Aug 05 2008

10 Minute Tuesday

Published by at 12 55 am under STickers

LOVE this 10 minute card — and you know why — I used something I NEVER, and I mean NEVER, use — stickers!!! YES, that gorgeous floral image is a Penny Black sticker. I had received a full sheet of stickers as a gift about 1 1/2 years ago and never touched them until today — oh, what fun!!! Talk about GORGEOUS images and talk about quick!!!

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This card fits a small open end envelope by SU. It measures 3 1/4 x 6 1/2″. My sticker panel is cut, embossed and scallop matted with the Long Rectangle Nestabilities by Spellbinders. The rest is just layering of paper — can’t get much easier!!! I checked the Penny Black website and I don’t see the sticker sheet I used, but they sure do have a lot of nice ones — you can see them here. (Editing: That was the Penny Black site — I did find my sticker sheet here at a retail site. Gosh, these are only $2 – $2.50 a sheet, depending where you find them — tons of places pop up on a Google search, and the sheets are filled with gorgeous images!!!)

  • Stamps: None — Sticker sheet by Penny Black
  • Paper: PTI White, SU Elegant Eggplant, Basic Grey DP
  • Ink: None (sticker used)
  • Accessories: Long Rectangle Nestabilities by Spellbinders

And you WILL see some more sticker cards coming from me — OH, what a cheater!!!!

And before you go, my friend, Julie Koerber, is in the running to be the Paper Crafts Gallery Idol winner — YES, she is in the top five!!! How exciting!!! Her card as well as instructions on how to vote can be seen on Julie’s Blog — please check out her card and take a minute to vote!!! I’m so proud of Julie!!!! Her work is FABULOUS!!!

Thank you so much for stopping in!!! I truly do appreciate your visits and hope you can check back in again — I’m trying to pick up my stamp room, so you never know what I may find and use!!! Wishing you all a wonderful week!!!

23 responses so far

23 Responses to “10 Minute Tuesday”

  1. HB says:

    oooo’ sticker or not, this is GORGEOUS! I’ve always loved Penny Black stickers and back in the day, before Prismas and Copics, I was always seeking a way to make my coloring look like that! lol

  2. Jerri Kay says:

    Sharon, you crack me up! When I first saw this, I was like, WOW, Sharon made those Copics sing last night! And then I read your post and was cracking up. Cheater, indeed, you are so funny! I’ve got to check out those stickers, this is GORGEOUS! The leaves on this sticker are very similar to the colors I use when watercoloring, now let’s see if I can pick up any tips.

  3. Shelly says:

    Beautiful Sharon!

  4. Velta says:

    LOL Sharon ~ You are too funny…I too thought…Wow that Sharon can sure color!!! Yes you are a cheater, but on the other hand, look at that beautiful card 🙂

  5. Patricia Austin says:

    I have used the Penny Black florals on many sympathy cards and they are quick and look great. Thank you for reminding me I have several.

  6. Beautiful card! I LOVE Penny Black stickers. My mom and I have been using them for cards for years. Just way too easy to add a beautiful image a sentiment and done. Watch out — they might get addictive in a pinch!! 🙂 Thanks for the shout out about the contest! You’re the best!

  7. Pat Adam says:

    Wow I will head over to Penny Black and order some of these stickers, she makes my favorite stickers and as I can see it made a beautiful card. Love that ! I did an easy peasy for your challenge. Pat
    http://www.rubbermaid.blogspot.com

  8. Stacy Twinshappy SCS says:

    Very pretty, I can’t believe this is a sticker. Great card Sharon.

  9. Hey, 10 minutes–that’s what it’s all about! If you can make something this gorgeous in 10 minutes, sticker or stamping, I say, “go for it”! I’ll bet you had fun and you made a beautiful card.

  10. Ashley says:

    This is SO pretty! I might have to bust out some stickers and see what I can do!

  11. Deb aka:DeborahLynneS says:

    Sticker? Really? It looks so much like a stamped image! Really pretty card!

  12. JoAnn says:

    Very cool, Sharon. It really looks like something you colored…beautiful. I voted.

  13. Ad says:

    Love those Penny Black stickers. They have beautiful floral and holiday images to chose from. I have some I keep handy for a real quick card in a pinch. Isn’t it fun to “shop” our supply stash and find goodies like this? I am in the middle of cleaning up my stamping room so who knows what will turn up! Found a pile of great Halloween paper so far so I am a happy girl.

  14. Shel9999 says:

    A sticker??? You used a STICKER???? GASP!!!! lol. It’s lovely, Sharon, and even better that it only took ten minutes! Gotta love that!!! 🙂

  15. Barb T says:

    What a great card and idea. I thought you had stamped that image
    and colored it with your copics. Barb

  16. Heidi Karpen (Stamperdoc) says:

    Really gorgeous card, Sharon! This sticker is beautiful- looks like a freshly colored image- love your color choices too!

  17. Carol says:

    Well you sure fooled me! I thought this was another of your beautifully colored creations, but this sticker is really pretty! I love it when I start digging into my unused stash and find that something old looks new again. Beautiful card, TFS!

  18. Joan Fricker says:

    Sharon, this is adorable. I sure didn’t know they were stickers if you hadn’t told us. I love how you are pullng everything together with the checked paper. It is a wonderful card.

  19. rainy says:

    Cheater!! LOL!!! j/k It’s fabulous Sharon. I have some of those stickers, too. Me thinks it is time to go find them!

  20. Becky says:

    This is absolutely beautiful! Way to branch out! Keep goin girl, you got the knack!

  21. Vicki says:

    This is so gorgeous!! Love the stunning colors on the flower! 🙂 TFS!

  22. Elizabeth says:

    Get out! That’s a sticker?! UNBELIEVABLE!! Lady! You did that sticker justice. Amazing card….I must look into these stickers for quick cards too.
    Elizabeth Bead Diva

  23. Rose Ann says:

    Wow…what a pretty sticker..and of course being part of your card design really made it shine!! Beautiful card!!

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