My Blue Summer House

My Blue Summer House

Monday, 22 November 2010

Joyous Hymn

To create this card I used Stamps: Penny Black Joyous Hymn.  Card stock: White hammered, green.  Papers: DP Dovecraft HoHoHo.  Green.  Inks: Memento Tuxedo Black.  Tim Holtz Distress.  Colouring: Copic markers.  Sakura gel pen Glaze.  Dies: Spellbinders Labels One.  Punches: X-Cut Embossing Silhouette Holly.  Embellishments: Papermania Adhesive Gems. 
Hints and Tips
The embossing stands out more if you emboss on pearlized paper.

This card was entered into the following challenges:
Penny Black Saturday Challenge: Week 128 A Sketch.
Penny Black at Allsorts: November Challenge It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas.
Die Cut Dreams Christmas Club: Challenge #44 Christmas Anything Goes.


  1. Hi Linda

    What a pretty Christmas card, the holly embellishments at the top corner are just perfect and the gem berries.

    Thank you for joining in at Penny Black at Allsorts this month, good luck and hope to see you again.

    B x

  2. Gorgeous card Linda! Love your fabulous colouring.

    Thanks for joining us at Penny Black at Allsorts.


  3. Really lovely Linda, thanks for joining us at DCD Christmas Club.

  4. This is lovely .... I just love those hedgies. Hugs, Claire x

  5. Oh!! This is gorgeous. Great colours. Thank you for joining us at Die cut Dreams Christmas Club.
    p.s. What a fab craft room!! LOve it.

  6. Hiya Linda

    this is absolutely gorgeous, I love what you have done with the image, and your take on the sketch, thanks for joining us at pbsc

  7. Gorgeous the cute image and fabbie papers :o)
    hugs and xxx

  8. sweet card linda and thank you for joining in the fun this week at PBSC...hugs kath xxx

  9. Fabulous Linda - love teh image and the punched holly. Thanks so much for entering this week's PBSC and love how you have used my sketch :-)
    Pauline x

  10. Hi Linda

    A really gorgeous Christmas card.

    Love your image and the distress background.

    Thank you for reminding me that those papers are lurking in my Christmas paper stash somewhere!!! Must drag them out!!

    Thank you for sharing with Penny Black at Allsorts this month.

    Love Jules xx

  11. Wonderful card and love the adorable image.

  12. Beautiful work of art Linda I love that PB stamp
    Thanks for joining us at the DCD Christmas Club this week
    Hugs Susie & the Christmas Dream Team xx
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  13. Wow; Linda this is stunning, love these bright colours, beautiful creation.
    Thanks For sharing this with us
    at Penny Black @ Allsorts and
    good luck;-))m

  14. Such a beautiful card Linda. Love how you colored this cute image, and your sponging looks amazing.
    Thanks so much for sharing it with us at penny black @ all sorts, good luck and hope to see you at our december challenge!

  15. Great card LInda love the image and colouring.
    Hugs Sally xxx

  16. WOW love those background papers they work really well here and show your main image off a treat. Great work on the image can only wish my colouring was half as good. Thank you for sharing with us at Pennyblack@Allsorts xx Zoe

  17. Linda this is such a gorgeous card and your image is coloured beautifully. Your inking is so neat and your Holly embellishments finish it off well.
    Thank you so much for playing along in our challenge this month at Penny Black at Allsorts and we hope you will join us next month.



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