Saturday 6 April 2019

Tropical Chic Monochrome Card

Nigezza Creates aka Gez, Independent Stampin' Up® Demonstrator 

Thank you for visiting my blog, I really do appreciate it and hope you like the project. This card is for 2 blog challenges. One challenge is a colour challenge and the other is a card sketch, so I have combined the two of them, in this one card. I really loved making this card. Black and White cards a so striking and I loved the sketch challenge as well. The two blog challenges are Inspire. Create. Challenge 40 and Freshly Made Sketches #382 it is the first time I have joined in with a Freshly Made Sketches challenge.

Tropical Chic, Stampin' Up! Nigezza Creates

Measurements and Materials

  • Standard C6 card base in Thick Whisper White - 8 1/4" x 5 7/8"
  • Tropical Escape DSP
    • I chose the black and white patterned sheet
    • Cut out using the largest Stitched rectangle and one 3 sizes smaller to create this thick frame
    • This was popped up on dimensionals
  • The sentiment is from the stamp set Very Vintage
    • Stamped in Versamark onto Basic Black and heat embossed with Whisper White embossing powder
  • I used the Tropical Thinlets and cut 2 large leaves in Basic black and 1 in Whisper White and then cut the leaf centres in the opposite colours to give this dramatic effect .
    • Cut out with the smallest Stitched Rectangle

I love the how Black and White monochrome cards look and I loved the card sketch with its offset sentiment. Perfect to use the Stitched Rectangles with.

Freshly Made Sketches Blog Challenge

These are set every week. The sketch is used to make a 'clean' card. I love clean and simple cards which is why this blog challenged appealed to me.  You can read all about it by clicking here :-)

Inspire. Create.Challenge

These are set every fortnight which works really well for my schedule. They can be sketches, colour challenges or a theme. You can read all about it by clicking here :-)

Time for the closeups!

Tropical Chic, Stampin' Up! Nigezza Creates

Tropical Chic, Stampin' Up! Nigezza Creates

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Happy Crafting!

Gez xxx

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  1. Love this in black and white!! Such a fun graphic look. Thanks for joining us at FMS!

    1. Thank you Jen, I enjoyed taking part in my first challenge with FMS :-)

  2. I always love the drama and contrast of a black and white card. This is gorgeous. The leaves are stunning! So glad you joined us at Freshly Made Sketches. Now that you've found us I hope you'll be back!

    1. Thank you Jen, yes I am sure I will join in again :-)