Wednesday, March 13, 2013

Anniversary card with Silver

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I have so meant to blog again before this, but once again life and I have not quite co-ordinated our schedules!!

I tried the blackboard technique the other day, and this is the result.


Although the stamping and embossing appear white in the photograph, IRL the embossing is a cream colour.


The image is from the (retired) Love set of stamps from Layers of Color. It was cut with a spellbinders die, and the 'chalk dust' added before I removed the die, and then mounted on a white layer.


The ribbon was rather insipid on it's own, so I mounted it over a piece of red card, and added the three silver heart bards to finish it.

The ribbon and sentiment panel were mounted onto white, the edges of that layer sponged with red before being mounted onto the black base.

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25 comments:

  1. What a wonderful CAS card! Love the color palette! Love the sentiment/image and the fabulous red ribbon pennant, too! Thank you for sharing this with us at TTCRD. Hope to see you again next week! :^)
    Hugs, Penny

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  2. It turned out absolutely gorgeous Maxine. Love the elegance.

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  3. Love your card ... the blackboard is terrific and I'm a sucker for fishtails! Thanks so much for playing along at CCCB!

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  4. A lovely, elegant card. Like the use of adding paper behind the ribbon. I've got lots of sheer ribbon that I don't use because it doesn't show up too well. Will definitely try it this way

    Thanks for joining us at the Creative Card Crew for our ribbon challenge

    Margaret xx

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  5. Wow, this is a true beauty, Maxine! Love the contrasting colors of your card x0x0

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  6. I just love your card. And I love that song from the Beatles.. Perfect for our challenge. Thanks so much for playing along with us at CCCB~

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  7. That is one of my fav from the beatles too, and I also love chalkboard art, thanks for your lovely work and thanks for playing along with us this week at CCCB!

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  8. Beautiful card,thank you for joining us at Cupcake this week and good luck.
    Louise xx

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  9. "Love" is the right word for this beautiful card! The chalk board technique is great and love the addition of the heart shaped brads!
    Lynn

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  10. Beautiful Maxine!!! Love your chalkboard technique and this image worked out perfectly for it!!!

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  11. Fabulous card, Maxine! I love that technique and that stamp. Penny Black just re-released that stamp set that Nina designed! Yay! It's a favorite of mine!

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  12. Beautiful card! Thanks so much for joining our ribbon challenge over at Creative Card Crew this fortnight!

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  13. Love the combination of colours here

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  14. This is fabulous Maxine - I don't know how I missed it! Such a great colour scheme with the Blackboard Technique! Love this set! {{{hugs}}}

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  15. What a fabulous card! I love your clean and simple take on the sketch! The colors really pop and I love the silver hearts!!! Thanks for celebrating with us at Our Daily Bread designs! God bless!

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  16. What an awesome card!! Thanks for sharing this week at CCCB :-)

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  17. Love love this your blackboard technique looks so realistic.

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  18. What a beautiful card Maxine!! great layout with the ribbon and chalkboard technique!! Thanks for celebrating with us this week and joining the ODBD Shining the Light challenge!!
    blessings,
    Chris

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  19. Gorgeous card Maxine, the design is great.

    Thank you for sharing with Cupcake Craft Challenges this week.

    Love
    Maarit

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  20. I love this CAS card, great design and choice of colors. Thanks for playing with us this week at TTCRD
    Huggs
    Sandi

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  21. What a great effect - love your blackboard technique and great embossing. Thanx for joining in at Make my Monday this week.
    Hugz, Jan (DT) xx

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  22. Lovely, the black and white in particular. Thank you for playing along at Paper Playtime.

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  23. Lovely, I enjoy putting banners on my cards too! Thanks for joining us this week at Creative Card Crew!

    Mei
    CCC DT
    Love to Create DT

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  24. Very nice card and a great technique. Thanks for joining us at Paper Playtime.

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Thank you for taking the time to comment - it is very much appreciated and your comments are treasured. Maxine D