Tuesday, 1 July 2008

Back to Black...

For the 2sketches4you challenge blog.. Laura's Sketch #3... Inspired by some products on display at my hairdressers which had black on black flourishes on the packaging.

Hope you like it!























Cardstock: Matt and pearl cardstock supplied by the excellent CardCraft-UK. (Highly recommended supplier, for price, stock availability, speed of delivery, service and free P&P!)

Stamp: 'Elegant Flourishes' by Rhonna Farrer

Embossing: Cuttlebug Swiss Dots folder

Lace, black satin ribbon, blossom, silver pin, pearls and Swarovski crystals from stash

26 comments:

  1. Lovely card, very dramatic, you are a busy girl.

    Love

    Debbie xx

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  2. This is a very stunning card Heather, love it. Just found your blog, you have some beautiful cards here, wish I had half your talent.
    Reading back on your blog - snap! Dad in RAF, born Germany, lived Holland, small world LOL xx

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  3. Heather,
    This is bold & beautiful! I love it:)
    Great take on my sketch!
    Laura

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  4. award waiting for you x x have a great day

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  5. Wow that is stunning! I love it. So striking.

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  6. Wow this is fantabulous - love that gorgeous big red flower
    Love
    kath
    xxx

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  7. Oh My your card is beautiful:)x

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  8. I am a huge Black fan but have never tried black on black - thanks for the inspiration - this really turned out great!

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  9. fab card just love that pin on the flower
    AllisonX

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  10. Great card! Good luck with it this week! Best, Curt

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  11. I love the elegance of black-on-black ... gorgeous.

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  12. This is beautiful - Reminds me of a velvet clutch bag on its side (hope that doesn't sound too wierd!)
    Thanks for adding my blog candy to your alerts: Think it is a great idea having them in the side bar as you have done. Thanks also for taking the trouble to find my site: I shall be shouting again when that opens for business ! :)

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  13. Just having a nosey over from Lorraine's blog. Wow this is a stunning card.Such a striking colour combo.

    Cass xxx

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  14. I LOVE this card!!!!!!!!! How stunning!!!

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  15. Wow, that black on black is inspired! Love that humongous flower too x

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  16. Love this card. It's so classy. x

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  17. Hi Heather, what a nice card! Love the flower as well as the elegant flourishes!
    Hannari

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  18. I like that effect, may have to borrow it!

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  19. Very dramatic card. I love the burst of color with the red flower.
    Christy

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  20. You are sooooo creative!! Your card is beautiful and elegant.

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  21. BEAUTIFUL card!! I love the scrolls, I'm such a sucker for the!

    :)

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  22. Your card is beautiful! Great job with the sketch!

    ~Lea

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