Wahoo – I’ve found my scissors! They were hiding in my ribbon box and I looked everywhere for those naughty Minkeys ๐Ÿ™‚

A card that hits two challenge buttons today. Firstly it uses the lovely sketch over at BasicGrey Challenge blog and then it incorporates embossing for the Penny Black Challenge blog. Sorted ๐Ÿ™‚

Details: the embossing used my cuttlebug and embossing folders and Core-dination card, which I then sanded to show the core colour. The teal-coloured gems on the image are actually plastic beads that I cut in half with a button shank remover. The Penny Black image is coloured with Marvy Le Plume watercolour pens and cut out and shaped. I used a fine marker to add the extra stamen-like bits to the flower. BasicGrey Granola papers were used too ๐Ÿ™‚

Papers – BasicGrey Granola
Stamp – Penny Black
Inks – Distress inks
Colouring – Marvy Le Plume water colour pens
Usual Suspects – Silicone glue; 3D-glue; Double-sided tape; Paper Trimmer
Other – Button; Hemp string; Core-dination Black Magic card; Button Shank Remover; Fine Marker; Fine marker pen; Cuttlebug and embossing folder

36 thoughts on “Scissors…”

  1. Hello Kim, i am glad you found your scissors, i am always losing my small tweezers!! drives me mad when i can’t find them. I had 3 pairs but am down to only 1 now!! This is such a gorgeous card, love the colours and the detail in it. Hugs Lind ax

  2. What a fabulous blog. Congrats on winning apercrafter of the year. I’m sure it was a lovely pressie. I just stopped by to say thank you for your lovely comment and I am engrossed!

    Suzanne x

  3. Hi Kim, have just found your blog and its lovely. So full of inspiration. I just love this card, the stamp, colours and especially what you have done with the beads, it all works so well. Thanks for the comment on my blog, will pop back again soon, Heidi xx

  4. wowee..this is stunning…love everything about it and congrats on winning Papercrafter of the year
    on Papercraft Essentials.

  5. Oh `Wow` Your card is `gorgeous` that Lilly is beutiful..I love your blog it`s full of the most beautiful!!!scrummy goodness..TFS…
    Thanks sooo much for stopping by my blog and leaving such sweet comments!!!!:)
    `Congrats` on Papercrafter of the Year….Yaah!!!
    anf hey glad you found your scissors…I always loose mine…end up sitting on them loads of times..LOL…
    Have a lovely Evening:)~X~

  6. Kim this is stunning! So classy and elegant – gorgeous colours and I love the teal gems, they finish the card off perfectly

    hugs Bev x

  7. Big sigh! Wow Kim this is an incredibly beautiful card and I could stay here for a very long time drooling over it LOL! The flower is so beautiful and beautifully shaped and the little buttons look wonderful. Your choice of colours is stunning too. Chris x

  8. Very elegant, Kim! I love it! I wasn’t sure about the Granola papers to be honest with you so I havenโ€™t bought any but your beautiful card has me rethinking that decision. I just may have to get some after all, smile! Love the embossing of the Coredinations cardstock!

  9. Absolutely STUNNING Kim. Your take on Martine’s sketch is amazing. I love the Granola papers, they are so adaptable and you’ve adapted them beautifully and that flower is ‘to die for’.
    hugs Heather xx

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