Monday, July 26, 2010

Penny Black Christmas in July!!!

Grandbaby Scoop:

Really, I have not been lost. I have had the "bestest" days visiting with my grandbabies! My daughter brought Cole and Luke to visit for 4 days. I have been holding a sleeping baby- "little"  Luke, and having overnight slumber parties with Cole. On the way back home today, Cole told his Mama that he was going to go back and live with Gwamma! ( Guess he got over being in trouble for bonking the dog on the nose LOL!) Oh the energy of a 2 year old (he tells me his is almost 3 in August!).  Little Luke is not so little either. At 5 months and over 20 pounds, he is one little "Bubba Boy"...I know his Mama Erin has no need to lift weights with this guy!  A wonderful weekend for sure!

Card Scoop:

I just had to join in the Christmas in July Penny Black Saturday Challenge #111. My first Christmas card of  2010!
I used some fun DP that I won as blog candy on the Fussy and Fancy Friday Challenge when it first started up.  I used the sketch below from Taylored Expressions.

The main image is up on dimensionals and has lots of pretty glitter on the "fur". Image is colored with copics. Sentiment is PB as well.

I do not know how much stamping I will get done this week as I am off on vacation soon, but be sure to stop back by for the House Mouse Monday Challenge...lots of pretties to see! Also, a lot  of fun things coming your way in August!

Card details:


Stamps: Night before xmas 2226K, xmas 3760E
Cardstock: DP from Deck The Halls (  Real Red, Garden Green from SU!
Ink: Copics, Versafine Black, Red SU! marker, Memento Black
Misc: Real Red Satin Ribbon from SU!, Pinking nesties, green pearls, dimensionals, EK Success snowflake border punch

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debby4000 said...

Oh this is fabulous Sue, love the cute PB image.

scrapperjulia said...

This card is fabulous, Sue! Love the traditional green and red and your coloring is great!

Our Little Inspirations said...

This is a grand way to kick off your Christmas card stash! So cute with that darling image and great dp! So glad you had a nice visit with your daughter and grands:)And have a great vacation too!

Allison said...

This is adorable! I love the mix of embellies here!

Danni said...

So adorable!!

kath said...

gorgeous card the cute image.....thanks for joining in the christmas fun at PBSC...hugs kath xxx

Sue said...

Hi Sue
aww gorgeous card hun, super cute image, lovely papers & design, sue,x

Eve said...

Cute, Cute, sue! :-) Nice layout! i've been thinking of submitting to this week's PB challenge also, and i just got PB's christmas stamp yesterday from AFAR (lol!!) ;-)

Deloris said...

What a cute card. Great paper choice.

Lorie said...

Eek! That is so adorable! Sounds like a wonderful time with family!

Sue said...

Love this image, and the papers are so nice. Your coloring is awesome. Great little grandson Chirstmas card, he would love it with the animals on it. Sounds like you had such a wonderful visit, grandkids are the best.


Annika said...

So wonderfully beautiful! Love the colour combo and that stunning image!

Denise (peanutbee) said...

SUPER SUPER cute! Oh how I LOVE this stamp!

theneon said...

Sue, a great choice in papers to compliment a fab image.

Charlene said...

I've been a baaad blogger! Goodness this is sooo cute. Glad you got some grandbaby hug time!!

joey said...

Fantastic card Sue, love the bordered punch! thanks for joining us at pbsc

Nancy said...

Super cute. I just love this image.

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