Saturday, November 29, 2008

Penny Black Challenge #25 Card- No Patterned Paper


Find Penny Black Challenge#25 Here.


This weeks Penny Black Challenge was to make a card with no Patterned Paper. Quite the challenge with so much cute Christmas and winter paper out there.Here's the card I came up with.

The Background paper is Glossy Card stock I ran through the Cuddle Bug with the Snowflake embossing folder. It's coloured with SU Bayou Blue Ink first by sponging and the by rubbing the ink pad across the the entire piece which really brought out the snowflakes. I then sponged a narrow strip of glossy card stock with Bayou Blue ink and stamped Penny Black sentiment stamp along the edges and layered it onto a piece of Bayou Blue card stock and attached to the card front.

The Mouse is is stamped on a seperate piece of cardstock, watercolored, cut out and mounted with pop dots. The snowflakes are punched with a Martha Stewart craft punch. I added the dots with a teal pen and a dab of stickles in the center each except the one the mouse is holding which I thought needed a little extra something. So I added glitter to the whole snowflake and a gem to the center. Thanks for looking.

10 comments:

tracie said...

oh wo Tania your card is fabulous - love the gorgoeus embossing and this little mouse is so cute hanging off the snowflake - love it.
Thanks for joining us this week :)x

Simona said...

Uauuu lovely colors :)
Your card is absolutly gorgeous!

Kath said...

wow Tania this is stunning...love the effect on your embossing and your cute mousie image - thanks for playing along again this week at PBSC
Hugs
Kath
xxxx

stardustgemsandribbon said...

Gorgeous card the embossing is wonderful and what a sweet image!
Carole :-)

Pauline C said...

Wow Tania I love everything about this card - fab work on the background, stunning snowflake punches and original use of that mouse stamp (hmm must remember that with my own Xmouse stamp :-) ). Thanks for joining in the PBSC this week
Pauline x

Moni said...

oh.. a wonderful card.. so sweet

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Bev said...

Wow, this is fabulous!!

hugs Bev x

Shirley said...

I'm in love wit this card. I love the colors and the way you have the mouse hanging from a snowflake!! How creative is that!

Cindy Haffner said...

Love your card, what fun.