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Aug 2, 2020

Penny Black and More - August Challenge

It's the first Sunday of the month, that means it's time for a new theme at Penny Black and More challenge. Say it with Flowers is this month theme and hope you'll decide to play along. Our prizes this month come from Penny Black and Stamp Addicts.

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I used Penny Black's slapstick stamp Light Touch, inked with Distress inks (regular, not Oxides) and Distress markers, lightly spritzed with water and stamped with the help of my stamp platform. Mine  has been discontinued but there are several options available.

I inked the edges using Antique Linen and (I think) Walnut Stain distress inks and stamped the open harlequin (not sure if this design has a specific name??) design to add some interest to the background. This stamp is an oldie from Stampin Up.

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The butterfly is part of Penny Black's Flowing Butterflies die. It's been cut out of white card stock then inked with distress ink. The sentiment is one from the set Blooming Sentiments, one of my newer favorite stamp sets ,with Versafine Clair Nocturne ink.

A closeup below...

Thanks so much for visiting!!

I'm linking up here:

Crafty Friends Challenge - Summer Colors // Penny Black Saturday Challenge - PB Stamps // Aud Sentiments Challenge - Wings // Simon Says Stamp - Anything Goes


  1. Such a lovely fresh and bright Summery feel to your pretty card Ellie. I would be lost without my stamp platform, especially with Brushstroke stamps where it really opens up possibilities.

    B x

  2. Lovely card and pretty sentiment;-))m

  3. So GORGEOUS! LOVING the flowers and the butterflies!

  4. A really lovely creation, great image, super colours and a lovely design.

    Kath x

  5. So pretty and a wonderful design.

  6. Beautiful!
    Have a great day!
    Marilyn ❤️

  7. Beautiful make Ellie xxxxx

  8. Anonymous17:33

    Such beautiful bright pink blooms on this pretty card!

  9. This challenge is so interesting!
    Thanks for sharing!
    Cool Men Style

  10. Beautiful project, I love the stamping effect and your butterfly is perfect for our theme. Thanks for joining us for the Aud Sentiments Challenge, looking forward to seeing you next time.
    Crafty hugs, Jenny (Aud Sentiments DT)

  11. Such a beautiful card, the colours are perfect for our theme and I love this sentiment....have found a great deal of joy in my garden this year so these words struch a chord with me
    Thank you for taking part in the Crafty Friends challenge

  12. Beautiful card, thanks for sharing with us over on AUD Sentiments Challenge Blog
    Crafty Hugs
    Debbie AUD Sentiments Challenge Blog

  13. Wow, Ellie that is such a pretty card, love your composition.
    Happy crafting
    Tracy x

  14. Your card is so pretty and you have used a beautiful sentiment too... Thanks for entering it into our ‘Summer Colours’ Challenge. Good luck in the draw and hope you will come back again soon.
    Diane Louise
    [Team Leader for Crafty Friends Challenge Blog]


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