Saturday, 29 January 2011

Penny Black Saturday #136 - Sketch by Me!

Hi there and welcome to another week of the Penny Black Saturday Challenge. What a talented lot of bargain hunters you are, judging by the fabulous entries for last week's January Sales challenge! Don't forget to check out the main challenge blog to see whether you've bagged some more booty by being picked as last week's lucky winner of the prize from Fantastic Ribbons.

So on to this week's challenge, and we have a sketch for you drawn by li'l ol' me .. hope you like it!

This week's prize is a 15% lifetime discount voucher from PB Stamps - how fab is that!

The other ladies on the DT have really excelled themselves with their interpretations of my sketch - here's my effort.

Main image: Penny Black "Message from above" (2617J) coloured with Promarkers;
Sentiment: LotV;
Papers: Papermania "Henbury Lane";
Supplies: curly wild rose, cherry blossoms, small roses, lace and pearls all from Wild Orchid Crafts, covered in Stickles; sparkly ribbon and clear gems from my stash;
Tools: large and small cirlces and scalloped circles nestabilities; "doodles" shapeabilities; Martha Stewart "Ash Branch" leaf punch.

I made this card to fit the following challenges:

Simon Says - Animal Antics
I ♥ ProMarkers #50 - Lavender & Lace
Passion For Promarkers #84 - Let It Shine
Top Tip Tuesday #19 - Fabulous Flowers
Crafty Catz #67 - Flowers
Crafty Sentiments #27 - Favourite Things
(PB stamps, LotV stamps, flowers, glitter, lace :-) )
Challenge Up Your Life #36 - Scripture in the Background
Totally Gorjuss #65 - As You Like It
Looking forward to seeing your creations this week.


  1. Stunning card Pauline, really beautiful in the lilac x
    Thanks for the fabulous sketch x

    Jenny x

  2. Beautiful card this week Pauline and thanks for the sketch, it's a keeper!

    Liz x

  3. beautiful sketch and the card-
    it's gorgeous;-))m

  4. fab sketch, you clever lady! beautiful card

  5. wow Pauline, what a gorgeous card you have created with the cute hedgie image! I love the soft pretty colours and the embellishments. You asked about the little heart embossing folder I used, it's from a set by Cuttlebug and you can get it from Cuddly Buddly here I used it so much last year to create the invitations and wedding stationery for my son's wedding - those little double hearts got die cut about 200 times!
    enjoy your weekend.
    hugs, annie x

  6. Gorgeous Pauline, love the LO too, thanks for joining us at I ♥ ProMarkers.

  7. Beautiful card Pauline and a fabby sketch. Love it.

    Have a lovely day.

    Ali x

  8. Aww Pauline this is such a pretty card. Fab sketch xx

  9. This is just beautiful Pauline, gorgeous flowers and I adore that PB hedgie :O) Your colouring is really fabby too. Thanks for joining us on I ♥ Promarkers this week.

  10. Hi Pauline, what a gorgeous card. The image is so sweet and your colouring is fab. Thanks for joining in with our 'let it shine' challenge over at PFP this week. Hugs, Denise x

  11. Hello Dear!
    I'm just in Love with the flowers and the iomage is soooo good!
    thanks for join at the totally Gorjuss this week!
    hugs, ALbert

  12. Hi Pauline
    A gorgeous card,love the colours,thankyou for joining us at CraftyCatz for this week's challenge,
    Hugs Dianne xx

  13. Totally stunning Pauline!
    Love the colours.
    Enjoy the rest of the weekend.
    Debs xx

  14. Hi Pauline, gorgeous card with my fave PB animal! :) Thanks for joining us at PfP this week!

    Hugs Ida

  15. beautiful card Pauline -thanks for playing along with us at I ♥Promarkers this week -Kate x

  16. Gorgeous card - love the way you've set it out.

    Helen x

  17. Wow Pauline, this has got to be one of my favourite cards of yours - totally gorgeous!! Brilliant sketch too. xx

  18. Absolutely gorgeous. Love everything about it. Thanks for taking part at I ♥ Promarkers this week.

  19. Hiya Hunny

    this is gorgeous, love the colours! and the fab details. I loved working with your sketch!

    Joey xx

  20. stunning card pauline.the image is adorable and i love your beautiful colours and details.
    thanks for joining us this week at PFP :D

    xx coops xx

  21. Hi Pauline.
    Your card is sooo cute. Love your image and the soft colours... And I love your sketch...
    Thanks for joining us at PfP this week
    Hugs :o)

  22. Your sketch is awesome and so is your card. Thanks for joining us at Crafty Sentiments.

  23. Wow love this card, Papers are very pretty, love the flowers, lovelly lace - love it all hehe :)

  24. Hi pauline, fantastic card and great sketch too,,, loving your fabulous flowers too, Thank you for sharing with us at Top Tip Tuesday this week, hugs Samantha :0)

  25. Great sketch and what a gorgeous card! Thank you for taking the Top Tip Tuesday Challenge, hope you’ll join us again!

  26. Such a pretty card! Thanks for joining us at Little Red Wagon!

  27. Such a pretty card Pauline. Love the image you've used and the colours also. Thanks for joining us this week at PFP. Hugs Michele x

  28. Gorgeous card Pauline :-) I love this sweet image, gorgeous colours and the flowers are stunning! x

  29. A beautiful card, great image and sketch too! Thanks for joining us on I ♥ Promarkers this week.
    Julie W x

  30. I love this card and I have to say that I am envious of your coloring abilities! Great job!

    As a challenge lover, you might also be interested in my Clean & Simple Sunday Challenge. All are welcome!

  31. Gorgeous card - love the colours!
    Thanks for a fab sketch too! :0)
    Helen x

  32. Absolutely beautiful, Pauline. Love the colors.Thanks for joining us at CUYL this week.
    ~Lisa a.k.a. ScripperScrapper

  33. WOW absolutely stunning Pauline! Gosh i love the colour and the mix of paper and flowers - so beautiful
    love tasha xx

  34. A gorgeous card.Love it. Thanks for playing at Crafty Catz x

  35. Gorgeous card Pauline and WOW what a fabulous sketch! Although I didn't join in I am going to save your sketch for when I find my mojo.
    Kaz xx


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Pauline x