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Mar 24, 2018

Allsorts Challenge 459 and Papercrafters' Linky Party 8

It's Saturday already and that of course means it's the start of a new challenge at Allsorts and also time for the new Papercrafters' Linky party (the linky is at the end of this post). As always you may share any new or recently made papercraft (anything goes) at papercrafters' linky party. I can't wait to see what you've been creating!

At Allsorts challenge this week Wendy chose the theme of Black and White only. Skin tones are allowed but I decided to stick with just black and white for today. 

I used a  new stamp from Penny Black's newest release (if you're interested, I have it available HERE in my Etsy shop). The image is gorgeous but don't you just love that kitty on the roof?! He's probably trying to climb to the top of the Eiffel Tower  :) :)

I heat embossed the image on Neenah solar white linen card stock using versafine onyx ink and clear embossing powder. The sentiment is from the set Sprinkles and Smiles which is my favorite birthday sentiment set. Patterned paper is from a 6x6 paper pack by Authentique. I thought the hounds tooth pattern would be a perfect match for this stamp. The little flower was done using Penny Black's new Frames Die set, and I used a sticky pearl in the center. The random dots  under the flower were stamped using a really old stamp set by Stampin Up, and only available on the secondary market. The "itty bitty background" link below the card will bring  you to ebay listings of this stamp. 

I really enjoyed creating with black and white only, so I made a few more cards.

The cards above are all small note cards, 4.25 x 3 inches, one of them is a little bit taller. I used the old stampin up stamp again on the background. The frames and little flowers are from Penny Black's  new Frames Dies set, currently available in my Etsy shop, and I used a mix of stamps by Penny Black, all linked below the photo or find them in the amazon picture link below. 

Visit the challenge blog to see what the rest of the team came up with, and I hope you can come play along with us for a chance to win some great stamps by Rare Earth.

This post contains affiliate links, this means I may earn a small commission if you purchase something through the links, at no additional cost to you. 

I am also playing along here:
Card 1:
set of cards

Papercrafters' Linky Party 8

Thank you everyone for sharing in last week's Linky party, I had lots of fun visiting your blogs and getting lots of inspiration. It was not easy again choosing a favorite, but it had to be done and my top pick is..............

Subha shared this beautiful personalized wall art using the quilling technique. Isn't it absolutely amazing!!!

 Congratulations Subha, and thank you again for the wonderful inspiration! Your top pick logo is below, feel free to add it to your blog if you like to.

The new linky for the following week is below, to play along simply use the linky tool. Remember, anything goes at Papercrafters' Linky Party, new or recently made! I can't wait to see what YOU will share!

Please note: this linky tool is for papercrafters' Linky party, if you are here for Ellibelle's crafty Wednesday, please visit this link ----->>> Ellibelle's Crafty Wednesday. 


brenda said...

Really love the chic elegance of your creation Ellie and that little strip of paper down the leading edge really adds to the overall style.

B x

Mervi said...

Stunning feminine card, so pretty;-))m

Wendy L said...

They all look gorgeous Ellie, thank you, xxx

Marilyn said...

Gorgeous card!!
Have a great day!

Mummylade said...

Really elegant and what a clever idea with the flower

Julie Tucker-Wolek said...

Ohhhhhhhh these are gorgeous! LOVING the B&W!!!!!!!

Janis Lewis said...

Beautiful black and white cards. Thanks for sharing at Always Happy Birthday.

New Creations said...

Such a stylish, fabulous and attractive card, I love the addition of PP with a pretty flower, Love it to the core!
And thanks for leaving such a sweet comment on my blog dear! Would love to follow you now, glad to be here:)
And just found your awesome challenges too!

Darlene said...

These are fabulous ... love them all! Thanks so much for playing in our ‘Frame It’ challenge at Dies R Us. Good Luck and please come back again soon!

Darlene (DRU Blog Leader)
DAR’S CRAFTY CREATIONS Please stop by for a visit.

Kathleen said...

Gorgeous image and a lovely design really super card.

Kath x

Lynn said...

Your Parisian stroll card is how you kept it in black and sophisticated!

JanR said...

Oooh, so very classy! That flower is a lovely touch. Wonderful card! Thanks for joining us at Little Red Wagon.

Amy Johnson said...

Oh my gosh, that image is gorgeous! I could frame that card and put it in my new guest would go perfectly. What a great idea to make cards black and white.

Blossom Cards said...

lovely black and white card thanks for sharing with Creatalicious Rachel DT

Margreet said...

Stunning feminine stamp and card.
Thanks for joining us at Craft Rocket.
xxx Margreet

Jackie T said...

Hi your makes are stunning.Thank you for joining us at the Unicorn Challenge Blog for Challenge 30 “Make it Girly.” Hugs Jackie (DT)

Maria said...

Wonderful collection of cards! Very elegant and classy! Thanks so much for joining us at Dies R Us this month for the challenge!

Billie A said...

Very pretty cards. I like the no color. Thanks for sharing over at Always Happy Birthday
Billie A
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My Paper Epiphany said...

I love your chic card! The houndsthooth edge is a perfect match! The other cards are cute too. There's something special about B&W:)

Margaret Mifsud said...

Your cards are stunning!! I love the focal image and the black and white theme is very striking! Love the houndstooth border and flower! x

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Tracy said...

These are wonderful Ellie, they are all great in Black and White.
Happy crafting
Tracy x

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crafty-stamper said...

Fabulous monochrome card love the stamps and random dots---Thank you for joining us at CWF
Carol DT x

Sybrina K said...

Oh my, Ellie! I can see why you made a few more black and white cards because you absolutely rocked this color combo! Your cards are just stunning! Thanks so much for sharing with us at Words 2 Craft By. :)

Melanie said...

Great b&w cards!
Thank you soo much for taking part in our "anything goes with optional birthday” challenge over at Creatalicious & good luck in the draw.
Hope to see you again in our new challenge as well…

(DT-Coordinator Creatalicious Challenges)

(DT Crafty Friends)

(DT The Sketchy Challenges)

(DT Stempel-Magie)

PS: Sorry for the late comment, life had been very busy these past weeks…