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Wednesday, 13 May 2009

Black & White and Orange for Penny Black

Hello hello girlies sorry I have been MIA for a couple of days........have been enjoying this beautiful sunshine that I haven't had much time for anything else :o) Up here in the Highlands we like to make the most of it when it's here because we know it's not going to be around for long hahaha!

I did, however, manage to squeeze in a wee challenge today (mainly because I've had to try and stay out the sun today as I overdid it a bit yesterday and am more than a bit pink lol) The theme at Penny Black is black and white and one other colour. I thought I would try a colour I don't usually use and this orange cardstock jumped out at me :o)
Image: Penny Black
Paper: Papermania
Cardstock: Stampin Up
Flowers and dragonflies from stash
Also used: cuttlebug swiss dots folder, nesties labels 2, martha stewart border punch
Well girlies I am off for a bit of telly and a cuppa...........am tired today (must have been the bike ride I went on this afty ugh)

10 comments:

Natalie said...

Lovely card, the colours look great. x

Macpurp said...

fab card! sunny orange like our sunshine! lol
great how you cut out the flower from the papers.
lots of love
me xx
mind and hide that jelly!

Mina said...

oh wow I love these colours together...such a beautiful card xxx

Kath said...

wow this is scrummy.....love the orange with the black and white...makes the whole card pop....and hey Mrs....sitting in the sun all day...what are you like...thanks for joining in the fun this week at PBSC Hugs Kath xxxx

dawnmarieg said...

Ooh these colours are fabulous, I would never think of putting them together. Love the little dragonfly and papers. Get the factor 30 on Mrs! our Scottish skin cannot take the sun lol. Hugs Dawn Marie.xx

Emma (metalicbutterfly) said...

Love the orange with the black and white and those flowers are great!

Emma xxx

weewiccababe said...

beautiful Amanda, its so effective and the orange just jumps out at you
I got a wee bit pink 2 days ago, but luckily I turn brown pretty quick - looks like today will be another scorchio one xx

debby4000 said...

Oh isn't he sweet, great colours too.
luv
Debby

Riet said...

What a gorgeous card Amanda,l love the colours.

Hugs Riet.x

Ila said...

Your card is Fabulous!!...I love the colors and layout!!...Hugs, Ila