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Dec 4, 2016

Penny Black and More - December Challenge

Well here we are, December already, I wish time would slow down a bit! Can't believe Christmas is just around the corner. 
I made today's card for the new Penny Black and More challenge. We have a really fun theme this month,  we'd like to see you make a card using black and white plus one other color. 

I chose turquoise as my other color. The trees (Penny Black - Crystal Drops) were heat embossed using versamark ink and white embossing powder on Neenah Linen card stock. I inked up the white card stock using distress ink leaving the bottom portion white. Sentiment is from the set Season's Gifts also by Penny Black, I stamped it using Versafine Onyx ink. A piece of black and white striped designer paper was added to separate the image and sentiment. Bottom corners were rounded to finish off the card.

 A little close up below...
I know this month our theme is a little more challenging, but really fun and I hope you'll come join us. I think this color theme would make some really nice CAS cards, perfect if you're behind with your holiday creations! And don't forget we have some really great prizes to give away again, this time from Penny Black, Marianne Designs, Crafty Ribbons, and a stamp from our DT member Sam. Lots of chances to win! Any stamp company is welcome, just no digis and be sure your focal point is stamped. 

And that would be all for today. Thank you so much for visiting!!


Whisper said...

Oooo what a stunner hun, am loving the image and the turquoise too, Luv Sam x

Julie Tucker-Wolek said...

This is gorgeous! LOVING that tree!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

brenda said...

A great card for this months theme Ellie and super resist stamping and inking, and the aqua works a treat with the black and white.

B x

Shirley said...

I love the turquoise background Ellie. It is perfect for the white stamping and embossing. A truly gorgeous modern card.


Amy Johnson said...

I can't believe it's December and I woke up to a yard covered in snow already! I swear I just finished the fall gardening chores! Love your card! That background is beautiful!

Mervi said...

Gorgeous and stylish card Ellie;-))m

Kathleen said...

A fabulous card, love the stamp and your use of the black and white, classy card.

Kath x

Anonymous said...

so beautiful and so elegant! love the turquoise with the black and white; i never even thought of that combination.

Linby said...

Just beautiful, I love the colour and that strip of black and white just finishes it perfectly. Lynn x

kiwimeskreations said...

WOW - what an amazing card Ellie - love it!! The black and white paper strip is really stunning.