Penny Black - Prancers

 I have seen some fantastic designs lately where a designer (Mayuri) uses lots of bright Distress Inks to form a picture, and I took inspiration from this for this first card. You can see the original version here -
I had a similar stamp from a Penny Black set called Prancers which features fir trees and stylised deer.

I used bright Distress Inks to create the background then over stamped in black ink at the front. I cut a curve and edged with Glamour Dust before attaching it with foam pads and adding the Memory Box Die 'Leaping Deer' cut in gold card.

Here's a card and tag using the same set of stamps with the trees done in white embossing powder on kraft card ...............

Busy busy with lots of Christmas prep as I know lots of you are also. Hope to see some of you at the Oysters Open Day on Sunday , lots of us there including Eileen and Martine along with Janet, Kerry and Barbara. Knowing Oysters it will be a fun day !


  1. Gorgeous cards Hellen, I especially love the top one and the brightly coloured trees.

    Sue xx

  2. Fanflippintastic! love this Hellen xxx

  3. Love the colours Hellen ,for did I say colour lol
    See you Sunday
    Martine xxxxx

  4. A different way of stamping trees and what a stunning card Hellen! Shades at the ready!! x

  5. Absolutely adore these cards....especially the multi-coloured one. Both fab though xx

  6. Love those bright coloured distress trees and white on Kraft card is another one of my favourites. Very nice cards.
    Julia x

  7. Wow Hellen, thanks so much for the shout out! Its so nice to see how a card of mine has inspired you to create something so pretty!

    1. Many thanks Mayuri, so inspired by your designs!


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