Back to Black

Good Morning and Happy Friday!

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Now onto the card! I don't know about you, but sometimes I have trouble NOT adding colour to my cards. I mean, I LOVE a pop of colour on my cards, but the Designer Series Paper `Back in Black` makes creating a black and white colour scheme so easy and so eye catching! Even without adding colour it creates such an elegant look. I hope you like it too!

 

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Supplies:

•      Stamp SetsFlowering Flourishes (w #131998 c #126367), Four You (w #130535 c # 130538)

•      Card Stock –Whisper White (100730), Basic Black (121045), Back to Black Designer Series Paper ( 133700)

•      Stamp Pads- Staz On Black (101406)

•      Misc. – Extra Large Oval Punch (119859), Ovals Collection Framelits (129381), Chevron Embossing Folder (127749), Rhinestones (119246), Black 1/8” Taffeta Ribbon (119261)

           

Measurements: 

•      Whisper White:  5 ½” x 8 ½”; 3 7/8” x 5 1/8”, 1/3/4 x 7” for ovals

•      Basic Black:  4 x 5 ¼”, ½” x 5 ¼”, 2 x 8 ½” for ovals

•      Back to Black DSP:  ½” x 5 ¼”              

Instructions:

1.    Stamp 3 Flower images on white strip and punch out with oval punch.  Cut 3 ovals of Basic Black with smallest oval framelit.  Adhere these pieces together.

2.    Emboss 2/3 of 3 7/8 x 5 1/8” Whisper White with Chevron embossing folder and adhere to 5 ¼ x 4” Basic Black cardstock.  Stamp greeting on lower right corner.  Adhere Back to Black dsp along edge where embossing folder ends.  Adhere 1/2 x 5 ¼” black strip on upper part of card where ovals will be adhered.  Adhere black ribbon on top of this strip. 

3.    Fold 5 ½ x 8 ½” Whisper White cardstock in half.  Adhere the cardstock from #2 on top.  Using dimensionals, adhere the 3 ovals as shown in picture to cardbase. 

4.    Adorn with rhinestones as desired. Finish by attaching Crumb Cake layer to your Whisper White card base.

 

Thanks for stopping by today! Have a great weekend!

 

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