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Snow Bird

November’s main theme at Crafts-Too-Challenge You is A Vintage Christmas. There are two parts to the monthly challenge and this is my second card which is for the:

A Monochromatic Vintage Christmas

Black and white is such a classic when doing Monochromatic so my card this week is just that. Christmas also looks so elegant when viewed as a snowy scene in the darkness.

Cut the Xmas Tree border die in white cardstock then stitched onto a piece of lace before hanging as a banner across my card. The bird stamp is from Stampin Up Beautiful Season which I cut into so that I could layer the Stampendous Snowy Postcard underneath. (Only used the centre part of the Snowy Postcard.) Both were inked with Versamark and white E P heated over the top plus the sentiment was done in the same way.
Ripped the edges of the black cardstock then inked with Versamark and white E P. Added the snow with dribbles of Shabby White Frantage

7 Responses to “Snow Bird”

  1. Jennie says:

    A sumptious card Shirley! All those elements go so beautifully together and I love the Frantage snow. Have a lovely weekend x

  2. Lynne says:

    Speaks of such elegance with the colour palette you worked with and how fabulous is that Christmas tree banner, that is an absolute delight.

  3. Donna Ellis says:

    How lovely in B&W, Shirl! looks exquisite! hugs, de

  4. Shirley says:

    Your Black & White design is striking, very elegant and beautiful. The little trees die cut across is wonderful. Have a great weekend, Shirleyx

  5. coco says:

    I love your card Shirley, so classy and beautiful !… Have a loely week-end, Crafty hugs Coco x

  6. butterfly says:

    Absolutely great, Shirl – so elegant and classic… wonderful use of that lovely cottage image.
    Alison x

  7. Silvia says:

    Wow, a fabulous technique, great piece of art.

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