Saturday, 25 February 2012

Penny Black Saturday #190!

Morning! I hope you're enjoying your saturday morning! We're currently in the calm before the storm as our 2 year old niece Lulu is on the way to stay for the weekend, and it's the first time we've looked after her! Aggghh!! We've got lots of toys, DVDs and chocolate buttons lined up - wish me luck!!
Yesterday was a lovely day though, me and my mum went to the Make It show in Farnborough, now that I'm back and had a blog browse, I realise a few others of you were there too, I might have even passed you! Anyway I got loads of lovely bits and bobs, I think it was better than last years, here's a pic of my haul!

Mostly essentials like tape and a new guillotine after mine flung itself off my desk and broke! But also a few new dies, some bargain ink pads, a few stamps and embellies and some delish glitter! All in all, I'm pretty chuffed, and although my mum isn't a papercrafter, I think she quite enjoyed it too!
Anyway, now for the reason you're here! This weeks Penny Black Saturday challenge, and this week, Nat has designed a sketch for us to use!

This weeks prize is from the fantastic, erm, Fantastic Ribbons! There's 4 rolls of your choice of ribbon to be won!

Here's my card using this sadly neglected Mimi image and some new papers which a had to force myself to cut into! There's a litle bit of new stash there too as this was only made last night! The swirly die cut shape, it's lurvely!! And excuse my colouring, I wanted the paper to tone but it was a weird texture! Thanks for stopping by, I hope you like it! Have a great weekend!

Daring Cardmakers - Marie Antoinette
Simon Says Stamp - 3 papers
Allsorts - Anything Goes


Debs said...

Hi Beth
What a super sweet card - love the image and your colour choice.
Fab DP's too.
Thanks for playing along at Allsorts with us this week.
Good luck.
Have a wonderful weekend.
Debs xx

Rein said...

Cute card,
thanks for joining in with DCM.

Kort og Søm said...

A gorgeous card you have made!
I have also my niece for a sleepover this weekend!
But it`s not the first time, She har been sleeping over since she was a baby.

Happy weekend!
Hugs Fredrikke :O)

Claire said...

Gorgeous card, love the image and fab colours and elements. Hugs, Claire x

Mel said...

Mmmm lots of lovely goodies can`t wait till there is a craft show close to us and as for your niece Lulu you can`t go far wrong with chocolate buttons lol

Beautiful card your coloures are lovely :)
Mel x

Rica said...

Hi Beth, your card is fabulous, I love the pattern and adorable for the Penny Black sweet image and perfect our fabulous details.

I'm so glad you were able to join us this week at Simon Says Stamp challemge
Heather xx

febe said...

Cute card on the image and colors. Lovely! :)

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Jo said...

That is such a cute image - a gorgeous card!

jo xx

Sharon (glitterangel) said...

Lovely card. Thanks for joining in with my challenge this week over at the Daring Cardmakers!

As.I.Do.Rodos. said...

Brillaint card Ginny x

Princess Judy Palmer said...

A very cute card! I find the sketch swaps so interesting-see everyone's take using the same base. I need to get me some of those Mimi stamps myself.

Mandy said...

Gorgeous card Beth, so cute and pretty :)
Thanks for joining us at Simon Says Stamp
hugs Mandy xx

Mummylade said...

Lovely project!
Thank you for joining us at Allsorts this week and good luck!