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Thursday, 11 April 2013

Black Theme

Well, today has been a strange one. My dads got a bad back and my mum has sciatica so I have been working like a house elf lol 
they have looked after me enough, so it's nice to be able to give them something back. At least I got time to craft this evening :-) 

Today's challenge in the 'Mad Crafters Giggles' Facebook group was
"Use a mask on or in your card"

I thought I would have a fun messy crafting session so I decided to use a metal work style mask and polly filler. I then sprayed it with black distress ink, silva mica powder and water then dried it with a heat gun.
The topper and sentiment are both from Kanban.




While I was on a dark theme I thought I would make a black and white card but do white on black for a change. 
The image is an indigoblu one, stamped and heat embossed in white. I did the same for the sentiment. 
Although you can see them in the photo, I have used little black gems on the image. 



 
I have to say, I am really pleased with how both of these cards have turned out. 

Hope you have all had great crafty days and I thank you for visiting my blog. 

Hugs Lisa xxxx
 

 

 

17 comments:

Sue - bearhouse said...

WOW!! Both cards are wonderful Lisa. I love the way you have used the colours and fabulous detailing.
hugs Sue xx

mazza said...

Love the effect on the 1st card but the 2nd one is just beautiful hun both fab cards
Hugs
Marie xxx

Kate M said...

Two fabulous cards Lisa - I agree the 2nd one is stunning!!
xx

Sylvia Anderson said...

Hi Sweetie, sorry your Mum & dad are not well, i hope they soon feel better,My daughter has sciatica.
Your cards are brilliant, i love how you used polyfiller, both effect are stunning x

jean.phillips1 said...

Hi Lisa love both of these cards, well done. xxx

jane stillman said...

Two fabulous cards Lisa, love the techniques you've used. Hope your'e Mum and Dad are better soon x

jane adams said...

They are both amazzing love them xxx

Linda Simpson said...

Good morning hun, I hope you are keeping well. WOW these are both stunning. Do love the second one with the beautiful stamp. I love that stamp myself.

Sending lots of crafty hugs
Linda xxxxx

Karen Willis said...

Both fab cards Lisa, but I love the stamped image...just stunning xx

Fran said...

Great cards xxx

Claire Newcombe said...

Both cards are fabulous, especially the second, that stamp is beautiful.

Claire x
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Sylv said...

Fabulouse cards, love the whie on black and the wonderful background on the bike card.

Sylv xx

Gwyneth said...

I love both your cards. The first is a perfect masculine themed card, and switching to white on black for a monochrome card is a great idea.

Lorraine said...

Two stunning cards Lisa, I especially love the black and white stamped image hun. xx

Debbie said...

Both are amazing cards, I love the use of polly filler, I think I will have to get me some xxx

Zoe said...

These are both really gorgeous Lisa xxx

~ Marie ~ said...

Fantastic urban feel to the motorbike card and the white on black indigo blue is very classy xx