Wednesday, 27 January 2016

Smile

Good afternoon friends, I have another
card to share with you again today.
 
 
I went for a black and gold combo 
 this time. I stamped the gold
ink then overstamped it again to
 give it a softer edge.
 
 
Then I stamped the leaves in black.
I love the 'juiciness' of this ink. I 
tend to use it if I want a really 'black'
 image.
 
 
 I use my Memento black ink mainly for
 sentiments or other images where
I don't want too much ink.
 
 
For the white sentiment, I cut several 
layers and glued them together. I added
a few black and gold gems to finish 
the card.
 
 
I noticed the gold shows a bit over the
 black ink for some reason. No idea
 why that is!
 
 
Enjoy your day, I will be back with
 another card very soon ;)
 
 
ps. My DIL sent me this photo
 (see below card) of our
granddaughter enjoying some painting.
She seems very enthusiastic doesn't 
she lol.
 
 
Black, Gold, Smile,LIM,CAS
Challenges
Less is More  #260 Recipe 'Silhouette'
Try it on Tuesday 'Silhouettes'
Stamping Sensations   'Anything goes with a die'
 
 
Supplies
 
White Smooth card
SU Gorgeous Grunge stamp
Inkadinkado Branch stamp
Mama Elephant word die
Versafine Onyx Black ink
Brilliance Galaxy Gold ink
Gems from stash
 

16 comments:

  1. Gorgeous Viv! (I appear to have 'mislaid' some of my followers - hope you're not one of them?!!) x
    PS Why don't you pop this into our challenge of a Stamp and a die at Stamping Sensations? http://sirstampalotchallenge.blogspot.co.uk/

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    1. Thanks Viv, I have 'lost' some of my followers too!....yes I will do thanks Viv xx

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  2. What a fabulous card, I adore the placement and the Casness of it.

    Marie

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  3. What a fantastic clean and simple design Viv . . . unlike your not so clean granddaughter ;) Certainly looks like she's enjoying herself! Hazel xx
    My Card Attic

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  4. LOVE this fabulous CAS creation Viv.. it's so very LESS is MORE!! And I'm smiling at that photo... she certainly is enjoying herself!

    Big hugs
    Christine x

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  5. Beautiful card Viv, as always. You have a certain way about your designs that really make them stand out.

    LOVE the piccie of your granddaughter LOL.

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  6. So,pretty and a great take on the challenge. Thanks for playing with us at TIOT.
    Hugz, Z

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  7. A lovely card! Love the beautiful and clean design. Thank you for joining us at Try it on Tuesday. Mar x

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  8. Fab design Viv I thought that branch was a die it's so black! I need to get some of that ink. What a brilliant photo of Lana I daresay a Bath was next on the agenda!
    Val x

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  9. Think this one deserves another bow Viv! Smiley, splattery, silhouetted gorgeousness! CAS-perfect too so can't say fairer than that. thanks so much for playing along again this week!
    Sarah xx
    Less is More

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  10. Super elegant this colourcombi! And a beautiful CAS-card! Hugs, Gerrina

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  11. A stunningly elegant card Viv. Many thanks for joining in at Stamping Sensations challenge.

    B x

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  12. Sorry to be so late visiting you, another stylish silhouette! Love that sentiment diecut...
    Thanks so much for joining us
    Anne
    "Less is More"

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  13. A fabulous card,love the grunge splat and the striking contrast of the black and gold

    Thanks for joining us at Stamping Sensations this month

    Joan

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Thankyou so much for leaving a comment, everyone much appreciated :) Viv xx

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