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Dec 18, 2014

Midmonth Reminders

Happy Thursday and thanks for visiting! 
Today I have a Penny Black Christmas card to share, which I made for the Penny Black and More mid-month reminder as well as a reminder of my Monday Morning Challenge, which is happening right here on my blog.

Our challenge at Penny Black and More this month is Celebrations, which includes all kinds of occasions you would celebrate, so Christmas of course is included. We have some very generous sponsors this month. Be sure to play along for a chance to win.

My Monday Morning challenge this month is Winter or Christmas, so my card today fits for both these challenges. The prize for my challenge is a cute wood mounted rubber stamp from Penny Black which is being sponsored by me/ my Etsy store Timeless Stamps. I still have the Christmas stamps marked down, and the one I have used today is included. 

To make my card I stamped the beautiful image using black stazon ink onto watercolor paper and then colored using distress inks. I applied lots of glitter to finish it off. A very quick card to make.

To play along at Penny Black and More visit this link. 
To play along in my Monday Morning challenge visit this link

I would also like to play in the following challenges:

Deep Ocean Challenge - Christmas is all Around
Loves Rubber Stamps - Anything Goes
Tuesday Throwdown -Christmas
Artistic Inspirations -  Anything Goes and/or Merry Christmas
Crafty Boots -  Merry Christmas
Crafty Cardmakers - Christmas 
Dream Valley Challenges - Christmas
Love to Scrap - Nature

Ooh La La Creations -  Christmas 
Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge -  Anything Goes
Stamp and Create -  Christmas
The Crazy Challenge -  Christmas

Products used:
Snowy Hamlet, Merry Christmas sentiment
watercolor paper
stazon ink, distress ink
stickles glitter 

Have a fabulous day!!


brenda said...

Such a pretty winter scene Ellie and all the touches of sparkly add real magic, I almost expect to see Santa appear from the sky.

B x

Julie Tucker-Wolek said...

Oh my!!! This is just gorgeous! I am LOVING those trees!!!!!!!!!

Whisper said...

Oooo what a simply stunning wintery scene, Luv Sam x

Benzi said...

Wow! What a gorgeous and very wintry creation. I love the church and the pretty trees. The glitter makes it all look so icy and beautiful.

Rene said...

What a beautiful winter scene! Just gorgeous! Thank you so much for sharing this with us at Stamp and Create. Good luck,
Rene :D

Lisa said...

This is absolutely gorgeous!! What a beautiful scene!! I love the glitter - perfect touch!! This is fabulous!! Have a great day :)

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Donna Hanley said...

Very, very nice card. This scene is exactly what I think of when I think of the holidays. Enjoy your day.

MaryH said...

This is a beautiful winter & Christmas scene. Love the image, equally love all those sparkles that show up so well on your card. Very evocative of a Currier & Ives Christmas scene. Merry Christmas & TFS

Annette Allen said...

oh my what a gorgeous scene.. nicely done.. thanks for sharing

jimlynn said...

Ellie, this so beautiful! I love the image and the clean design on this. The glitter around the framework is just the perfect finishing touch! Gorgeous, gorgeous card!

Lin said...

What a charming winter scene. I love the delicate touches of glitter, it really looks like the moon shining down on the snow.

Thanks for sharing with us

Happy Christmas

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FiestyCrafter (Tina) said...

Beautiful winter scene you created with this image! Thanks for joining us at Love to Scrap! Challenge Blog
Tina dt

kiwimeskreations said...

Beautiful card Ellie, and I love the touches of sparkle :-)

Jac’s Playground said...

Beautiful card, the scene is so pretty and the glitter adds the perfect sparkle, thanks for joining us at Crafty Sentiments this week. Jac x

KT Fit Kitty said...

Wow, look at that sparkle! This is fabulous!

Tracy said...

Absolutely gorgeous scene Ellie. Gorgeous creation.
Happy crafting
Tracy x

Linby said...

This is just so beautiful, I love all the sparkle.
By the way - I stayed in Chicago on my own and went shopping - it was fab. I was enroute to see my friend in Indiana, I went by train to Champaign IL.
Lynn x

Pillan said...

Beautiful card! Thanks for joining us at Dream Valley Challenges.

Anonymous said...

I love the glitter and image on this card. Thanks for joining us at the LTSCB this month.

Dee's Craft Room said...

Seriously pretty card, I love how you have coloured it, so delicate. Thank you for sharing your work with all of us at Crafty Boots Challenges.


susiestacey said...

Lovely card Ellie, the stamps creates a beautiful scene and love the icy sparkle too x Susan x

Pretty Paper Junkie said...

So pretty. Saw it on SC and hand to stop by for another look.

CraftyGirl said...

Love the glitter!! I am very glad you entered this week at Tuesday Throwdown. I hope you had fun!!! See you back very soon to play in another fun challenge.


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Sandra said...

What a wonderful Christmas card! Love the touches of glitter! Thank you so much for joining us at Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge. Hugs, Sandra

Cvetelina Borisova said...

Gorgeous card! Thanks for joining us at The Crazy Challenges.

Mervi said...

Fabulous winter scene, lovely shimmers!

Merry Christmas Ellie, sending Santa on his way to you;-))m

Anonymous said...

this is so gorgeous ellie! such a beautiful and peaceful image and i love all the glitter. wishing you a peaceful and cozy holiday.

Crafting Suzie's Creations said...

Great card thank you for joining us at Ooh la la Creations Sue DT xx

Holly AKA KopyKat said...

Oh wow, this is such a beautiful scene! Thanks for playing with us over at Loves Rubberstamps!!!

Marcy said...

Gorgesous scene and beautiful card! Thanks for joining our challenge over at Loves Rubberstamps this week!

vania said...

Beautifil project ! Thanks for joining us at Crafty Cardmakers !

Alli Devine said...

gorgeous Christmas scene thank you for joining at Ooh La La Creations Christmas Challenge
Alli x