Penny Black Christmas card

The Penny Black Saturday challenge (here)  http://pennybfriendssaturdaychallenge.blogspot.com/
is for Holly and Ivy or Christmas flowers/trees. As I have just bought some Penny Black stickeroos I thought I would have a go at using one of the images. I must say I was very impressed with the stickers. They are not flimsy and peel off easily from the sheet. At approx. £1.50 per sheet with several images on each sheet, I thought they were excellent value. The colours are lovely and rich and the backgrounds are lovely too. I choose this gorgeous bauble to make this bold Christmas card with all my favourite Christmas colours. Not only did I enter the Penny Black challenge but lots more which are listed below.

http://pennybfriendssaturdaychallenge.blogspot.com/ Holly and Ivy or Christmas flowers or trees.
http://just-hanna-stamps.blogspot.com/ Christmas in red
http://christmasblogchallenge.blogspot.com/ Christmas bauble
http://mamidoodles.blogspot.com/ Anything goes
http://www.dutchdare-cardchallenges.blogspot.com/ Christmas card/tag/ornament
http://ecpchallenges.blogspot.com/ Christmas
http://craftyannschallengeblog.blogspot.com/ Christmas optional sketch
http://thestampmanchallenges.blogspot.com/ Christmas card using 3 colours
http://thepaperplayers.blogspot.com/ Your favourite colour combo.
http://sugarsweetpapertreats.blogspot.com/ Anything goes
http://peartreedesigns.blogspot.com/ Christmas
http://theresmagicintheair.blogspot.com/ Traditional red and green Christmas card.
http://stampsruschallenges.blogspot.com/ Anything goes
http://stampwithfun.blogspot.com/ Christmas
http://diekreativenstempelfreunde.blogspot.com/ Traditional Christmas colours
http://stampsfun-creativity.blogspot.com/ Red, white and..........
http://toptiptuesday.blogspot.com/ Christmas
http://creativecardcrew.blogspot.com/ Anything goes
http://www.bellichallenge.blogspot.com/ Christmas papers and embellishments
http://christmasblogchallenge.blogspot.com/ Baubles

29 comments:

Kiki said...

Wow, this is fantastic! Love the papers and flowers you've used!

Thanks so much for sharing with us at Hanna & Friends.

Hugs, Kiki

Ann Whitfield said...

Oooh! This is gorgeous Shirley - thank you for sharing it with us at Crafty Ann's
Ann x

Susie said...

Beautiful card,love the festive colours! Thanks for joining us at Pear Tree Designs this week and Merry Christmas xx

Lynsey said...

Fantastic card! Just right for our challenge this week. Thanks for joining us at Winter Wonderland.
Hugs Lynsey x

Jill said...

Hi Shirley, love that basic grey background, gorgeous card! Jill x

Nickys-kleine-Bastelecke said...

Woof this is a wonderful map everything fits perfectly.

Thank you for your participation with creative Stamp friends-creative stamp Friends.
LG Nicole

CraftinGranny said...

Beautiful card and beautiful coloring Shirley. Love the look of your blog too and the colors. This is just a gorgeous creation!

Thanks so much for sharing with us and joining in this week at Paper Cupcakes. Have a blessed Christmas and New Year. "Hugs" Carol

Anette said...

Just beautiful! Thanks for joining us at DDCC.

Mervi said...

So beautiful, could not think first that image was
a stickeroo!
Fabulous card, lovely colours;-))m

Maggie's Crafts said...

Great card! Thank you for joining us at Top Tip Tuesday @ http://toptiptuesday.blogspot.com/ Please come back on Tuesday for another brilliant tip! :)

Maggie

xx

Kreativmonster said...

What an awesome card! I love the poinsettias in the background! Thanks for playing along with us at stamps&fun=CREATIVITY!

Riet said...

What a gorgeous card Shirley.

Hugs Riet.x

kath said...

stunning card shirley...thanks for joining in the fun at Penny Black Saturday...hugs kath xxx

Liz, said...

Beautiful card, love the colours. Thanks for joining in this week at Penny Black Saturday.

Liz x

downrightcrafty said...

great bauble thank you so much for sharing with us at Winter Wonderland this week
Hugs Kate xx

Janet said...

Beautiful card, Shirley. The colours are lovely and the poinsettias are gorgeous. Thank you for sharing it with us at Crafty Ann's.

Janet xx

Nadine said...

Hallo

wow, einfach traumhaft schön.
Da stimmt einfach alles.

DAnke fürs Mitmachen béi SFC.

Liebe Grüße Nadine

scrappyjacky said...

A beautiful card.

debby4000 said...

Gorgeous, beautiful card and fab image.
luv
Debby

clare said...

Thanks for joining us @ PTD. Merry Christmas. x

sparklygirl-Tina said...

Hi Shirley

What a gorgeous card - I love it!

Tina
X

Hands On said...

Pretty dsp. Love the beautiful bauble. Thanks for joining Paper Players this week!

Kreatives von Andrea said...

wow, what a fantastic creations, great papers and so lovely image.

Thank you for your participation at Creative stamp Friends.

A nice greeting Andrea from germany

Nadell said...

Wonderful card and your coloring is fantastic. Thanks for joining us at SFC.

Hugs Nadell

Jean McKenzie said...

Just beautiful Shirley! I especially love the way you made the tag with those lovely flowers on top and your use of the ribbon!!

jdmommy said...

Just wonderful! Thanks for playing the Belli Challenge!

Brenda Dean said...

Gorgeous card! I love cards like these but I find that they are difficult to do well. You do it well. Great job!

As a challenge lover, you might be interested in my CAS challenge.

paperfun said...

Very beautiful. I love your shades of red and green together.

Thanks for joining us at Creative Card Crew.

Mari

Karen Howard said...

Absolutely stunning! Love every beautiful detail. Hugs, Karen

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