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Sunday, April 27, 2014

Penny Black Inc - Blooming Lovely


I am slowly catching up on Blog posts - with many pressing deadlines for work that I cannot show you until later in the year, I have been burning the candle at both ends to try and keep up with Blog Posts - not doing as well as I hoped, but I am getting there.



This card was a first for me - the first time I used a Penny Black Inc  dahlia dance image coloured with Spectrum Noir Pens - I showed the image sometime ago on facebook HERE, but took a little while to get a card created...





The gorgeous embossed and sanded background has been created using the Floral Jewel Spellbinders® 3D M-Bossabilities™ folder and Core'dinations ColorCore Cardstock®  - such a great effect when it is lightly sanded!   I have used the Spellbinders® Grand Calibur® Machine.  

NOTE: The sandwich for Spellbinders 3D M-Bossabilities folders in Spellbinders Grand Calibur® Die Cutting and Embossing Machine (stack from bottom up): B-Pink Embossing Plate, 3D M-Bossabilities Folder with Media Inside and D-Raspberry Adapter Plate. (taken from the Spellbinders Blog)




Lace, Seam binding, a button and Want2Scrap bling.  Scrapbook by Adhesives by 3L - 3D Foam Squares and E-Z Runner have been used on this card.





This card has been linked to the following challenges:
Catch The Bug - Anything Goes 
My Time to Craft - April Showers
Sunflower Fields Designs - Easter or spring
 Sweet Stampin - No Designer Paper
Spectrum Noir -  Anything Goes
A Vintage Journey - Spring Flowers 
Craft for the Craic - Something For Easter Or Spring 
Craftitude - Anything Goes or Spring/Easter 
Fussy and Fancy - Pearls & Lace 
Sister Act Card Challenge - Anything Goes  
Stampin' For The Weekend - Buttons and Bows 
4 Crafty Chicks - Embossing 
CCEE Stampers - April Showers
  In the Pink - Use more pink then any other color

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20 comments:

  1. the card is stunning. I love the colors of the flowers and the coloring technique is done so well. and I love the aqua and white embossed background behind the beautiful flowers.

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  2. What a beautiful bright bloom against the pretty blue background!

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  3. Beautiful card with so many gorgeous layers and different textures. Love the colors and the image. Thank you for coloring along with us at Chocolate, Coffee and Cards.

    Nadja DT

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  4. Love that image brilliant colour & lo.
    Thanks for joining us at sunflowerfield designs

    Tracey dt

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  5. Love your coloring, Linda! The variation within the petals is awesome. Thanks for linking your card with us at Sister Act this week. Cathy xx

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  6. Am a big fan of Penny Black - this is a great card
    Thank you joining in the Craft for the Craic challenge
    Pixie (DT Member)

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  7. Gorgeous my friend - love the colour combinations you have going here,
    Blessings
    Maxine

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  8. Your card is beautiful - but unfortunately cannot be considered in our Digital Delight challenge as you have not used a digital image as required.

    A fabulous card - I love the image and you have coloured it so well.

    However, thanks for sharing at In The Pink this time... you have another few days left to enter with a digital image if you'd like to.

    Christine x

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  9. Fantastic how you sanded and highlighted your embossing. It simply looks wonderful with your stunning flowers. Thank you so much for sharing your marvelous creation with us at 4 Crafty Chicks Embossing Challenge.

    Tamie DT

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  10. Thank you for sharing your lovely creation at Sweet Stampin and good luck with the Challenge. Judy x DT

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  11. Thank you for travelling with us at A Vintage Journey for this month's challenge. Best wishes Jennie

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  12. Beautiful card. Lovely vibrant colour choice and great design. Thanks for joining us at Sweet Stampin' this week.
    Chris
    x

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  13. absolutely gorgeous card, the flower is so pretty, and love the embossed background.. I'm a huge fan of coredinations myself too!
    Thank you for joining us at Left of Center :)
    Rachel, LOC DT

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  14. Great job on this. Thanks for joining in the SN challenge.

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  15. Beautifully colored flowers...love the design. Thanks for joining us at Craftitude and Left of Center!

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  16. Lovely. Thank you for joining us at A Vintage Journey. Jenny x

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  17. This is lovely. beautiful embossing! Thank you for joining us at Sweet Stampin' this week. Sammy-x

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  18. This is gorgeous Linda! Lovely image, great background and I love the lace! Thanks for sharing in our Spring Fling Challenge at Left of Center, Hope to see you joining in next time too! Mo dt coordinator xxx

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  19. Just so beautiful Linda - I love your colouring on the pretty flowers x
    Thanks for playing along with us at SFTW & good luck x
    ((hugs)) Suzie xoxo

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