It's time again for the new Allsorts challenge, Mervi is hosting this week with the theme of "Ladies Only" in celebration of International Women's Day on March 8th. We have two wonderful prizes lined up for Allsorts challenge this week, so hopefully you can come join us! This week we are being sponsored by DigiStamp Boutique who are offering a wonderful prize, plus we're also having a clear stamp set to give away.
Don't forget it's also time for a new Papercrafters' Linky Party. As always anything papercraft goes and I can't wait to see what you've been making. The linky and last week's top pick is at the end of this post.
I love Penny Black's fashionista stamp line, they are so much fun to color and I love the art style. This image is part of the set Patisserie by Penny Black. The sentiment is from the set Sprinkles and Smiles. My Tonic stamp platform was used for stamping which ensures I get a solid impression.
I heat embossed the image on Bristol Vellum Card using Versafine Onyx ink and clear embossing powder. I've also embossed the sentiment. I inked the edges using antique linen Distress Ink, used a script stamp on the background (old by Stampin Up), a Flourish stencil from Stampers Anonymous as used to add some interest to the background. Coloring was done with Kuretake Zig Clean Color Brush Pens and a Zig Detailer Waterbrush.
I layered the image panel onto black printed designer paper, distressed some more, then layered onto another patterned paper. The card base is kraft card stock by Stampin Up. To finish off the card I added a sentiment sticker from Tim Holtz's Quotations Metallic Stickers set and finished off with a button and twine.
I am following these challenge themes:4 Crafty Chicks - Just Add A Sentiment
Pause Dream Enjoy - Use a Stamped Image
As You Like It Challenge - Single or Multiple Layers (&why) - multiple, I like the way it makes the image stand out more when another layers is placed behind the image panel.
Aud Sentiments Challenge - Add a Sentiment
Crafting By Designs - Use a Sticker (the black "make a wish" sentiment is a sticker from Tim Holtz sticker Quotations set)
Artistic Stampers - Stencils and Masks
Digi Doodle Studios Challenge Blog - Feminine Fancy
and then some anything goes themes:
Penny Black Saturday Challenge - Anything Goes w/option of Easter or Choc. Brown.
Crafty Creations - Always Anything Goes
Creative Moments - Always Anything Goes
House That Stamps Built - Anything Goes
Inspiration Destination - Always Anything Goes
Simon Says Wednesday - Anything Goes
The Crafty Addicts - Anything Goes
Crafting With An Attitude - Always Anything Goes
Always Happy Birthday - Birthday + Anything Goes
A Bit More Time to Craft - Anything Goes
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Papercrafters' Linky Party 5
It's Saturday that also means it's time for the new linky party. A big thank you to everyone that linked up last week. Some wonderful inspiration again and as always it wasn't easy to choose. But I did decide and this week my top pick was........
Brenda's creations never cease to amaze me and she has been one of my biggest inspirations in blog land! Whether it's the beautiful floral cards, inky backgrounds or beautiful scenes, there is always something new to admire!
Brenda, thank you for sharing your wonderful creation, and feel free to place the top pick logo to your blog if you like.
If you would like to share a new or recently made creation, simply use the linky tool below. I will be along visiting the entries during the week and my new top pick will be posted here next Saturday. Can't wait to see what YOU will share!
Remember - Anything Papercrafts Goes!!
Thanks so much for stopping by today, I hope you'll check back again tomorrow...I have a cute card scheduled for the Penny Black and More challenge.
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