Hey everyone! It's an exciting April 2nd as I am being CASEd over at Time Out Challenges
! I was asked by the lovely, Sandie
, if I would make a card for the team to CASE. Of course, I said yes! They are being sponsored by Clearly Besotted stamps this challenge so I used one of my new CB stamps to make my card. You don't have to use CB stamps to play along but if you got 'em, why not use 'em?! :-). Take a look...
So, I decided to try something new with this card. I wanted to try colouring on black cardstock. I stamped my flower (Clearly Besotted, Winter Blooms set) in white StazOn ink. (You might wonder why I didn't embossed with white powder then colour. In a previous experiment, I had discovered that doing this and then colouring with pencil crayons causes the embossing to chip off). Then, using pencil crayons, I coloured it in. I added some white dots to the centers of the flowers with a gel pen. I stamped my sentiment (Studio G) and embossed in white. Lastly, I raised my panel up on foam dots and attached to the card base. I like the colouring on the black paper but think I may try some chalk/pastel pencils next time to see if I can get the colours a bit brighter.
I hope you will all try to join in on the fun over at a Time Out
and especially go check out the amazing projects the DT came up with. They are all so talented. :-)
I'd like to link up to the following challenges:
- cue word is Spring. Nothing says Spring like flowers!
- anything goes
- anything goes
Thanks for visiting with me and I hope you all have a lovely day!
We are so pleased to have you with us at TIME OUT and this card has been a joy for us all to CASE. The arrangement of the flowers is what I loved best and your masking is superb. Also love the little white centres. Thanks for joining us and being a star!ReplyDelete
forgot to say thanks for joining Uniko xxReplyDelete
Gorgeously bold and dramatic, Kim ... and wonderful, subtle colouring on your floral cascade! Thanks so much for giving us such fabulous inspiration at Time Out! Anita :)ReplyDelete
So happy to have you guest designing at TIME OUT and it was awesome to CASE you too ;) Thank you also for joining in on the Uniko Studio Challenge. Hugs Bev xReplyDelete
Love this card and the effect on black cardstock is amazing.ReplyDelete
thanks for playing along at Uniko Studio. Sarah x
How exciting! We get to CASE one of your awesome cards! This one is really striking! Hope I will be able to play along!ReplyDelete
This is so beautiful. I love how it turned out.ReplyDelete
Love this Kim! Beautiful effect against the black! Love!ReplyDelete
Very pretty card love the colours xReplyDelete
Applauding and cheering that you're our 'case-ee' for this challenge - and what a many possibilities creation you've designed for us! You've showcased your new CB flowers beautifully! Gorgeous. Have my thinking cap on...ReplyDelete
So glad you could be our designer for this challenge! Absolutely love your card!ReplyDelete
I so love your dramatic card, Kim and gave had fun case-ing it! It is great to have you as our challenge inspiration at TO :)ReplyDelete
Your card is beautiful Kim and perfect for CASing! Always love a card in black - so dramatic!ReplyDelete
Gorgeous! Love the look of the coloring on the black cardstock. Thanks for joining us for The Challenge's first anniversary celebration!ReplyDelete
WOW, I love this card. I can see why you were CASed! LOL Beautiful!ReplyDelete
CONGRATS on your CASE Kim, this is spectacularly STUNNING!! Thanks for joining us at The Challenge on our Anniversary Linky Party Celebration! Sure hope that you join us again for a BRAND NEW exciting challenge tomorrow! -YAY!!!ReplyDelete
Hey Kim!! Your card is fantastic!! I love how you colored on black, classy. The colors are amazing. Thanks for playing along with us this week at CASology.ReplyDelete
stunning card, Kim!ReplyDelete
Congrats on being CASEd! Stunning card - perhaps I'll find time to play!ReplyDelete
This has a beautiful 'enamelled' look.ReplyDelete
Kim, thank you for inspiration. I rarely use a black cardstock, and your card is so amazing, that I decided to try to case it!ReplyDelete