Thursday, July 3, 2008

A black and white experiment

OK, so I have never made a black and white card before (I won't count the sympathy card I tried to CASE last year... don't ask it was a DISASTER!). This was actually hard for me to make. I can't tell if this was an experiment gone horribly wrong, or if this turned out good....
I was inspired by some cute black and white flower and butterfly epoxy stickers I found at Michael's in their dollar section. They are soooooo cute, I had to attach a pic for you, see what I mean?

I decided to use my current favorite set from Flourishes, Coffee with Friends. I used the blank cup image and put the sticker in the middle. It was looking a bit TOO black and white so I lightly colored the cups with a pink prismacolor pencil. The pink bling was planned from the start and I rather like how the ticket corner punch allows for plenty of room on the scalloped rectangle. I used my small rectangle Nesties for this. I added the 3 pink ribbon tags at the very end to break up the really large black and white DP panel. The sentiment is from Flourishes, Many Sentiments.

Card Deets:
Stamps - Coffee with Friends, Many Sentiments
Paper - white, making memories black and white DP
Accessories - epoxy stickers, pink bling from Js, pink grosgrain, nesties, dimensionals




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7 comments:

  1. ooo Michelle! I love this black and white card. I have never tried to make one myself, but You experiment turned out fantastic! The little bit of pink is a nice touch! Really beautiful!

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  2. Gorgeous!

    I saw this card on SCS and clicked on your blog link...adding you to my Google Reader now!

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  3. For what it's worth (coming form me, I mean!), I absolutely LOVE your black and white card!!!

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  4. Love this! The black and white with just the touch of pink...fabulous!

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  5. Michelle, your card is gorgeous!!!! You've inspired me to use different stickers I have gathering dust!

    Linda (studbo)

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  6. Just love this black and white creation with the retty pink accents -- great job!!!

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  7. Hi Michelle -- that last comment was mine -- forgot to sign out of FLLC code -- LOL!!!

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