Thursday, 28 October 2010

Penny Black Birthday Card

Hiya guys!

Just a quick one to day...lots to do! I have a card to finish for our QP and SCACD blog hop tomorrow. And then there is all the usually housey stuff to be achieved. I have an overflowing ironing basket that needs to get kicked into shape.

So i just wanted to share a quick card I made for a friend who needed a birthday card. The lady who is receiving the card likes purple so I have gone for a sophisticated colour palette of purple and black. In real life the purple on her top matches the purpley shades on the paper.

The papers are old Bo Bunny I found and the stamp is also an older Penny Black. I love it for making quick Birthday cards. The colouring doesn't take me a whole evening like it normally does!

I even had enough papers and stash to make 2 of these so i will be listing one in my Etsy shop later...once the ironing is done!!

Any questions ...please ask!

Thanks for your visit.

Back tomorrow for the new artist release for SCACD!

Judy x


craftymum said...

A very striking card! I love the strong colours you have used
Hugs Sarah x

CraftyC said...

Gorgeous card Judy. Love the colours and fab stitching detail!

Riet said...

So gorgeous card Judy,I love the image and your papers.

Hugs Riet.x

Paula said...

I love purple too & this is a stunner with the black. The white stitiching picks up the white in the design of the paper so well it took my breath away & I was hugely encouraged by what you said about colouring taking an evening. Thank you as always for lifting my day & hope the ironing didn't kick back.
Paula (PEP)

dawnmarieg said...

Oooh love this one Judy. I love love love purple too! Your friend will be delighted.xx


Hi Judy
A gorgeous card,love the colours you have used,
Hugs Dianne xx :)

Juls said...

love it!!!! Loving how you have used staples over the rick rack ribbon, such a gorgeous finishing touch! Hugs Juls


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