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May 18, 2015

Flowers and Dies using Penny Black Stamps

Happy Monday and thanks so much for visiting! It's time to share some well overdue Penny Black stamps creations. One was made for our Midmonth reminder at Penny Black and More, where our theme is "Dies and Punches".

It's the Mother's Day card, I made for my Mother-in-Law, and since I wanted to use it for today's post, I didn't share it earlier.
The stamp I used here  is called "Demure" and is available in my Etsy *stamp* shop. For my dies and punches I used a nestabilities die set, and I  a MS butterfly punch. I embellished with sticky pearls and gold glitter. The embossing was done using a cuttlebug embossing folder. Sentiment is from Whimsy Stamps.

Stamp Links:
Paying along here:
Dragonfly Dreams - How Does Your Garden Grow
Pile It On - Not Cute 
 Inkspirational Use at least 3 of these 4 elements:
Distressing, Flowers, Embossing, Pearls
  (I used pearls, flowers, embossing)
Frosted Designs Friday Challenge - All About Mom*
Lunagirl Moonbeams - Mother

Up next is a quick card I created using the stamp set Sprigs.
I used distress markers to color directly onto the stamp, lightly spritzed with water and stamped it onto cream colored fabriano watercolor paper. Stamped the sentiment and finished off by adding glitter to the flower centers and some sequins.
Stamp Links:
(both available in my etsy *stamp* shop)

I am playing along here:
AAA - Happy Birthday

Stamping Sensations  - Flower Power
Sweet Stampin - clean and simple
NEW* Simply Papercraft -  Anything Goes or Clean & Simple *

By the way, there is still time to play along in my "Monday Morning Challenge" where the theme is "Pretty Flowers".  I have a beautiful stencil to give away to one lucky winner!


Mervi said...

Stunning cards Ellie, love the first one, really special.
Happy new week;-))m

kiwimeskreations said...

Wonderful cards - love the top one in particular.

Marilyn said...

Gorgeous cards!!

Julie Tucker-Wolek said...

These are gorgeous! LOVING the colors!!!!!!

Amy Johnson said...

Such beautiful, floral cards!

sandie said...

Gorgeous cards, love the colours and gold glitter, great to see you at Ink

Jane said...

Super delicate bloom on your pretty card. Thanks for joining in AAA Cards birthday celebrations.

Thordis said...

Gorgeous cards. Love the colors and the glitter... Thanks for joining us this week at Sweet Stampin' :)

Karen Lunagirl said...

Thanks for sharing your beautiful bright card in my 'Mother' challenge at! ~ Karen

Rachelle Olaridge said...

What a gorgeous card design. Love the details,image and beautiful colors. Thanks for joining us at frosted Designs.

Raechelle Bellus said...

Beautiful cards! Thanks for joining us at Frosted Designs!

D- said...

I saw your card at AAA Cards and came over for a peek. Both of your cards are sooo pretty. Thanks for sharing.
Crafty hugs,

Anonymous said...

your mother-in-law must have been so happy to receive this beautiful card ellie!! i love the vivid colours of the flowers and the black just really pops them! the second card is a lovely CAS design with such soft and pretty flowers!

Vicki Dutcher said...

What apretty bday card! Thanks for joining in at AAA!

Lynne K said...

A lovely clean and simple design! Thank you for sharing it with us at Stamping Sensations.


Maarit at Violets Corner said...

Gorgeous clean and simple card, Ellie, thank you so much for playing with Sweet Stampin'. Hope you can come and join our next challenge too :)

Love and hugs

cm said...

Two beautiful cards! The first one, with the oh-so-pretty flowers, really catches my eye! A most gorgeous card that I know your mother-in-law adored, as do I! Thank you for sharing your creativity in the Inkspirational gallery!

Pia Larsen said...

Beautiful and colourful!
Thank you for playing with us at INK for our "Recipe" challenge. Hope you will join us again :o)
Pia xx

brenda said...

Hi Ellie,

A really late catch up with things and to look at your pretty cards. And also thank you for sharing with us at Stamping Sensations challenge.

Hope you too are feeling better.

B x

Laurian said...

Fantastic card!

Thanks so much for joining us at Dragonfly Dreams and I hope you come back soon!


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