May 01

Happy everything, with Penny Black

Written by: iwona    7 Comments

Rarely I’d get so excited about acquiring a new stamp as much as I got when I laid my hands on Botanical Notes from Penny Black. It’s just stunning and I have no idea how and why it had to wait for so long for me to give it its first inking! Oh, and some Copic colouring too. Here’s the result…

So here’s what I’ve done. I stamped the image twice with black Memento ink – once on the card front – sized panel and once more on scrap paper. Then I die cut the panel using the awesome new Petals Creative Die and poked out all the little pieces. The extra image was Copic coloured and then fussy cut with care. Here’s what I used:
blooms: RV11/14/17/19, Y19/26
foliage: G 2/09
butterfly: Y06/26/28, BG13

For the finishing touch, I added a ribbon banner with the sentiment from Kind Words.
I had help in the form of an inspiration photo from Miss T. 🙂 Click on the image for the permalink to the challenge.


In other news:

– The third day of my introductory week on the WPlus9 blog has arrived! CLICK HERE for the two cards I’m sharing today! Here’s a sneaky…

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– don’t forget about the Cards For Him blog hop! You can win a spot if you do your rounds and comment! See the details HERE.

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7 thoughts on “Happy everything, with Penny Black

  1. Ooh, pure colour/vintage gorgeousness!! I love how you contrasted that so crisply with the white die cut panel!! Thank you *so* much for playing to find a Cure For The Monday Blues!

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