Thursday, February 6, 2014

Penny Black TLC Blocks Card

 I colored up this darling little Penny Black image and made it into a card and thought to myself...UGLY set it aside until I was ready to start over LOL! I do that sometimes.

I pulled the whole thing all apart -- scrapped the card base and cut apart the image

Here is version #2!

I fussy cut the image and added it onto this really fun blocks card I have been wanting to make since I found this Youtube video!

I used this pretty pink and grey Fancy Pants Beloved 6x6 paper , and Penny Black T.L.C. image. Both are from Inspiration Emporium.

The hedgies are added on pop dots with a couple little heart sprigs and heart banners added for a little bit of extra 'sumthun, sumthun' in the background.  I forgot to take a picture of the back, but it has blocks of the Beloved paper on it too. You could easily decorate both sides!

You can look right through it!

I have used a 6x6 envelope and the card is actually about 4.5 x 5.5 ish I think...maybe not quite that big.

I hope you have enjoyed this fun fold Penny Black card today!

♥ Sue

card details:
Fancy Pants Beloved paper pad
Grey Bazzil
Penny Black TLC
(10% discount if you use the code suestamps13 at Inspiration Emporium)
Copic Colors:
Hedgies: E00,11  N 1,3,5,6
Tree: E25, G43,46 R83,85,89   E13,E08
Youtube Blocks card tutorial
Silhouette cut files:
House of 3-Heart garland
Heart sprig

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Pat (mspfd) said...

Sue this is so fun and what an amazing fold. I love the sweet hedgies which you colored to perfection. Gorgeous design. Lovin' this idea of a block card.

Michele said...

fabulous project! thanks for joining our love/valentine challenge at the cheerful stamp pad! xo

Leslie Miller said...

Oh, how cool! I've come across a couple of things lately I'd like to try. This is amazing how it folds up flat but opens up like building blocks. Fabulous!

Dot said...

Wonderful creation, Sue. I was wondering how get it into an envelope...
Dorte xx

Basslady said...

this is such a cute masterpiece!

hugs and kisses from germany,
silvi (GD on lexi's creations challenge)

Katie said...

This is such a cool card! I love the blocks - so fun!

Sari said...

Your card is so sweet and fun. Thanks for that link, I will definitely give it a try, :). Thank you for sharing your card in Artistic Inspirations, good luck, :)

Sandy said...

Wonderful Sue - absolutely wonderful and I do believe I will give it a go!!

KarinsArtScrap said...

this is so sweet and a great fold Sue.

gr karin

Cheryl First said...

Love your take on it! I like the "sticky-uppies" from the back side! Cute, cute! Those little hedgies are adorable, too! ;)

Deloris said...

Wow, that looks fabulous! Don't you love it when you can take parts from a scrapped project and recycle them into something great...

Michelle said...

Fantastic this card. Lovely design and great little hedgehogs.
Thanks for joining us at Craft your Passion.
xxx Michelle (DT)

Lin said...

AAAAHHHHH-dorable, Sue! Your coloring brought these little cuties to life, and this card will be treasured by its lucky recipient! Thanks so much for sharing it with us at the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge!

Andrea Ockey Parr said...

Holy cow! I thought this was already pretty amazing, and then I saw it fold down and fit into an envelope??? Whoa! I did not see that coming! So creative! The colors and adorable hedgehogs work so nicely together and I adore those heart twigs in the background. I also enjoyed your write-up and how you admitted that your layout was ugly at first and that you had to re-vamp. Glad I'm not the only one who has to go back to square one sometimes. I'm glad you didn't give up because this is a fabulous piece! Thank you so much for sharing it with us at the Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge blog!

Glenda Atkins said...

Another totally wonderful creation and it folds up so nicely. Love it to bits!

nwilliams6 said...

Sue, how creative is this! Love the dimension and the fun and adorable images! Precious and very interesting and fun! Hugz!

crafty-stamper said...

great card love the images and fantastic fold and great that it folds flat for posting-thanks for joining us at Artistic Inspirations
Carol DT x

Angelique said...

Verry creative. Love the images, so cute and beautiful coloured.
Thank you for joining us at MilkCoffee Digi Stamps

Huggsss, Angelique

Lin said...

This is gorgeous! So glad you didn't waste your beautifully coloured image as it's perfect here.

Thanks for the link on how to make it

Thanks also for sharing with us

Lexi's Creations said...

This is just so clever and cute!! Great job and thanks for joining us at Creative Cutting Challenge this time.
DT Leader

Kristie @ said...

This is so cool! Love your take on the box card!

Heather said...

Super cute...and how cool that it folds!! Love it...thanks for sharing the link to the video!!
Thank you for joining us at the Creative Cutting Challenge!!
Hugs Heather DT

Elena said...

Absolutely wonderful!

G-ma said...

Awesome card, and a great job. Thank you for playing with us in the challenge at CCC


Mamma Mia said...

Hi Sue - what a gorgeous creation! I didn't realise until I scrolled through your post that the card folded flat too!!!!! The hedgehogs are sooooo sweet and I love your DPs. Thanks for joining us at Lexi's Creations this time.
Helen x (DT)

Hazel said...

Thanks for sharing this lovely creation for Cheerful Stamp Pad challenge 79: love/Valentine, Hazel, DT - hope to see you again soon x

Karla B said...

What an amazing block card!Thank you so much for joining us at The Cheerful Stamp Pad!
Karla B

Karla B said...

What an amazing block card!Thank you so much for joining us at The Cheerful Stamp Pad!
Karla B

Larissa said...

Wow Sue I am in love with this card! It really looks amazing.


Helen said...

This is fabulous - must give that shape of card a go!
Thanks for playing at the Penny Black Saturday Challenge!
Helen x

Michelle said...

That is so fun!

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