My Blue Summer House

My Blue Summer House

Wednesday, 23 May 2012

Portobello Road

Card Recipe
Card Blank - 10.5cm x 15cm.
Penny Black Stamp - Christmas Friends.
Papermania Stamps - Portobello Road.
Wilkinsons -  Paper Chains.
Embellishments from own stash.
This image was coloured in using Copic markers.
Hints and Tips
Look around in your local pound shops you will be surprised what you can find to make cards with.  The union jacks on this card are from a paper chain pack from Wilkinsons and they only cost £1 and you can still used the rest of the pack to make a chain with.

This card was entered into the following challenges:
Penny Black Saturday Challenge: Week 202 Recycling ( the ribbon was on a Cadbury olympic chocolate medal Easter egg).
Stampalot Challenge: May Challenge Medals and Monarchs.
Penny Black and More: May Challenge London Celebrates.

Love Linda xxx


  1. Love that cute hedgehog, he looks very patriotic! He's just perfect for our Stampalot Challenge this month, so thanks for sharing him with us and good luck.

    Lynne x.

  2. What a wonderful interpretation of our medals and monarchs theme
    thanks for joining us at Sir Stampalot challenge this month and good luck!


  3. I love it Linda. Perfect for our challenge. Thanks for joining us at Stampalot this month.

  4. Oh this is a brilliant card and perfect for your challenge:)x

  5. oh, hedgie looks so cute in his red, white and blue scarf and i love the button! thank you for playing along with our london celebrates theme this month at penny black and more.

  6. This is just super Linda and the hedgie in his patriotic scarf cleverly shows how you can adapt stamps to fit the theme.

    Thanks so much for joining our London Celebrations at Penny Black and More and Medals and Monarchs themes this month and good luck with both.

    B x

  7. So cute card Linda,
    and you showed how versatile PB stamps can be!
    Thanks for sharing with us at Penny Black and more,
    good luck;-))m

  8. Gorgeous card Linda :-) Hedgie is just soo cute and I love his scarf :-) Lovely design :-)

    Thanks for joining us on the Papertake Weekly Challenge :-)
    Lols x x x

  9. A brilliant creation, and I too love the Hedgehog! Thanks so much for joining in with our Monarchs and Medals theme at Stampalot this month and good luck!

  10. Great card, thank you for joining in the fun at Penny Black and More @ Allsorts and good luck x Susan x

  11. A lovely card for our challenge at Sir Stampalot. Great little hedgehog. Ruth :)


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