Saturday, April 25, 2009

Penny Black Saturday Challenge...Week 46

Morning Folks and once again it's time for another Penny Black Saturday challenge....where does the week go.    Lots of fabulous entries for Nat's sketch last week.....it was a great sketch and I just knew you would all love it.
The challenge this week on Penny Black Saturday is

ANYTHING GOES
easy peasy......was my first reaction but it didn't turn out that way
so much choice....I hummed and hawed about what I was going to do...
lots of ideas running around my head and suddenly it's Friday and the card still isn't made
 the penny finally dropped...need a card for a friend who is a keen gardener

Phew...thank goodness for that

and the inside to hold
a packet of seeds and a
gift voucher for the Garden Centre
Cardstock: Coredinations.... Latte
scored and sanded to resemble wood panelling
Papers: MME "Bloom & Grow"
Image: Penny Black....Hugs Collection
Flowers: Quickutz Die
Sentiment: Adorn-It Tiny Etched Natural
 & Papermania Cardstock Stickers
White...Lime and Chocolate
Sakura Gelly Roll Glaze Pen
Brad from stash
and we have a fabulous prize for you this week
from our sponsor
the lovely Heidi at
Well folks....I think I will give cardmaking a miss today......need to get some work done in the garden and catch up with some household chores.....but I will catch up with you all tomorrow......another challenge card to share and let me tell you this one was a little bit of a problem too.....enjoy the rest of your weekend and will be popping over to visit and see what you have all conjured up for this week's challenge
Happy Crafting.....Hugs Kath xxxxx....

44 comments:

Carol said...

This is gorgeous Kath!! Think it's one of my faves of yours.....love the idea fo putting the seeds and voucher inside....just brilliant :)
Off to the show very shortly, catch up with you later...

Hugs
Carol x

Chrissy's Creations said...

Oh wow, that's super cute!

Linda said...

What a wonderful card and even better that it doubles as a gift card too - love it!

Lainy's Little Blog said...

This is amazing Kath, such a cool idea. The lucky recipient is gonna love it. Love the attention to detail and great that you have used it to put their gift inside too. Such a thoughtful thing to give someone. Hope you are well. Enjoy your gardening. The sun is shining with me at the moment and hope it is in Aberdeen too. Hugs, Lainy xxx

Kim Piggott said...

Oh Kath this is just the sweetest card!!!
I love your little house and the climbing flowers it all looks just perfect!
Gorgeous paper and love the inside too she will so love this!
Hope blogger is being good now enjoy your Saturday!
hugs
kim x

Kimberley said...

I just had to leave you a comment this morning when I saw your DT card I gasped in awe. Never mind old TH you truly are a crafting Goddess. Enjoy your day in the garden.

Kate T said...

This is just adorable, everything is wonderful about it !
Kate x

Christine said...

I love your idea. I think I might do something like it for my Mom for Mother's Day.

It's funny, you are making your morning post at the same time I making my final blog check as I go to bed here in Idaho!!!

Blessings,
Christine

Allison said...

what a great idea, have a good day
AllisonX

stampingheaven said...

Fabulous creation Kath your are always full of inspiration. I love this and perfect for a keen gardener. the image is perfect. Have a super weekend, relaxing yeah yeah when do you ever relax always on the go you are Mrs. Enjoy whatever you do, mwah.

CLARE said...

what a lovely idea - such a lot of detail there. really like the flowers going up the wall, and the lovely woody card. A perfect gift for a green fingered friend

Steph said...

Oh wow wow wow! Kath, how do you always come up with such great ideas?! I love it!! x

Debbie said...

This is great Kath...such a fabulous idea and so beautifully put together.
Have a great weekend! Debbie x

cats whiskers said...

Love this such a brilliant idea Kath, hope you have a brilliant weekend hun
Hugs Jacqui x

scotspanda said...

awww what a fab card, love the wee details you have, and great idea to make it into a gift card :o) Cute image too, love these wee hedgies

Hope you've got some of the scrummy sun like us, it's going to be a lovely day down here in the valley

lotsalove

Amanda xxx

tracie said...

Morning hun, oh wow this is brilliant.. fabulous idea and the inside is as gorgeous.
Have a wonderful weekend
hugs
Tracie :)x

Lula said...

Its wonderful Kath.

Macpurp said...

I love this!!! great idea to hold seeds and voucher! it is so pretty.

love tina x

weewiccababe said...

beautiful, such a novel idea too.
I think I need to visit you sometime for a lesson or 12 on how to colour Penny Black's
xx

Mephisto said...

HI Dear,

thats so a great Idea. WOW. And it looks so wonderful!

Hugs
Domi

Pauline C said...

This is just totally brilliant Kath - so cute and very original! The little house and flowers growing up by the door are just adorable! Hope you have a great weekednd hun
Pauline x

Jilli said...

Wow ... what an amazing card and a fab idea! Jillix

CraftyC said...

What a gorgeous card Cath, its beautiful and I love the distressing!
Clairex

Nilla said...

Oh, Kath, this is a great idea and I love it! hugs from Nilla

Penni said...

What an amazing card Kath. The Coordinations card is really effective as wood panelling - aren't you a clever crafter!!!

Best Wishes
Penni
X

Tip Top said...

Fantastic card!!

Terrie B x said...

Oh `WoW` Kath I think this is `gorgeous `what a great card/gift idea..
Hope the sun is shining for you today my lovely one:)♥

Joy said...

What a great idea. Looks like it took some time and patience.

Tasha said...

Kath this is so wonderful - i love it! Its such a thoughtful idea and absolutely gorgeous too
love tasha xx

Sue from Oregon said...

Wowzer! This card is over the top...I may have to give this sample a try myself...grand idea and card!

Marcea said...

Wow Kath, this is just the perfect card for any gardener, complete with gift too .... wonderful! Have actually done a spot of digging myself today too :o)
-x-

Fern said...

Fabulous card Kath... great shape!
Love the way you've made a card and a gift.

Fern xx

Sammie said...

What a fabulous idea! I love the shape of the card and to use it to hold the gift is so clever. I love it.
Sammie

Peet said...

WOW, fabulous creation, kath!!! Love it very much
Great work!
Have a wonderful weekend
Hugs
peet

Clare said...

Wow, it's brilliant. Love everything about it. hugs Clare x

Spyder said...

This is lovely, I did a 'House' once for a moving friend and a shed for my dad, love the idea of adding a gift.
((Lyn))

Willy's creations said...

Lovely card you made.

Hugs,Willy

Kort og Søm said...

Good morning,
I just love this card!!
Fredrikke :o)

Larissa said...

Lovely project Kath! Love the shape of your card and the inside with the bag of seeds. The flowers on the side are perfect!

Hugs,
Larissa

Eija said...

Wonderful "seed-card". My other hobby is gardening and I would value high this kind of card :)

Debbie said...

Talk about creativiy, wow this is over the top..Love everything about it... and don't think that Budster is the only one leaving hairs all over the place, Ginger should be bald as well

Cass said...

Fantastic card Kath.What a lovely idea.Love the shed shape with the cute little hedgies and the seeds and voucher inside.
Hugs
Cass xxx

Desire Fourie said...

Oh what a delightful little scene. Just love everything about it, especially because I am such a huge garden lover myself. Your friend will definitely have to frame this, waterproof it, and put it up as a little sign in her garden. Hugs from Desire

stephanne said...

Kath,
Safe to say you took Anything Goes to another level with this adorbale seedling shack!! Everything about it is superb, quite a stunner I must say.
Stephanne

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