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Thursday, 20 May 2010

Penny Black and more!

Hello everyone. It feels like ages since I made anything but that's probably because it is ages. I really wanted to enter the Penny Black Saturday challenge. I love Penny Black images, no matter what new images I buy I still go back to them. It's still really nice here in Aberdeenshire. Can't believe how nice it's been for days and days now. I even took these photos outside!


And here's the inside. I don't usually do the inside except for a printed insert but it's really nice to make the effort sometimes.

I used:-

Image :- Penny Black slapstick - hedgehog birthday.

DP :- Basic Grey Kioshi.

Colouring :- Promarkers and Spica Glitter gel pens.

Sentiment :- Craftwork Cards.

Flowers :- EK Success retro flower punch.

Lace and pearls from stash.

Flower charm included in candy I won from lil daffodil - thanks Fiona.

I quite like this card except for the candle light! I think I've overdone the colour there. Think I've used the wrong shade of yellow and then added Spica gel pen in yellow - paler would have been better lol!

Now that I've got this made I think it fits a few challenges :-

Penny Black :- Flowers.

Allsorts :- Birthday.

Secret Crafter :- Metal - only a small charm but it is metal!

Basic Grey :- Punch it plus DP.

Creative Inspirations Sunday Challenge :- Punches or die cuts.

Sketch Saturday :- Sketch.

Crafty Cardmakers :- Decorate inside.

Cupcake :- Blooming charming.

Pollycraft :- Summer blooms.

Die Cut Dreams :- Lace.

Papertake Weekly :- Say it with flowers...

Creative Inspirations Wednesday challenge :- For a child.

ABC :- U for unused stash. The lace because I'm trying not to use it lol!!

Crafty Creations :- Celebrate.

A Spoon Full of Sugar :- Cute and Girly.

Charisma Cardz :- 3D.

Phew I'll need to go and have a coffee now - I'm exhausted typing out all these challenges lol! I don't usually combine as many challenges as this but somehow they just all seem to fit. I usually take a note of my favourite challenges to see if any of them go together but only ever do a few of them. This must be a record for me as I usually can't be bothered searching around.

Well I'm off to make that coffee and think about my DT cards.

Kat xx

28 comments:

  1. Hi Kat,
    Your card is gorgeous. I think Penny Black's hold a special place in many of our hearts. I really must stamp one up again soon.
    Your flame looks fine to me.
    Clare x

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  2. Ooh I like that paper... didn't think I needed this pad but might have another look lol. Gorgeous card, the image is very sweet and your details are really pretty. Thanks for joining us at Crafty Cardmakers hun :o) Lisa x

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  3. Gorgeous card Kat! I LOVE Penny Black too :) I really must use them more often!
    Love the papers you used and the pretty flowers x

    Jenny xx

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  4. Super card Kat, inside and out!
    Love sarah XXX

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  5. Bingo! you got such a lot of challenges with this adorable hedgie card - you deserve a biccie with the cupa!
    hugs, annie x

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  6. Oh Kat, how GORGEOUS! Penny Black are my first love when it comes to stamps and it makes me so happy to see them being used in such a stunning way. You are one very talented bunny. Happy hugs, Squirrel xx

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  7. Oh Kat, I love this image! So sweet! Your card is gorgeous, with beautiful papers and I love your flowers! Great inside, too! I am often too lazy to make the inside of my cards... Hugs Delphine xx

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  8. Beautiful card!!! I love the soft colours and how you made the inside match the front! Gorgeous job done on this one! Thanks for joining us at Pollycraft this week!
    Hugs, Marit.

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  9. Hiya

    this is gorgeous, beautiful colours and a fab image,love those flowers, thanks for joining us at pollycraft and Penny Black

    Joey.xxx

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  10. Oooh... sweet card! Thanks for joining us at Crafty Creations Challenge! Good luck!

    Greetings, Saskia
    (Guest Designer)

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  11. Fabulous card and I love that PB image. Papers are delish and fabby flowers and lace.
    Marion

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  12. Lovely! thanks for joining us at DCD.
    xx

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  13. What an adoreable card!

    Thank you for joining us at Charisma - good luck!

    I also have candy on my blog, 3 Magnolia Fairytale Stamps if you would like to enter, here is the link.

    Leanne xx

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  14. beautiful card kat and I love how you finished off the inside too....thanks for joining in the fun at Penny Black Saturday hugs kath xxx

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  15. Oh this is so cute Kat and what fab colours.
    luv
    Debby

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  16. This is so pretty thanks for joining us at the DCD challenge this week for our "Lace it up" challenge
    Hugs Susie & Vikki
    xx

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  17. This is absolutely darling....such a sweet image and the papers are soft and pretty! Thank you for joining us at Crafty Creations! bx

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  18. This is adorable. Thank you for joining in this week at Creative Inspirations Wednesday Challenge blog and PBSC! xxx

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  19. oh this is one cute image hun love the colurs you have used,wonderful detail too many thanks for playing along with my challenge this week at creative inspirations hugs cheryl xxxxx

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  20. Aw such a sweet card, adorable image and gorgeous colours.
    Thanks for joining us at Pollycraft & good luck.
    Hugs Emma x

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  21. Oh wow!
    Such a beautiful card!
    Love your sweet image and those papers are so delicious!
    hugs
    kim x

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  22. This is beautiful!
    loving all the soft colours you've used.
    Thank you for joining in our challenge this week at sketch saturday
    Jo xx

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  23. This is such a sweet card, Kat! I love the darling image and it's coloured beautifully, hun! The papers are gorgeous and I love your pretty punched flowers!
    thanks so much for joining us at BG Challenges!
    Hugs,t

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  24. Hi Kat, what a pretty card. The image is so cute and your papers are gorgeous. Your flowers and charm are perfect. Thanks for joining us at cupcake craft challenge this week. Hugs, Denise x

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  25. sooo pretty
    Thanks for playing along at Charisma this week
    AllisonX

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  26. Hi! What a lovely card, great image & charm! Thanks for joining us at Cupcake this week! Shelly ;)

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  27. Goregous card! Thanks so much for joining us at PTW last week, and hope you play along again this week with our sketch challenge!
    hugs!
    Sharon

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  28. What a gorgeous card Kat and decorated so beautifully inside. Cute embellishments and the candle looks fine lol! I find that quite tricky to do too!

    Thank You for playing at Crafty Cardmakers inside out challenge x

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