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Friday, 27 May 2016

Black is beautiful

Hellooo friends, welcome back!! Today I am sharing a black beauty :). I started by stamping the lovely hibiscus stamp from Mudra on black paper and embossed using silver embossing powder. This looks lovely and shimmers in light. I had plans to use these for some other card but on the spur of moment I decided to give a try with black on black. I was not so confident but nevertheless went ahead.

I fuzzy cut the flowers and leaves and adhered using foam tape on black cardstock. Added a strip of patterned paper and few rhinestones to add some element.

So this is how it looks.



 A closer look. Believe me it looks best when it shimmers





Supplies used:
Mudra Stamp for flower
Simon Says Stamp sentiment
WOW silver embossing powder
Papericious PP

Entering into following challenges:

Stamploration: May Theme and Sketch (Going for both theme and sketch)




TIME OUT Challenges: #57    (Inspired by words)

 'May All your weeds be wild flowers'




Sweet Stamps Blog: May's Anything Goes Challenge


AAA Cards: Game#65 The 2nd Big Birthday Bash



13 comments:

  1. So beautiful, love the elegance of the shine on the black!

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  2. Gorgeous card! The silver and black go beautifully together. Your flowers look wonderful. Debra x

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    1. Thanks Debra for inspiring through your comments.

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  3. Wow, so dramatic! I really love the shimmery look you've created, so fun!Thanks for taking TIME OUT and joining our challenge!

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  4. This is so pretty, Kavita. Love the black and white together. Thanks for playing along at AAA Cards.

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  5. Really beautiful! Great take on the sketch. Thanks for sharing at STAMPlorations.

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  6. Well you certainly made black beautiful! Those embossed flowers are so elegant and charming! Thanks for playing along at STAMPlorations!

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  7. This is one of those cards where it looks fabulous in person and is so hard to capture in a photo. I love silver embossing and this is gorgeous against a black background. Love the CAS design too. So very glad you played along with us at TIME OUT!!

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    1. Very true Shona, sometimes photo does not do justice to the actual card :)

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