Sunday, February 19, 2017

Penny Black Holy Night




Hi everyone!

This week it's my turn to hostess the challenge at The Paper Players:




I chose Clean and Simple, using a sentiment as your focal point. One of my favorite stamp companies is Penny Black. I LOVE their sentiment stamps, and have started collecting them. There's just something about the fonts they use that I really like. I chose this sentiment from their set called, "Holy Night."

I stamped it in black, and then made a frame for it with MFT's In and Out Diagonal Stitched Rectangles. I tucked a Memory Box pine branch border inside and added a few stars, and a bakers twine bow.






Be sure to check out the rest of the design team here:

The Paper Players Design Team


I hope you will join us!


Paper: SU
Ink: SU black
Stamps;Penny Black Holy Night
Dies:MFT In and Out Diagonal stitched rectangles. Memory Box Pine Needle Border
Other: Bakers Twine


15 comments:

  1. Gorgeous Laurie - this is one of my favourite Christmas carols and I am already thinking about a fabulous rendition of it that I heard at a performance I attended this Christmas just gone. I'm not surprised you've started a collection - sentiments like this one make a card!

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  2. Love this Laurie! I LOVE all the pine dies and this sentiment too! I had to have this stamp set too! I'm saving your inspiration! :D

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  3. I love it...so very gorgeous in it's simplicity!

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  4. Love the framed layout, Laurie. Very pretty!

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  5. Laurie, this is my favorite Christmas song! I love this card! The branches and frame are lovely to accent the sentiment! I hope you have a fantastic week! XX

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  6. Oh wow--one of my favorite cards, Laurie! Wonderful sentiment--love using sentiments as focal points & this one is a great choice!

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  7. lovely card..great framing...

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  8. This is so pretty, Laurie. Love the frame you created for this beautiful sentiment and the pine boughs add just the right amount of color--gorgeous!

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  9. Gorgeous, Laurie! I always love seeing Christmas cards any time of the year, and the way you framed this sentiment is just beautiful!

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  10. Great challenge and a great card, Laurie! What beautiful lyrics, and you've framed them perfectly and added just the right amount of greens.

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  11. Love the way you've used the frame. Such a clean and effective looking card...love it x

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  12. Wow! This is gorgeous! Love everything!

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  13. WOW! How beautiful it is, laurie! Love that gorgeous frame and greens.

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  14. Great challenge, Laurie. I am obsessed with the font on this sentiment and you framed it beautifully. A fabulous CAS card.
    hugs
    jaydee

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