Saturday, 26 November 2011

Penny Black Saturday #179 - Christmas with Red & Embossing

Good morning all and welcome to another Penny Black Saturday Challenge. Thanks as always to everyone who entered last week's challenge - those of you who are keeping up with our month of Christmas themed challenges should be getting to grips with your Chrimbo makes by now lol!

Before we get on to this week's challenge I need to offer a mahoosive congratulations to my teamies Helen and Nat, who have both won prizes in Cardmaking and Papercraft's Cardmaker of the Year 2011 .... full details here. In Helen's case her prize was in the Penny Black category - woo hoo!!

This week we are continuing with week 4 of our  Christmas themed challenges, and would like to see

Christmas + Red + Embossing

This week's gorgeous prize for a randomly drawn winner is from Fantastic Ribbons,

and is 4 ribbon reels of the winner's choice - lovely!

There are loads of fab sample cards from the rest of the DT on the main challenge blog - here is my effort.

Stamps: Penny Black "Royal Mail" (3766J); sentiment unknown (I've lost the packet!!);
Media: Promarkers and Flexmarkers; polar white flowersoft with glamour dust on the snowy areas;
Papers: Dovecraft
Supplies: flowers from Wild Orchid Crafts; pearls from The Hobby House; ribbon from my stash;
Tools: Crafts Too embossing folder "snowflakes".


Crafty Pad #148 - Festive Cheer (Red + green + gold or silver)
Kaboodle #94 - Baby It's Cold Outside
Deep Ocean #13 - C is for ...
(Christmas, cute, circles)
Pile It On #47 - Anything with a "P"
(Postbox, papers, pearls)
Charisma #46 - Snowflakes
Crazy 4 Challenges #115 - Snow
Totally Gorjuss #108 - Sparkle
Papertake Weekly - Christmas Crackers
The Ribbon Girl - Jingle All The Way To Christmas
Scrapbook Sisters #61 - Christmas Time
Forever Friends (fortnight) - Christmas Is Coming
Penny Black & More at Allsorts - All Creatures Great & Small (3rd and final entry)
Creative Craft - Free For All

Hope you can join in with us this week - have a great weekend whether you're crafting or braving the Christmas shopping crowds :-)


  1. That stamp is just adorable! Love the glittery snow you added and the pretty flowers. Hugs, Hanneke

  2. Stunning colouring as always Pauline, gorgeous card.
    Thanks for sharing this with us at Penny Black and More, good luck;-))m

  3. What a beautiful card Pauline.

    Hugs Riet.xx

  4. Adorable card Pauline, love these hedgies. Hugs, Claire x

  5. Gorgeous creation Pauline, thanks for joining Penny Black @ Allsorts challenge, good luck.
    Happy crafting
    Tracy x

  6. Pauline your card is so pretty - the image, ribbons, embellishments all gorgeous and your flower arrangement is beautiful! Thanks for joining in with the Ribbon Girl challenge. Mary G x

  7. Pauline such an adorable card just love this little image


  8. Pauline such an adorable card just love this little image


  9. Wonderful card it all works together perfectly,thanks for joining us this month at Penny black and more.
    Hugs louise xx

  10. Gorgeous card, love the glittered flowers and the colouring, hugs heidi x

  11. Wow,love all the details! Thanks for joining us at Kaboodle Doodles!

  12. This made me go.. 'awww' - it's so adorable. Love the sparkle and those beautiful blooms.
    Thanks for joining our 'Christmas' challenge at Totally Papercrafts this week.
    Caroline xxx

  13. Ooh this is gorgeous Pauline! I love the flower cluster in the corner!

    Love Beth xx

  14. What a sweet card. Thanks for taking the challenge at Kaboodle Doodles!

  15. Thanks for the toot Pauline! :0)
    Beautiful card hun - that stamp was a popular choice this week! lol Love all the sparkle too!
    Helen x

    PS - thanks for joining us at Pile It On!

  16. Stunning card Pauline, luv the cute image xx

  17. A fantastic card. I love the cute image. Thank you for joining us at Creative Craft.
    Nikki x

  18. Cute stamp and you've put it together beautifully Karen x

  19. A great "sparkle " card. thank you for joining bus at TG this week

    p.s. I have blog candy on my blog to old and new followers and Hotshot crafts have launched their first challenge today

  20. Gorgeous card Pauline, and so cute! Your image is adorable and I love your choice of colors.

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Pauline x