Penny Black Joy

Once again, I was inspired by the fun color combo at Color Throwdown (photo below) and hadn't used this stamp although I purchased it last year. #truth I embossed the image on Tim Holtz watercolor paper and used a combo of Tombow markers to water color and also direct to paper. I used a SSS stencil to add a bit more interest, kept it super simple and mounted on a Fog card base. I added some washi to the inside and that's it!

Thanks for stopping by; hope your week is full of JOY!


Stamps: Penny Black Joyful Birds
InkVersaFine, Tumbled Glass Distress Ink
Accessories: Heidi Swapp washi tape, white paint, SSS stencil (lines and dots), clear embossing powder, Tombow Markers, clear shimmer mist, MFT Blueprints, Mama Elephant Femme Frame


  1. This card is SO cute - saw it at SSS Monday challenge & had to check it out :)

  2. Sweet card! Love those bird houses and the foilage! So happy you joined us at CTD!

  3. Super sweet holiday card! Glad I'm not the only one who accumulates stamps and doesn't always get around to inking them up! Thanks so much for joining us at Color Throwdown!

  4. Delightful holiday card! Love the pops of red! Thanks so much for sharing your awesome work with us at Simon Says Stamp Monday challenge! hugs, Maura


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