Thursday, 1 September 2011

Penny Black at Allsorts September Challenge - "Get Ahead for Christmas"

It's time for the September Penny Black at Allsorts Challenge.

Our theme this month is:-
"GET AHEAD FOR CHRISTMAS"


I've used two Penny Black Stamps. The wreath is a wood mounted stamp called "Adornment" (3996J) and the robin is from a clear set called "Jolly Friends" (30-058).


Here's a glittery close up! Christmas Red stickles on the wreath and Glamour Dust on the robin.

I hope you are inspired to join us with your Penny Black Christmas creations.

Hugs and best wishes, Clare xx

20 comments:

Squirrel x said...

Oh hun, this is just totally adorable! Love that cute little robin, and he sits so perfectly in the wreath, it's like they were made for each other. Wonderful. Hugs Sxx

Sally H said...

A fabulous card, Clare! What a cute robin and that wreath is gorgeous! My Red stickles came out of the cupboard last night - it's that time of year again!

sandra said...

Amazing card!
Love image!
It is great that you kept it simple and clean.
Hugs!
Sandra!

brenda said...

Love how you have put the robin in the wreath Clare, very imaginative and puts a totally different slant on the stamp.

B x

Lynne K said...

Normally I can't bear to think of Christmas until October half term at the earliest, but after seeing this I might just change my mind! It's gorgeous!

Lynne x

debby4000 said...

Gorgeous card Clare, love the sweet robin and beautiful details.
luv
Debby

pinky said...

How sweet and sparkly is this, I love it Clare.

Ellie said...

What a beautiful card Clare. Love how the image is the main focus, it's so gorgeous and I love the glitter!

Violets Corner said...

Fantastic card Clare, great use of the stamps and a Beautiful classy design.

Warm hugs
Maarit

Janette said...

Hi Clare, This is one gorgeous card, so love it.xx

louise said...

Hi Clare love your card from the moment I saw it on the design team blog,gorgeous.
Hugs Louise xx

Vicky said...

Such a beautiful card Clare...the wee robin is so cute...!

big hugs Vicky xx

Linda said...

Hi Clare how cute is this card, I love the way you have layered the images together love Linda

Mervi said...

Hei Clare,
beautiful combination,
just lovely C'mas card;-))m

Jules said...

Hi Clare

I love what you have done here!!!

I have this little robin image and and one called Star Dance that is very similar to your wreath but have never even thought of putting them together!! Such a great look!

Hope you are having a good weekend.

Love Jules xx

Liz, said...

Gorgeously perfect!

Liz x

Levana Sunandar said...

Clare, love it so much, especially the circle stamp around the bird is fantastic. The way you put some red dot around it also make it is looked alive..

Tracy said...

Great take on the challenge Clare, gorgeous creation.
Happy crafting
Tracy x

Fluffles said...

This is ssssssoooooo sweet, I love the arrangement so this card & the simplicity, BRILLIANT, Jx

Jocelyn aka JoBear2 said...

Stunning card! Love that little robin in the wreath - such a cool idea!

{{hugs}}
Jocelyn
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