And this time I've made a birthday card not for anyone specifically, in fact I think this is likely to go into a box of cards that I'm sending to Tara for the the St Luke's Charity card sale at the end of November.
This card owes a lot to Claire and Kate. I created the background by using several stamps from the oval and cameo sets released in July, and stamping in two shades of pink. I stamped the cameo and oval frame in black versafine and heat embossed with clear powder. I used a nestie to cut out the image and used distress inks to colour the image. It was mounted onto a gloss black mat and attached to the card. For the sentiment I used a lovely oval greeting which had been lightly coloured and mounted onto a fancy tag. Simple and elegant - at least that's what my Mum says!
Stamps: Waltzingmouse - Cameo Maker; Cameo to Go, Oval Classic Frames
Inks: Stampin' Up! - Pink Pirouette, Pretty in Pink; Distress - Spun Sugar; Versafine - Onyx Black
Spellbinders: Beaded Ovals (S4-294) #3, Plain Ovals Lg (S4-110) #3, Fancy Tags (S4-235)
Accessories: Clear embossing powder, black gloss mirri and card from stash
For more inspirational cards check out the Design team blogs:
and Mackie - our Guest Designer
We have had lots of submissions for this colour challenge and I have to apologise as I've not been commenting as much as I would have liked - but I will get around this week. I look forward to seeing your creations. See you soon!
Deb--this is beautiful! :) LOVE the faux cameo--it's gorgeous! :) And I love that frame around your sentiment!!!
A very elegant card Dborah, and so stylish too! Beautiful!
This is soo beautiful and elegant Deb! Love it! :)
Beautiful card, love that cameo :o)
Beautiful cameo card Deborah and love these colours together
Really pretty cameo card deborah - love the stamped background and the black frame x
So elegant and the backgorund is fantastic.
I agree with your Mum - the black works beautifully with the varying shades of pink too. Nice touch to use different pinks like that.
Yes, your mum is right! Simple, but elegant! Gorgeous!
Very classic and elegant! Lovely silhouette and background!
Beautifully elegant card Deborah! Great job stamping your own background and that WM cameo is stunning!
Splendid job on your background Deborah and the cameo is so pretty! Great spellbinders fancy tag too :)
Deb, I REALLY love the black glossy mat and that image! The background paper is FAB, too! Such a PRETTY card and such a good cause! LOVE it!
Gorgeous card, love the contrasting colours, black and pink, a great take on them! Gay xxx
Such a lovely card, Deb! Love the background stamping and that cameo is fabulous!
Lovely card Deborah! Love the soft pink background stamping!
Hi Deb! Love your take on the classic, classy color palette this week. Lots of ovals = lots of pretty details!
Gorgeous card Deborah - it's sure to sell well! Thanks so much for the big box of cards you're sending for our charity sale.
I love this camea! It gives the card a really ellegant look!
OH My, this is soo Delicate and Pretty! Love your Beautiful custom stamped BG. Just a Fabulous Birthday Card! 8-)
a beautiful and sophisticated card, deborah!!
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