This is a card I made recently which was my first attempt at colouring an image in black and white. I was really happy with how it turned out and am quite keen to try out more black and white images. It really gives the stamps a totally different look. I can imagine using a black and white colour scheme with a card and just a pop of bright colour ie red.
Paper Trimmer, Scissors, Foam Adhesive, Double sided tape, Black Pearl Flourish, Star brad, Ribbon, Memento Tuxedo Black Ink, X-press It blending card, Paper Piercer, Tim Holtz Ruler, Stamps – La la land stamps – Winter Marci, Hero Arts Clear set – Friends, Paper – Best Creations Patterned Paper, black bazzill cardstock, Paper Flowers, Tag, White Lace, Copic Markers C0, C1, C2, C3, C5, C7, C9
I first stamped ’Winter Marci’ onto blending card using tuxedo black ink and then coloured using the copic markers listed above. I trimmed the card and punched holes around the edge using my Tim Holtz ruler and a paper piercer. I layered this on black cardstock. The patterned paper was trimmed to size and the lace and ribbon adhered as shown in the picture. I stamped ‘Thinking of you’ onto a ready made tag. The image was adhered to the card front and then the flourish and other finishing touches added ie paper flowers, tag and brad.
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