Friday, July 22, 2011

Black and White with a Splash

Playdate Cafe #91 has a gorgeous challenge.



Black and white with a splash of one color.





I LOVE black and white.


A splash of color?


Even better!






I  "free embossed" the background like I did in this card.



I stamped in Versamark and then embossed the image with black.


Then I swiped the whole scene with Tim Holtz Spiced Marmalade Distress Ink pad.

There's a layer of texture with the corrugated black strip.


It was one of my quickest cards, once I got started.







Thank you for stopping in. ;)

Info:
Inkadinkado The Great Outdoors, JustRite A Day in the Country, Tim Holtz Spiced Marmalade Distress Ink, Versamark, white embossing powder, black embossing powder, Corrugator



8 comments:

  1. Wow! I love how much texture you have on your card--the emossing powder and carboard are such cool effects. LOVE that stamp and how you used the orange. It's really striking!

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  2. wow this is really kewl, luv the texture...
    I'm inviting you to add your cards to our linking party gallery at
    http://www.passionatelyartistic.com/2011/07/american-pickers-with-linking-party.html
    Maggie
    http://passionatelyartistic.com

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  3. Love this ! The colours are so muted
    Barbara

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  4. Fabulous card, Marlena...that camping scene with the orange sky is so soothing...and your sentiment is so true! Thanks for playing along with us at the Play Date Cafe!

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  5. Marlena thanks for stopping by my blog and wishing me well - it is so lovely to hear from fellow bloggers :) Lovely card especially with that swipe of orange! Thanks for playing along at the Play Date Cafe.

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  6. THat is a neat technique, Marlena! I followed your link to the other post where you described what to do. Very cool. THanks for playing with us at The Cafe!

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  7. I'm so glad you joined our challenge this week, such a great technique and I love that sentiment, so true! Thanks so much for playing along with us at the Play Date Cafe this week!

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  8. What a great technique! LOVE the effect! Thanks so much for playing along with us this week at The Play Date Cafe!

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Thank you for your kind words and taking the time to stop in! ;)