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Oct 5, 2014

Penny Black and More - October Challenge

October already, winter is right around the corner (and is surely feels like it outside at the moment!) and so we have the perfect challenge for you this month at Penny Black and More...

Christmas Cards.

We also are having another exciting giveaway later this month, you can read more about it at the end of my post. 

And here is my creation for this month using the cute stamp "Chill Day" by Penny Black, along with a sentiment from the clear set "Holly Jolly".

 My card sketch was inspired by a beautiful card created by Mary J. I just thought this sketch would be perfect to use with the size of the stamp.

I kept the card pretty flat and simple, so it is easily mailable. 
Just stamped the image onto copic blending card using memento tuxedo ink, then colored using copic markers. Designer papers are from my stash. 

Here is another view.
I hope you'll join us this month. You may use any stamp company, just no digi images please, as they don't qualify for the prize draw. We do have several fabulous prizes to give away.


In addition to the amazing challenge prizes, we are having lots more prizes later this month, and we would love for you to share the logo below, so all your friends can have a chance at winning too.  I will be posting more details about this extra special prize giveaway early on October 12th, so be sure to check back then.  In the meantime, don't forget to add this logo to your sidebar, so you don't forget about it, and to help spread the word.

Please link the logo back to the challenge blog:

Playing along here:
A Gem of a Challenge - Clean and Simple
Moving along with the Times - Hedgehogs
Christmas at Sweet Stampin' - Christmas Critters 
Thanks for stopping by, 
have a great day!


brenda said...

Very Autumnal here as well Ellie, very chilly this morning but the trees and hedgerows are looking beautiful.

Really like the crisp elegance of your card, really shows off the PB stamp a treat.

Hope you have a good Sunday.

B x

Whisper said...

Aaah what a sweetie and you are take on Mary J's sketch is so perfect too, Luv Sam x

susiestacey said...

Adorable card Ellie, love this stamp it has been on my wish list for a long time x Susan x

Mervi said...

Fabulous card and your colouring is again perfect and sweet;-))m

Becca Cruger said...

This card is absolutely adorable! It looks like he's scurrying off to deliver some presents. Thanks for sharing!

frlphoebes kreativ-blog said...

I love the Penny Black critters and the great colorcombi of cardstock you used! It looks so adorable,
hugs die waldfee

MaryH said...

An adorable Christmas Hedgie,colored beautifully, and I love the simple sketch you chose that let the image shine out. Really cute card. TFS

Janice said...

This is just the cutest card! Fantastic colouring & design, you've really show cased that hedgehog well. Great addition to our gallery at MAWTT this week, Jx

Hazel (Didos) said...

Ah this is adorable, Thanks for playing on MAWTT, Love Hazel (didos) xx

Marianne's Craftroom said...

I love cute PB images, great layout. Thanks for playing at agoac