Saturday, 10 October 2009

Saturday Stunners

Penny Black Saturday Challenge


so it's time to raid the button box and look out the ribbons and get bowmaking
as always you can create a card.....altered art..bag..notebook or scrap layout...the only RULE being that you use at least one Penny Black image or sentiment.

This is going to be a rushed post I am off into town this morning and have managed to get a lift from a neighbour, I want to get a bit of blog hopping done as well before I go.

This was one of the first PB stamps I ever bought and I still love her, she has been coloured with copics. The images and backing card have been cut with Labels Nesties and the red card out through the cuttlebug in a star folder. Buttons and Ribbons from Stash and Rose from Tabbycrafts. Paper from Hobby House.

Cute Card Thursday

Another challenge I haven't joined in for ages, so pleased to be able to do so this week, the challenge is SO CHARMING they would like to see a charm somewhere on your card. A fabulous prize is on offer a $25 gift voucher donated but the fantastically generous Heidi from Simon Says Stamp.

Today I have used Emma a fabulous stamp designed by Elizabeth Bell for SCACD and available to buy in the UK from Crafters Companion. She has been coloured with Distress Inks, The papers are Nanas Nursery available from Bunny Zoes Crafts as is the Cat Charm, the flowers were punched from the same papers and distress around the edges with Distress Ink.

Image has been cut with Labels Nesties and also distressed round the edges. The rest is from stash. Sorry its so brief may be back this afternoon.

Thanks for looking
Jacqui xx


Frazzled Crafts said...

Hi Jacqui, You go to town whilst peops just admire your blog and tutorials. Two great cards, just love the Christmas one and the bling and the second card image is real cute, colouring of course fab and the flowers tremendous - A1! Liz x

PatR said...

Two great cards Jacqui. I love the Penny Black image it's just gorgeous. The Elisabeth Bell one is fabulous too. I still haven't got around to using mine, gonna have to get my act together before another of Sara's packages arrive.
Have fun in town.
Pat xx

Victoria said...

Wow she is beautiful what a gorgeous charm card and i love the pb one too hugs xx

Yvonne said...

Two Stunner's if you ask me! This PB image is so cool. Love this card so much, so funky!

The second.. wow , this is just beautiful, such a wonderful image. Colours, just everything x

Jackie Thomas said...

Oh Jacqui, these cards are gorgeous. I love them both equally and your colouring is amazing. Beautiful xo Jackie

Sandie said...

Wonderful cards as always Jacqui!! Your penny black image is gorgeous!!

The Cute Card Thursday card is sooo sweet. I just adore that Emma image, she's my favourite (nothing to do with Emma being my little one's name, lol!!)

Enjoy your trip into town :)

Anne said...

Both gorgeous cards Jacqui and equally fab images love the brightness of the reds on the first one have a great weekend
Anne xx

Sonia said...

Jacgui you have made some amazing cards since my last visit. I loved your tut with the distress inks, i still haven't mastered them :(
Have a lovely weekend.
Hugs Sonia x

Ali Watson said...

Morning Jacqui loving these cards your PB is amazing love red just now. CCT card is simply adorable. Have a super Saturday.

Terry said...

Hiya again hun wow and yet another beautifull card, love the image, papers everything about it....your Retroflowers look wonderfull Hugs Terry

Terry said...

Hihihi I said on the first message about the Retroflowers hihihi It had to be in this message, because your Retro Flowers look stunning stanks for sharing...Hugs Terry

debby4000 said...

Oh what wonderful cards, love all the fabby flowers on the second and what a brilliant Penny Black card.

cheryl said...

hi hun these are such beautiful cards,I love the imges and that charm is gorgoues may have to take a look at that site,he he
your colouring is brilliant so much detail just adore them both have a great day hugs cheryl x

Jannie said...

Two gorgeous cards Jacqui!
The layouts are beautiful and your coloring is just perfect.
I love the Elisabeth Bell she is so sweety.

Have a nice weekend,

hugs Jannie.

Joey said...

awwwwww Jacqui I want that stamp by Elisabeth Bell that is one cute little lady and you have used her to perfection!!! Gorgeous cards hun, love the pb too. Hope you have a lovely weekend.

Lisa Foster said...

Fantastic cards! The PB image is so cute! Your coloring is fabby as always! Love them both!

Mephisto said...

Both cards are really brilliant. The new Elisabeth Bell image is so sweet!!!


Anonymous said...

OOOh la la!! These are both just stunners hun!!! I LOVE the colors on the first card, but the second card is my fav because I adore those images and your coloring is fabulous on it!! HUGS

Helen said...

Beautiful cards Jacqui!
Love the flowers!
Helen x

Jacilynn said...

Love that sexy Christmas Elf. too cute!
Two great cards. Love them as always! thanks for the inspiration Jacqui!

Jacqueline (Sjakkie) said...

Wow, both cards are very cute and beautiful, great work!
Hugs Jacqueline

Kath Stewart said...

gorgeous card as always the colours on your PB one and oh that saucy miss...have a great weekend...big hugs kath xxxx

Kelly Schelske said...

Another set of beauties!

Hugs, Kelly

Sandra H. said...

What cute, cute images! Very, very pretty cards!

Unknown said...

Hi Jacqui - hope you're having a great weekend hun. Tow wonderful cards - love the funky PB one - fab iomage and papers - and the CCT card is totally delicious - love that Elisabeth Bell image and adorable colour combo
Pauline x

Larissa said...

So gorgeous! Love that PB stamp and you coloured her so perfect! Your colouring on your second card is also very very beautiful! Thanks for your distress tutorial. I am definitly going to use it! You make it look so easy. I wish it was really that easy. :)


Crystal said...

What can I say Jacqui these are FANTASTIC!!! WOW!

Dragonlady said...

Hi Jacqui,

Two absolutely fantastic cards.

Hugs Ali x

Digi Stamp Boutique said...

Wow....two stunning creations the design of the PB one ...the red and bling embellies are gorgeous...and your Emma card is beautiful - love the flowers - so creative and very, very pretty....xx

Danni said...

Fabulous cards!! Love what you've done with Emma!!

Jo said...

Hi Jacqui, your cards are fab as always, gorgeous and so beautifully made. Jo x

Kim Piggott said...

Wow two utterly amazing cards Jacqui!
Love them both so much!
kim x

Minxy said...

Just hopped over from Claire's blog and all i can say is wow, what beautiful creations, this card is just delightful :)
Hugs Minxy x

Jane said...

Such stunning cards Jacqui! Love the colours on them both and your amazing colouring! hugs, Jane x

Risa said...

Both cards are as pretty as ever! I love the pretty PB card...what a stunner! The second card is totally adorable!

Marcea said...

2 stunning cards sweetie. I love your PB card - she is so sassy and such a great image for a xmas card.
Wow, your other card is delish - what beautiful shading darling - so very pretty indeed. Hope you are having alovely weekend. Can't wait to finally give you that big hug I am always promising you :o)

Jackie said...

Two fantastic cards as always, really glad we can get Emma over here now! Pb cards is gorgeous and it was great to finally meet you at ally pally....hopefully next time we can chat for longer!!

Have a great weekend

Jackie xx

Beccy said...

Both are beautiful Jacqui - love the Elisabeth Bell image she is so sweet and all those flowers are lovely.
Beccy x

Unknown said...

Gorgeous card Jacqui, love the image and the charm. Thanks for joining us this week on CCT.

Tammy said...

Gorgeous cards! I just LOVE the Penny Black image. She is so cute, and your coloring is fantastic!

Tammy x

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