Sunday, 7 August 2011

Black, white and red Christmas

I thought I'd make another card for my CHNC challenge 32 - the challenge this week is to use black, white and one other colour - if you haven't yet started your Christmas cards, now would be a good time and why not choose a colour scheme for this challenge?

It's a very simple card. I stamped a newly-acquired Kanban stamp with versamark and heat embossed with white detail power. The black shape is a Kanban Elizabethan stackable - I got lots of sets of stackables with ten sheets of clear stamps from QVC. I'm a bit disappointed though because the stackables don't all layer well - although there are some the same shape they don't leave the same amount of space around, so I opted to stick my black stackable on to a piece of white card and cut out by hand. The sentiment was produced on my dymo letratag. The embossed card blank is 7 x 5.

I'm linking this for these challenges:

Simon says: Christmas in August
PaperPlay 31: Christmas in August
Inspiration avenue: the forest of trees
Little red wagon 92: put a critter on it
Cute card Thursday 176: no designer paper
Sundays with Crissy 20: keep it simple stamper
Cards for men 16: clean & simple
AiFactory: August anything goes
Papertake: anything goes

16 comments:

  1. This is a very pretty card sweetie, thanks for sharing it with us at Sunday's with Crissy, hugs pops x x x

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  2. Wow I love the look of the card. Great job on it Hazel.

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  3. Sorry about the linky on the stamp and create challenge. It's fixed now. Can you try to add your card now? Thanks for joining us!
    ~Lacey
    Www.stampandcreate.com

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  4. Hi Hazel,

    This is my all time favourite colour combo so of course it is a FAB card!

    Have you thought of trying out the new dies, they are much cheaper than nesties and will become quite addictive I reckon too!

    Keryn x

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  5. beautiful CAS card
    thanks for playing with us at paperplay his week
    hugs
    céline PPC DT

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  6. Wow this is fabulous. I love the white on black.

    Hugs
    Penni
    X

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  7. Super card Hazel, I think the black and white with another colour challenge is going to be interesting! Can't wait to see some creations!

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  8. what a gorgeous card love the colors thanks for joining us at SFC....

    Hugs
    Bella

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  9. What a pretty card. Thanks for joining us at SFC.

    Hugs Nadell

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  10. Hi Hazel, your card is very striking in those colours, and the simple layout goes well with them. A great stamp to use for Christmas too. Thanks for joining in with us at Sundays With Crissy. CoB

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  11. WOW your christmas Card is beautiful, I love your colouring:-) Thanks for sharing it with us at Paper Play this week:-)
    Hugs
    Karen
    xxx

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  12. Very nice! Thanks for joining us at Little Red Wagon :)
    Joanne xo

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  13. Love your color scheme here! The embossed image is so pretty and elegant. Thanks so much for joining us at the Simon Says Stamp Challenge!

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