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Saturday, 24 February 2018

Black and white monochrome card

Good evening bloggers

I've had one hell of a week.  Everything that can go wrong did go wrong lol.  It's really cold out and it really affects my arthritis in many of my joints including my spine, I rely heavily on heat pads and swear by them.  Well 2 decided to spark and just blew  meaning I had no others.  Spent 2 nights not sleeping well at all whilst waiting for new one.  So my new one came and was so relieved to have one again, plugged it in and guess what?, yes it didn't work, another faulty one. Had to go into Argos today to exchange for second time.  Thankfully  (touch wood) it works! Lol 

Spent few hours with my little ray of sunshine yesterday , think she's teething as she was bit grizzly, poor thing   

I got some black card so decided to make a monochrome black and white card with hint of silver lol .  I also got some embellishments from Poundland, was quite surprised to see how nice they are and good quality

 

 I made 8x8 card out of A4 black card. Matted and layered silver Mirri and white cardstock and used couture die to die cut the sides of white card.

  
I then die cut  black and white card using ultimate crafts damask dies and stamped sentiment in the middle using botanic collection stamp.


The dies at the top are tattered lace dies.  The bow is from Christmas ribbon from create and craft


Gems and pearls from Poundland and the lady is from hunkydory little dresses pad of which I fussy cut and decoupaged.


Thank you all so much for your visits and comments and I hope you have a fab weekend 

Lots of love 
Sharon xxx

Challenges:

Crafty catz - Anything goes optional twist birthdays

Creative fingers  - Anything goes

Cut it up challenge blog - Anything goes must use die cuts

Simply papercraft  - Anything goes

All sorts challenge blog  - Something beginning with B : Bow , black card

My time to craft  - Monochromatic

Papercrafters Linky party  - Anything goes

International art and soul  - Use stuff you already own

Lil patch of crafty friends  - Anything goes

Craft dee-bowz - Anything goes and must use handmade bow 

11 comments:

brenda said...

A lovely feminine creation, thank you so much for joining our 'I spy' theme at Allsorts challenge this week.

B x

Janette said...

Lovely card, very pretty....
Thanks for sharing with us at CraftyCatz this week..x

Cut It Up Challenge Blog said...

Absolutely gorgeous, feminine, and sophisticated!

Hope you feel better soon.

Thanks for joining us for our Anything Goes challenge at Cut it Up!

Evelyn
http://mylittlecraftblog.wordpress.com

Ellibelle said...

What a pretty design with the wonderful dies and color scheme!
Thanks so much for sharing this week in my Papercrafters Linky party!

Mervi said...

Gorgeous card, very elegant design.
Thank you for sharing at Allsorts;-))m

Kathleen said...

A really lovely card, gorgeous dies and the mirri card really shines under the white card.
Thank you for joining our 'I spy' challenge this week at Allsorts.

Kath x

Jenny L said...

Hi Sharon,
another really gorgeous creation.
Love everything about this it's sooooo!!!!!!!!! gorgeous too.
Yes pounland is very useful for reasonable embellishments.
I don't get there very often sadly though.
So sorry to hear about you heat pads glad all is sorted now and you are more comfortable.
Being a arthritis sufferer myself I can relate to your pain.
Yesterday I started to comment and after a short while I was in soooooo!!!!! much pain I had to abondon it for today.
Thnkfully rest and pain killers helped a little never thought of my heat pad though so thank you for reminding me.
Must get it out and leave it by my chair now to remind me, and yes you are right this cold doesn't help.
We have storage heaters and they are useless it can be 16 to 18 degrees in my lounge after heating up all night and we pay the earth for the pleasure.
Have to top up with calor gas ones to make it warm enough.
Lots of crafty love. Jenny L.

Hazel said...

A beautiful card and lovely colour combination. Thanks for joining us at IAAS. Hazel x

carol said...

wonderful creation, love monochrome...thanks for sharing with us at CRAFTY CATZ x carol DT

Megan J said...

Hi Sharon, a gorgeous card, love the monochrome look and the pretty die cuts you used, hope you are feeling better and have kept warm, thank you for coming along to play with us at Lil Patch of Crafty Friends.... good luck in the prize draw... Megan DT LPoCF

Barbara Bruder said...

Oh this card is so lovely!!! The die cuts are such a great addition to the card. Thanks so much for entering your lovely card into our 'Anything Goes with a Handmade Bow' challenge at Craft-Dee BowZ this month. I look forward to seeing what you create for our next challenge. Hugs, Barbara