Black and white

Well here we are Easter Sunday, day 3 of the long weekend for some. I'm in my craftroom in the garden listening to the rain. It's very peaceful and I am really enjoying my craft time.

I decided that today I would enter a few challenges as there are some great themes around.  On That's Crafty they asked us to play with just black and white with a splash of colour, and on the Artistic Stampers blog they invited us to play with embossing. My project here combines the two and will be entered into both challenges.

I used Paper Artsy' smoothly heavy card stock 90x180mm and attached to a large tag which had been distressed round the edges with black soot.

I stamped the background patten from crafty individuals in black archival ink randomly. I then used black and white embossing powder to highlight some of the diamonds.





I like the way the it changed when I double stamped the card.

I knew I wanted butterlies but could not decide which colour to use. I made several and laid them on the card

After deliberation I chose yellow, which was inspired by Jo Myhill earlier this morning, as she used it on her creation. You can see Jo's here. These colours I would never have chose to use so very pleased I found the challenge :).

I used black archival and saying stamp from creative expressions on the back ground to add some more interest. I then printed and embossed a saying stamp from studio 490 from stampers anonymous and used it as a sentiment. It all came together.



Thank you for visiting and I'd love to read comments thank you.

Love Debs x
Deborah Wainwright
Deborah Wainwright

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9 comments:

  1. Hi Deborah, that is really lovely. Yellow was a very good choice.

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  2. Oooh I agree with Kirsten, the yellow was a good choice, it looks fab and I love how your diamond stamping came out, like an eerie shadow xxx

    Sam xx

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  3. The Diamond stamping and embossing is brilliant Debs and the splash of yellow looks wonderful. Another beautiful tag.

    Hugs
    Lesley Xx

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  4. I love the splash of yellow then again I'm a tad biased as I used that colour myself. Thank you so much for taking part in the That's Crafty! Challenge. Good Luck with the draw!

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  5. The yellow looks great Deb! Love your tag! xxx

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  6. Fabulous double stamping and sporadic embossing, great effect. Not a yellow girl myself so can see why it was a challenge, looks fabulous Deborah:-) xxx

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  7. Forgot to say...Thanks for sharing with us at The Artistic Stamper! ;o) xxx

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  8. This is gorgeous Deborah. Love the punchy background and the touches of yellow look amazing.
    Thanks for joining in with our That's Crafty challenge.
    Fliss x

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  9. Hmm, I like this but not as much as some of your others xx

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Hugs Debs xxx

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