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Nov 12, 2014

My New Shop is OPEN!!!

Hello everyone! I have some very exciting news to share today, and a new card too!

Last month I decided to quit my part time job due to personal reasons, but since I am not one that can find enjoyment in doing nothing, I decided to open up my own little Etsy shop selling some of my favorite stamp designs.

As you may have guessed from my logo above, I am currently only selling stamp designs by Penny Black. You can visit my shop by clicking the link above, or simply type TimelessStamps4You in the Etsy search field. 

My first shipment just arrived a couple days ago, and I spent the day yesterday getting the shop ready.
I am currently only shipping to the US, due to the high shipping cost overseas, and lack of tracking once the shipment leaves the United States. 

Of course I had to get inky with one of the newest Penny Black stamps, and one of my new favorites
Winter Song. The stamp is currently available in my shop.

This is a very large stamp, and so beautiful! I did have a little bit trouble stamping it, due to the size, but after a couple tries I was happy with it. It was best to use it without the acrylic block, and simply laying the card stock over the stamp and then apply pressure with hands. 

The card was very simple to create. After stamping I simply inked the edges with turquoise ink, and adhered to the black background. The bird was stamped separately and colored with alcohol markers. Added glitter to the snowy parts on the bottom portion and finished off with some punched snowflakes. The sentiment is from an older stamp set.

Product list:
Winter Song - Penny Black, sentiment - maker unknown
broken china distress ink, memento black ink
Recollections 110lb white card stock, SU black card stock
brads, glitter

I am playing along here:

Crafty Sentiment Designs -Anything Goes
Going Grey With Scrap-Creations -  Make It Sparkle  -
  Party Time Tuesdays - - Anything Goes 
Artistic Inspirations - Anything Goes and/or Stars
 Craft Your Passion -  Something beginning with B (how about a bird?) 
Dream Valley Challenges - Christmas + DT Call 
Love to Create Anything Goes
 Squigglefly - Christmas Card
My Perfect Life –  Festive 48 Week 44 ALWAYS ANY Christmas card
hat Craft Place  Anything Goes
Thanks so much for visiting,
Happy Stamping!! 


Kathy Bradley said...

What a wonderful scene and lovely card! Thanks so much for joining us at Squigglefly this week and hope to see you again soon.

susiestacey said...

Firstly Ellie Good Luck with your new venture - l hope you are very successful - just had a look at your stamps and some of my favs are in there.
Secondly...this card is just gorgeous - love it all, l think l am waiting for this stamp.
Take care x Susan x

KT Fit Kitty said...

Best of luck to you! Congratulations on your new shop! Your card is beautiful! Love the sparkle!

Cindy Groh said...

Stunning. I saw it on a challenge site and had to come get a closer look. Beautifully executed:)

Tammy said...

Gorgeous card Ellie, I love that image and all of the sparkle! Best of luck with your new shop!
Tammy x

Elizabeth Hart said...

In love with this wintery card an the touch of blue is perfect! Thanks so much for joining us this week at the Squigglelfly Challenge, Elizabeth (DT)

Unknown said...

Gorgeous card! Love the scene and glittery snow. Thank you for joining our "Anything Goes" Challenge at Love to Create this week.
Ruza ~ LTC Admin/Designer
Ruza's Craft Corner

Whisper said...

Oooo absolutely stunning and what a great layout too.

Good luck with your new venture and i'm now off to check out, if you have any stamps i don't have ??, Luv Sam x

Mervi said...

Congrats Ellie!
Fabulous card;-))m

Helena (Gvendalen) said...

It is very beautiful card! Thanks for joining us at Craft Your Passion. Hope to see you again next week. Helena

Holly Young said...

Gorgeous card! I love the sparkle. Congratulations on opening your own shop. Wish you the best of luck with it! thanks for sharing such a pretty creation with us at Squigglefly this week.

Marina said...

Gorgeous scene with fabulous sparkle - I love the sparing use of colour . Great card. Thanks a lot for joining in with my Festive 48. Hope you can link up again next week.

chanya13 said...

Beautiful card!!!. Love colours and image. Thanks for joining us at Artistic Inspirations!! I hope you get to join us again for our next challenge. Agnieszka DT

Shirley said...

Wishing you all the luck in the world with your new business Ellie.
Your card is so beautiful. I love the wintery scene and the cute bluebird.
Loving all the sparkle too.


nwilliams6 said...

Beautiful! Wonderful coloring, super image, and the feel of the card is sooo cool! Lovely work and thanks for sharing it with us in the Squigglefly challenge!

Unknown said...

loving the scenic look, thanks for sharing it over on artistic inspirations

chanya13 said...

Beautiful card!!!. Love colours and image. Thanks for joining us at Craft your passion challenges!!! I hope you get to join us again for our next challenge. Agnieszka DT

Anonymous said...

So beautiful with the cool blues and frosty sparkle.Super card.Thanks for joining us at Craft Your Passion.Hope to see you again next week.
Lisa x

Dana Joy said...

Fantastic project. Thanks for playing with us at Party Time Tuesdays!

Gale said...

Gorgeous card Ellie. Love the cute bird and all the sparkle. Thanks for joining us in our "Sparkle Challenge" at Going Grey With Scrap-Creations and we hope to see you again soon. Hugs, Gale DT