Saturday, 2 May 2015

Antiques Roadshow - Hedgies

Do you remember the pingu and snowman challenges that Squirrel hosted just before Xmas?  Well she's rallied the troublesome trio again for a fun new challenge starting today.  This time, the theme is called "Antiques Roadshow" and you need to dig out and showcase some old and forgotten stash.  So dust off those stamps that you'd forgotten you had, and give them some inky loving!

My immediate thought when we discussed the theme was Penny Black.  These critters were the images that started my addiction to stamping; I especially adore those little hedgies and mice and quickly became addicted. Therefore my card today features one of the hedgie images.

The border die I've used is also one of my oldest, and I've even had the green pearls for about 2 years (I bought a bag of 100 so even by using them in trios, they're lasting me a little while!).  The papers are probably a bit more recent than 2 years, but still ones I've had a while.

I'll be back tomorrow with another sample, but I hope I've inspired you to pop over to Squirrel's blog to see the other samples from both Squirrel and Jayne, and to link up your 'antique' laden creations.

Click on the logo below to go straight to the challenge ...

Card Recipe:
  • Image - Companion from Penny Black
  • Typed Sentiment (Wendy Medium font)
  • Colouring - Distress Ink Reinkers
  • Clouds - Dovecraft chalks
  • Lili of the Valley paper pad
  • The Langton watercolour paper
  • Stazon Ink Pad
  • Die-namics Stitched Rounded Rectangle Stax
  • Flat Backed Pearls
  • Magnolia Doohickey Lace border die
I've been inspired by:
Happy crafting


The Stamp Basket said...

I shall have to have a rummage and see if I can find this stamp at the back of my takes me back! It's been sooo long, I can't actually remember what Penny Black stamps I have...they also started my crafting inspiration along with Hero Arts! Hope you have a lovely long weekend, whatever your plans!

Carole Pollard said...

So pretty I love the stamp just so cute and that rectangle die as well the stitched edge is so classy a fab challenge idea and a brilliant card love and hugs Carole x

Carol S. said...

I have loads of PB stamps, some of my first stamp buys too! Love your card and coloured beautifully as always. Have a lovely BH weekend. Hugs, Carol S.xx

Mojca said...

Waw this looks amazing and just love the clouds you made for the background! Hugs! Mojca

Emma Williams said...

Very pretty card and beautifully coloured! Thank you for sharing and for joining us over on the Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge Blog.. :) x

Sarah said...

Such a pretty card Annette, love the stamp you have used here and the pretty pearls are a lovely touch xx

Sue said...

Annette, this is beautiful...Lovely colouring and such a pretty design ... gorgeous all

Whisper said...

Aaaah absolutely devine and it's lovely to see you using a PB too, gorgeous layout, Luv Sam x

Lin said...

What a delightful mix of papers with this adorable hedgie image, Netty! Thanks so much for joining us at the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday challenge!

NGCARDS said...

A gorgeous creation in a lovely colour scheme! I love the older PB stamps. Thanks for playing at Creative Inspirations! xxx

Kat W said...

A super cute design...this hedgie is full of the joys of Spring! The pretty Spring feel is echoed with the gorgeous papers :-)

Big hugs, Kat xx

Squirrel x said...

Such a happy hedgie, and so adorable! Great colourwork, as always, hun and a fab design. Love! Hugs xx

KraftyKoolKat said...

This one is so cute and gorgeous Annette, thank you for running the Challenge with Squirrel and Jayne.

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