Sunday, July 17, 2011

My First Black & White Card

Okay, this card was a challenge for me as I had never done a monochromatic card with just greys, with the addition of one color for some punch!!
This dramatic little lady is "Wednesday's Child" from Mo's Digital Pencil and except for the turquoise fur, the entire image was colored with Copic greys - C's, W's and T's.  The image was cut with Spellbinders Label 2, and then layered with black and white cardstock.  It's really hard to tell but the black background of the card was embossed with a Cuttlebug Folder.  A Martha Stewart punch was used as a border on the bottom of the card, as well as an accent inside the card.  I searched through all my stamp and digital sentiments, but couldn't find one that I felt suited the image, so I created my own.  Hope you like it!!
Challenges I am entering this card into:
Mo's Digital Challenge - #91 Black & White with one contrasting color
Birthday Sundaes - #18 Anything Goes Birthday Card
Challenge Up Your Life - #48 Tent Card
Sir Stampalot Challenge - July Anything Goes


  1. I love this card! Cute saying and great coloring!

  2. What a very pretty card Shari.

    Thank you for sharing with us at Stampalot challenge this month, good luck and look forward to seeing you again.

    B x

  3. Cool, different card! Susie x

  4. I love this card, what a great sentiment lol. Thanks for joining us at Sir Stampalot this month.

  5. How funny! Great sentiment...great card! Glad you joined us in Mo's Challenge.

  6. I love how dramatic the card is! Thanks for playing along with Birthday Sundaes!

  7. Great sentiment and image for a Birthday Card. Very creative!
    Thanks for playing along with us at Birthday Sundaes!

  8. so very special.
    Thanks for joining us in the Sir Stampalot Challenge.
    Hugs Chris xx

  9. Hi Shari...I know what you mean about coloring with shades of's alot harder than people think, huh?! But I tell ya, nailed this! How absolutely delightful! I must get this image...she's so dang cute! I love the pop of blue you added! And what a cute card for a birthday!! Thanks so much for joining us this week at Mo's. Pat Frank

  10. Fabulous card! Thanks for joining us at Sir stampalot this month and good luck!

  11. Love this image and how you used the sentiment with it! So creative! Thanks for joining us at Mo's Digital Challenge!

  12. Hi Shari - what terrific artwork and a great card. The drama in this card really made me smile - Thanks. :)

  13. Thanks for joining Sir Stampalot’s challenge with this great entry, good luck.
    Happy crafting
    Tracy x