May 7, 2022

Pink Daisy Dream

Hello and welcome! 

Today is the start of a new theme at Allsorts challenge. It's Lolo's week to host and  her theme is "Favorite Stamps and/or Dies". Anyone is welcome to join us with a new creation following the theme and our prize this week comes from Oakwood Archer so hopefully you'll join in for a chance to win!

And here is what I made using some of my newer favorites along with an old favorite. 

I don't buy new stamps all that often (many new releases seem very similar to what I already have and love) but this beautiful Penny Black stamp Daisy Dream had to be mine, it's from a more recent Penny Black release. This is actually a large stamp with these pretty daisies inside a glass jar/bottle but for today's card I only used the flowers for a different way of using it.  

I also used a sentiment from Penny Black's Blooming Sentiments set, another favorite  a couple of years old. Then the script border on the bottom edge is an all time favorite from Whimsy Stamps, no longer available unfortunately. I use this stamp all the time! Finally, I have also used my favorite new dies, Penny Black's Soaring die set that includes 4 sizes of these pretty butterflies along with a fun circle frame. 




The background was done with Penny Black's Hypnotic stencil and Speckled Egg Distress Oxide ink, and I used  Picked Raspberry Distress ink for coloring in the pink daisies, Mowed Lawn for the leaves.

A few sticky pearls were added as embellishments on the butterflies, mounted on white and the I used a pretty blue card base (SU card stock, but I am not sure of the color. Probably no longer in their current assortment.)


  

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Card inspiration came from The Card Concept challenge. As you can see I was inspired by these pretty colors. And I would say the style is defined as classy and elegant. There is definitely something classy and elegant about Penny Black florals and sentiments!


Also fits these challenges:
Penny Black Saturday - use PB stamps // Krafty Chicks - Stamp Act // Simon Says Stamp - Feminine // Paper Minutes - Butterfly // Try It On Tuesday - Use a Stencil // Unicorn Challenge - Pearls // A Place To Start - AG // Get Creative Challenges - Flowers // Pammie's Inky Pinkies Challenges - AG // Path of Positivity - Something Inspirational //

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23 comments:

  1. This is such a beauty Ellibelle, love the flowers and the background.

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  2. Such a pretty card Ellie, and I love how you have used the daisy stamp so 'differently'.
    Blessings
    Maxine

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  3. What a pretty card! I love the words on the bottom and the cute butterflies!

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  4. A lovely delicate floral card Ellie. I like all the elements on it. xxx

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  5. You are so right about many new stamps being similar to older ones Ellie, would be easy to keep buying then you stop and think (hopefully!). A lovely summery feel to todays card, very pretty.

    B x

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  6. This is such a pretty card, your stamping and design are gorgeous.
    Lorraine

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  7. It is indeed a beautiful stamp and your card is gorgeous Ellie. xx

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  8. I love how you've brought everything together to make this pretty card. I also like that daisy stamp but I am going to forgot I saw it lol!

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  9. Such a beautiful card! Great colors, text and those pretty butterflies are perfect flying around the lovely flowers! So happy you shared with us at Path of Positivity! ~Katrina

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  10. I love all things with daisies, and this is a lovely arrangement. Such a soft pretty background.

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  11. What a beautiful design! The daisies are my favourite. I love the Picked Raspberry Distress ink that you've used. :) #MMBC

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  12. Fabulous and beautiful card.

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  13. Another stunning use of Penny Black stamps and other products Ellie - you make them look so completely up to date in how you combine them with the modern techniques like stencilled backgrounds. Pity also the script border is no longer available - if it were i think it would have to be mine!!
    Pauline xx

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  14. This is beautiful, Ellie! Jo x

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  15. I love this! The flowers are so pretty but the newsprint at the bottom adds such a cool touch! Thanks for sharing this with us at The Card Concept!

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  16. A fantastic card and stencil background, the flowers look so pretty Thank you for linking with us at Try it on Tuesdays.
    Yvonne

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  17. This is beautiful card! Perfect for Spring!
    xoxo
    Lovely
    www.mynameislovely.com

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  18. This is a fabulous card. I like how you added the word bank at the bottom, and those pink daiseys are just adorable. This is a super card and I'm glad you shared it with us at Try It Tuesday. hugs-Erika

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  19. Hi Ellie, just noticed that you had entered this beautiful card at Try it on Tuesday. I love how you have just used the flowers. I think you'll have lots of fun with this versatile stamp.
    Avril xx

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  20. Gorgeous card Ellie! Love how you've used those beautiful daisies outside of the vase. Such a great way to get more from your stamps. The colour combination is gorgeous ... love the soft speckled egg with the bright pink flowers.

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  21. Thanks for sharing your beautiful card at Inspire Me Monday at Create With Joy, Ellibelle - I love it! CONGRATS for being featured at Party #540! :-)

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  22. Beautiful card - love the subtle stencilled background!
    Thanks for playing at the Penny Black Saturday Challenge!
    Helen x

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