Saturday, July 5, 2008

Penny Black Saturday Challenge - Brads & Buttons

Ok this week the challenge is to create something which includes a Penny Black stamp (of course) and brads, buttons or both. This one was right up my street as I love buttons and have a little stash of brads so no problems there! I went for a red, white and blue theme (kind of links with yesterday's celebrations in the US although not intentional). I bought the stamp recently and think it's really cute, so versatile! This is what I came up with:



This is what I used:

-Penny Black stamp "Arrangement" coloured with w/c pencils
-Sentiment Woodware Tiny Phrases (I love these little stamps)
-Red Spotted Paper from Dovecraft
-Die Cut flowers (from Katy)
-Spotted Brad from Dovecraft
-Button, ribbon, mini flower brads etc from stash

I used the same stamp for a similar card, but changed the colour scheme so it gives a much softer effect:



The sentiment is from the same set as above and I added some card I ran through my Cuttlebug (Embossing Folder Perfectly Paisley).

11 comments:

Sue said...

gorgeous cards and that bear is such a cutie:-)

Sue
xx

traciejane said...

fab card Shelly, love the cute bear and layout. Gorgeous work.
Thanks for joining us this week at PBS Challenge :)x

Kim said...

Stunning cards,......

Dawn said...

Aww this is so cute, love your design and colour combo!

Jovita said...

Wonderful cards, great colors for each.

Thanks for joining this weeks PBSC ~ Jovi

ella bella said...

great cards Shelly love them both, the layouts look great and i love that little bear.Thanks for joining us this week at PBS Challenge. Tracy x

Alison said...

Great cards love the colours.

Bev said...

Wow, two gorgeous cards Shelly - love that little bear

cats whiskers said...

Oh they are both so sweet, love your colours and that little bear is so cute
thanks for joining us
Hugs Jacqui xx

Moni said...

lovely. cards

Beth said...

Wow, 2 cards! These are both gorgeous, I love the layouts you've used! Thanks for joining in!