Still Celebrating Spring At Penny Black And More

just a reminder that you still have plenty of time to play along with the ‘spring’ theme this month at the penny black and more challenge blog.

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i thought i’d use this adorable Penny Black wood stamp known as Plimsoll Pete wearing some cute boots. everything is painted with twinkling H2Os and i added a sentiment from the penny black clear set, garden friends.

i hope you’ll come and play along – remember, you can use any company’s stamp for your focal point, just no digis please; a future guest designer will be selected from those who use a PB image and as always, you’ll love the prizes to be won from: Penny Black, Crafty Ribbons, Tattered Lace and Stix 2.

visit the blog for some creative inspiration by my teamies.

thanks for popping by.

All Things Spring At Penny Black And More

wow, it’s the first sunday of april already but that means it’s time for a fun new theme at the penny black and more challenge blog; this month we’d like to see all things spring.

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i love this happy bunny, a penny black wood stamp called spring joy! as usual, i painted with twinkling H2Os, stamped the spring sentiment from the penny black clear set, garden friends, and added the die cut wishes from the penny black die set of the same name.

visit the blog for some creative inspiration from the team and to welcome our newest team member, Daniela.

remember, you can use any company’s stamp for your focal point, just no digis please; a future guest designer will be selected from those who use a PB image and you’ll love the prizes to be won from: Penny Black, Crafty Ribbons, Tattered Lace, Stix 2.

i’d like to submit this card to these challenges:
happy little stampers watercolour challenge: anything goes with an optional twist- rainbows
Sweet Stampers #5 – Easter or Spring
Little Red Wagon – #387 – Something that Hops
Alphabet Challenge – B for Bunnies
Simon Says Work it Wednesday March 2017 – Spring Has Sprung
As You Like It Challenge – Favourite Colouring Medium (and Why): my favourite are watercolour paints, especially twinkling H2Os; i love the shimmer, i love mixing colours, and i love losing myself in the painting process.

thanks for popping by.

Anything Goes Continues At Penny Black And More

we’re halfway through this month’s anything goes theme at the penny black and more challenge blog so i created an easter card for my daughter and of course it had to feature bunnies.

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i painted these cute penny black ‘egg hunting’ bunnies with Twinkling H2Os and painted the stripes with Sennelier watercolour paints.

i hope you’ll come and play along – remember, you can use any company’s stamp for your focal point, just no digis please; a future guest designer will be selected from those who use a PB image and as always, you’ll love the prizes to be won from: Penny Black, Marianne Designs, Fantastic Ribbons, and Chalkola.

visit the blog for some creative inspiration by my teamies.

i’d like to submit this card to these challenges:

HLS March Watercolour Challenge – anything goes
Card Mania #90 – Pastel Colours
Deep Ocean Challenge #150 – Dots and/or Stripes

thanks for popping by.

Anything Goes At Penny Black And More

it’s hard to believe it’s the first sunday of march already, but it’s time for a fun new theme at the penny black and more challenge blog and this month it’s ‘anything goes’ as long as the focal point is hand stamped.

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i used one of the cat images from the penny black ‘it’s your day’ clear stamp set, painted with twinkling H2Os; i added pink stickles to the icing and cut the tags with a paper smooches tag die.

i hope you’ll come and play along – remember, you can use any company’s stamp for your focal point, just no digis please; a future guest designer will be selected from those who use a PB image and as always, you’ll love the prizes to be won from: Penny Black, Marianne Designs, Fantastic Ribbons, and Chalkola.

visit the blog for some creative inspiration by my teamies.

i’d like to submit this tag to the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge – Tag You’re It.

thanks for popping by.

Favourite Stamps At Penny Black And More

we’re halfway through this month’s challenge to use your favourite stamps at the penny black and more challenge blog; i have too many favourites but i do love the mice and especially this one.

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i watercoloured the background and sweet penny black 1652J cheesecake wish image with twinkling H2Os and popped it on foam tape.

i hope you’ll come and play along – remember, you can use any company’s stamp for your focal point, just no digis please; a future guest designer will be selected from those who use a PB image and as always, you’ll love the prizes to be won from: Penny Black, Crafts U Love, Stamp Addicts and Sizzix.

visit the blog for some creative inspiration by my teamies.

thanks for popping by.

Favourites At Penny Black And More

it’s hard to believe it’s the first sunday of february already, but it’s time for a fun new theme at the penny black and more challenge blog; this month we’d like you to use your favourite stamps.

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i have so many but i narrowed it down to this bunny from the penny black 30-021 garden friends clear stamp set. i created a 3 inch card, watercoloured with twinkling H2Os and drew in the spots of my adorable rainbow bridge grand bunny; such a big personality in that sweet little bunny!

i hope you’ll come and play along – remember, you can use any company’s stamp for your focal point, just no digis please; a future guest designer will be selected from those who use a PB image and as always, you’ll love the prizes to be won from: Penny Black, Crafts U Love, Stamp Addicts and Sizzix.

visit the blog to see which stamps are my teamies’ favourites.

thanks for popping by.

