Wednesday, 19 January 2011

Black Bird...

Today's card is another from Mary Jo but this time it is a Blogger's Challenge.  It is another Blog Hop, so be sure to visit all the cards below to see all their wonderful work.

I've also incorporated our group's challenge into the sketch & that is to create a Sympathy Card.  This can be a challenging time for any family & a special handmade card can do a lot to let the person know you are thinking of them. 

Base Card - Basic Black Cardstock - Cut, Score & Fold
Layer 1 - Very Vanilla Cardstock - 5 5/8" x 3 7/8" or 14.5cm x 10cm
Adhere to base card
Layer 2 - DSP - 5 3/4" x 3 3/4" x 14cm x 9.5cm
Adhere to Very Vanilla Cardstock
Layer 3 - Very Vanilla Cardstock - 3" x 3" or 7.5cm x 7.5cm
Using Embossing Folder - Perfect Polka Dots, run through Bigshot
Adhere to DSP - RHS
Layer 4 - Basic Black Cardstock - 5 3/4" x 1" or 14.5cm x 2.5cm
Layer 5 - Ribbon & adhere to Basic Black Cardstock & adhere across middle of card
Layer 6 - Basic Black Cardstock - 2" x 2" or 5.5cm x 5.5cm
Using SU Dimensionals, adhere to card
Layer 7 - Very Vanilla Cardstock - 1 7/8" x 1 7/8" or 5cm x 5cm
Using Versamark, EP - Black & Heat Tool, stamp image onto Very Vanilla Cardstock, heat until EP is set.  Let cool
Adhere to Basic Black Cardstock

Supplies -
Stamp Set - Notably Ornate
Inks - Versamark
Cardstock - Basic Black, Very Vanilla
DSP - Love Letter
Ribbon - Crochet Trim - Chantilly*
Accessories - Multipurpose Liquid Glue, Snail Adhesive, Heat Tool,
Embossing Buddy, EP - Black

*Summer Mini-Catalogue

4 comments:

stampingwithkris said...

I think this is a great take on the sketch. Such hard cards to make.

Shelly Schmidt said...

Beautiful card- love the DSP you used and the ribbon to lighten up the middle strip. Lovely Sympathy card.

Lisa Somerville said...

Wonderful take on the sketch - you can't go wrong with the stunning combination of B&W! Thanks for playing along with the BC!

Basement Stamper said...

Gorgeous creation, love the black & white. Love the patterns on this card. Thanks for playing with us at the Blogger's Challenge.

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