December 30th 12:01AM through January 1st Midnight, PST

We’re kicking off 2012 in style with our very first Blog Hop featuring artwork using Penny Black stamps and Flower Soft. You’ll be inspired by the Designers’ creative projects as you hop along their blogs. Join us for a weekend-long celebration!


3 random comment authors will be chosen to by Penny Black to receive brand new 2012 Penny Black Valentine stamps.  Just leave a comment on this post as well as the Designers Blogs to be in the running.

3 random comment authors will be chosen by Flower Soft to receive 3 pots of Flower Soft! {Poppy Red, Peony Pink, Polar White}.

Leave a comment on of the blog hop posts to be eligible to win one of the SIX prizes!!!


Use one of the Penny Black Designer’s Blog Hop projects as inspiration and create a new Penny Black stamped project.  Upload it into our Gallery by the end of the Hop with the tag “pennyblackbloghop”.  Be sure to let us know which project inspired you!  A winner will be chosen to GUEST DESIGN at the Penny Black Blog!


Winners will be announced on Wednesday, January 4th at the Penny Black  and Flower Soft Blogs.

Here is my project using the Penny Black 30-071 Mimi in Paris stamp set  & Ocean Ultra Fine Flower Soft. The image was colored with Shinhan Touch Twin Brush markers.

Happy New Year!  Here’s your blog hop order, off you go!

Penny Black

Jen Buck, Flower Soft

Jenyfur Pohl, Penny Black

Lisa Murphy, Flower Soft

Kathy Racoosin, Penny Black

Jeanne Streiff, Flower Soft

Elizabeth Allan, Penny Black

Gini Cagle, Flower Soft

Jill Foster, Penny Black

Linda Beeson, Flower Soft

Kelley Eubanks, Penny Black

Debbie Seyer, Flower Soft

Cathy Andronicou, Penny Black

Dina Kowal, Flower Soft

Peet Roeven, Penny Black

Cibele Glazer, Flower Soft

Flower Soft Blog


  1. So cute!! Love it and love the blue!

  2. Oh, this is so sweet, her hat looks gorgeous 🙂

  3. What a lovely card! That stamp is adorable and I love the use of flowersoft. I am gonna hop along now to see the rest of the creations. Hugs, Hanneke

  4. Adorable! What a clever use of Flower Soft!

  5. How cute! I love her hat!

  6. ooh! what a sweet card… and what an absolutely clever and unusual use of flower soft!!! Hats Off to u Jeanne!!!

  7. Tooooooo stinkin’ cute! Love that fuzzy hat. 🙂

  8. Jeanne, Ooh la la is right. I want to grab her beret and throw it in the air. Love the colors!!!! Hopping along now…

  9. Just perfect ! Color, Layout, Stamp choice and placement of Flowersoft, a true artist at work.

  10. Great use of Flower Soft. I’m getting so many great ideas from this blog. Can’t wait to get started.

  11. I fell in love with your Mimi in Paris card. I love everything about it. It truly made me smile to minute I saw it. Thank you!

  12. I love the use of the Flowersoft on Mimi’s beret -it looks so real. A beautiful card that has inspired me to experiment more with my use of Flowersoft. Thank you Jeanne.

  13. Carol E E Brooker

    What a cute card, love the colors, thank you for creating and sharing it.

  14. Beautiful card, tfs 🙂

  15. This is so much fun! Really drawn to the bright happy blues. Love it! 🙂

  16. Since I got the same stamp set, I will be CASEing this one. I just LOVE the hat!

  17. Super cute! In fact, it is one of my favorites so far! Love the blues and the stamp is just darn cute! Thanks so much for sharing it with us. 😀

  18. cuteness! love that hat!

  19. your artwork is wonderful and I love it, hugs, patty

  20. aww I love her…she is so adorable…Love your super cute card..
    thanks for sharing..

    Happy New Year.

  21. That is so cool! The flower soft on the hat is too cute! Love the little Mimi. Great card! Thanks.

  22. Mimi is just so adorable – the hat is so perfect for her. Your card is so cute!

  23. Peggy S from Ohio

    Such a Cute card! Love the creative use of the FlowerSoft! Thanks for inspiring us all year long!

  24. This card made me smile. Love the saying. I will use that in conversation from time to time. Happy New Year!

  25. This cards just radiates happiness for me. Love the flower soft texture in the hat. Wonderful work

  26. Hello!
    What a cute card! She is so sweet and I love her berret! Beautiful colors! Wishing you a Happy New Year!
    Barbara Diane

  27. Ooh, la cutie! 😉 Love it, Jeanne! Hugs! Hope you have a Happy, Happy New Year!

  28. What a cute fuzzy hat! Thanks for sharing.

  29. Love the different shades of blue.

  30. Wow, Wow, Wow, WHAT A CUTIE, Beautiful creation, another stamp on my list x x loved how you used the flower soft x x Happy 2012, Hugs May x x x

  31. so cute!!

  32. I love the flower soft in the hat very cute.

  33. Very simple and elegant. Ooh la la!

  34. what an adorable card! I love the blue and the wooly look of the beret!

