Wednesday, March 30, 2016

Clean and Simple Card with Black

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I have been thinking about Clean and Simple cards, which is a style I use often, and wondering if I could get a truly clean and simple look using a black card base.  This is what I came up with.

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I colored the image in with gel pens, mostly to challenge myself and see if I could. I was surprised that you could do some blending with them.  I used glue dots to adhere the fussy-cut image, using two layers of them for the buds to give that part of the image more dimension.



I also used the same stamps to complete the inside of the card.  This was fun!



Supplies: I Brake for Stamps Bubble Wrap, Lattice and Flowers Sheet, Gina K Designs Applemint Cardstock and Ink, Gina K Black Onyx cardstock, Versamark ink and Recollections White embossing powder.

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9 comments:

  1. Oh, Heidi, this is a beautiful card, and I love the black card base! Such a sweet flower, and I love your fussy cutting and how you've popped it over the stamped green paper! Sweet inside too! I love it! Hugs, sweet friend! (P. S. Did you see you are the Queen of the Freshly Made Sketches? Congratulations!)

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    1. Thanks Cheryl! I am glad you like it. And yes, I did see that Queen of Clean on FMS, that was so fun! Thanks for stopping by. :)

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  2. Really lovely, Heidi! I love that gorgeous shade of spring green, and your snowdrops are perfect for this time of year! I love how they look against the black! Thanks so much for sharing this with us at the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday challenge!

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  3. Beautiful card, Heidi! Love the contrast to the black and the flower image is one of my favourites spring flowers.

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  4. You challenged yourself and you nailed it beautifully! I love the green and black combo with those delicate little florals! This is one beautiful CAS card!!

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  5. Fabulous to see a gorgeous CAS card on black Card. So clean looking, fabulous delicate flowers and the shade of green works really well. CAS perfection x

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  6. Wow! Your card is stunning in its simplicity!!! Just love the flowers!!
    Do stop by and play Paru's Card Making Challenges!
    http://paruscardmakingchallenges.blogspot.in/

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  7. This is one stunning card Heidi! The black is really dramatic and makes the colours really pop! FABULOUS! I hope you're having a lovely Sunday! Hazel xx
    My Card Attic

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  8. Love seeing the inside of the card. Love this minty green. Wonderful card.

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