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Nov 2, 2014

Anything Goes at Penny Black and More

Happy Sunday! November already - it's crazy! And it has gotten really cold. Halloween was freezing!!! Took my Ninja trick or treating, but little Elsa decided to stay home and warm instead. Smart choice!

It's time for a new challenge at Penny Black and More. This month we are going to make it easy for you, as the theme is "Anything Goes". But I have a feeling we are going to see lots of Winter and Christmas cards :-)
That's what I decided to do, since I will be needing a few more to send off. 

I stamped onto copic blending card and colored  using copic markers. The card was then inked using distress ink. I really wanted a CAS card, but it needed something extra, so I used a music sheet stamp on the background, as well as some other stamps in the corner. Embellished with the little jingle bells diecuts and some twine, and finished off with glitter.

Here is another view. Aren't these mice the cutest!!

Product list:
Caroling Trio by Penny Black, Music Sheet BG stamp by Hero Arts,
old SU sentiment (merry little christmas)
xpress  blending card, SU card stock, designer paper from stash
jingle bells die set by Whimsy
colored with copic markers
I would love to play along here:
Crafty Calendar -  It's All About Christmas
Crafty Catz - - Anything Goes
 Jingle Belles -Christmas Card with a Creature
ABC Christmas Challenge -  Very Merry Christmas

Thanks so much for visiting!!


  1. Using the music sheet in the background was a really good idea Ellie and perfect placement against the focal image.

    Hope you have a good Sunday.

    B x

  2. Aaah what a sweetie and i so love those jingle bell dies and i may have to buy them !!, Luv Sam x

  3. Fabulous and cute card, one of my fave stamps too.
    Beautiful colouring and love those diecuts too;-))m

  4. Gorgeous card Ellie, love the sweet little stamp.
    We have been blessed with amazing weather lately although today it has dropped much colder and is set to get much colder as the week goes on x Susan x

  5. what an adorable group of xmas mice, they will brighten anyone's day for sure! so pleased you could join the "creature feature" fun at JINGLE BELLES! :)

  6. Anonymous19:54

    aww, this is so cute ellie! this is still my favourite PB christmas stamp. i love how you over stamped the sentiments in the corner and the dies are the perfect embellishments.

  7. What a sweet little trio ... love those bell die cuts ... so glad you joined our Creature Feature at Jingle Belles.

  8. What an adorable image! Love the card! Thank you for sharing it with us at the Crafty Catz! Ingrid x

  9. Such a sweet scene and I love the stamps you choose to complement it - fab.
    Lynn x

  10. Such a lovely Christmas scene Ellie. I love the cute mice and you have made the candle light looks very realistic.
    Just so gorgeous.


  11. My favourite Christmas Penny Black stamp. What a cute and gorgeous creation Ellie.
    Happy crafting
    Tracy x

  12. Beautiful card, love the cute mice & die cut bells :)


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