Friday, August 27, 2010

Garden Visit


Happy Friday! If you're a Penny Black fan and haven't checked out the Penny Black Saturday Challenge blog before, be sure to stop by. I've been checking in on their challenges and amazing design team samples for a while now, but this is my first time playing. This week it's a sketch challenge:


The image I used is called Garden Visit, and the sentiment is from Flourishes' Friendly Reminders. Coloring is with Tombow markers and a water brush. The papers are from Kaiser Craft's 6x6 Devonshire collection. The scalloped and beaded border strips along the bottom of the card are die-cuts that are included in the paper pack. Love that! I'm anxiously awaiting a shipment of new Spellbinders dies - hopefully today! In the meantime, I thought I'd try something different with the main image, so I backed it with a paper doily.

I've been messing around in Facebook a little this week and finally claimed ownership of this blog. I must confess to being not all that savvy with FB, and I don't totally understand the whole Networked Blogs thing, but for now, I've added the little widget to the right sidebar, so if that's helpful to you, have at it!

Thanks for stopping by!



Stamps: Garden Visit (Penny Black), Friendly Reminders (Flourishes)
Paper: Neenah Classic Crest Natural White card stock, Strathmore 140-lb cold press watercolor paper, KaiserCraft Devonshire collection
Ink: Versafine Onyx Black, Ranger Vintage Photo Distress Ink
Accessories: clear embossing powder, Tombow markers, water brush, Prismacolor pencils (for grass blades), Spellbinders circle die, Papertrey buttons, 5/8" natural twill, My Favorite Things rolled flower Die-namics die, Sizzix leaf die, pearl flourish (unknown), paper doily, foam adhesive
Size: 5 1/2" square

20 comments:

  1. Absolutely adorable card Amy! Such a cute image and beautifully coloured! Love the handmade rose in the center of your ribbon - beautiful touch!
    Hugs, Danielle

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  2. Such a gorgeous and sweet card. Wonderful colouring. Hugs Marja

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  3. This is just darling Amy! Your coloring is fantastic!

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  4. Very cute!! Love these little hedgies from Penny Black....they are some of my favs. Love this card...it is adorable!!!
    Lisa

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  5. So cute :-) I love Penny Black stamps, and those animal collections are heart-melting :-)
    I hope you'll win the challenge!

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  6. Amy, I always enjoy looking at everything you do. I just love the combination of colors, design elements, and your wonderful watercoloring on this card. You are truly gifted!

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  7. this is so sweet amy...thanks for joining in the fun this week at PBSC....hugs kath xxx

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  8. Very cute!!!
    Nati(from Brazil)
    http://natiquill.blogspot.com

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  9. I love seeing a new PB recruit! This is outstanding!

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  10. A beautiful card! LOve all of your embellishments! What a great idea to matte the circle with a doily!

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  11. Absolutely precious Amy!! Your coloring is gorgeous, and I love all your perfectly placed embellishments!!

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  12. This is beautiful!!!! I Love penny black!!

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  13. I love this... Such warm colors perfect bow and the image is so cute and perfectly colored :)

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  14. Awww darling image, great coloring, love the idea of the doily to back it!

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  15. Eeeeek! I love love LOOOOVE this card!! Great colors and coloring. I love those PB Saturday challenges too!

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  16. This is so cute! I love all of your accents...the buttons and pearls are just right!

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  17. WOW, WOW......this is such a PERFECTLY GORGEOUS card...your coloring the paper choices, everything is just AMAZING!!!

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