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Monday 20 January 2014

#108 Black and White

We hope you enjoyed our first challenge of 2014, and thanks to all of you who entered.
Kim is hosting our challenge today. She has chosen the theme of Black and White. Black and White will be the only colours allowed, apart from flesh colours for skin and normal hair colours, but no other colours should be visible.
We are sponsored by
With a prize of £12.00 to spend at your favourite Woodware Stockist, either in store or on line.
Woodware are a Yorkshire based family owned business, as well as distributing Dreamweaver Stencils and Stampendous Stamps we have a wonderful range of stamps designed for us by Francoise Read and Jane Gill. We also scour the world for new and innovative products for the crafty card maker, and have a great range of punches and tools of the trade, to find stockists in your area or to see the range visit the website www.woodware.co.uk.

Our design team are playing along with the challenge so check out our blog, which is there for inspiration at www.woodware.co.uk/blog.
Happy Crafting! We are also sponsored by

with a $12 Gift Voucher

  I have been drawing since a child and studied graphics at College many years ago, I now work as a Medical photographer part time but my love was always drawing. I started cardmaking about 4yrs ago when I bought my daughter a cardmaking kit which we did together, but I’m afraid I got the bug! My daughter preferred scrapbooking. I then started looking online at other blogs and this then became my passion and I loved sharing my cards with like-minded people. I love stamping and loved finding images, but sometimes I could not find what I wanted so I started to draw myself. This then has become my second addiction and I have never looked back, I love thinking of new images, and its just fabulous to see others take them and make them into beautiful works of art.
Long may it continue!
Some inspiration from our DT
This card was actually made for the Spring 2014 Woodware catalogue which I thought was very appropriate given that they are one of our fabulous sponsors.
I made a 'Silent Movie' themed card.
I used a Crafty Individuals stamp for the topper, my Inkadinkadoo gear system to stamp on parchment for the background, and some stamped parchment flowers.
I have used Chloe Endean stamps for both background and the flower, and ribbons from my stash, more details on my blog  

I used 3 papers with the same design for the layers, fussy cutting two of them to give dimension. Other additions came from my stash.
I've used a variety of dies and punches to make this card, finishing it off with a little ribbon and a stamped greeting.

 I used my new Silhouette Cameo to cut the Tiddly Inks digital image and the 'Autumn Leaves' card wrap.
A clean and simple card made using die-cuts

Simple black & white card made with embossing folder, flower punch, a ribbon, design paper and letter stamp.
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  1. Wow what lovely cards from the DT, hope to join you again this time

  2. Really stunning work by DT -- Ann xx

  3. gorgeous cards! love the owl!! the card wrap is precious! silent movie and leaves are also beautiful! they are all great!

  4. Mr Liny says that my card already exists in this collection, which is not true! Here's my entry: http://annashandmadecards.blogspot.com/2014/01/how-to-celebrate-coal-miners-bday.html

  5. Beautiful Black and White projects.

  6. Beautiful inspirations. Thank you.
    Hugs from Africa.

  7. Fantastic DT inspiration xx

  8. Your design team samples are beautiful. Thank you for the color challenge!

  9. Thank you for the wonderful challenge and the amazing DT work for added inspiration! :) HUGS!

  10. A heartfelt thanks for all who stopped by and shared the love. :) Wishing everyone the best!


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