Penny Black And More Mid January

we’re halfway through this month’s ‘anything goes’ theme at the penny black and more challenge blog; my DT creation is a valentine card for my husband.

 

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i watercoloured this cute hedgie from the penny black hugs! stamp set, stamped the sentiment from the penny black ‘every which way’ set and added the border, die cut with the penny black creative die, heart string. i added stickles around the edge of the image panel.

i hope you’ll come and play along – remember, you can use any company’s stamp for your focal point, just no digis please; a future guest designer will be selected from those who use a PB image and as always, you’ll love the prizes to be won from: Penny Black, Crafty Ribbons, Tattered Lace.

visit the blog for some creative inspiration by my teamies.

thanks for popping by.

Good News!

It’s time for a new theme at the penny black and more challenge blog and we’ve got a really easy one for you this month – it’s anything goes! As long as your focal point is a hand stamped image, large sentiment/quote or a penny black stickeroo.

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I water coloured these cute hedgies from the good news! Wood Stamp in twinkling H2os and added stickles to the bees and flowers.

i hope you’ll play along for fun and a chance to be a future guest designer or win a fabulous prize from: Penny Black, Crafty Ribbons, tattered lace.

visit the blog for some creative inspiration by my teamies.

This is a scheduled post as I am recuperating from surgery so it may take me time to get around to commenting.

thanks for popping by.

A Teeny Tiny Wish

there’s still plenty of time to join the december penny black and more challenge where we’d like you to use black and white plus one other colour this month.

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i coloured this cute cat from the penny black ‘in the garden’ clear stamp set with twinkling H2Os, not a lot of colouring needed, stamped a sentiment from the penny black ‘tiny wishes’ stamp set and added glossy accents to the ladybug.

i hope you’ll come and play along – remember, you can use any company’s stamp for your focal point, just no digis please; a future guest designer will be selected from those who use a PB image and as always, there are some fabulous prizes to be won from: Penny Black, Marianne, Crafty Ribbons.

visit the blog to see the rest of the team’s fabulous creations.

thanks for popping by.

Black And White Plus One At Penny Black And More

it’s the first sunday of december and we’ve got an easy theme for you this month at the penny black and more challenge blog; we’d like you to use black and white plus one other colour while, as always, using a stamped image or large sentiment/quote as the focal point – the only exception is penny black stickeroos.


i created a birthday card to send to my dad who will be celebrating his 92nd birthday in early january.

the Penny Black Christmas Park wood stamp was heat embossed with black embossing powder and then i sponged the sky with blue distress inks and added some falling snow.

i hope you’ll come and play along – remember, you can use any company’s stamp for your focal point, just no digis please; a future guest designer will be selected from those who use a PB image and as always, there are some fabulous prizes to be won from: Penny Black, Marianne, Crafty Ribbons and a stamp from teamie Sam.

visit the blog to see how the rest of the design team has interpreted this challenge.

thanks for popping by.

Anything Christmas at Penny Black And More

we’re halfway through this month’s ‘anything christmas’ theme at the penny black and more challenge blog and my DT creation is a shaker tag using a penny black stickeroo.

i was inspired by Ardyth Percy-Robb’s cute tag on day 10 of the 25 Days of Christmas Tags.

i coloured the background with distress inks, embossed with taylored expressions snowflake embossing folder, added some stampendous snow and finished it off with a blue ribbon and some silver twine. the blue glitter paper was cut with a lawn fawn tag die.

i hope you’ll come and play along – remember, you can use any company’s stamp for your focal point, just no digis please; a future guest designer will be selected from those who use a PB image and as always, there are some fabulous prizes to be won from: Penny Black, Crafts U Love and Crafty Ribbons.

i’m also submitting this to the blue theme challenge at crafty ribbons.

visit the blog for some fabulous holiday inspiration by my teamies. thanks for popping by.

Happy Halloween

i’m popping in just to remind you that you still have time to play along with us at the penny black and more challenge blog using this photo:

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this is another of the cute images from the penny black halloween critters clear stamp set that i watercoloured with twinkling H2Os.

remember, you can use any company’s stamp for your focal point, or penny black stickeroos, just no digis please; a future guest designer will be selected from those who use a PB image and as always, there are some fabulous prizes to be won from: Penny Black, Crafty Ribbons, Stamp Addicts.

visit the blog to see some fabulous creations by my teamies and how they were inspired by the photo.

thanks for popping by.

I Love Fall At Penny Black And More

it’s the first sunday of the month and we have a beautiful photo to inspire you to play along with us this month at the penny black and more challenge blog:

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i watercoloured the sky and this little cutie from the penny black halloween critters clear stamp set with twinkling H2Os. the my favorite things grass border and banner, stamped with a lawn fawn sentiment, were all attached to the darice fall leaf embossed background that was coloured with distress inks.

remember, you can use any company’s stamp for your focal point, or penny black stickeroos, just no digis please; a future guest designer will be selected from those who use a PB image and as always, there are some fabulous prizes to be won from: Penny Black, Crafty Ribbons, Stamp Addicts.

visit the blog to see some fabulous creations by my teamies and how they were inspired by the photo.

thanks for popping by.

