Wednesday, 17 March 2010

Black and White









Here is a presentation box made from a template kindly supplied by Jo. The box uses one complete sheet of A4 card with minimal cutting out and very little waste and I thought it might make a nice small present for someone with a couple of notelets inside. Jo's put a great tutorial on her blog so if you fancy having a go, pay her a visit.

I used card covered with Artylicious paper for the box and just added some gingham ribbon and a white scalloped border as I felt the paper made quite a statement!

I made 3 plain cards retaining the black and white theme - the box is big enough to hold 4 so perhaps I'll add another.

The two stamped cards were done by using white embossing powder onto black card - the larger one is a new stamp that I had not yet used so this was a perfect opportunity! The other card was done using a cuttlebug folder. I added gingham ribbon to all 3 and a couple of black gems on the larger stamped image.
Stampin for the Weekend has a current theme of Monochromatic, so this has become my entry!




18 comments:

  1. Oh Viv, it's absolutely amazing!The b&w combination is stunning and the cards too - very, very classy. Thanks ever so for having a go and linking so I can see. It makes these tutorials so worth doing.

    Jo :)

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  2. Love the black and white look - a lovely set!! mine is nearly finished.

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  3. A gorgeous gift Viv - it's so classy in the black and white. I'm off to have a look at the tutorial now!

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  4. Lovin' it Viv..... beautiful set. The black and white is so dramatic and elegant and those stamps are to die for (can you share what they are ?)

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  5. Wow Viv they are really stylish. Debs H

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  6. These are stunning - so much texture!

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  7. What a great present and so elegant (How did you manage it lol?). Will have to bookmark that tut as well, thanks for the link.

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  8. You completely rock black & white! These are stunning!

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  9. Beautiful present love the black and white!!
    thanks for joining SFTW!!

    Hugs Di xxx

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  10. These are so beautiful. Love the black and white and the elegant style and layout.
    Thanks for joining us at SFTW.
    Gunn :-D

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  11. A STUNNING collection. Wow! Just love the black & white theme it looks great! xx Jenny xx http://myinkyhands-jennifer.blogspot.com/

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  12. Lovely cards! The black and white is a lovely combination !

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  13. Hiya Vivvy darl, these are gorgeous, mind I do love black and white too, but they are really lovely, Hope your keeping ok darlin love and huggies from me xxxx

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  14. How cute are these!!! Love the black and white combo... Well done my dear!

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  15. Hi Viv! The cards are all beautiful and very elegant and I love the box, too. Fabulous project! :)
    Hugs, Vanja

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  16. Wow! Your cards are gorgeous Viv. Looking about your blog - so many beautiful creations.If you enjoy challenges, drop by and visit us at www.justscraps.ca. We've just posted our third challenge ever and would LOVE to have you play along!

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