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Monday, 12 January 2009

Happy 2009 and Getting Back to Cardmaking With the Penny Black Challenge

Hello All and A Happy 2009

I haven't done any cardmaking for quite a few weeks now and so I haven't had anything to put on my blog. I found my way back into my craft space in the loft on Sunday afternoon and after leaving the heater on for a few minutes to warm it all up and get the blood flowing decided to do the Penny Black Challenge to ease me back in nicely. I think I had too much else going on before Christmas (you know how it is)new job, present buying, decorating the lounge before I could even think about the tree,shopping and more shopping. So anyway back to it.

The Challenge was to use Pink and Brown colour scheme along with any Penny Black Image. I stamped the mouse in Versafine vintage sepia twice,I coloured one image with Copics ( I did get some for my Birthday- yummy yummy)cut it out and layered onto the other image which I had stamped onto a nestability oval. Added ribbon,sentiment, paper flowers and pearl gems. Layered onto larger oval nestability and stuck onto card covered in pink backing paper.

Thanks to everyone who dropped by in 2008.
It's good to be back and looking forward to sharing in 2009,


dianascarlett said...

Welcome back!!!I missed you, and your magic!
Card-is AWESOME!

Beth said...

Awww! Such a cute card! I love the image and how it's raised on the card! Thanks for joining us this week!
Beth xx

Chris said...

Lovely to see you back Lou! All the best for 2009! I love your card, it's so pretty and your copic colouring is stunning. Apologies for not emailing yet, will do that soon. Hope all is going well for you with new job. Chris x

LOUISE said...

Cute card Louby, love the image, and your flowers look so dainty with the pearls. Louise x

Debbie said...

Gorgeous card Lou! Cute image and your colouring is great. Debbie x

Pauline C said...

Beautiful card Lou - love your decoupagin and coloiuring. Glad you decided to join us as your first 2009 challenge, and hope to see you back soon
Pauline x

Kath said...

nice to have you back Louby and with a gorgeous card the image and great colour work ..thanks for playing along this week at PBSc
Hugs kath xxxxx