Saturday, 6 March 2021

PBSC March - Anything Goes (Optional 'Flowers')

It's the first Saturday of the month, so that means it's time for a new Penny Black Saturday Challenge...where the theme is:

'Anything Goes'

As usual, we are sponsored by the awesome 1-2-3 Stitch:
Prize - a $20 voucher!

I used a stamp simply called 'Amaryllis' to make a Christmas card. I inked up the stamp using Distress Inks (Scattered Straw, Crackling Campfire & Fired Brick for the petals, and Forest Moss & Rustic Wilderness for the stem & leaves), spritzed it with a little water, then stamped it on to watercolour paper. Once dry, I inked around the image using 'Old Paper' Distress Ink, and embossed a sentiment (from the 'Letter It - Christmas' set by Ranger) in 'Metallic Gold' embossing powder by WOW over the top. I doodled a simple border using a gold gel pen, then distressed the edges a little before adding it to a kraft card blank.

I'm also entering this card into the following challenges:
For more inspiration from my lovely DT buddies, please pop over to the Penny Black Saturday Challenge.


Anke said...

So beautiful ...


Gibmiss said...

Gorgeous card ....Helen ...
Love the flower ....
Hugs Sylvie xx

Lorraine said...

A gorgeous poinsettia, lovely card Helen.
Lorraine x

Darlene said...

Absolutely BEAUTIFUL!!! Thanks so much for joining in the fun at our Sisterhood of Crafters challenge! Good Luck and we hope you’ll come back often.

Please stop in for a visit!

Vickie Y said...

Beautiful! Thank you for sharing with us at The Sisterhood of Crafters.

Helen said...

A gorgeous coloured amaryllis, Helen! So striking!! Stay safe! :) xx

maria f. said...

I just love amaryllis at Christmas. Such a pretty card.

My Paper Epiphany said...

Great use of a non christmas stamp! Your flower is beautifully stamped/coloured. Thank you for sharing with us at HLS Christmas. Hugs x

Inkyfingers said...

I haven't come across an Amaryllis stamp before, Helen but it does remind me of Christmas because a friend buys us one each year. This is such a lovely festive card with the bright colour and distressed edges. Love the doodled frame too. Thanks for sharing with us at Happy Little Stampers.
Carol x