Hi all..... so one of the things that I've decided to do craft wise this year is to try some new techniques. So when I saw the current challenge at Magnolia Mania I thought "why not". Since I have always stayed away from the thought of coloring my image in nothing but a black and white theme this was a big challenge for me. I definitely have some work to do to improve, but I'm very excited about how my very first shot at this turned out.
Here is my card......
To create my card I started with a black card base. I cut a piece of white card stock slightly smaller than the base and inked around the edges with a black stamp pad. I cut a piece of black and white striped card stock, inked the edges and backed it in black. I did the same with a piece of black and white dotted card stock. I stamped the sentiment on white card stock, inked around the edges and backed it in black card stock. I colored the image using different shades of gray Spectrum Noir pens. I then inked around the edges and backed it in black card stock. I punched 4 small butterflies out of black card stock using a butterfly punch from Martha Stewart. I added liquid pearls to the center of each butterfly and added 2 to the image and 2 to the sentiment. I also added 3 snowflake pearls to the corner of the image and 3 more to the corner of the striped card stock.
I am entering this card into the following challenges:
Magnolia Mania: Black and White
Lovely Hanglar or Sweet Magnolia: Spots or Stripes
Dream Valley Challenges: Anything Goes
Inspiration Destination: Anything Goes
Moving Along With The Times: Dies and/or Punches
Sister Act Card Challenge: Anything Goes
Spectrum Noir: Anything Goes
Magnolia Stamps Summer Tilda With Bow Rubber Stamp
Stampendous Birthday Wish Rubber Stamp Set
Canvas Corp Black & White Mini Dot Reverse Card Stock
Canvas Corp Black & White Ribbon Stripe Card Stock
White Card Stock
The Paper Company Black Card Stock
Ranger Liquid Pearls - White Opal
Queen & Co Snowflake Pearls
Martha Stewart Butterfly Punch
Spectrum Noir Pens
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