Well after watching this challenge for a whole 38 weeks I now get chance to take part. Hurray!!
Penny Black feature amongst my favourite stamps so this just had to be the first challenge I tried.
The rules for the challenge stated that it was a "3 - 2 - 1 challenge" and that my card needed 3 brads, 2 ribbons and 1 flower on it. To begin with I thought that this meant my card should only have one flower on it so after trawling through my stamps I decided on the lovely hedgehogs below with the "one flower".
Once my card was finished I went to the Penny Black challenge blog to see what other people had created and realised I had taken the instructions far too literally .. I needed to embellish my card with "one flower" and could have had as many stamped flowers as I wanted.. .. doh!
So below is my very first challenge card.
This creation needed:
Image - Penny Black stamp "long kiss" - Painted with watercolour pencils
Sentiment - See D's "Blooming Friendship Kit"
Backing Paper - Free download from Funky Fairys download shop
Dovecraft punch - to make the holes for threading one of my ribbons through
Cuttlebug embossing folder "Friend"
Ribbon and flower from the lovely lady at the local market
Brads from my stash
Anita's 3D Clear Gloss Finish for embossing the balloon
I have enjoyed my first challenge and am looking forward to more.
Hope everyone had a good day.
Thanks for calling by.
Love Jules xx