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Sunday, 15 August 2010

Green Card

Another new card today.
I've used a Penny Black stamp set that I won earlier in the year and have only just got around to using! And I will be using it again as I loved colouring it in!
And after playing around in PSP I managed to get my photos to not look so blurry, so much better quality pics today lol

Isn't that little hedgehog so cute!?!
And even though I do say so, I like the way I coloured in the bird, who is attached to some acetate so that he hovers above the tree. I did take a video of me flicking him but it is sooooo dark, so I will try again tomorrow in daylight lol
Also to add more dimension I snipped away at the little hedgehog to give him bristles, but you can't really tell on the photo :(

A side shot, to show the acetate.

I would like to enter this card in to the following challenges:

  • Ooh La La: Spots & Dots {spots on the panels}
  • I Love ProMarkers: Use Acetate {I used acetate to make the birdie hover - I hope this counts!}
  • Penny's: Anything Goes
  • Delightful Challenges: Animals or Insects using Dots and Stripes {I have two animals, dots on the panels and stripes on the backing paper phew!}
  • Cute Card Thursdays: Trees or Leaves {I have used a tree lol and the flower to the left of the tree has a little leaf}


  • Penny Black Stamp Set
  • PaperMania's Creative Tones backing paper {the stripes} 'Olivine Essence'
  • Claire Curd's 'Big One' paper {dots} which I coloured over in a Mint ProMarker to darken it a little as it was far too light.
  • Prima Flower
  • Self Adhesive Pearl in the centre of the flower
  • Silver Mirror Board
  • Green Card stock
  • Sentiment which was also coloured with my Mint ProMarker
  • ProMarker colours used: Mint, Grass, Pine, China Blue, Azure, Cool Aqua, Cocoa, Cinnamon, Lilac, Rose Pink, Peach, Blush, Gold and Cool Grey 3


  1. This is adorable! Thanks for playing along with us at Penny's. Good Luck!


  2. Fabulous card love the little hedgehog
    thank you so much for joining us at ooh la la this week

  3. Hi Joanne
    A fabulous card,thankyou for joining us this week at Delightful Challenges,
    Hugs Dianne xx

  4. How fab to win a PB stamp! He's very cute! I love the way you've done the bird. Great card.

  5. Great card Joanne, thanks for joining us at I ♥ ProMarkers and Delightful Challenges.

  6. great use of the acetate ,thanks for joining us at I ♥ promarkers this week -Kate

  7. Such a sweet card, the hedgiehog is so cute.

  8. Hi,and making your bird hover with a strip of acetate certainly counts! Good idea and a lovely card. Thanks for joining us at I ♥ Promarkers this week.
    Tine :)

  9. What a great project and I think that is so clever to make the bird fly with the acetate. Thanks for sharing it with us at Delightful Challenges.

  10. Lovely - nice and bright and colourful.

  11. This is gorgeous, I love how you've made the bird stick out so it looks like it's flying, very clever x

  12. great card!
    thanks for playing with us at CCT

  13. Smashing card, and yes, of course your little butterfly counts. Acetate is acetate, hun, lol. Thanks for taking part at I ♥ Promarkers this week.

  14. A lovely card, fab use of acetate. Thanks for joining us at I ♥ ProMarkers.
    Julie x

  15. This is so cool!! Thanks for sharing it with us at Penny's Paper-Crafty Challenge! Hope to see you again next challenge!!

  16. Such cute images and what a great idea to use the acetate that way. Thanks for playing along with us on I ♥ Promarkers this week.

  17. The hedgehog is so cute & I love how you've done the bird, it looks fab. x