Jenny Lawrence

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Ashford, Kent, United Kingdom
Hi and welcome to cardsarus blog spot My name is Jenny Lawrence and I live in Kent. My dear and wonderful husband Tony passed away in March 2019 We had been married for 36 years. I also lost my first Husband to the big C when I was quite young. I have 3 children and 3 stepchildren. 12 Grandchildren and 5 Great Granddaughters and 3 Great Grandsons. I have been card making for about 25 years. I have made things all my life as my Mum and Grand Mother taught me lots of hobbies. I have made my own clothes, knitted garments, hand embroidered items of clothing, and crocheted items too. I love to bake my own cakes as well.

Wednesday 25 May 2016


Hi and welcome to all my very talented friends, and visitors.

Well we have arrived at the 25th of the month yet again, and it's time to post the Rudolf Challenge card for this month.
Joining in this wonderful challenge gets some of your Christmas cards made earlier than you would normally do.
The challenge runs from the 25th of the month to the end of the month over on Srappymo's Blog.
So feel free to join this great challenge.
My card is a bit out of my comfort zone.
Those of you may know I won Mary H's candy, and in my wonderful goodies she provided was this glorious Penny Black stamp.
I tried to follow the colouring on the photo of the stamp as best as I could.
So here is what I made with it.

This is a 6"x7" size card.
I stamped the image with Memento Tuxedo Black Ink.
I then coloured it with Derwent Water Colouring Pencils on water colour card.
I added some stickles, and white pen for the snow drops.
I don't know how I did it, but I dropped a bit of red colour on the right hand side, and didn't have time to do it again.
So hopefully you think it's okay.

Thank you so much for your visit, and time.
Lots of crafty love.  JENNY.

I would like to enter this into the following challenges. 


Janice said...

Morning Jenny, beautifully stamped and coloured in. The yellow in the card makes a focal point love the robin too. I'm Jan on team b so I think you are getting me mixed up with Janice on team a lol. Have a good day. Janice xx

Wendy L said...

Gorgeous card Jenny, makes me think I will have to get my Xmas stuff out soon, xx

cuilliesocks said...

Hi Jenny, gorgeous card and what is wonderful images beautifully colored and designed, love it, Kate x

Barb said...

A really pretty Christmas card Jenny. A lovely image and I think your colouring looks great and I do like sparkle for Christmas. Barbxx

McCrafty's Cards said...

beautiful card Jenny, I love the scene
Kevin xx

Rainey's Craft Room said...

Ah how sweet this little robin looks and what a beautiful scene you have created for him. I love this water coloured image and glittery details.

Kathyk said...

What a super Christmas make - thanks so much for entering this months Rudolph Day challenge

Guest Design Team Member - Rudolph Day

*Vicki* said...

Such a beautiful scene design here Jenny!! Love the added sparkle and that bird is so sweet too! :) HUGS

Michelle said...

Very beautiful inside and out Jenny - Michelle x

Erika said...

Congratulations on your win Jenny, I love your wintery scene, just perfect for Christmas. Can't beat a bit of sparkle at the festive season!

Hugs Erika. x

Sue - said...

Well done on your win. What a gorgeous stamp that is and you have coloured it beautifully. I looked carefully but couldn't see any red in the wrong place!

Patricia Howarth said...

Hi Jenny, Wow !!! this is fabulous, I love the 'scene' and the cutesy chubby robin, I love it !! and I didn't even notice the red colour on RHS.
Lots of love from Patricia xx

Patricia Howarth said...

Hi Jenny, Wow !!! this is fabulous, I love the 'scene' and the cutesy chubby robin, I love it !! and I didn't even notice the red colour on RHS.
Lots of love from Patricia xx

MaryH said...

Oh WOW! You have made me so happy that you were able to use this win so beautifully! Your coloring is just phenomenal, (I'm not great with pencils - so I'm very impressed!) The sky is just breathtaking with the effect you've achieved, and I had to go back to find the 'red smear'. That's just sunlight glistening off that snow! Also love the superb coloring on little Rob, and the sparkle of the snowflakes too. This is just a wonderful card, makes me feel very pleased to see the PB has found a good home! Big hugs. TFS

pam said...

What a wonderful Christmas card Jenny, congrats on your win on the fabulous stamp, you have coloured this beautifully. love the sparkle.
Pam x

Kathleen said...

Gorgeous card Jenny, lovely background and such a fabulous cute robin.

Kath x

Sandma's Handmade Cards said...

This is absolutely gorgeous Jenny and I wouldn't have known it was out of your comfort zone if you hadn't have mentioned it. It's such a lovely stamp and I love how you've coloured it, and warm glowing sky is just perfect. Sandra X

Carol L said...

I love the beautiful way you decorate your cards inside as well as outside, and the sparkle on this looks dreamy! Gorgeous card! Happy Rudolph Day!

Sue's Crafty Corner said...

What a great win Jenny, this stamp makes a wonderful Christmas card. I love the look of the sun against the snow.

Sue xx

scrappymo! said...

Oh Jenny, this is beautiful. I love the scene and the lovely colouring you did. You got lots of sparkle here too! Always a good thing!

Thanks for taking part in the May Rudolph Days Challenge.

Ellibelle said...

Love this stamp and you created such a gorgeous card with it. Love your sky!
Thanks so much for sharing with us at Penny Black and More!

Berina RGA said...

Such a lovely card!! Beautiful colors!! The bird is very cute!!
Thank you for sharing with us at the Rudolph days challenge.
Moxie Craftie
Rudolph Days Challenge GDT

LesleyG said...

Think it's ok?! Are you kidding ?its a work of art I love it xxx

brenda said...

A really lovely card and it's lovely to see you at Penny Black and More challenge, many thanks for joining in.

B x

Shirley said...

Thank you for joining us at Penny Black and More this month with your gorgeous Christmas card. We hope you will also join in with our June challenge.


Liz said...

Beautiful, Jenny, what a fabulous scene you've created. So beautifully coloured. xx

Maarit at Violets Corner said...

Such a sweet little winter scene.

Love and hugs

Joan said...

Beautiful card and I love the colouring, looks like a lovely sunrise. That stamp has been on my wish list for the last two Christmases !

Cara said...

A beautiful card and I can't see any stray colour! Cara x