Tuesday 1 March 2016

House Of Cards - Silhouette

     This month's challenge at the House Of Cards is to use a silhouette. I have gone rather traditional with a black and white image.
     I have a small stash of CD Roms from a few years ago, this image is from a Joanna Sheen disc. I have decided to print off a batch of images and papers and pop them in a box while I can still get my computer to run them. Many more updates and new versions of software and these discs will no longer work, such a shame when the content is so useful.
     The image is mounted on black card then onto a white card blank that has half covered with a lace backing paper. With the addition of some punched flowers in black and white with tiny gems in the centre and my stash raiding card is done.
     I like the bold simplicity of this silhouette, although for our challenge at House Of Cards it doesn't have to be black and white. Pop over to the blog and have a look at the DT inspiration, so many variations, I am sure there will be something to spark your imagination.

I would like to enter this card in the following challenges:
Crafty Boots - Something For The Lady
Come and Get It - Monochrome


  1. Rocky, this card is terrific! I love this idea! I thought "silhouette" would look beautiful with a vintage design, and the one you used is perfect! Beautiful and creative!
    Take care!

  2. Fab monochrome card Rocky, a fun, slightly cheeky, image and sweet flowers. Thank you for sharing your work with all of us at Crafty Boots Challenges.


  3. oh, how I love this. the patterned paper is so perfect for this!

  4. Wow, great Roky, looks fab. That images I would love to have as a stamp. Have lots of CD's, smart of you to print them up. Have to see I it is possible for me to print some of them out. So fun to see all you girls creations and howe diffrent they are on the same theme.

    (✿*‿*) Ma (Merethe)
    Teamie HOC

  5. Great card - the monochrome is perfect. Love the flowers. Thanks for joining in at Crafty Boots Challenges this time.

  6. This is AMAZING, Rocky! I LOVE the fun image--and the digital paper totally looks wonderful, too! This is beautiful, friend! Sending HUGS! :) Mynn xx

  7. What a pretty feminine card - and love the image you used. The punched cards add the finishing touch.

  8. Great monochrome in black and white. So glad you joined us at Come And Get It challenges, Carol DT

  9. Wow, so elegant and stunning!

  10. Wow, Rocky, what a stunning card! I love the image and how you left things simple to give extra impact. I love it, Jo x HOC/DT friend

  11. Excellent card Rocky. Black and white can be a challenge. You blew it away.



  12. Love the beautiful monochrome, Rocky.

    Em, HOC Teamie

  13. Fabulous card! What a cute and sassy vintage image :o)
    Tina HOC teamie

  14. Love the image and the background!
    Fabulous make for the House of Cards!
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