Tuesday, May 24, 2016

It's all Black & White

Hello Everybody!

I am so proud to announce that I am the guest designer for City Crafters Challenge Blog. What a joy to be guest for such a talented team! Their theme for this week is Black & White with a touch of gold. Here is my card for today, enjoy!

I learned this technique from Make it Monday blog. It is called two toned
stamping and it is remarkably easy. click here for the link for a how-to

Guest Designer for
City Crafter Challenge Blog:
Challenge week: #313~Black and White
The background happy birthday stamp serves as just that, a background.
while the '29 again' sentiment steals the show.
29 again! I thought this would be a perfect birthday card sentiment for all my
40+ friends and family.
I added my touch of gold using the confetti that is 'blown' out of the horn. 
My son had his first piano recital tonight. He did great for having 'lots of jigjaws' (a new word I learned today meaning 'jitters'). Of course mom forgot a dish-to-pass AND more importantly his music book. UGH! One of these days I will get it completely right. Right?

All that aside I do encourage you to try the two toned stamping technique. I like it because it packs a punch for very little work. Check out their blog and you will be amazed how easy this is to achieve. 

So that is it for me! I want to give a huge thank you to City Crafter Challenge Blog for having me this week as your guest. I am truly touched.

And thank you so much for stopping by my little byte of the internet. If you aren't already a follower I invite you to consider it. I share designs, techniques, and thoughts about well.... whatever is on my mind. So, join me as we all embark on our crafting journey together at TheGrandStampede. Until next time, take care everyone.

All the best,
Shawna

6 comments:

Ros Crawford said...

What a fabulous card for our challenge!! Loving the 2 tone stamping! Thanks so much for Guesting with us this week ... Lovely to have you!

SP said...

This is so cool. Love everything about it. Fabulous. :)

- Aimless Sunny

Sue - said...

Congrats on your GDT spot! Great card with the two tone stamping. Thank you for following me - I have reciprocated.

Marina said...

How fabulously you've captured the inspirational photo, Shawna, and added extra fun elements! A wonderful stamping technique and such joyous way to wish someone a happy birthday. Thanks for being our guest at City Crafter.

Monika Reeck said...

woooooww
ok ok I lovee alllll hereee
the black and white
the technique you gave with the Link to the Make It Monday the gold dots the 29 all in here is perfectly design by a clever lady like you...I loveeeee that two tone sentiment will try to make it now sweety
hope I can join and congrats on being GDT
off to make cards ok?
hugs
Monika

Mac Mable said...

Congratulations on the guest slot...What a stunning card. Such fun to add the gold confetti from the horn. Very dramatic and eye catching card. Well done to your son too x

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