Monday, July 24, 2017

Black & White And A POP Of Color!

Hello friends.  Playing along with two different challenges today...The Challenge #92 and the Double D Challenge.  Both challenges are asking for black & white and a POP of color!

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Had a new WPlus9 stamp to play with (Beautiful Bouquets: Mums) and I think it worked out perfectly for both of these challenges.


I embossed the image in black on a piece of Bristol Smooth cardstock and then used a yellow Zig marker to color a little bit in the middle of the flowers and then used an Aqua Painter brush to move some of the color to the outer edges.  I did use a tiny bit of gray on the leaves as I didn't want to leave them white and figured since it is a neutral color it would be ok.  I finished by matting it on some black and then attached to a white card base.  A little bit of black bakers twine, a small banner (PTI's Stemmed Statements), and a few Rainstones finished off my card.  Here's a closer up:


Both challenges are open for a little bit yet and absolutely GORGEOUS inspiration on both sites!  You can check out The Challenge #92 HERE and the Double D Challenge HERE.

Thanks so much for stopping by today...I love it when you do!


9 comments:

  1. This turned out beautifully Marcia! Black and white with a pop of color always gives stunning results. I love the flowers you used for these challenges. A Two for one special!

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  2. Absolutely perfect Marcia! Beautiful coloring and design. Thanks so much for joining in the fun at our Double D ‘Black & White with a POP of Color’ challenge! We hope you’ll come back often.

    Darlene
    DOUBLE D Challenge Blog
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  3. Marcia, you made my favorite kind of card -- CAS design with a colored image. I love the soft hues of your flowers and leaves. Pretty stamp! Thanks so much for playing along with us at Double D!

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  4. Great colours for your beautiful flowers, Marcia. Yellow and gray look amazing together. xx

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  5. Lovely card, Marcia. I got that stamp set for my birthday from Colleen. I may have to try this. Great inspiration, my friend.

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  6. Beautiful card, Marcia! I love that blooms you have chosen and just the pop of colour that you added! Thank you for joining us at The Challenge!

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  7. This is very pretty, Marcia! Way to combine both challenges!! Hugs, Darnell

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  8. So pretty, Marcia! Thank you for joining us at The Challenge this week. A new Challenge will be posted tomorrow so be sure to stop back by and take a look at the next challenge.

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  9. This is so pretty! Love that gorgeous yellow! Thanks for playing along with The Challenge this week!

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