Black Tuesday

July 31st, 2007

Today is the last day of Challenges in the SCS Dare to Get Dirty celebration and I get to host another one!  The Dirty Dare Gallery will continue to accept uploads through August 22nd and the forum will be open for chatter through August 15th.  After those dates the gallery and forums will be available for viewing only.  So….you still have PLENTY of time to play!  And my challenge today is super easy….Fall Back on Black! 

Here’s my sample:

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This Garden Whimsy set is so much fun!  For this card I stamped on glossy white cardstock with Bashful Blue and Celery classic ink to coordinate with the Cutie Pie Designer Paper.  Butterflies were then outlined with a Sakura Black Glaze pen (yes – the same one that gave me so much trouble on my boat card!) and highlighted with a little stickles.  It’s really a very simple card and I think the black really gives it a bit of POP!

stamps:  Garden Whimsy, Warmest Regards

paper:  Bashful Blue, Celery, Black, Glossy White, Cutie Pie dp

ink:  Bashful Blue, Celery, Black

other:  Sakura Black Glaze pen, black and celery grosgrain, blue gingjam ribbon, puzzle decorative scissors, stickles, swarovsky crystals (thanks Debra!)

I’m off to work (hi Mom!) so I’ll have to catch up on the entries for my challenge when I get home tonight.  I really hope you’ll play!

10 Responses to “Black Tuesday”

  1. Regina Davis Says:

    Pretty card. I just love the touch of black.

  2. Debra Says:

    I am so glad the crystals are coming in handy! I need to get working on your challenge!!!!

  3. Linda Says:

    Wonderful & creative card! This card will certainly brighten someone’s day.

  4. Eva Says:

    Love the color combo…it is a great one and your design is awesome!

  5. leslierich Says:

    Wow, Jami! You made this look like a whole other set! How fabulous! I haven’t seen this piece of Cutie Pie yet, either. This is so cute!

  6. Lori Barnett Says:

    This is awesome!! A Black Glaze Pen?! I didn’t know there was one!! Must have! How come I can’t create like you :( {head hanging low and kicking rocks} LOL

    Thanks for sharing your talent. I might have to copy this {hee hee}

  7. Shel9999 Says:

    Great color combo, Jami! That black really makes everything pop. Love the crystals too!

  8. Jackie Davis Says:

    Nice card as always. You do great work even if I am a little partial. Love Mom

  9. Shelley ~ photocropper Says:

    Beautiful! Great challenge too! I am loving this card! The colors are so pretty together and the black certainly makes everything so crisp and pop right out!

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