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Friday, October 12, 2012

#44 Black White and One!

No no, I'm not talking coffee... it's our theme for the this week's challenge at the Card Crafter's Circle! Our challenge is to use the colours BLACK, WHITE and ONE OTHER COLOUR.  Our sponsor this week is the super Digi Garden!

I used the super cute Snowbear image ... just couldn't resist him!  My chosen 'colour' to add with black and white, is PURPLE. I don't know why, but the camera flash has fiddled with my image, and the light lavender that I used on my bear, came out looking blue... oops! I can assure you, it's a light lavender on the card!

I imagined this little fella against a dark sky, and snowflakes, and came up with using vintage Core'dinations CS to compensate (with a little stardust Clear Star pen dabbled here and there.  I coloured Snowbear with a Spectrum Noir pen, and added Clear Star pen to the coloured sections on his scarf and cuffs. The rest of bear is not coloured at all.

I continued his snowline left and right to match the matting, and filled in with Clear Star pen.  I fussy cut, then fixed the image flat at the base, and with foam tape behind his head.  I then wrapped a purple organza ribbon around the base. I continued matting with white then more of the same purple, before fixing all to a white cardbase. (I am really into white cards at the moment!)
I added some purple rhinestones at the top corners.

I'm entering this creation into these challenges....
Whimsy Inspires  #52 All Things Sparkly (17/10)
C.R.A.F.T. Challenges #176 Monochromatic (18/10)      
Paper Play Challenges - Simply Cute  (19/10)
Ruby's Rainbow - #39 Cute and Cuddly (23/10)
Paper Crafting Journey - Add Some Bling! (25/10)
Southern Girls #55 Tie A Ribbon Round It! (25/10)

Do come along to the Card Crafter's Circle, and join in our BLACK WHITE AND ONE COLOUR CHALLENGE ! Thanks for peepin'!

8 cared to share!:

Loz ♥ said...

he is very cute and looks great with the dark background. I can sympathise with the camera issues - I can never get a good shot! :)

Basslady said...

absolutely magnificent and sweet!

thanks so much for playing along with us at Ruby’s Rainbow Challenges!

hugs and kisses from germany,
silvi xoxo

Nikbee said...

A wonderful card. Such a sweet image. Thank you for joining us at CRAFT.
Nikki x

Kasey ~ in Oz said...

Too cute! Lovely little image I like the way he stands out against the dark background.

Thanks for joining us for our 'Tie a Ribbon round it' challenge.

Cheers,
Kasey ~ in Oz
Southern Girls DT

Vicky said...

A beautiful card, great image and lovely colours!! Thanks for adding some bling for Paper Crafting Journey challenge

hugs Vicky xxx

Helen said...

Very cute and cuddly. Thanks for sharing with us at Ruby's Rainbow Challenge

Hugs Ellie Wee xx

Stephanie Eaken said...

Very cute, sweet card! Winter will be here before we know it! Brrrrr!! Thanks for playing along at SGC!

Wendy said...

Thank you for entering our Bling it up challenge over at
The Paper Crafting Journey !

I have some BLOG CANDY
on my blog if you are interested! The Prize is going to be either 1 x $100 or 2 x $50 Whimsy Gift Certificates.

Hugs,
Wendy