Friday 10 February 2012

Shepherd silhouette

This is my entry for this weeks 52(Christmas) Card Throwdown Sketch #2. The centre picture is a Dufex sticker that I've had for some time, it's a silhouette with a hint of blue. I've used that hinted colour to lift the card a little. The background is a gorgeous pearlised card I found in the draw. I then used black card, which isn't as easy as it sounds is it? Black is not just black, I didn't think you could get shades of black but Oh Boy do you have to shop around for something that should be so basic!

That job done I chose to use a satin silver card and emboss it with stars. Both layers were matted flat then the picture was put on top using foam pads. The greeting is a silver peeloff coloured with a black permanent marker and mounted on satin silver card.

It's a very quick and easy card because this week I'm claiming 'nasty cold' dispensation. Although after a few menthol tissues and a chocolate muffin I feel much better! I'll try harder next week, promise!

I would just like to thank Veronica and Jacqueline for their technical assistance, much appreciated ladies.


  1. those Dufex stickers do hang around don't they! Like what you have done with this one - and congratulations on winning last week, well deserved

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  3. So many shades of black, have you seen how many shades of white and cream, or should that be ivory there are these days?
    Pretty card, love your use of colour here hugs Karen x

  4. I think this is stunning! LOVE that silver with the bright blue--and your image is amazing! Thanks for joining us this week at 52CCT--we love having you! :)

  5. Hi Rocky, congratulations you got an honourable mention at 52{CCT} hugs Karen x


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