Saturday, 14 April 2012

Penny Black Saturday #197 - Spots & Stripes


Good morning ... Saturday again and yes it's time for a new Penny Black Saturday Challenge. Thanks very much to everyone who joined in last week's CASE it challenge  - there were some gorgeous interpretations of Helen's card.

This week our theme is

Spots & Stripes

... so hopefully it should be pretty easy for you to join in. Remember that you can interpret the theme however you like so long as you submit a new piece of work, using a Penny Black image, large sentiment or stickeroo as its main focus.

This week's prize is a $20 store voucher from our regular sponsor 1 2 3 Stitch - woo hoo!

Don't forget to check out the rest of the DT's gorgeous cards - here's mine for this week.


This is actually a rare commission card that I made over the Bank Holiday, and as it is a real keepsake I also made a matching box.


Stamps: Penny Black "Baby Hammock" (2073J); LotV sentiment circle;
Media: Promarkers and Flexmarkers;
Papers: Papermania "Forever Friends - New Arrival";
Supplies: flowers from Wild Orchid Crafts; pearls and ribbon from my stash;
Tools: small, large, scalloped and lacy circle nestabilities; Marianne D "Branch Forest" die; magnolia "vintage tag" die; Leone Em "Ash family" leaf punch.


Challenges:
Kaboodle #114 - Celebrate New Life
Crafty Pad #165 - Die-Licious!
Bunny Zoe's #23 - Ribbon or Twine
Crafty Creations #165 - Flower Power
Fab 'n' Funky #116 - On All Fours
Paper Pretties Monday #34 - Lots of Layers (3 or more)
Paper Crafting Journey #7 - 3 or More Patterned Papers
Crafts & Me - 3D
Deep Ocean #23 - Song Inspiration ("Baby Love")

Enjoy your weekend, and hope you can join in the Penny Black Saturday challenge this week.
 

18 comments:

  1. Your card and box are absolutely beautiful Pauline. A real keepsake. I'm sure this will be treasured by the recipient.
    Liz xx

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  2. What a stunning card! The image is so cute and the papers and colours are just perfect. Love it! xxx

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  3. Lovely card, super image and gorgeous colours. Thanks for sharing with us at Fab’n’Funky this week.

    Pat xx

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  4. Very pretty card, well done! Thanks for joining us at The Crafty Pad

    Venus

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  5. This is gorgeous Pauline !! Soooo sweet !! Thanks for sharing it with us this week at The Crafty Pad !!

    Good luck,

    hugs Diane xx

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  6. So beautiful card,I love the image and the colours.
    So gorgeous papers.

    Hugs Riet.xx

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  7. This is such a gorgeous card - love the cute hedgie image and matching inside too. Have a great day. Hugs, Claire x

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  8. What cute and adorable card! Lovely embellishments and die used!

    Thanks for joining us at Kaboodle Doodles’ “New Life” Challenge!

    Kath
    Blog: Creo by Lady Katutz
    http://creobyladykatutz.blogspot.com/

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  9. Beautiful card Pauline...love the hint of green with the blues...I'm sure it will be treasured!
    Helen x

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  10. Another stunner Pauline, the tone o tone works so well.

    Thanks you so much for joining our Oh so Cute theme at Penny Black and More and good luck with all the prize draws.

    B x

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  11. This is adorable Pauline. Thank you for joining us at Penny Black and More.
    Clare x

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  12. Pauline this is so pretty, Love all the blue, it's my favourite colour. Thanks for playing along with us at Kaboodle Doodles.

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  13. this is gorgeous and that little hedgie is so adorable! thank you for playing along with our oh so cute theme this month at penny black and more.
    linda

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  14. How sweet! Thanks for playing along with us at Kaboodle Doodles.

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  15. Gorgeous card i love the image and papers. Thanks for joining us at Crafts and Me this week. luv gina xx

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  16. Wonderful card. Thanks for joining us at Kaboodle Doodles!

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  17. Gorgeous card and matching box, so cute and as you say a real keepsake, Thank you for joining the fun at Penny Black and More @ Allsorts and good luck x Susan x

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  18. I love your choice of image and the design and finishing touches, thanks for joining Penny Black & More @ Allsorts challenge, good luck.
    Happy crafting
    Tracy x

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Thanks for looking, and for taking the time to leave a comment - I really appreciate it.
Pauline x