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7/07/2016

Penny Black Hedgie

Good afternoon and welcome to a scheduled post.



- a UFO that's been hanging around for a while. Of course you'll recognize the PB Hedgie that is one of my fav PB images. He's always such fun to color..Matted Hedgie with the same S/B label die (?Label 4?) that cut the image out originally. Traced around the outer edges of the same size die, then hand cut to get a scant mat. I always cut out the inside with one of the smaller dies in the set. This saves on layering weight when mailing, plus a little snippet for future use.

- White card base, added some striped washi on the side and some butterfly washi at the bottom.

- a Zig watercolored butterfly from the Altenew Wild Hibiscus metallic embossing images sent to me by a sweet friend. A very easy card to put together...dunno why it took me so long!

Hugs & thanks for popping in.

41 comments:

  1. This hedgie is adorable, I love it, too! You have coloured him so beautifully! Love your clean design and the frame with the butterfly that seems fly away! Adorable card!
    Hope you feel good, today! For me it's time to sleep.
    Hugs

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  2. This is so gorgeous, Mary!! The hedgie is adorable!! I love the beautiful butterfly!! This is fabulous my friend!! Have a great day!! Big hugs :)

    Lisa
    A Mermaid's Crafts

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  3. Awww, this is adorable, Mary! Love the cute hedgie and your gorgeous butterfly!

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  4. A lovely PB image Mary and beautifully coloured, and the die cut mats are a shape which I haven't come across before so a bit different I love the pretty washi tape down the side and the butterfly one which ties in perfectly with the added one which is a gorgeous colour and complements the colour of the flower pot and also one of the washi tape butterflies so it all works together so well. I love the soft colouring of the image mat too. x

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  5. Adorable! I do love those hedgies ... and this one is so sweet standing on the garden pot. Great design Mary. xx

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  6. The butterfly really draws your eye to the image area. Your coloring looks terrific and I love your layering tip. Wonderful card!

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  7. Mary this is beautiful I love how you have coloured the hedgie, and the butterfly washi is perfect.
    Blessings
    Maxine

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  8. Mary, What a cute card.

    Hope you have a fab Friday. Sue

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  9. A pretty bright and happy card Mary.

    Just to explain lack of visits for a few weeks, being 'sent' to Italy to stay with an old school friend to recoup a little ahead of our cruise which is later this month out of Venice, so all fit's in together.

    B x

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  10. This made me smile Mary!! Such a lovely card and your butterfly details really finish it off perfectly. I have a few Penny Black transparent sets and don't use them nearly enough xx

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  11. Love your cute little hedgie and his darling little friend handing out some pretty flowers, Mary!!! Lovely frame die you used and I really like that striped washi and all the beautiful butterflies!!!! Very creatively done and so sweet!!!!
    Hugz

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  12. Great to see the washitape here! (I have the same butterfly one); they look great on your card; makes it a bit less sweet... Enjoy your weekend!

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  13. He really is very sweet indeed and beautifully coloured. Of course, I love those beautiful butterflies too! Hugs, Anne xx

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  14. Such a sweet little image Mary, with those two cute critters! Innovative use of the 'book' dies! coloured beautifully too! Have a wonderful day! Hazel xx
    My Card Attic

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  15. Such a sweet card Mary. Love your little hedgehog and that butterfly is beautiful!! Did you see my post on Tuesday, there is a photo there that I think you would especially love. hugs and happy weekend :)

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  16. Awh! This is adorable, Mary! Love that hedgie and the butterflies!

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  17. Cute card and great tip for lighter mailing.

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  18. I love your sweet little hedgehog, Mary. The double matting sets it off nicely. The washi tape looks great and so does the beautiful butterfly. I hope you are continuing to feel better.

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  19. Gorgeous creation. Love everything about it - the image, the butterfly and the Washi tape. Wonderful coloring of the adorable hedgehog.

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  20. Aw! such a cute image, I love your butterfly washi and the gorgeous butterfly all comes together so well, such a pretty card. Mary.
    Faith
    x

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  21. Totally adorable Mary, love your card, Kae x

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  22. Beautifully designed card, Mary!

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  23. Cute! I really like the butterflies and stripies you added to your card.

    I really like your snippet idea too. If I need a matching color for the same card I will often cut or punch out of one of my layers, but I don't do it just because.... Consider me a convert.

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  24. This is so adorable hun love hedgehogs and it makes one perfect card hugs cheryl xxx

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  25. Such a fun sweet & sweet card! You did it again Mary, another super card.....

    Hugs
    Chris B

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  26. Really beautiful a card and wonderfully coloured, great image.
    Have a good weekend Mary.

    Kath x

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  27. I am totally loving this sweet card Momma Mary! The little hegie scene is just so cute and as always you have it colored up so well. Your butterfly is just gorgeous too. Love the striped side and the beautiful butterfly paper. Hugs, Brenda

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  28. These PB hedgie images are so adorable and your card looks wonderful Mary. Lovely colours and a gorgeous butterfly too.
    Lorraine

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  29. Aw! adorable hedgie Mary! beautiful colouring, love your butterfly placement on the die shape, fabulous background.
    Pam x

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  30. Adorable card, Mary! I just love those Hedgies. Such a fun butterfly embellishment. Hope you are doing something fun this weekend.

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  31. So cute...love your sweet little critter, just adorable!

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  32. Such an adorable card Mary!
    Thank you~

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  33. Such a gorgeous image and I love the addition of the butterfly sitting next to it so sweetly. Crafty hugs, Sandra X

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  34. Mary, he is absolutely charming! Love the added butterfly and the gorgeous papers you used in your background! Your card is so cheerful and colorful! Beautifully done!

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    Crafty hugs :) X

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  36. Sweet and so adorable, Mary ... gorgeous colouring (of course!) ... love how the striped border mimics the hedgehog's spines ... so clever! Hugs, Anita :)

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  37. Love these Penny Black hedgies. great card Mary.
    Hugs Veerle x

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  38. Love the cute hedgehog and beautiful butterfly
    Carol x

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  39. Such a cute little fellow. I always enjoy seeing your hedgehog cards.

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  40. This is gorgeous Mary! I love hedgehogs so much and this one is super cute!
    xoxo Olga

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