumbacher Deluxe watercolor paints and salt for the background. The image has then been stamped with archival black ink, then I colored it using the paints.
Sentiment is part of the set "Autumn Letter Seals" by Whimsy stamps.

I hope you'll join us this month, as always we have some fabulous prizes to give away. You are not required to use a Penny Black stamp. Any company is fine, just be sure the main focus on your creation is hand stamped. And you can enter up to 3 times for more chances to win. 
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I am also playing along here:
Delicious Doodles - Colors of Autumn
Eclectic Paperie - Fall

Thanks so much for stopping by.
I hope you are enjoying your Sunday!


  1. Simply classy hun, luv Sam x

  2. It's another lovely creation Ellie, I can see you are really enjoying your venture into inkiness and it's a joy to see.

    Hope you have a lovely Sunday.

    B x

  3. Lovely card Ellie, beautiful stamping x Susan x

  4. Anonymous20:38

    beautiful watercolouring ellie on the background and your colouring and i love the collage stamp.

  5. What a gorgeous stamp and card. Your coloring is beautiful as always!

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  7. great stamping Ellie with lovely autumn colours - fab card.
    Lynn x

  8. This is so beautiful Ellie. Love your inking too.
    Happy crafting
    Tracy x

  9. Catching up, so lovely cards here.
    Beautiful stamp and love the colours;-))m

  10. Wow! Ellie, I love the mixed colouring behind the image. It looks fabulous and your sentiment is a perfect for the scene.



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