  35. Great card ~ the flower soft on her hat looks fabulous. I love the dimension it bring to the card.

  36. The blues are so pretty. The hat is perfect.

  37. Great card Jeanne! Love how you put the Flowersoft on Mimi’s hat.

  38. Jeanne Mimi’s hat with Flower Soft is definitely “Ooo La La”!

  39. Hi that is one really cute card there…great work! I am visiting via the blog hop, nice to meet you,
    Jane x

  40. Oh! Love the blues! Adding the flower soft for a hat is a great idea!

  41. I can’t get over how smooth the texture is on that gorgeous little hat – tres chic!

  42. What a cute way to use the flower soft. So adorable!!

  43. Wow! Love the tone on tone!

  44. Love what you did to this Penny Black image. The FS on the hat is perfection. Happy New Year 🙂

  45. Fabulous monochrome card! Love her hat 🙂

    Jenny xx

  46. She is too cute! I love her hat!

  47. I love what the Flower Soft did to Mimi’s hat–fuzzy cuteness!

  48. This is so sweet and gorgeous, Jeanne!!!

  49. Ooo la la!! What an absolutely darling card. The flower soft hat is so adorable. patnbobcuddy at gmail dot com

  50. This is too cute! I love her little beret!

  51. So adorable. Her
    beret rocks.

  52. How cute. Love the hat. Great use of blue. Thnks for sharing!!

  53. So cute with the fuzzy beret!

  54. Such a cute card – love how you have used the flowersoft x

  55. barbara lassiter

    Wow! This is really cute!

  56. Ooo-la-la indeed! What a cute little hat.

  57. Super cute card! I love the blues.

  58. Ooo la la! I really like the use of flower soft for her beret. Very fun!

  59. such a cute card. Thanks for the inspiration.

  60. love her beret!

  61. The texture of your beret with the Flower Soft is a lovely idea – I’ve seen that kind of beret I’m sure. The way you used the blues for your background is super & I love the way your twine picks up the stripes of her socks.
    Paula (PEP)

  62. how cute is that hat.

    Barb Housner

  63. Absolutely adorable card, Jeanne! I love the block design for the background and that fun sentiment!

  64. LOve the FS on the hat. Graet card.

  65. This is great! I love Mimi & her hat is precious.

  66. Love all the blue. My favorite color!

  67. Well, I left a comment, but it ended up posting to your previous blog entry. Since I was referencing the little beret on your adorable image and that card had nothing like that on it, you are going to probably wonder at my sanity (LOL). I did say that I really like your card and your use of the Flower Soft on the beret.

  68. Darling card! I love the colors and that sweet fuzzy hat!

  69. Beautiful, love how you used the Flower Soft.

  70. What clever and effective use of the Flower Soft on a really lovely PB image! Happy New Year!

  71. Absolutely amazing! I love the combination of blues that you have used. Using Flower Soft on the beret is fantastic. I tend to use it on flowers and forget that it gives a wonderful texture and finish on other objects. Thanks for the reminder. I also love the twine at the top.

  72. Oh this is just too cute! The flower soft idea on her hat is great.

  73. this is adorable!

  74. She’s so cute! I love all of the blues!!! ( It’s my fav. color! ) And her hat is just perfect, what a wonderful card! Thank you so much!

  75. You are very talented! Thanks for sharing such great work! I love the blues!

  76. Beautiful! The flower soft looks great on her hat!

  77. Lynn (toomanycrayons)

    The hat looks so cute with the flower soft product — like fabric pieceing !

  78. The flower soft on Mimi’s hat is genius! Love your card!

  79. Ooh la la indeed. Love the colors – they really pop!

  80. Great card.

  81. Ohh–I like the hat-the flower soft makes it pop!

  82. Ooo la la is right! 🙂 This is so darling! TFS

  83. So cute! I love the way you “grounded” her (sidewalk) and that hat is to die for! It makes you want to reach out and touch it!

  84. So beautiful – love what you created.

  85. FS on the hat – love it!!! Fab shading. Colors are beautiful and the image is soooo sweet.

  86. Love your card!!! Her little beret reminds me of a little beret that I have but yet, I never would have thought of using flowersoft on a beret! so clever!

  87. I love Mimi stamps and I also love the texture on her beret of the beautiful blue Flower Soft.

  88. Wish I was with MiMi in Paris having tea!! Or wine!!
    Wonderful card, she is such a cutie!!
    Thanks for sharing your wonderful work!!

  89. So cute loving the pairing of flower soft and penny black…pefect!!!

  90. I love the Mimi in Paris stamp!

  91. Ooh La La! is absolutely the case! I love your card design and how stunning the colors are!
    Katherine xx

  92. The stamp is very cute and so is your card!!!

  93. Gorgeous! Love the colors and Mimi’s hat!

  94. Love this card and the image is gorgeous. Love the colours and layout. Great inspiration, great use of Flower Soft. TFS your talent!!

  95. oooh-la-la, what a lovely card! Love it!

    Happy New Year!

    Ellen ♥ CardMonkey
    E-mail: [email protected]

  96. That makes it look like wool!

  97. Oh how perfect that is for her hat!

  98. Too cute. The background works perfectly as a foil for the stamp.

  99. Too cute – love her flowersoft beret. Just so cleverly done.

  100. What an incredibly creative card! LOVE it!

  101. Such a clever idea!

  102. Sweet card Jeanne,well done!

  103. Adorable image, her hat really pops!

  104. Your tea does sure look delicious! Tfs

  105. Too, too cute!

  106. May have to CASE your card. I love that there is not a flower in sight, but the FS looks gret on her hat!

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