Sunday, September 13, 2009

Penny Black Challenge

Today I was reading the Penny Black Saturday Challenge and really liked the sketch so decided to make a card for this challenge. The requirement is to use at least one Penny Black stamp or sentiment. I had just stamped this Penny Black flower from the "Flower Gallery" set so decided this is the image I would use. I purchased this set from Joan Fricker at Joan's Gardens.

The flowers were stamped with Memento black ink then colored with Copic markers. The circles were cut out with Nestabilities. A flourish from SU was stamped in brown ink on the Barely Banana circle and one of the rectangles. The scalloped circle is Vanilla card stock. The background paper is from Basic Grey. One of the rectangles behind the flowers is River Rock and the other is pumpkin card stock. The sentiment is from another Penny Black stamp set called "Enjoy Life". A piece of River Rock ribbon was tied under the design. The butterflies were punched with a Martha Stewart punch and a few Kaiser pearls added to finish the card.

7 comments:

Kerrie said...

Wow, Selma, this is such a beautiful card, with lots of detail.

Kath said...

beautiful card selma...love those flowers and all the pretty details......thanks for joining in the fun this week at PBSC...hugs kath xxxxx

craftieodamae said...

Gorgeous card, so much work.

Mary Anne / MA54K said...

The details are just amazing, Selma!

Joan Fricker said...

Selma, your card is stunning! I love all the little details you have added. Great Job!!!

Also, I truly appreciate your business!!!!!!

Joan

CraftieConnie said...

Selma, another one of your beautiful cards to enjoy! Love it!

Dianna said...

Selma,

Very pretty card. Love those littllllle pearls you used to embellish with. Just by adding those it adds such class to a card.

Dianna

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