Tuesday, 11 June 2013

Happy Day

This is the card I have sent for my Postcrossing - Handmade card swap.
It is the last one until after the summer.


I really enjoyed making this card. 
Simple monochrome Black and White colour combo. 
The flowers are made with White Simply Pressed Clay, 
using the Buttons and Blossoms Simply Pressed Clay molds
and the black one has been coloured with a Stampin' Write Marker. 
I layered the flowers on top of flowers punched with the Boho Blossom punch.
The doily is made using the Large paper Doily Sizzlit die.
The centre has been stamped in Basic Black on white using the Happy Day stamp set
punched using the 2.3/8" scallop circle and layered on top of a Black punched 2.1/2" circle.
The "smile" sentiment is from the same set.
The gingham strip has been stamped using the new Gingham Stampin Around Wheel.
Doesn't this look really effective!
The black leaves were punched using the Bird Builder Punch.
Embellishments - basic Rhinestones.

15 comments:

  1. Fabulous Kate! I love the gorgeous doily and the fabulous design!

    Hugs
    Linda xxx

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  2. A gorgeous monochrome card Kate, simply stunning xxx

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  3. Lovely die cut, the card turned out gorgeous.

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  4. Gorgeous, classy and elegant xx

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  5. Gorgeous card Kate, I love B&W it makes such a statement xxx

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  6. Gorgeous card Kate, love B&W makes such a statement xxx

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  7. So pretty and striking, love the the black and white colour combo and the pretty doily, lovely sentiment too
    Lindsay xx

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  8. Stunning, I love the flowers :) xx

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  9. Fabulous card...I love the image and design.
    Hugz, Lorraine xx

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  10. great card , love the stamp and die cut txx

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  11. Your monochromatic card is very elegant. Lovely!

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