Sunday, September 5, 2010

The Gathering


Since I love nature, I have admired how other papercrafters have used this stamp. It is the Gathering by Penny Black. Since I had to go shopping for shoes to go with my dress for my son's upcoming wedding, since I happened to stop by Hobby Lobby, since they had 50% off all wooden stamps, since they had this one, I had to have it! I have created this card for 4 challenges:

Penny Black #117-use purple, brown and cream
Penny Black at Allsorts-September Challenge-use punches
Just Us Girls #49-a sketch
Stampin' for the Weekend #46-Vintage or Shabby

The paper is Ella Blue. I ran the purple panel through the Cuttlebug snowflake folder and sponged it with brown ink. I also sponged around the image and the saying which is StampinUp. I punched the snowflakes and added gems to the middles.The punch down the sides of the purple panel is Martha Stewart. Hope everyone has a great Labor Day tomorrow in the US and thanks for stopping by!

18 comments:

  1. Hi Julia

    A really gorgeous card.

    Beautiful colours and image and I love those lovely snowflakes.

    Great make!!!

    Thank you for sharing with Penny Black at Allsorts this month.

    Love Jules xx

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  2. Good Monring Julia

    What a delightful card.

    And I love how you came by this stamps, sounds like my shpiing trips when I just "happen" to land in a craft shop.

    Thank you for sharing with us at Penny Black at Allsorts ang good luck.

    B x

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  3. I love this image...I own it too! This is so pretty! Love seeing holiday cards! You used the sketch so nicely, too! Thanks for playing with Just Us Girls!

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  4. Hi Julia

    Just love how you have used your colour combo on this challenge....lovely card.

    Anne

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  5. beautiful card julia....love that image.....thanks for joining in the fun this week at PBSC....hugs kath xx

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  6. This is beautiful, what a gorgeous image, have seen the stamp but never seen it stamped & its stunning, may have to treat myself
    Thanks for joining Penny Black @ ALLSORTS this month, good luck
    Hugz Fleur xXx

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  7. Oh wow Julia this is beautiful it has a dark, haunting look to it as well as vintage all of which I adore, the image your design and colours all look superb.
    Hugs
    Lorraine x

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  8. Great card, love the colors you used. Thanks for playing along with our sketch!

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  9. This is such a lovely card, the image is a great one, as is the sentiment :o) Thanks for taking part in our challenge at SFTW :o) Kate x

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  10. Oh Julia
    This is stunning!
    It is so tranquil looking - I love it!
    Thanks for joining us at Penny Black at Allsorts this month.
    Good luck.
    Debs xx

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  11. Love how you used the colors on this card! I love that stamp, it almost stamps itself and turns out so wonderful! Great sentiment too.
    Hope you found your shoes!

    Hugs
    Sue

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  12. Wow, this is so beautiful! What a wonderful holiday card! We are really looking for talented crafters like yourself to enter the challenges over at Papercraft Star! http://www.papercraftstar.blogspot.com The challenges are posted way ahead of schedule to give you plenty of time to enter and you can win great prizes too!

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  13. This is so beautiful and peaceful! It has me wishing for Christmas and humming "Silent Night". What a stunning creation! Love what you've done with the sketch! Thanks so much for playing along with Just Us Girls!

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  14. this is a lovely card, so soft and elegant. Thank you so much for entering the Penny Black@Allsorts challenge this month.

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  15. stunning card love the embossing and the snowflakes look great...x

    Thanks for joining us this month at Penny Black at Allsorts hugs Kirsten...x

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  16. Great card loving the image its very serene

    Thanks for joining us this month at Penny Black at ALLSORTS

    Emma xxx

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  17. fabulous card, the image is lovely, so nice to see an image that doesn't involve an hour's colouring lol, gorgeous snowflakes too

    thankyou for joining in the Penny Black @ Allsorts fun this month

    Amanda xx

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