Wednesday, 29 April 2009


And my next card is for Penny Black Saturday Challenge - Week 46 - "Anything Goes" - challenge yourself to something new ... then let your creativity run wild. I have chosen to make a card, nothing new, but I have always wanted to make a card using a "Shoe Lace" effect, so I thought I would take this opportunity to do just that. I have used a Penny Black stamp called "Butterfly Wishes", which I bought at Ally Pally in a Bargain Bin, and it has been coloured with Sukura Gel Pens. The image has been cut with Octagonal nesties, and layered on cream and pale green card. The backing paper is from a Basic Grey paper pad called "Perhaps". I then marked where I wanted my shoe-lace, and punched the holes, and finished them off with eyelets, and then threaded the ribbon through. I stamped a sentiment on scrap card, and cut it out with a Tag nesty, and also threaded cream ribbon through the tag. The card has been finished off with some paper flowers, and pearl brads from my craft stash. Many thanks for stopping by, and hope you have a great day!


Riet said...

What a gorgeous card Louise,l love the colours.

Hugs Riet.x

Suzie Q said...

hi Louise,
thank you for stopping by my blog x
Your cards are an inspiration -loving the shoe lace effect.
The photo with the cub - ooh is so sweet - hope he not living in ya garden hee hee!
Suzie Q

cats whiskers said...

This is just stunning what wonderful colours and beautiul colouring of this cute Pb image
Hugs Jacqui x

papercraftsbyrach said...

wow louise this is fantastic, love the lace effect. hugs rachxx

Alexandra said...

it´s a very lovely card!


karen said...

love it you have made a great job of the lacing.. x karen x

nessy said...

oh stunning card ~love the lace effect ~ beautiful
vanessa xx

mueppi said...

Wow.. what a lovely card.
Hugs Gisela

LINDA said...

Fantastic card.. Love the way you did the ribbon up the side.. Very lovely..
Hugs, Linda

Donna said...

Delish little hedgie card Louise, I love the way you've done the lacework with the ribbon :) Donna x

All Pink girl said...

Beautiful card realy pretty ,lovely colours ,hugs Dawnxxx

Pinklady50 said...

Wow, what a great card! LOVE the lacing!