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Penny Black Challenge

This week over on Penny Black Saturday Challenge is a theme of Blue, Cream and Gold. I've made a card to add to the stash at work for boys, I've realised that I'm a little bit short of Penny Black images, no idea why because I love them. Maybe I'll have to break my stash diet to get a few more. One thing I'm really please about is that since Christmas all the cards I've made were made out of my scrap box. In my Christmas purge I got rid of a bin bag of scraps but kept some of the big pieces. Unless I was making a page I committed to using my scrap box. About a year ago when I last purged the scraps I cut a pile of 1.5" squares but never did anything with them. While I was blog hopping I saw an idea of gluing all the bits to a piece of waste card then cutting a background with a nestabilities shape. I remembered thinking it was a good idea, but can't remember who's blog it was on. The pile of 1.5" squares was at last utilised for this card.


fabiola said…
magnifique carte j'aime beaucoup
butlersabroad said…
Lovely card, absolutely great idea with the paper scraps!

debby4000 said…
Oh this is so adorable, lovely card.

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