Friday, January 15, 2016

By Simple Means Come Lovely Things

Welcome again to this week's Color My Heart Color Dare Challenge #176.  Please head over and check out other Design Team inspirations and join us in this week’s challenge using Black, White and Shades of Grey.   You have until Thursday, January 21, 2016 to create and link up your project…hoping for your participation. If you have never done a challenge before this is a good place to start…love to see what you create.  I knew the stamp set I wanted to use because it has amazing detail which would be so elegant in black and white with tones of grey.  

I stamped two in black and two in grey, heat embossed with clear embossment powder, fussy-cut the separate layers in alternating colors, and adhered each layer with 3D Thin foam tape on a white embossed cardstock which was framed in a shiny black cardstock.  

Die-cut Sentiment frame in the shiny black cardstock, stamped sentiment on White Daisy Cardstock, glued to frame and layered with 3D thin foam tape.   Added embellishments.  

Also submitted to:  

"Anything Goes"  

CTMH Products Unless Specified Otherwise:

     White Daisy, Black, Whisper and Slate
Stamp Set
     B1477 Exotic Flower Flair
     Sentiment - C1597 Rainy Day Everyday Life
     My Favorite Things - Scalloped Rectangles
     Clear Beads
     Embossing Folder - Darise "Crackle"
     Embossment Powder Ranger "Clear"
     Black Sequins


Michelle said...

WOW! What a stunning card! You did a great job with the layering. Love the simple accents, too.

Melanie R said...

Gorgeous card & a perfect example for the challenge! Love the Moroccan style of the mandala.

G Eileen Studios said...

Absolutely FAB!

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Unknown said...

What an awesome card. Love the layers, just beautiful

Ali said...

I soooo love this! It's a stunner. :) Someone will be a very lucky recipient when they receive this in the mail! :)

Christina Hor said...

Oh this is very stunning Sue! Gorgeous details and love the simplicity of the layout. Hope you hays lovely Monday! Hugs - Christina

NJ Stamping Queen said...

Your card is "exquisite"! I love all the different textures you've created using the challenge colors and embossing. Thanks for inspiring me today!
:) Marie

Donna said...

Stunning card! Love all the textures.

Hetty said...

Wow, what a great card, I love B&W cards! Great dimention.

Hetty said...

Wow, what a great card, I love B&W cards! Great dimention.

Hetty said...

Wow, what a great card, I love B&W cards! Great dimention.

katieo said...

Stunning card. I love the way you layered the image in black and grey tones, Thank you for playing the DL.ART Thankful Thursday Linky Challenge

P.G. Lamb said...

Sue, your card reminds me of a beautiful coloring page that's on-trend right now! I love all the layering and the embossing!

comopark1886 said...

What a beautiful card! You are definitely a pro when it comes to card design!

Mitralee said...

Out of this world card! LOVE IT TO BITS! Hugs! and congrats...visiting from Lisa's blog!