Thursday 26 April 2012

Penny Black Saturday Challenge Week 198 - No Patterned Papers

This is the card I've made for the Penny Black Saturday Challenge this week which is "No Patterned Papers".  Linda, who comes along to the Tuesday Crafting Bees, had a little boy on Sunday so I've made this card with her in mind.

The main image is from the Penny Black Stamp "Baby Hammock" and is coloured with Promarkers.  I used plain and scalloped circle Nestabilities to cut the frame and backing layer for it.  The sentiment was created on the computer and like the main image was cut and layered using the circle dies.

To add pattern on the card I used a nappy pin stamp from PSX and stamped it using Stampin' up's Bashful Blue ink on to squares cut using a square Nestabilities die.  For texture I cut and embossed squares using Papermania's buttons embossing folder from the Boofle range.  After adding a stitched border to all four squares Bashful Blue ink was sponged around them and also the scallops of the base card.

Buttons cut using a Quickutz die, satin blue ribbon from John Lewis and some mini blue safety pins were added for embellishments.

I'd like to enter this card in the following challenges
Penny Black Saturday Challenge Week198 - No Patterned Papers
Divas By Design Challenge 32 - Buttons and Bows
Bearly Mine Challenge 32 - Baby Days
Lolllipop Crafts Challenge 77 - Baby Baby
Penny Black and More at Allsorts - Oh So Cute
Passion for Promarkers Week 146 - Cut It Out
Stamptacular Sunday Challenge 160 - Loaded with Layers
Crafts and Me Challenge 81 - Embossing
Truly Scruptious Challenge 79 - Distress and Die Cuts/Punches
Timeless Tuesday #166 - Bingo (Buttons, Ribbon, Emboss)
Kaboodles Doodles Challenge 116 - Emboss It 
Crafty Ann's Challenge 64 - Stitching, real or faux
Make It Monday - Anything Goes

Thanks for reading
Liz xx


  1. Love it Liz its perfect for a baby boy and you don't even notice there are no DPs!! xx

  2. A lovely card Liz - your colouring is fab!
    Kath x

  3. A perfect card for our theme Liz and such pretty soft blues.

    Funnily enough I am waiting for that stamp to arrive as I've a couple of baby card orders, not a style of cards I make often if I can help it mind you, prefer the inky approach.

    Thanks so much for joining our Oh so Cute theme at Penny Black and More this month.

    B x

  4. Cute image and I love the embossing. Really pretty card....

  5. A cute and Pretty creation. Thanks for joining Penny Black & More @ Allsorts challenge, good luck
    Happy crafting
    Tracy x

  6. What a really adorable card! Thanks for joining us at Kaboodle Doodles’ “Emboss It” Challenge!

    Blog: Creo by Lady Katutz

  7. stunning card liz.fab design and embossing and the sweet hedgie is gorgeous ;D

    xx coops xx

  8. This is adorable. Thanks for joining us at Kaboodle Doodles.

  9. Oh I love adorable cute card Liz, its so gorgeous too.

  10. adorable baby card liz..thanks for joining in the fun at Penny Black Saturday..hugs kath xxx

  11. This is extremely adorable Liz and i love all your details. Thanks for joining in this week's Penny Black Saturday Challenge
    pauline x

  12. This is one gorgeous creation Liz, thank you for sharing it with us at Crafty Ann's
    Ann x

  13. An adorable card. Very sweet. Thanks for playing with us over at BMC this week.
    Love n hugs

  14. Gorgeous card with great colouring of that fab image....lovely buttons and bows...thanks for playing with Divas by Design's challenge: Buttons and/or Bows!
    xxx Margreet

  15. What a cute card!! I love the colors you chose and the way yo laid it out :)

    Thank you for joining us in Flourishes Timeless Tuesday!

    ~ Amanda :)

  16. oops me again.
    thanks for joining in my theme this week at PFP :D

    xx coops xx

  17. Simply Precious!!! Fabulous design and colors! Thanks so much for playing along with us at Love to Create Challenges!

  18. This is such a gorgeous card. I love the image you've used and the colours are fabulous. Thanks for joining us this week at PFP. Hugs Michele x

  19. Such a cute card and one of my fav stamps. Thank you for joining in the fun at Penny Black and More @ Allsorts and good luck x Susan x

  20. Hello Liz. This is a very Adorable card. I saw this on MIM..Loz

  21. Oh this is so sweet, love the colours and fab layout! Adorable image too...thanks for joining us at Divas and good luck!
    Helen x

  22. This is so sweet. I'm so glad I popped over from MIM to have a closer look.
    Thanks for sharing your creativity.
    Sheryl xx

  23. Adorable card!
    Thanks so much for participating in the Timeless Tuesday Challenge.
    Hugs and smiles

  24. aww, this is such a lovely baby card for a boy! the image is so sweet and i love the buttons and pins. thank you for playing along with our oh so cute theme this month at penny black and more.

  25. Oh my goodness Liz, this is just adorable. Wonderful baby card.

    Thank you for sharing with us at Make It Monday this week.

    Michelle :o)

    Remember, to be in with a chance to win the prize from our sponsor this week just leave a comment for another entry. Be sure to mention you saw them on MIM. The more entries you comment on the more chances you have of winning.

  26. I just 'awwwwwed' outloud! I love that image and the tiny little bear. That is just adorable and how you've showcased the image and complimented it with the best embellishments...perfect. :)

    Thank you so much for linking up your talent and creative ideas with us at Make It Monday!
    Lisa xx

  27. really sweet card thanks so much for joining us at truly scrumptious this week
    hugs sara x x

  28. What a gorgeous card. Found you on MIM xx

  29. Fabulous card I just love PB stamps and your card is so cute and perfect! saw it on MIM hugs Samantha :0)

  30. Stunning card. I saw this Beauty on Make-it-Monday..Faye

  31. This is such a gorgeous card. I love the image you've used and the colours are fabulous. Thanks for joining us this fortnight at Truly Scrumptious. Hugs Michele x

  32. This is just lovely. Thank you for sharing it with us at Crafty Ann's.
    Jen x

  33. You have made a lovely card which fits our challenge well. Thanks for taking part in Crafty Ann's Challenge this fortnight and best of luck. We hope to see you back again very soon. Best wishes, Kym, Crafty Ann's Design Team xxx