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Friday, July 30, 2010

Blogger's Challenge

This week's challenge is to use the colors white, black and a color of your choice.

I used the retired Bride Designer paper and sponged it with gray ink to get the swirls effect. I then cut the designer paper and a piece of black cardstock it with the lattice Big Shote die and layered these together. I saw this idea on Sandi MacIver's blog on one of the convention swaps that she received. I love the effect.

I used the Elements of Style stamp set and Perfect Plum ink to stamp the pattern on the circle. I layered this onto a scalloped circle. I used the new Vintage Wallpaper embossing folder to emboss the layer of white.
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11 comments:

Creek Corner said...

Thanks for sharing your photos. Feel free to stop by my craft blog also. See you there

Ida said...

Beautiful card. Very elegant looking.

Margaret Raburn said...

This is very pretty!! The Lattice diecut looks lovely with the Elements of Style flowers and hummingbird! Elegant!

Email me said...

this card is simply stunning! So elegant!

Kimberly Gajewski said...

This is so pretty Marilyn! Love the embossing and the addition of the Perfect Plum! :D

Lisa Bohler said...

I really like how you used the bride paper and the layout is really pretty!

Clara said...

Love the lattice die cut on your card. Nice layout. :)

BarbaraW said...

Card is so pretty. Love the touch of perfect plum.

Chrissy D said...

I love the shadow behind your cut out - BEAUTIFUL!

Basement Stamper said...

Great die cuts-beautiful card.

Barbara said...

Lovely! Great set combined with those shaped elements. Fabulous!!