Just A Note

it’s the first sunday of september and we’ve got a new theme at the penny black and more challenge blog; this month we’d like you to add a sentiment to your stamped focal point.

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i watercoloured this cute bunny from the penny black ‘garden friends’ clear stamp set and used two penny black sentiments: thank you from the salutations set and just a note from the tiny wishes set; i used a stitched MFT die-namics die to frame everything.

i hope you’ll come and play along – remember, you can use any company’s stamp for your focal point, just no digis please; a future guest designer will be selected from those who use a PB image and as always, there are some fabulous prizes to be won from: Penny Black, Sizzix, Sam, Marianne.

visit the blog for some fabulous creations by my teamies. thanks for popping by.

Cuddly Mice

i’m popping in just to remind you that you still have plenty of time to play along with us at the penny black and more challenge blog for the ‘anything goes with a stamp’ theme.

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as usual, i watercoloured these sweet mice (30-020 hugs!) with twinkling H2Os, added stickles to the flower centre and painted the die cut sentiment (51-036 wishes) .

i hope you’ll join us and remember, you can use any company’s stamp for your focal point, just no digis please; a future guest designer will be selected from those who use a PB image and as always, there are some fabulous prizes to be won from: Penny Black, Crafts U Love,  Crafty Ribbons, Stix.

visit the blog for some fabulous creations by my teamies.

i’d like to submit this to these challenges:
simon says stamp: Work it Wednesday July 2016! use august birthstone peridot

thanks for popping by.

Hello Bunnies!

it’s the first sunday of a new month and we’ve got another very easy theme for you this month at the penny black and more challenge blog; it’s anything goes! but of course that means the usual rules apply – your focal point must be a hand stamped image from any company.

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i watercoloured this adorable penny black bunny image with twinkling H2Os, added flower soft to the tail and stickles to the flower centres.

i hope you’ll come and play along – remember, you can use any company’s stamp for your focal point, just no digis please; a future guest designer will be selected from those who use a PB image and as always, there are some fabulous prizes to be won from: Penny Black, Crafts U Love,  Crafty Ribbons and Stix 2.
visit the blog for some inspiration by my teamies. thanks for popping by.

Penny Black And More July

it’s the first sunday of a new month so it’s time for a new theme at the penny black and more challenge blog; we have an easy one for you – anything goes with a stamp.

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i watercoloured this sweet teddy image from the penny black clear stamp set ‘a bear of all trades’ 30-108 with twinkling H2Os.

i hope you’ll come and play along – remember, you can use any company’s stamp for your focal point, just no digis please; a future guest designer will be selected from those who use a PB image and as always, there are some fabulous prizes to be won from: Penny Black, Sizzix, Stamp Addicts, Crafty Ribbons.
visit the blog for some fabulous creations by the rest of the team.  thanks for popping by.

Penny Black And More June 2016 – Flower Power

it’s the first sunday of a new month so it’s time for a new theme at the penny black and more challenge blog; this month, it’s flower power.

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i watercoloured this penny black ‘centrepiece’ cling stamp with twinkling H2Os, added some yellow stickles to the centres and finished it off with the penny black dots & swirls die cut border. As always, we have some fabulous prizes from some generous sponsors: Penny Black, Sizzix, Stamp Addicts, Crafty Ribbons.

i hope you’ll come and play along – remember, you can use any company’s stamp for your focal point, just no digis please; a future guest designer will be selected from those who use a PB image.

visit the blog for some fabulous creations by my teamies. thanks for popping by.

Anything Goes At Penny Black And More In May

it’s the first sunday of the month so it’s time for a new theme at the penny black and more challenge blog; this one is an easy 0ne – anything goes, as long as the focal point is a hand stamped image or large sentiment.

i was lucky enough to receive this adorable penny black hedgie stamp from my team mate Sam so i made a set of six cards featuring this little cutie; four of one design and two of another since i ran out of paper.

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i watercoloured with twinkling H2Os and added stickles to the flower centres.

i hope you’ll come and play along – remember, you can use any company’s stamp for your focal point, just no digis please; a future guest designer will be selected from those who use a PB image and as always, there are some fabulous prizes to be won from: Penny Black, Crafts U Love, Crafty Ribbons, Sam.

visit the blog for some fabulous creations by my teamies. thanks for popping by.

Penny Black And More Mid Month Reminder – Birthdays!

i’m popping in with a reminder that we’re midway through the birthday theme at the penny black and more challenge blog, so why not get out those penny black stamps, ink them up and join us!

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i watercoloured this cute hedgie image from the penny black ‘wonderful’ set with twinkling H2Os and used a sentiment from the ‘sweet wishes’ set.

i hope you’ll come and play along – remember, you can use any company’s stamp for your focal point, just no digis please; a future guest designer will be selected from those who use a PB image and as always, there are some fabulous prizes to be won from: Penny Black, Crafty Ribbons, Be Creative, Stix 2.
visit the blog for some fabulous creations by my teamies.
thanks for popping by.