Saturday, April 25, 2009

Penny Black Saturday Challenge...Week 46

Morning Folks and once again it's time for another Penny Black Saturday challenge....where does the week go.    Lots of fabulous entries for Nat's sketch last was a great sketch and I just knew you would all love it.
The challenge this week on Penny Black Saturday is

easy peasy......was my first reaction but it didn't turn out that way
so much choice....I hummed and hawed about what I was going to do...
lots of ideas running around my head and suddenly it's Friday and the card still isn't made
 the penny finally dropped...need a card for a friend who is a keen gardener

Phew...thank goodness for that

and the inside to hold
a packet of seeds and a
gift voucher for the Garden Centre
Cardstock: Coredinations.... Latte
scored and sanded to resemble wood panelling
Papers: MME "Bloom & Grow"
Image: Penny Black....Hugs Collection
Flowers: Quickutz Die
Sentiment: Adorn-It Tiny Etched Natural
 & Papermania Cardstock Stickers
White...Lime and Chocolate
Sakura Gelly Roll Glaze Pen
Brad from stash
and we have a fabulous prize for you this week
from our sponsor
the lovely Heidi at
Well folks....I think I will give cardmaking a miss today......need to get some work done in the garden and catch up with some household chores.....but I will catch up with you all tomorrow......another challenge card to share and let me tell you this one was a little bit of a problem too.....enjoy the rest of your weekend and will be popping over to visit and see what you have all conjured up for this week's challenge
Happy Crafting.....Hugs Kath xxxxx....


  1. This is gorgeous Kath!! Think it's one of my faves of the idea fo putting the seeds and voucher inside....just brilliant :)
    Off to the show very shortly, catch up with you later...

    Carol x

  2. What a wonderful card and even better that it doubles as a gift card too - love it!

  3. This is amazing Kath, such a cool idea. The lucky recipient is gonna love it. Love the attention to detail and great that you have used it to put their gift inside too. Such a thoughtful thing to give someone. Hope you are well. Enjoy your gardening. The sun is shining with me at the moment and hope it is in Aberdeen too. Hugs, Lainy xxx

  4. I just had to leave you a comment this morning when I saw your DT card I gasped in awe. Never mind old TH you truly are a crafting Goddess. Enjoy your day in the garden.

  5. This is just adorable, everything is wonderful about it !
    Kate x

  6. I love your idea. I think I might do something like it for my Mom for Mother's Day.

    It's funny, you are making your morning post at the same time I making my final blog check as I go to bed here in Idaho!!!


  7. what a great idea, have a good day

  8. Fabulous creation Kath your are always full of inspiration. I love this and perfect for a keen gardener. the image is perfect. Have a super weekend, relaxing yeah yeah when do you ever relax always on the go you are Mrs. Enjoy whatever you do, mwah.

  9. what a lovely idea - such a lot of detail there. really like the flowers going up the wall, and the lovely woody card. A perfect gift for a green fingered friend

  10. Oh wow wow wow! Kath, how do you always come up with such great ideas?! I love it!! x

  11. This is great Kath...such a fabulous idea and so beautifully put together.
    Have a great weekend! Debbie x

  12. Love this such a brilliant idea Kath, hope you have a brilliant weekend hun
    Hugs Jacqui x

  13. awww what a fab card, love the wee details you have, and great idea to make it into a gift card :o) Cute image too, love these wee hedgies

    Hope you've got some of the scrummy sun like us, it's going to be a lovely day down here in the valley


    Amanda xxx

  14. Morning hun, oh wow this is brilliant.. fabulous idea and the inside is as gorgeous.
    Have a wonderful weekend
    Tracie :)x

  15. I love this!!! great idea to hold seeds and voucher! it is so pretty.

    love tina x

  16. beautiful, such a novel idea too.
    I think I need to visit you sometime for a lesson or 12 on how to colour Penny Black's

  17. HI Dear,

    thats so a great Idea. WOW. And it looks so wonderful!


  18. This is just totally brilliant Kath - so cute and very original! The little house and flowers growing up by the door are just adorable! Hope you have a great weekednd hun
    Pauline x

  19. Wow ... what an amazing card and a fab idea! Jillix

  20. What a gorgeous card Cath, its beautiful and I love the distressing!

  21. Oh, Kath, this is a great idea and I love it! hugs from Nilla

  22. What an amazing card Kath. The Coordinations card is really effective as wood panelling - aren't you a clever crafter!!!

    Best Wishes

  23. Oh `WoW` Kath I think this is `gorgeous `what a great card/gift idea..
    Hope the sun is shining for you today my lovely one:)♥

  24. What a great idea. Looks like it took some time and patience.

  25. Kath this is so wonderful - i love it! Its such a thoughtful idea and absolutely gorgeous too
    love tasha xx

  26. Wowzer! This card is over the top...I may have to give this sample a try myself...grand idea and card!

  27. Wow Kath, this is just the perfect card for any gardener, complete with gift too .... wonderful! Have actually done a spot of digging myself today too :o)

  28. Fabulous card Kath... great shape!
    Love the way you've made a card and a gift.

    Fern xx

  29. What a fabulous idea! I love the shape of the card and to use it to hold the gift is so clever. I love it.

  30. WOW, fabulous creation, kath!!! Love it very much
    Great work!
    Have a wonderful weekend

  31. Wow, it's brilliant. Love everything about it. hugs Clare x

  32. This is lovely, I did a 'House' once for a moving friend and a shed for my dad, love the idea of adding a gift.

  33. Good morning,
    I just love this card!!
    Fredrikke :o)

  34. Lovely project Kath! Love the shape of your card and the inside with the bag of seeds. The flowers on the side are perfect!


  35. Wonderful "seed-card". My other hobby is gardening and I would value high this kind of card :)

  36. Talk about creativiy, wow this is over the top..Love everything about it... and don't think that Budster is the only one leaving hairs all over the place, Ginger should be bald as well

  37. Fantastic card Kath.What a lovely idea.Love the shed shape with the cute little hedgies and the seeds and voucher inside.
    Cass xxx

  38. Oh what a delightful little scene. Just love everything about it, especially because I am such a huge garden lover myself. Your friend will definitely have to frame this, waterproof it, and put it up as a little sign in her garden. Hugs from Desire

  39. Kath,
    Safe to say you took Anything Goes to another level with this adorbale seedling shack!! Everything about it is superb, quite a stunner I must say.