Wednesday, 5 October 2011

Got Bling?

A couple of years ago, my mother in law received a black and white Christmas card - she was outraged! ' why would anyone send a black and white Christmas card? It's awful!' I was so glad I hadn't gone monochrome that year!! I actually think black and white can look really elegant; traditionalists probably wouldn't agree, but each to their own.
It's not showing too well on screen, but I have gone a bit mad with the bling with this card - I made my own paper and added Perfect Pearls Mist, used stickles on the die cut poinsettias, then a few diamant√© to finish.

Challenges Entered
Cupcake Craft - Black & White Christmas
Creative Card Crew - Easel Cards
Papertake - Anything Goes
The Cutie Pie Challenge - Bingo - Glitter, 2PP(made my own) Flowers
Dream Valley - Monochrome
Sparkles Forum - Sparkles

Thanks for looking

12 comments:

  1. This is great! Thanks for joining us at CCC xx Jan

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  2. Aww this is just adoreable!
    I love your wee image and the papers are stunning!
    Thanks for joining in the fun this time at Dream Valley Challenges
    Hugs Melly xxx

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  3. hmmmmm!! Stunning! love it it's so cute! Love the monochrome finish! Thanks for sharing with the Cutie Pies! Woox

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  4. Oh, thanks for the warning....I too love black and white, but now that you mention it, I can think of a few folk who would be similarly outraged!! Anyway, gorgeous card! Thanks for joining our Monochrome challenge at Dream Valley. Susie x

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  5. Gorgeous card, love the monochrome colour scheme. Thanks for joining in at the Cutie Pie challenge. Hugs

    Lisa xx GDT member

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  6. Just so gorgeous hun...

    thanks for joining us at the Cutie Pie...and good luck...!

    big hugs Vicky xx

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  7. I love the elegance of Black & White...and this card is certainly stylish.
    Thank you for joining the Cupcake Craft Challenge.
    Have a great week
    Hugs,
    Sandra
    xx
    http://homemadethoughtsandcardsfromabroad.blogspot.com/

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  8. Great take on the challenge. Fab card x Thanks for joining in with us this week at cupakes x

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  9. This is gorgeous! love it! thanks for joining us at Just Magnolia, hugs, Jane x

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  10. Awww I love black and white cards I think they look so classy. This is stunning love the image and design. The embellies finish it off beautifully.
    Diane xx

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  11. What a sweet card! Thanks for playing at Cupcake this week x

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  12. This is one of the best card I've seen all day, and trust me when I say I've seen alot. Probably over 100 by now as I'm a bit behind in my commenting. Every single thing about your card is stunning. You really have done a wonderful job. Thanks for joining us in our bingo challenge over at Cutie Pie Challenges,
    Hugs
    H xx

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