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Tuesday, 10 March 2009

Penny Black Challenge - Recipe 3,2,1


Here is my card I made for the Penny Black Challenge this week.
The challenge was to follow a 'Recipe' using 3 Brads, 2 Ribbons, 1 Flower plus a Penny Black Image.
I stamped with Versafine then coloured the image with Lyra Crayons. 3 Brads were added to the large Flowerpot, this was layered onto a card which I had put through my Cuttlebug Machine using Swiss Dots Embossing Folder then attached to another strip of card, again using my Cuttlebug. The whole image I then mounted onto my card base which I had covered using Papermania Creative Tones - Equisite Paper. A large Pink Bow was attched to the top of the card with a smaller bow at the bottom of the image. As the final ingredient, a fabric flower has been attached to the bottom of my card. I decided to add peel-offs at the side of the image as I thought the hedgehogs were playing Hide & Seek.

12 comments:

Ann Whitfield said...

Really lovely card Christine and a very unusual way to use the brads - excellent!
Ann x

AliMayes said...

Gorgeous Christine - I love the way the hedgehogs seem to be blushing!
Ali xx

tracie said...

Beautiful card, love this cute image and fab colouring ~ great work.
Thanks for joining us this week at PBSC
Hugs
Tracie :)x

Beryl (bik59) said...

Lovely card Christine, your colouring is perfect
Beryl x

Kath said...

beautiful card Christine...love those cute hedgies playing hide and seek..........thanks for joining in the fun this week at PBSC
Hugs Kath xxxxx
If you e-mail me Christine (you will find it on the PBSC blog) I will send you easy instructions for the comment link

coldwaters2 said...

Aw Christine this is just gorgeous. I love your colouring and how you have designed the layout. The colours all work so well. Fabby job.

Hugs
Lorraine x

Beryl said...

Those hedgies are so cute and the colours on this card a fab.
Beryl xx

Jane's Crafty Creations said...

That is just so sweet. I love the brads, they reminded me of the "Jelly Tots" sweets!! Thanks for the lovely comments on my blog.

Jane xx

craftychris said...

love the card christine ,so cute
chris xx

Jules said...

Lovely card Christine - I love that image and how you have brought it to life. The Hedgies in the Penny Black range are probably my favourites.

Have fun at the NEC - I don't get much annual leave where I work otherwise I would go for a weekday visit. Saturday tends to be a bit manic - but worth it of course!!

Leave some goodies for me!!

Love Jules xx

craftypixie said...

WOW WOW WOW havnt you been busy Christine,ive not really looked on blogs for a while..your cards are cute,clean and stunning
Wendy xx

Jane's Blogs said...

How cute are they. Beautiful card.

Jane xx